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  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Before Sunset
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Collateral

Best of 2004

15 films

  • Somewhere
  • The Social Network
  • Meek's Cutoff
  • True Grit
  • The Ghost Writer

2010

10 films

  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Before Midnight
  • At Berkeley
  • The Bling Ring

2013: Ranked

57 films

A brief explanatory note: The order of this list sometimes flies in the face of the attributed star ratings given…

  • Phantom Thread
  • Personal Shopper
  • Lady Bird
  • On the Beach at Night Alone
  • Song to Song

2017, ranked

38 films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • The Age of Innocence
  • All the President's Men
  • The Apartment
  • Return to Oz
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Wiz
  • The Three Musketeers
  • The Three Musketeers

my wild & misspent youth

60 films

an unranked list of the movies that consumed my life, spanning roughly from age three to age eleven. these demarcation…

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Jaws
  • Empire of the Sun

Ranking The Films of: Steven Spielberg

30 films

All of these are worth seeing, even if Indy 4 has some horrifyingly bad moments. As for "Hook," it is…

  • Zodiac
  • There Will Be Blood
  • No Country for Old Men
  • I'm Not There
  • Michael Clayton

2007

15 films

  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • In Bruges
  • Milk

2008

15 films

  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Jackie Brown
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Tarantino Ranked

10 films

  • The Other Side of the Wind
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • First Reformed
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Hotel by the River
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • The Age of Innocence
  • Broadcast News
  • The Red Shoes
  • The Dead

Shmight & Shmound Entry 2019

10 films

This year, I elected to use a random number generator to select titles from my list of 100 favorite films.…