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TSPDT Poll List

25 films

Made this and sent it in about 15 minutes, but despite my intention to make this "just for fun," I'm…

  • Vitalina Varela
  • The Irishman
  • Uncut Gems
  • A Hidden Life
  • Bacurau


23 films

"World premieres, woefully incomplete and will be for some time."

Is what i said when I wrote this in 2019…

  • Miami Vice
  • Heat
  • Ali
  • Public Enemies
  • Manhunter

Michael Mann

11 films

Not a perfect rank. All of these movies pretty much rock in at least some capacity. Mostly the ranking of…

  • Certified Copy
  • Almayer's Folly
  • Aquarius
  • The Assassin
  • Bernie

a pair of 20s (+10) for the 10s

50 films

1 per director (see notes for any battles). Number 1 on top, the rest in alphabetical order. World premiere. Subject…

  • Animal Kingdom
  • The Arbor
  • Blue Valentine
  • Four Lions
  • Tiny Furniture

Notable Debut Features of the 2010s

118 films

Compiled by me + Twitter folk. Unranked. Open to more suggestions.

In the case of a few of these (as…

  • Two Days, One Night
  • Horse Money
  • Phoenix
  • The Mend
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel


27 films

Ongoing list of favorite films I've seen this year (by world premiere). Not meant to be an authority on the…

  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Support the Girls
  • Burning
  • Transit
  • The Other Side of the Wind


21 films

by world premiere.

Gonna be real light (and real American) for a while. Will update as I see more, well…

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • First Reformed
  • Phantom Thread
  • Lady Bird
  • Good Time


26 films

Ongoing list, organized by world premiere. Not a definitive guide, of course (list is light and will be for a…

  • A Christmas Tale
  • Kings and Queen
  • My Golden Days
  • My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument
  • Esther Kahn


8 films

"The other fear I have is not giving enough to the audience. If a scene is flat, I think I…

  • Cameraperson
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Certain Women
  • Silence
  • O.J.: Made in America


28 films

Ongoing list, not meant to be an authority. No big fests for me this year (other than what I can…

  • Right Now, Wrong Then
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One
  • Carol
  • Magic Mike XXL
  • Blackhat


26 films

By World Premiere. Ongoing list, prone to shuffling and reshuffling. Not the authority on the year 2015 in cinema.


  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Holy Motors
  • Leviathan
  • Viola
  • The Master


25 films

obviously not supposed to be the authority on the year 2012 in cinema.

Arranged by world premiere.

Here ya are.…