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VIFF 2016

15 films

Rankings in progress.

  • Daguerrotype
  • A Quiet Passion
  • We're Still Together
  • Bitter Money
  • A Million Miles Away

FNC 2016

9 films

2016 Features + Jennifer Reeder retrospective (shorts)

  • The Assassin
  • 88:88
  • Blackhat
  • La Sapienza
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Top Ten: 2015

10 films

In progress.

  • Imitation of Life
  • In Praise of Love
  • Ali
  • Flowers of Shanghai
  • The Time to Live and the Time to Die

Discoveries: 2015

36 films

First viewings (and significantly impressive rewatches) of notable non-2015 films. In order of viewing.

  • The Assassin
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One
  • Cemetery of Splendor
  • Taxi
  • Dead Slow Ahead

VIFF 2015: Ranked

28 films

In progress.

  • Journey to the West
  • Goodbye to Language
  • The Immigrant
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Boyhood

Top Ten: 2014

10 films

  • The New World
  • Speed Racer
  • Birth
  • Miami Vice
  • Russian Ark

Best of Decade: 2000-2009

10 films

Runners up: The Fellowship of the Ring; A Perfect Getaway; Synecdoche, New York; A History of Violence

  • Flowers of Shanghai
  • The Puppetmaster
  • Millennium Mambo
  • The Time to Live and the Time to Die
  • Good Men, Good Women
  • Fish & Cat
  • The Kindergarten Teacher
  • La Sapienza
  • Journey to the West
  • Phoenix
  • Dressed to Kill
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Safety Last!
  • Stromboli
  • Europe '51

Discoveries: 2014

44 films

Notable non-2014 releases seen for first time, or rewatched with earth shattering effect. In order of viewing.

  • PlayTime
  • Solaris
  • The Family Way
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Return

Discoveries: 2013

29 films

Non-2013 films I discovered (and re-discovered) this year. In order of viewing.

  • To the Wonder
  • A Touch of Sin
  • Computer Chess
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Beyond the Hills

Top Ten: 2013

10 films

2013 theatrical releases.