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Best Films of 2022

55 films

I don't know about you, but I'm feelin' 2022.

  • Coma
  • Crimes of the Future
  • Robe of Gems
  • Jackass Forever
  • Will-o’-the-Wisp

Best Films of 2022 (feature films only)

33 films

Because I know there are a few of you out there who believe short films "don't count."

  • Polycephaly in D
  • The Great Movement
  • Petite Maman
  • Neptune Frost
  • The Canyon

Best Films of 2021

222 films

In progress. Films added as I see them. It's not exactly brain surgery, but it could very well be rocket…

  • The African Desperate
  • Album for the Youth
  • The Apartment with Two Women
  • Blue Island
  • The Cathedral

ND/NF 2022

26 films

I don't have time for completism as the moment, so I will be dipping in and out of these offerings.…

  • Circumstantial Pleasures
  • Labor of Love
  • Figure Minus Fact
  • Siberia
  • Nasir

Best Films of 2020

259 films

I have been looking over other folks' Best of 2020 lists on Letterboxd, and I have to say: thank god…

  • Across 110th Street
  • The Age of the Medici
  • Alfredo, Alfredo
  • Amuck!
  • Arise Like a Fire

Shakedown: 1972 to-watch list

161 films

As a side project for my 50th year on earth, I am exploring films released in the year of my…

  • Petite Maman
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Siberia
  • The Disciple
  • Memoria

New U.S. Commercial Releases 2021

105 films

For poll reference. Still working to interthread the films from 2020, 2019.

  • Pelourinho, They Don’t Really Care About Us
  • Martin Eden
  • Heimat Is a Space in Time
  • Lux Æterna
  • Fourteen

Best Films of 2019

242 films

This is pretty much complete now. I will add 2019 titles as I see them.

I did my best creating…

  • The Tsugua Diaries
  • All About My Sisters
  • The Great Movement
  • Haruhara-san's Recorder
  • I Want to Talk About Duras

2021 NYFF Currents

50 films

In the past, I have tried to watch all the films in NYFF's experimental section, regardless of what it has…

  • Kinatay
  • In the Beginning
  • Map of the Sounds of Tokyo
  • Linha de Passe
  • Palermo Shooting

I Simply Cannes Not (2000-2009)

28 films

A bit of a prequel to my other Cannes-not list, mostly for my own record-keeping. I tend to forget which…

  • Ali Wong: Baby Cobra
  • Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall
  • Aziz Ansari: Right Now
  • Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker
  • David Cross: Let America Laugh

Comedy Specials I Liked

34 films

...but they aren't films. Not a best-of list by any means. Just a set of notes for myself.

  • Ahed's Knee
  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
  • Benedetta
  • Bergman Island
  • Il Buco

NYFF 2021 Main Slate

32 films

I tried to predict the main slate, which was announced today (10 Aug 2021). I didn't do too well. About…