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  • Saint Omer

2023, ranked

1 film

  • TÁR
  • Petite Maman
  • Decision to Leave
  • The Worst Person in the World
  • Bones and All

2022, ranked

33 films

Figured I'd start my 2022 list early. This is based on the US theatrical release dates unless indicated otherwise.

  • Drive My Car
  • The Father
  • The Green Knight
  • Nomadland
  • West Side Story

2021, ranked (included 20-21 awards season releases)

31 films

All Best Picture nominees for the 2020-2021 awards cycle which came out theatrically in 2021 will be included here. Release…

  • Pain and Glory
  • All About My Mother
  • Parallel Mothers
  • Volver

Pedro Almodovar, ranked

4 films

A work in process.

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
  • Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
  • Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant
  • Son of Saul
  • Steve Jobs
  • Inside Out

2015, ranked

46 films

Another list comprised of what it says on the tin. Dislikes start around Tomorrowland.

Winners of the 2016 Kashmir Movie…

  • The Truth
  • High Life
  • Certified Copy
  • Flight of the Red Balloon

Filmmakers whose first non-native language and/or English debut stars Juliette Binoche

4 films

Inspired by a Twitter thread which came to my attention. Please notify me of other movies which satisfy this trend.

  • Life of Pi
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • The Truman Show
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Seven Samurai

The Last Movies I Saw Each Year

10 films

Since I've become a dedicated cinephile I've kept track of the final movies I've watched as each year fades. I…

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Minari
  • Nomadland
  • The Father

2021: A Retrospective

21 films

I'll be honest; it's been a rougher year than most for my family. I've been relatively insulated from a lot…

  • Phantom Thread
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Magnolia

Paul Thomas Anderson, ranked

4 films

Evidently a work in progress. Will try to get around to more of his films in due time.

  • The Lighthouse
  • Parasite
  • Marriage Story
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Uncut Gems

2019, ranked

57 films

This list uses the US theatrical release dates as a means of qualification.

Sunset is at the bottom of the…

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • The French Dispatch
  • Isle of Dogs