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  • Fight Club
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Favorite Films in Flux

83 films

Films I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

Films I remember whole scenes from that I could patter on about endlessly.

Films…

  • Transformers
  • Melancholia
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Citizen Kane
  • Mr. Nobody

"to be unfair...

7 films

... I only watched 30 minutes."

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Léon: The Professional
  • Forrest Gump
  • The Lion King

4 of '94

4 films

The best four of ninety-four (after much deliberation).

Honorable Mentions: - Speed - The War - Three Colors: Red -…

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Watchmen
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Up
  • In the Loop

9 of '09

9 films

Yet to see:

Dogtooth

  • Get Shorty
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Crimson Tide
  • Before Sunrise
  • Se7en

5 of '95

5 films

Top 5 films of the year 1995 (could change, indefinitely).

Honorable Mentions: - The Usual Suspects - Heat - Die…

  • Fargo
  • The Rock
  • Tin Cup
  • The Birdcage
  • Kingpin

6 of '96

6 films

Top 6 films of 1996 (open to reinterpretation).

Honorable Mentions: - Trainspotting - Matilda - Ransom - The People vs.…

  • Heat
  • The Insider
  • Collateral
  • Thief
  • Miami Vice

Michael Mann: Filmography Ranked

9 films

Mann is not one of my favorite directors but is an auteur. I am impressed with his attention to character…

  • The Hateful Eight
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Midnight Special
  • Lost River
  • In the Heart of the Sea

2015 to be

22 films

Here's hoping hell hath fury, vengeance, is abyss, fucks with me, breaks bones, inspires flight, begins growth, rebirth, redemption, will…

  • L.A. Confidential
  • Jackie Brown
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Con Air
  • Good Will Hunting

7 of '97

7 films

Favorite seven of nineteen ninety-seven (open for revision).

Honorable Mentions: - Grosse Point Blank - Lost Highway - A Life…

  • Inherent Vice
  • Whiplash
  • Frank
  • Gone Girl
  • Under the Skin

14 of '14

14 films

Top 14 films of 2014.

Honorable mentions:

Joe Force Majeure Guardians of the Galaxy The Rover Only Lovers Left Alive…

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • The Rock
  • Training Day
  • 48 Hrs.
  • Midnight Run

Cop & Convict

11 films

Wherein the copper and the con have to join forces to ward off the greater evil.

  • The Tree of Life
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The New World

Terrence Malick: Filmography Ranked

3 films

Whispered somethings, tone poems visually translated.

When it works, it's astounding.