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2021: First Time Viewings

291 films

Movies I’ve watched this year for the first time, sorted chronologically. Excluding: 2020 & 2021 U.S. releases, concert films, and short…

  • The Master
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Phantom Thread
  • Boogie Nights
  • Inherent Vice

Favorites: P.T. Anderson

9 films

Ranking of Paul Thomas Anderson’s feature films.

  • End of the Century
  • Mysterious Skin
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Husbands and Wives
  • Chasing Amy

2021: Top 25 First Time Viewings

30 films

My top 25 first time viewings of 2021 + 5 honorable mentions. Excludes films released in 2020/2021.

  • Somewhere
  • Lost in Translation
  • The Bling Ring
  • Marie Antoinette
  • On the Rocks

Favorites: Sofia Coppola

7 films

Ranking of Sofia Coppola’s feature films.

  • Matthias & Maxime
  • Mommy
  • It's Only the End of the World
  • The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
  • Laurence Anyways

Favorites: Xavier Dolan

8 films

Ranking of Xavier Dolan’s feature films.

  • The Evil Dead
  • Devil
  • Carrie
  • Hellraiser
  • Halloween

Watchlist: October 2021

31 films

watching horror movies concurrently with the bestie connor

  • Wings of Desire
  • All About Eve
  • Return to Oz
  • Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth
  • Night of the Living Dead

The Influences: A Beginner’s Mind

14 films

Each of the 14 films that inspired Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine’s A Beginner's Mind.

  • Modern Times
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Nightmare Alley
  • A Place in the Sun
  • High Noon

2020: First Time Viewings

98 films

Movies I've watched this year for the first time, sorted chronologically. Documentaries are included, short films and limited series will…

  • Until the End of the World
  • I Want to Marry Ryan Banks
  • Altered States
  • The Color of Money
  • Terms of Endearment

2020: Top 25 First Time Viewings

30 films

My top 25 first time viewings of 2020 + 5 honorable mentions. Excludes films released in 2020.

  • Paris, Texas
  • Until the End of the World
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Somewhere

Favorites: Top 100

100 films

Favorites, influences, formative and comfort films, and movies I generally think about a lot, but above all else, most are…

  • Paris, Texas
  • Until the End of the World
  • Kings of the Road
  • Wings of Desire
  • The American Friend

Favorites: Wim Wenders

7 films

I thought I recognized your voice for a minute.

Ranking of Wim Wenders’ filmography; favorite to least favorite, not best…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • The Irishman
  • The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
  • Little Women
  • Pain and Glory

2019: Top 10

10 films

Top 10 films of 2019.