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My Favorite Films, or the Top 10%

165 films

This is a loose ranking of my favorite films of all-time, newly revised as a Top 10% that will be…

  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape
  • Che: Part One
  • Che: Part Two
  • Traffic
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Ran
  • Ikiru
  • Burning
  • The Godfather
  • Threads
  • Z
  • I Am Cuba
  • Kes
  • Repatriation
  • Reds

May Day 2023: Fighting Fascists with Film (NOW RANKED!)

22 films

“Where there is power, there is resistance.”

This May, in honor of International Worker's Day, I will be celebrating by…

  • Ikiru
  • Petition
  • The Story of Qiu Ju
  • Not One Less
  • Under the Flag of the Rising Sun

Death to Bureaucracy: A list that tries to cut down on the paperwork and get some results

40 films

Ranked by how much the characters decide to play by the rules of the system. From IKIRU's blunt determination to…

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Iron Man
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

MCU ranked

22 films

Haven't watched all of them. Probably won't.

  • Kes
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Hearts and Minds
  • Coming Home
  • When the Tenth Month Comes
  • Cyclo

VIETNAM (ranked)

24 films

Films about the war, or the surrounding conflict, or just Vietnam in general (my current homebase and favorite place in…

  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Ju Dou
  • Jackass Forever
  • TÁR

My Best Reviews (in my opinion)

42 films

There's nothing wrong with a little vanity ;)

  • The Battle of Chile: Part I
  • The Battle of Chile: Part II
  • Nostalgia for the Light
  • The Battle of Chile: Part III
  • Chile: Obstinate Memory
  • Tangerine
  • The Florida Project
  • Red Rocket
  • Starlet
  • Whiplash
  • Babylon
  • La La Land
  • First Man