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Top 20 of 2021

21 films

in progress

  • F for Fake
  • Inland Empire
  • Manakamana
  • Victoria
  • Song to Song

Films that destroy traditional narrative form but that aren't so experimental as to be utterly incomprehensible

27 films

Suggestions welcome I obviously haven't seen everything:

(A non-linear or twisty story isn't enough- it must be something that challenges…

  • Uncut Gems
  • The Hustler
  • Win It All
  • Hard Eight
  • Mississippi Grind

Do they Win or Loose?

8 films

Films about gambling or with gambling as a central theme.

  • Last and First Men
  • First Cow
  • Another Round
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Assistant
  • Pity
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Ida
  • Persona
  • Close-Up
  • The Tree of Life
  • A Hidden Life
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Badlands
  • Days of Heaven

Malick Ranked

9 films

  • The Irishman
  • A Hidden Life
  • The Lighthouse
  • Parasite
  • Little Women

Top 10 2019

10 films

Complete for now.

  • Cameraperson
  • Citizenfour
  • Art and Craft
  • Samsara
  • The Imposter
  • Annihilation
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Roma
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • mid90s
  • Baby Driver
  • Phantom Thread
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Lady Bird
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Paterson
  • La La Land
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

Top 10 of 2016

10 films