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Films I Watched for the First Time in 2021: Ranked

41 films

A collection of full-length, narrative features that I saw for the first time in 2021 ranked.  See also: 20202019

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Mommie Dearest
  • Showgirls
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Alien
  • All About Eve
  • All That Jazz
  • The Babadook
  • Big Little Lies

My Essentials

78 films

Here are movies* I hold in such high regard in my heart, arranged alphabetically. These are movies* that last with…

  • Moonlight
  • Phantom Thread
  • Paris Is Burning
  • Carol
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • All That Jazz
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

Films I Watched for The First Time in 2020: Ranked™

69 films

A collection of full-length, narrative features that I saw for the first time in 2020 ranked.  See also: 2019 2018

  • Mank
  • The Father
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Minari
  • Nomadland

OSCARS 2021 - Features By Nomination

41 films

List Presented in Order of Number of Nominations, then alphabetically. See Notes for Nominations.

  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Dick
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Blue Valentine
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Strike Up the Band
  • Ziegfeld Girl
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • The Clock
  • Casablanca
  • Gaslight
  • The Bells of St. Mary's
  • Notorious
  • Joan of Arc
  • Parasite
  • All About Eve
  • A Star Is Born
  • Spirited Away
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Films I Watched for The FIRST TIME in 2019: Ranked

102 films

Just including narrative features

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Paris Is Burning
  • All That Jazz
  • Madeline's Madeline
  • Phantom Thread
  • American Honey
  • Ma