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Best Films Of 2020: Living Room Lessons

20 films

For this year's quarantine movie recap, I decided to cheat and do pairs of films*. Here are 20 movies, corresponding…

  • Nomadland
  • Another Round
  • One Night in Miami...
  • Shiva Baby
  • Concrete Cowboy

TIFF 2020, Ranked

8 films

I only caught 8 TIFF films, so take this with a grain of salt...

  • Trolls
  • Into the Woods
  • Parasite
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Pain and Glory
  • Les Misérables
  • Sorry We Missed You

Cannes 2019 In Competition

21 films

Ranking the 21 In Competition films at Cannes as I fly away from the festival, in a way that is…

  • State Like Sleep
  • Tully
  • The Party's Just Beginning
  • The Elephant and the Butterfly
  • All About Nina

Tribeca 2018, Ranked

14 films

Ranked list of films I saw at Tribeca 2018 (including the non-premier screenings, such as Tully and Miseducation of Cameron…

  • Icarus
  • Strong Island
  • Last Men in Aleppo
  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
  • Faces Places

2017 Oscar-nominated Docs, Reviewed

5 films

[You should probably turn on notes]

It's tough to review a documentary. Like any genre, there’s no clear metric to…

  • Good Time
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Personal Shopper
  • A Ghost Story
  • The Shape of Water

Best Films Of 2017

20 films

For this year's annual writeup, I decided to forego a traditional Top 10 list for a countdown of Top 10…

  • American Honey
  • Mustang
  • Tower
  • Arrival
  • Sing Street

Best Films of 2016

20 films

A partial migration of my full write-up, which I'd love for everyone to check out at: http://sdavidmiller.com/octo/blog/2017/01/17/best-films-of-2016/

The premise of…

  • Weiner
  • Sausage Party
  • Wiener-Dog
  • War Dogs
  • Friend
  • Everything Will Be Okay
  • Stutterer
  • Ave Maria
  • Day One

Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts, Ranked

5 films

A ranking of the 2016 Academy Award nominees for Best Live Action Short.

  • Anomalisa
  • Ex Machina
  • The Overnighters
  • Spotlight
  • Carol

Top Films of 2015

19 films

[NOTE 1: If you disable notes, this list won't make very much sense.] [NOTE 2: This will probably evolve as…