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2020 Viewing List

62 films

A list of first viewings and rewatches during 2020.

  • Inside Man
  • Ghost World
  • Match Point
  • Beginners
  • Anchors Aweigh

Films I Own

126 films

List of DVDs in my home collection

  • The Visitor
  • Christmas Evil
  • Roadgames
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Vigilante

Worst movies for every year I ever lived

41 films

I love bandwagons and my legs are good for jumping.

  • Band of Outsiders
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Black Girl
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Carlos

My Own Criterion Collection

20 films

My list is not as long as the others but I love to collect Criterion titles

  • Our Kind of Traitor
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Green Book
  • Vice
  • The Maltese Falcon

2019 Viewing List

280 films

List of first viewings and rewatches in 2019. This list excludes a whole bunch of movies I screened for a…

  • Parasite
  • Velvet Buzzsaw
  • The Farewell
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Dolemite Is My Name

2019 ranked

80 films

For the purpose of all things holy, streaming and TV Christmas movies are excluded.

  • One Child Nation
  • Good Boys
  • Swallow
  • So Long, My Son
  • Hellboy

2019: The battle over red and blue states

105 films

For some reason, movie posters in 2019 were preparing us for the 2020 general election and no one is talking…

  • The Secret of NIMH
  • 54
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Down in the Delta

Lovelies-approved movies

21 films

During my days at Wake Forest University beginning in 1998, I found my absolute best friends. Since graduating in 2002,…

  • Send Me No Flowers
  • I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
  • Manifesto
  • Landline
  • The Room

2018 Viewing List

264 films

  • Moonlight
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Pina
  • Like Someone in Love
  • First Reformed

100 Best Films of the Decade (2010-2019)

134 films

These are my top 100 of the 2010s. The 30 or so that follow the top 100 are the honorable…

  • Blue Caprice
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Kids for Cash
  • King Cobra
  • The Polka King

Movies based on events I covered as a journalist

9 films

I started as a copy editor at a small newspaper in Virginia in 2002. Before this, I liked watching movies…

  • Madeline's Madeline
  • It’s All Right, It’s Ok
  • Angels Wear White
  • Gemini
  • Lady Macbeth