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New in 2017

121 films

A list of all the films seen for the first time by yours truly in 2017.

Note that this is…

  • Silence
  • La La Land
  • Jackie
  • Denial
  • Frank & Lola

The 2017 linear list

39 films

As a placeholder until I reveal my ranked list of 2017 films, here are all the films released in the…

  • Arrival
  • Lion
  • Miss Sloane
  • Moana
  • Jackie

2016 ranked (international release dates)

65 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2016 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • Arrival
  • Prisoners
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Sicario
  • Enemy
  • Silence
  • La La Land
  • Jackie
  • Denial
  • Personal Shopper

Films I saw at the cinema in 2017

13 films

A chronological list of all the films I dragged my worthless carcass out of the house to see theatrically in…

  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians
  • Oliver & Company
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Problem Child 2
  • A League of Their Own

Films I've seen theatrically

178 films

An incomplete (because I'm reliant to a considerable extent on memory) list of films I've seen at the cinema.

The…

  • Munich
  • The Day of the Jackal
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • The Iron Giant
  • From Russia with Love

Beyond the Iron Curtain

33 films

A ranking list for the Cold War era thrillers I've seen. I'm applying a fairly broad set of criteria, in…

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • The Constant Gardener
  • A Most Wanted Man
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
  • Our Kind of Traitor

John le Carré adaptations ranked

6 films

John le Carré is a favourite author of mine. His spy novels are the antithesis of the action-packed, thrill-ride exploits…

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Prisoners
  • Captain Phillips
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears

2013 ranked (international release dates)

81 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2013 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • Nightcrawler
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • A Most Wanted Man
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears

2014 ranked (UK release dates)

75 films

All films released in the UK in 2014 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…

  • Carol
  • The Martian
  • Whiplash
  • Birdman
  • Mad Max: Fury Road

2015 ranked (UK release dates)

65 films

All films released in the UK in 2015 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…

  • Arrival
  • Moana
  • The Revenant
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • A Bigger Splash

2016 ranked (UK release dates)

74 films

All films released in the UK in 2016 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…