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  • Wonder Woman
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

DC Extended Universe (ranked)

2 films

(Yeah, I've seen the others.)

  • Moonlight
  • Amy
  • Uncut Gems
  • Room
  • Green Room

A24 releases I have seen

14 films

Fewer than I thought, but I have more than a dozen “I really should get around to this” titles sitting…

  • Ford v Ferrari
  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Joker
  • Little Women

Oscars 2020: Allegedly the Best Pictures of 2019

9 films

The nine films with a Best Picture nomination for the 92nd Academy Awards (09 Feb 2020).

See also: every 2019…

  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Magnolia
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Last of the Mohicans
  • Manhunter

Top five over-the-top soundtrack-heavy movie climaxes that floor me every damn time, ranked by emotional impact

5 films

AKA "You've seen these films! Haven't you, my man?" This was a Tweet I did last Thanksgiving but meant to…

  • Support the Girls
  • The Limey

Liked 2020

2 films

Films I saw and Liked in 2020

  • Support the Girls
  • Hustlers
  • Point Blank
  • The Limey
  • Ad Astra
  • American Factory
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • Bombshell

Oscars 2020: Definitely not the Best Picture of 2019

44 films

All 44 films with at least one Oscar nomination, but not a Best Picture nomination, for the 92nd Academy Awards…

  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Help!
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • The Wild Bunch
  • The Verdict

(Problematic) Faves

7 films

Because "James had a minor midlife crisis when he turned 40 and bought a bunch of movies he loved when…

  • The Idiots
  • The 6th Day
  • Midsommar
  • John Wick
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • One in the Chamber
  • The Package
  • Resident Evil
  • Blood: The Last Vampire
  • Atomic Blonde
  • Possession