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2019: Top 20

20 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 20 movies released in 2019, or thereabouts.

  • The Favourite
  • Roma
  • Hereditary
  • Shoplifters
  • The Rider

2018: Top 20

20 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 20 movies released in 2018, or thereabouts.

  • The Return
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • This Must Be the Place
  • The Big City
  • Memories of Murder

MOVIE CLUB, chronologically

90 films

A movie a week. Decided arbitrarily. Debated fiercely. Ranked by chronology. Ranked.

  • The Brand New Testament
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Behemoth
  • The Big City
  • Youth

MOVIE CLUB, ranked

90 films

A movie a week. Decided arbitrarily. Debated fiercely. Ranked by quality. Chronologically.

  • Nebraska
  • The Act of Killing
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Frances Ha
  • Before Midnight

2013: Top 10

10 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 10 movies released in 2013, or thereabouts.

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Leviathan
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Whiplash
  • Under the Skin

2014: Top 10

10 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 10 movies released in 2014, or thereabouts.

  • mother!
  • Phantom Thread
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • I, Tonya

2017: Top 20

20 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 20 movies released in 2017, or thereabouts.

  • American Honey
  • Moonlight
  • The Handmaiden
  • Green Room
  • The Fits

2016: Top 20

20 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 20 movies released in 2016, or thereabouts.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Tangerine
  • 45 Years
  • Son of Saul

2015: Top 20

20 films

An absolutely authoritative, utterly final list of the top 20 movies released in 2015, or thereabouts.