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2018: Ranked

54 films

all them 2018 titles, ranked in an arbitrary way. links provided if available.

  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Possession
  • The Fire Within
  • The Spook Who Sat by the Door

My Top (X amount) Films.

215 films

Currently, X = 215

  • Girls Always Happy
  • Left
  • It's Him
  • Tormenting the Hen
  • Some Beasts

For Future Reference

15 films

A running log of my feature over at FilmPulse.net wherein I review films yet to have established US distribution.

Guidelines:…

  • See You Next Tuesday
  • AP and AK
  • i hate myself :)
  • Mother of George
  • The Beast Pageant

Unsung Indies (Covered and Potentials)

133 films

I've started a new feature on FilmPulse.net titled Unsung Indies wherein I highlight certain films from the past 10 or…

  • A Bride for Rip Van Winkle
  • By the Time It Gets Dark
  • Person to Person
  • Get Out
  • Sylvio

2017: Ranked

115 films

Everything from 2017. In the notes: where viewed; links provided in some instances.

  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • Puzzle of a Downfall Child
  • Bone
  • The Spook Who Sat by the Door
  • Wanda

2017: Favorites New-to-me Watches

25 films

Ummmmmmmm, need to work on older films in 2018. Not sure what happened.

  • Ma
  • Catfight
  • Get Out
  • Person to Person
  • Okja

2017: Female Performances of the Year

18 films

Obviously, there are some omissions due to the fact that I have not yet seen particular films, but from what…

  • We Are the Flesh
  • How Heavy This Hammer
  • Get Out
  • Person to Person
  • Another Evil

2017: Male Performances of the Year

18 films

Obviously, there are some omissions due to the fact that I have not yet seen particular films, but from what…

  • You Wont Miss Me
  • The International Sign for Choking
  • Mother of George
  • Stinking Heaven
  • Tears of God

American Independents (2000 - Present)

81 films

If it's not on the list, I either:

a) forgot it, forgot that I saw it and/or it exists (most…

  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Man Bites Dog
  • Psycho
  • Nothing But a Man

My Performance Hall of Fame

30 films

This list consists of all the performances that knocked me off my feet. I'm sure I'm forgetting ones from the…

  • The Park
  • 0.5mm
  • Project X
  • Certain Women
  • Kaili Blues

2016 Ranked

141 films

  • Elle
  • Love & Friendship
  • Certain Women
  • The Fits
  • Baden Baden