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Best Films of 2021 (WP)

25 films

Goes by world premiere in 2021. All films on this list would get at least a 3/5 for me rating…

  • Undine
  • Days
  • Her Socialist Smile
  • Bad Trip
  • The Killing of Two Lovers

Best Films of 2021 (US Release)

18 films

Tracking for ballot purposes. Had to have gotten an official release in the US in 2021. Anything on this list…

  • Undine
  • Days
  • The Disciple
  • The Last City
  • Fauna

Best Films of 2020

48 films

Only films that had a world premiere in 2020. Anything I give a 3/5 or higher (aka any film I…

  • Wild Canaries
  • Always Shine
  • Charlie Victor Romeo
  • Dreileben: Beats Being Dead
  • Dreileben: Don’t Follow Me Around

Best Films of the 2010s: The Rest

116 films

I started this list on Twitter Here. I'm too familiar with my favourites of the decade, so sorting my top…

  • Stray Dogs
  • Before Midnight
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Spring Breakers
  • Stranger by the Lake

Top Ten of 2013

10 films

This is my 'pure' list, which comprises movies that meet the following requirements:

1) It received its first public release…

  • Stray Dogs
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Whiplash
  • The Overnighters
  • A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

2014 Top Ten (NYC Theatrical)

10 films

My top ten of 2014, based on NYC/US theatrical release (sourced mostly from Mike D'Angelo's list).

  • Bacurau
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Frankie
  • Ghost Town Anthology
  • I Was at Home, But...

Best Films of 2019

54 films

People kept yelling at me about having two lists, so I have one this year. World premieres in 2019 only.

  • The House That Jack Built
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • First Reformed
  • Life and Nothing More
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc

Best Films of 2018 (US Releases)

44 films

After lazily combining lists for last year, I'm trying to separate them again, with the hopes that I won't fall…

  • The House That Jack Built
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Transit
  • Relaxer
  • Support the Girls

Best Films of 2018 (World Premiere)

44 films

'Pure' list, if you care about that distinction. Only films with a 3-star rating or higher on this list.

  • A Quiet Passion
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Marjorie Prime
  • First Reformed
  • Life and Nothing More

Best of 2017

52 films

Doing this again. This list will only include movies I find worth recommending (ie a 3.5/5 or higher), with the…

  • Paterson
  • Green Room
  • Certain Women
  • Elle
  • Cemetery of Splendor

Best of 2016

50 films

The details:

-Has to have gotten/will receive a release of some sort in 2016 in America -Only films I give…

  • Story of My Death
  • 88:88
  • Sixty Six
  • House of Tolerance
  • Horse Money

Cinema Scope Shenanigans

11 films

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