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TOP 10 OF 2017

10 films

(update: 1/24/18)

I still have a few movies to see, but this is my current top ten list for 2017.

  • The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
  • Paths of Glory
  • Ibiza
  • Hawks and Sparrows
  • Downsizing

2019 Death By Film Movie Scavenger Hunt

8 films

Alright. I'm determined to actually finish it this year.

1. A movie from 2009 2. A movie based on true…

  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Wiener-Dog
  • Certain Women
  • Supersonic
  • Personal Shopper

TOP 10 OF 2016

10 films

the top 10 of 2016. here it is.

  • What Time Is It There?
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • The Brown Bunny
  • The 400 Blows
  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley

DEPRESSING FILMS TO WATCH WHEN DEPRESSED

30 films

kinda like with music, you get me?

  • What Time Is It There?
  • Taxi Driver
  • Buffalo '66
  • Wild Strawberries
  • The 400 Blows

LONELINESS

40 films

"And if you're so clever, Then why are you on your own tonight?"

  • Hereditary
  • The House That Jack Built
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Mandy
  • First Reformed

TOP 10 OF 2018

10 films

2018 was not a good year in film. It was the year where I noticed just how much streaming platforms…

  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Kes
  • Naked Childhood
  • Ida
  • This Is England

SOCIAL REALISM

19 films

Good movies that use the realist aesthetic.

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Buffalo '66
  • The 400 Blows
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Zelig
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Skyfall
  • Lincoln
  • Heathers
  • Free Fire

2018 Death By Film Movie Scavenger Hunt

13 films

(Death by Film is a podcast hosted by my old friend (and fellow former Chicagoan) Matt where he and his…

  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • The Brown Bunny
  • The Tree of Life
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • Zelig

UNDERRATED

30 films

Films that I feel do not get the credit they deserve/Films that are underappreciated and misunderstood.

  • What We Do in the Shadows
  • Knocked Up
  • Ratatouille
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • They Came Together

BEST COMEDIES OF THE LAST 10 YEARS

10 films

these are my 10 favorite comedy films from the last decade (2007-present)

  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Sideways

BEST FILMS OF THE 2000s

31 films

The 2000s was a particularly strong decade for film, probably even better than the 90s (which is saying quite a…