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The 2020 List

44 films

2020, some notes: -There is something about the theatrical experience that can't be copied alone at home. Maybe viewing suffers…

  • Ema
  • Jumbo
  • Little Fish
  • White Lie
  • Mandibles

PFF29 2020

63 films

Rankin' 'em personally

  • Parasite
  • Waves
  • Knives Out
  • Ad Astra
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Dustin Approved Movies 2019

44 films

Willkommen! Welcome to my list movies for the release year 2019. As always, it's a blend of personal favorite and…

  • Waves
  • Knives Out
  • Parasite
  • The Report
  • Les Misérables

PFF28 2019

30 films

This is ranked more in a personal preference way. Probably only some minor changes if we considered everything for every…

  • Paddington 2
  • Hereditary
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Burning
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

The Most Dustin Approved Movies of 2018

44 films

Hello friend,

So here we are, it's January 31st, 2019, and I'm finally putting out my 'Best of 2018' list.…

  • Burning
  • Green Book
  • Shoplifters
  • The Guilty
  • Widows

PFF27 2018

39 films

I think this year was a lot of middle ranking films. Top 6 are probably favorites of the year. 7…

  • Phantom Thread
  • Dunkirk
  • Brimstone & Glory
  • Baby Driver
  • Columbus

The Most Dustin Approved Movies of 2017

44 films

As every year, the list is a mix of personal preference and best overall. The hardest choice this year was…

  • Brimstone & Glory
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • I, Tonya
  • The Florida Project
  • Jane

PFF26

37 films

  • Moonlight
  • Jackie
  • La La Land
  • Arrival
  • The Handmaiden

The Most Dustin Approved Movies of 2016

44 films

Ignore the stars. The list compromises a mixture of what I feel is the best and what is my favorite.…

  • Moonlight
  • Jackie
  • Arrival
  • The Handmaiden
  • La La Land

PFF25 2016

38 films

36 movies were watched between Oct 20th and Oct 30th, 2 of them were seen before the festival started.

#1-5…

  • Mustang
  • Brooklyn
  • James White
  • The Lobster
  • Room

PFF24 2015

38 films

Hate ranking stuff but I tried to rank every film I saw at the 2015 Philadelphia Film Festival.

Top 13…