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  • The Nightingale
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  • Parasite

Best of 2019

31 films

Best of 2019

  • Suspiria
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Secret Sunshine
  • Beau Travail
  • The White Ribbon

Cults!

13 films

From a contemporary dance company coven, to a pack of Wall Street wolves, cults come in many forms.

  • WALL·E
  • Ratatouille
  • Inside Out
  • Finding Nemo
  • A Bug's Life
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Amour
  • Before Sunrise
  • An Education
  • 45 Years

The Pantheon (a personal list of films I worship)

150 films

Films I would award a 6th star too.

Films that possess that inexplicable quality that makes it the best of…

  • Donkey Skin
  • Big Business
  • Boyfriends and Girlfriends
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Emma.

The power of costume design

36 films

Iconic costumes. Grand entrances. Gasp-inducing transformations. Wardrobe goals. Weaving an imagined world. Traveling back in time.

The power of costume…

  • Taste of Cherry
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Stand by Me
  • Attack the Block
  • The Loved Ones

Double Features

36 films

See in list view. The two movies can be linked in a few ways:

- Thematically - Similar mood and…

  • Fox and His Friends
  • Insiang
  • Manila in the Claws of Light
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • The Match Factory Girl

One-person Odysseys

41 films

Resilient protagonists. Self-discoveries.  The trials and tribulations of a single person.

Moving reminders that every person triumphs over and is…

  • Legally Blonde
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • An Education
  • The Devil Wears Prada

Defiant women

34 films

I’ve been thinking about movies that I love to rewatch and ones that give me comfort and they all seem…

  • All About Eve
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Amadeus
  • Carrie
  • Crimson Peak

Notes On Camp

44 films

  • Cabiria

Set Design

1 film

  • Zama
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Burning
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Personal Shopper
  • Moonlight
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Arrival
  • Paterson

Best of 2016

45 films

As usual, after the Oscars, the Film Year has officially concluded and here are my personal 45 best films of…