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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Spirited Away
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Children of Men
  • There Will Be Blood

The Best Films of the Decade (2000-2009)

12 films

My favorite movies of the 2000's. I've seen hundreds of films from the 2000's and these were the masterpieces that…

  • Seven Samurai
  • The Seventh Seal
  • High and Low
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Do the Right Thing

My Criterion Collection

22 films

Small & Growing

  • The Lighthouse
  • Parasite
  • 1917
  • Little Women
  • Marriage Story

IF I PICKED THE WINNERS: 2020 Academy Awards

14 films

READ NOTES FOR RESULTS. I pick a winner and up to 2 runner-ups. If the film came out in the…

  • The Wind Rises
  • The Tree of Life
  • Silence
  • Dunkirk
  • The Revenant

The Best Films of the Decade (2010-2019)

12 films

My favorite movies of the 2010's. I saw over half a thousand films from the last ten years and these…

  • The Social Network
  • Parasite
  • Arrival
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • The Wind Rises

Favorite Scores of the 2010s

21 films

Best of the decade, not ranked. Every composer is limited to only one score. I tried to have a fair…

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Jackie Brown

Quentin Tarantino Ranked

10 films

A personal ranking of the films both written and directed exclusively by Quentin Tarantino.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Shining
  • Paths of Glory
  • A Clockwork Orange

Stanley Kubrick Ranked

11 films

A personal ranking of the narrative feature films directed by Stanley Kubrick.

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Rushmore
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

Wes Anderson Ranked

9 films

A personal ranking of the narrative feature films directed by Wes Anderson.

  • There Will Be Blood
  • Phantom Thread
  • Boogie Nights
  • The Master
  • Punch-Drunk Love

Paul Thomas Anderson Ranked

8 films

A personal ranking of the narrative feature films directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Incendies
  • Prisoners
  • Arrival
  • Sicario

Denis Villeneuve Ranked

7 films

A personal ranking of the narrative feature films directed by Denis Villeneuve.

  • Memories of Murder
  • Parasite
  • The Host
  • Mother
  • Okja

Bong Joon-ho Ranked

7 films

A personal ranking of the narrative feature films directed by Bong Joon-ho.

  • 1917
  • Amour
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Climax

The Best of Digital Cinematography

15 films

I absolutely love celluloid but it's good to remember that there has been some fantastic cinematography from films shot digitally.…