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2021 Theatrical Viewings

6 films

From 201 theatrical viewing in 2019 to just 28 in 2020, to a 2021 that didn't get started until June—what…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • And Then We Danced
  • First Cow
  • Cat Sticks

2020 Ranked

35 films

Running ranking of the year's best films (Irish release).

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Uncut Gems
  • True History of the Kelly Gang
  • Tommaso
  • A Song for Ireland

2020 Theatrical Viewings

28 films

Everything seen in a cinema in 2020. Format and location in notes view. Ordered chronologically.

  • Araby
  • The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Varda by Agnès
  • It's All Good

2019 Ranked

67 films

Running ranking of the year's best new films (Irish release dates).

  • The Dead
  • The Farthest
  • The Favourite
  • Monkey Shines
  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

2019 Theatrical Viewings

201 films

Everything seen in a cinema in 2019. Format and location in notes view. Ordered chronologically.

Missing (104): WFTI shorts (8)…

  • The Marriage
  • The Fish Child
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Mathias
  • Saint

Around the World in 80 Gays: Towards a Global Queer Cinema

44 films

More a work-in-progress personal chronicle than any effort at a representative sampling, here's the fruits of my travels to date…

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Welcome To The Dark Ages
  • The Man Who Feels No Pain

Dublin Film Festival 2019

24 films

Back in the saddle for another year at Ireland's premiere film fest. That's only by size, mind, if the quality…

  • Police, Adjective
  • 12:08 East of Bucharest
  • Tuesday, After Christmas
  • Eastern Business
  • Tales from the Golden Age

Riding the Wave: A Guide to the New Romanian Cinema

46 films

Half-horrified to see this list still clocking up the occasional like; both Romanian cinema and my experience thereof have rather…

  • Dogman
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • The Wolf House
  • Faces Places
  • The Image You Missed

2018 Ranked

73 films

Went on hiatus with these once my totals started dipping under triple-digits, but they're a convenient record regardless of length.…

  • My Beautiful Broken Brain
  • The Blue Hour
  • The Bright Day
  • Visions
  • The Veil

2016 Releases on Netflix US

26 films

You know the drill. Films added to Netflix for which first commercial US release was in 2016.

Strenuous efforts made…

  • Ship of Theseus
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
  • Li'l Quinquin
  • Girlhood
  • The Duke of Burgundy

2015 Releases on Netflix US

401 films

Under the auspices of the new-to-Netflix column I formerly spearheaded on Next Projection, I had the pleasure of encountering a…

  • The Forbidden Room
  • Ship of Theseus
  • The Dance of Reality
  • Li'l Quinquin
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

2015 Ranked

83 films

Just what it says on the tin: a rough ranking of 2015 commercial film releases in the US (market for…