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The Great Movies

788 films

the big list, the one that showcases my weird ass, diverse, typical, and messy taste in my favorite art form…

  • Hearts of the World
  • The Love Flower
  • Convict 13
  • The Scarecrow
  • The Boat

movies on my mind

216 films

or, the (hopeful) watchlist of 2023

  • The Dead
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • Design for Living
  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • La Bête Humaine

2023’s Five Star Films

6 films

first time watches only, omitting 2022-2023 films; let’s get this cinebread

FILMS THAT BECAME FIVE STARS ON REWATCH

FIRST TIME…

  • The Fabelmans
  • Babylon
  • The Novelist's Film
  • TÁR
  • Nope

2022: The Year “Something in the Way” is Ruined

99 films

let’s do this

Best Director: Steven Spielberg — The Fabelmans  Best Performance of the Year: Cate Blanchett — TÁR Best…

  • Marriage Story
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Margot at the Wedding
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
  • Greenberg

Noah Baumbach

13 films

weird

  • Aftersun
  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
  • Clerks III
  • Confess, Fletch
  • Dead for a Dollar

only movies that matter in 2022

23 films

only confirmed shit, will update as i see them or new stuff gets announced for a 2022 release

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • The King of Kings

the unseen

65 films

dvds, blu rays, 4K, vhs in my collection that i've not seen

mostly making this for me as a reminder…

  • Voyage of Time: An IMAX Documentary
  • The Trial of Joan of Arc
  • Early Summer
  • Way Down East
  • There's Always Tomorrow

2022's Five Star Films

69 films

first time watches only, omitting 2021-2022 releases; let's get this cine-bread

FIRST TIME BOOKS The Moon is Down — John…

  • mother!
  • The Fountain
  • The Wrestler
  • Noah
  • Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky

8 films

usually vibe for his ambition and his creativity although he remains the only filmmaker where i cannot quite pinpoint exactly…

  • Titanic
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Avatar
  • True Lies
  • The Abyss

James Cameron

11 films

the man, simply put, is the craziest bastard to ever exist

  • City Lights
  • Port of Shadows
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • Bambi
  • Sansho the Bailiff

My Sight and Sound Ballot — 2022

10 films

If I got to vote! 

Too many honorable mentions: there’s another list of 10 that are the greatest any other…

  • Malcolm X
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Bamboozled
  • Crooklyn
  • Da 5 Bloods

Spike Lee

38 films

America’s Realist Filmmaker — the great provocateur of truth