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The Best Films of 2021

53 films

Every 2021 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a U.S. release during the year. And a few undistributed…

  • Stop Making Sense
  • News from Home
  • La Belle Noiseuse
  • The Swimmer
  • Showgirls

Top 75 New-to-Me Films Viewed in 2020

75 films

Here are the best non-2020 films I saw for the first time in 2020.

  • Time
  • First Cow
  • Lovers Rock
  • Vitalina Varela
  • Tesla

The Best Films of 2020

154 films

Every 2020 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a U.S. release during the year. And a few undistributed…

  • Inherent Vice
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Boyhood
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • They Came Together

The Best Films of 2014

165 films

A list of every 2014 film viewed, mostly to keep track for personal use.

  • To the Wonder
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Leviathan
  • Before Midnight
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Carol
  • Jauja
  • Eden
  • Phoenix
  • Chi-Raq

The Best Films of 2015

198 films

A list of every 2015 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a one-week theatrical run in the U.S.…

  • Certain Women
  • Paterson
  • Sunset Song
  • Henry Gamble's Birthday Party
  • 20th Century Women

The Best Films of 2016

203 films

Every 2016 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a one-week theatrical run in the U.S. during the year.

  • A Ghost Story
  • Song to Song
  • Phantom Thread
  • Dawson City: Frozen Time
  • Nocturama

The Best Films of 2017

154 films

Every 2017 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a one-week theatrical run in the U.S. during the year.

  • Satantango
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • I Am Cuba
  • War and Peace

Top 100 New-to-Me Films Viewed in 2019

100 films

Here are the best non-2019 films I saw for the first time in 2019.

  • Transit
  • A Hidden Life
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Asako I & II
  • Ad Astra

The Best Films of 2019

179 films

Every 2019 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a one-week theatrical run in the U.S. during the year.

  • 24 Frames
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • Burning
  • Support the Girls
  • First Reformed

The Best Films of 2018

168 films

Every 2018 film viewed. Each got/will likely get at least a one-week theatrical run in the U.S. during the year.

  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • The Intruder
  • A New Leaf
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • Stars in My Crown

The Top 100 New-to-Me Films Viewed in 2018

100 films

Here are the best non-2018 films I saw for the first time in 2018.