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  • The Godfather: Part III
  • The Green Ray
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  • A Hidden Life

Ten Best Films

10 films

the1517tocinema.blogspot.com/2022/12/a-ten-best-films-list.html

I made a ten best films list WITH COMMENTARY over at my blog

  • A Hidden Life
  • Song to Song
  • The Yards
  • The Godfather: Part III
  • The New World

My 100 Favorite Films

100 films

At age 25.

  • A Hidden Life
  • Song to Song
  • The Yards
  • Little Odessa
  • Two Lovers
  • Cowboys and Angels
  • Little Odessa
  • The Yards
  • We Own the Night
  • Two Lovers

Intimate Impressions: The Cinema of James Gray

10 films

The first monograph / critical biography on James Gray in English, and the most detailed look at his life & films…

  • A Hidden Life
  • Song to Song
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Lost City of Z
  • Blackhat
  • A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery
  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Masculin Féminin
  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
  • Lancelot of the Lake
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Man of Steel
  • Cast Away

Most Important Rewatches of 2021

20 films

Films, revisited, that appeared new, transformed, transfigured -- or, How the films stayed the same but appeared different because I…

  • Stars in My Crown
  • Imitation of Life
  • Body Double
  • A Passage to India
  • The Innocent
  • Song to Song
  • Little Odessa
  • The Yards
  • Two Lovers
  • A Hidden Life

100 Favs [Old - 2020 version]

100 films

At age 23.

Not gonna lie the older I get the more making lists like this becomes way less fun…

  • The Yards
  • Little Odessa
  • Song to Song
  • Two Lovers
  • Heaven's Gate

100 Favs [Old - 2019 version]

100 films

At age 22. Terribly subjective. Thrown together on impulse.

  • Gebo and the Shadow
  • The Strange Case of Angelica
  • Life of Riley
  • Napalm
  • Varda by Agnès

Late Works, 2010-2019

177 films

In honor of the bizarre wisdoms that comes with age. A collection of 'late' works made by filmmakers in the…

  • The Color of Money
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Vertigo
  • The Cotton Club
  • Dirty Harry

Most Important Rewatches of 2020

30 films

An exercise in maturity and growth -- as a person and as a viewer. Did this last year and I…