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Steven Spielberg, ranked

33 films

Take with many grains of salt (some of these I saw only once, as a teenager). But doing this helped…

  • 28 Days Later
  • 28 Weeks Later
  • As Above, So Below
  • The Babadook
  • Beloved

Films Discussed in Fear Not! A Christian Appreciation of Horror (coming to bookstores 2023)

65 films

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  • Us
  • Get Out
  • Nope
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Black Panther
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Finding Nemo
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  • WALL·E
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  • Men
  • Annihilation

Alex Garland, ranked

3 films

We discuss MEN on Filmspotting #874.

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  • Honeymoon in Vegas
  • Raising Arizona
  • Wild at Heart
  • The Weather Man
  • Bringing Out the Dead

Top 5 Nicolas Cage Performances

5 films

Discussed on Filmspotting #870 with AGE OF CAGE author Keith Phipps: cms.megaphone.fm/channel/filmspotting?selected=FILM6426420973

  • The Witch
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Northman
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Identifying Features
  • The French Dispatch
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Zola

Top 24 Films of 2021

24 films

As a cutoff, these are 2021 films I rated 3.5/4 or higher on my website. (You can filter in my…

  • The Power of the Dog
  • Identifying Features
  • The French Dispatch
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Zola

Top 10 Films of 2021

10 films

As discussed on our two-part, end of year Filmspotting extravaganza. Listen to our "consensus picks" - with Slate's Dana Stevens…

  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Master
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Licorice Pizza