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My All-Time Favourites

43 films

There are people who argue that making a list of favourite films is a fundamentally bad idea, and I disagreed…

  • Computer Chess
  • Logan Lucky
  • The Fog
  • The Big Sick
  • Paterson

Favourite Albums of 2021

14 films

I don’t have anywhere else to talk about music I like, so I spent a lot of time writing this,…

  • Taxi Driver
  • GoodFellas
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Fight Club
  • Stalker

2022: Year of Finally, Finally Watching These Movies, Dear God

35 films

Massive blindspots, all of which are extremely embarrassing. Going to try to catch up with all of them before the…

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Parasite
  • High Flying Bird
  • I Lost My Body
  • The Irishman

Best Films of 2019: A New Life

25 films

Pretty much a terrible year for movies - watching them all in quick succession over the last four months has…

  • Parasite
  • The Irishman
  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Little Women
  • Jojo Rabbit

2020 Best Picture Nominees: Ranked

9 films

This is the third year I’ve published this list - because it’s the third time I’ve been on Letterboxd during…

  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Roma
  • Black Panther
  • Green Book
  • Bohemian Rhapsody

2019 Best Picture Nominees: Ranked

8 films

Really not a good year for nominees - or for films at all, from what I’ve seen. I only actively…

  • Dunkirk
  • The Post
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Get Out
  • Phantom Thread

2018 Best Picture Nominees: Ranked

9 films

A disappointingly weak year for nominees. As ever, not a representation of the best films of the year, but a…

  • Amour
  • Skyfall
  • A Separation
  • This Is Not a Film
  • The Turin Horse

Best Films of the ‘10s Decade: Inevitable Movements

25 films

I’ve been sitting in front of this page for about half an hour, and I still have no idea what…

  • Shoplifters
  • Lucky
  • Support the Girls
  • Private Life
  • 3 Faces

Best Films of 2018: Will It All Be Over Soon?

25 films

I seem to be alone in thinking that this wasn’t a particularly good year for films, with only ten 4.5-star…

  • Faces Places
  • The Florida Project
  • Dear Etranger
  • Dunkirk
  • The Post

Best Films of 2017: The Joy of Change

25 films


When people talk about what a terrible year 2017 was, they’re probably referring to the current political situation. The…

  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Hell or High Water
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Arrival
  • Moonlight

Best Films of 2016: Bent And Maybe Broken

25 films

I got bored. 

I wasn’t quite as much of an avid film watcher last year as I am now, so…

  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Adaptation.
  • Broadcast News
  • Cosy Dens
  • Everest

My Collection

17 films

Movies I own. It's a small, very eclectic group, but... I like most of these (except for the one I…