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2022 Sight & Sound Ballot

10 films

"Rather than temper this exercise in pure value judgments by incorporating some criterion of historical importance, I have simply selected…

  • Queens of the Qing Dynasty
  • Walk Up
  • De Humani Corporis Fabrica
  • Crimes of the Future
  • One Fine Morning


16 films

  • France
  • What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?
  • Memoria
  • Red Rocket
  • Pebbles


20 films

Ongoing, by world premiere date.

  • Seven Chances
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • M
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • The Lady Vanishes

Dan Sallitt / Mike D'Angelo Overlap (Orange-Red / >80)

37 films

As the title suggests, a list cataloging the overlap between Dan Sallitt's color-coded lists and Mike D'Angelo's 100-point scale, year-by-year…

  • The Bread and Alley
  • Recess
  • The Experience
  • The Traveler
  • So Can I

Abbas Kiarostami

28 films

Belatedly parking this Notebook essay on Kiarostami here. Unranked, in chronological order.

That the filmmaking practice of Abbas Kiarostami can…

  • Family Life
  • The Hussy
  • The Little Gangster
  • Lover
  • Too Much (Little) Love
  • Charley Varrick
  • Dirty Harry
  • Two Mules for Sister Sara
  • The Lineup
  • The Killers

Don Siegel

18 films

Notebook survey of Don Siegel's career, excerpt below:

In his monumental 1954 essay “The Westerner,” Robert Warshow declares that “The…

  • Oki's Movie
  • Mysteries of Lisbon
  • Uncle Kent
  • The Future
  • The Turin Horse

Decade (Re)Watchlist

43 films

A very unsystematic list that I'm unlikely to finish watching before various polls close.

  • Something Wild
  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
  • On Dangerous Ground
  • Hell Drivers
  • The Wind

Bring Me the Head of Guy Maddin

17 films

Series of films at the Harvard Film Archive curated by Guy Maddin.

More details here. (See notes for film descriptions…