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  • Black Widow
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  • The Father

2021 From The Very Good To The Great

26 films

The best stuff from what should be yet another stellar year for the movies.

  • Lost in Translation
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Pianist
  • Mystic River
  • Oldboy

Greatness To Genius In 2003

34 films

What was really good, great, to genius for 2003

  • Upstream Color
  • Oldboy
  • Belle
  • Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin'
  • The Bling Ring
  • Synchronic
  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • Alex Wheatle
  • The Windermere Children
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Even Dwarfs Started Small
  • Beneath the Planet of the Apes
  • The Aristocats
  • Catch-22
  • Love Story

1970- More Movies From 1970

15 films

More of the 2nd tier movies as well as lesser ones.

  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • The Endless
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Roma

2018- The Year's Finest Work In Film

86 films

The best films I saw in 2018. I also have a 2nd tier list for the year; sort of an…

  • Godzilla vs. Kong
  • The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
  • I Care a Lot
  • Slaxx
  • Stray

2021- The Filler & The Less Filling

6 films

Hon. mention fodder from 2021

  • Songs from the Second Floor
  • Unbreakable
  • Wonder Boys
  • Memento
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

2000's Best Works of Cinema

22 films

My picks for the better films of the new millennium's first year.

  • Polina
  • Two Lovers and a Bear
  • The Nice Guys
  • Love & Friendship
  • Paterson
  • Juno
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Charlie Wilson's War
  • The Golden Compass
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Beanpole
  • The Queen's Gambit
  • Corpus Christi
  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

It's 2020- wow, that's kerazy. These are its finest films

58 films

My assessment of cinema for the finest films showing in the U.S. in 2020 according to my brainage. Per usual,…

  • Whiplash
  • Omar
  • Violent
  • Selma
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Hon. Mention Works For 2014

22 films

Other fine films that came to us in 2014.