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A24 Films RANKED

16 films

We've come to expect expert curation from the team at A24 Films. Whether you like the film or not, you're…

  • Suicide Club
  • Audition
  • Manila in the Claws of Light
  • Amour Fou
  • Stray Dogs

Director Blindspots (need recommendations)

15 films

I have not seen a single film by these directors and would really like to. Feel free to recommend films…

  • Inside Out
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Taxi
  • Breathe
  • Girlhood

Half-time: Best of 2015 so far

30 films

Films I've given 4 stars or above to.

  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Taxi
  • 99 Homes
  • Sea Fog
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Sydney Film Festival 2015 RANKED

32 films

Though not as strong as last year, this was a very good year at the festival.

  • Mommy
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Starred Up
  • Manakamana

Sydney Film Festival 2014 RANKED

25 films

This was an outstanding festival and this list was difficult to compile. The last films are by no means terrible,…

  • Warrior
  • Titanic
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Notebook
  • My Sister's Keeper

There's something in my eye...

22 films

Movies that made me cry.

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Minions
  • Jurassic World
  • Ant-Man

The 2015 Slashfilm Summer Movie Wager

13 films

My picks. The rules outlined here: www.slashfilm.com/2015-summer-movie-wager/

11-13 are wildcards.

  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • 99 Homes
  • Mr. Holmes
  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
  • Deathgasm

Sydney Film Festival 2015 wishlist

16 films

Here we go again.

  • Mommy
  • Two Days, One Night
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Ida
  • Under the Skin

Best of 2014 (subject to change)

47 films

My personal top films of 2014 (films awarded 4 stars or more).

Working title for the year: Rise from the…

  • The Tree of Life
  • A Separation
  • Melancholia
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Mommy

Best Of The Decade (so far)

15 films

As we reach the halfway point, these are the best of the 10s. A personal, subjective list.

There were some…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction
  • Let's Be Cops
  • Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings
  • Interstellar

Worst to disappointing films of 2014

10 films

Haters gonna hate. Ain'ters gonna ain't.

I didn't see a lot of bad movies this year because I try to…

  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Amour
  • The Master
  • The Avengers
  • Flight

A study of masculinity (best of 2012)

16 films

My personal top ten films of 2012 (based on Letterboxd release dates). Numbers 11+ are honourable mentions. Not necessarily movies…