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  • Before Sunset
  • American Honey
  • All That Jazz
  • Lost in Translation
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Favorites

60 films

Likely outdated

  • American Honey
  • Carol
  • Lady Bird
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Little Women
  • The Irishman
  • Parasite
  • Uncut Gems
  • The Souvenir

2019: Ranked

17 films

Despite its ranking, Ma towers above every other 2019 release. Know this.

  • Shoplifters
  • Shirkers
  • Support the Girls
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Suspiria

2018: Ranked

41 films

  • American Honey
  • Things to Come
  • 20th Century Women
  • Arrival
  • Certain Women

2016: Top Fifteen

15 films

American Honey is the best film of the decade, maybe the century, maybe ever.

  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Lady Bird
  • The Florida Project
  • Wonderstruck
  • Phantom Thread

2017: Ranked

62 films

What a fucking brilliant year for film. Everything above 30 is highly recommended. The top 15 are all-timers.

  • Carol
  • Mistress America
  • World of Tomorrow
  • 45 Years
  • The Lobster
  • Carol
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Tangerine
  • Mistress America
  • Eyes Wide Shut

My Holiday Canon

10 films

Movies that are not necessarily holiday movies, but are evocative of the season to me. All of Gilmore Girls, even…

  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Persona
  • 3 Women
  • Always Shine
  • Queen of Earth
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Almost Famous
  • While We're Young
  • Somewhere
  • The Tree of Life

Aimless America

16 films

Films that attempt to find meaning in the ordinary.

  • ATL
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Blue Velvet
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Battleship Potemkin

Frank Ocean's Favorite Films

96 films

Frank Ocean's favorite films as listed in the Boys Don't Cry magazine.