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Best Films of 2021

59 films

Well, we've got to start somewhere....

  • Circumstantial Pleasures
  • Labor of Love
  • Figure Minus Fact
  • Siberia
  • Lovers Rock

Best Films of 2020

236 films

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

  • Aleph
  • All Light, Everywhere
  • All the Light We Can See
  • Apples
  • Azor

ND/NF 2021 (watchlist)

28 films

This is a festival of new directors and their new films. I will be trying to see many of them.

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

Best Films of 2019

239 films

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

I did my best creating…

  • Circumstantial Pleasures
  • Martin Eden
  • Lovers Rock
  • Heimat Is a Space in Time
  • Fourteen

Top 25 Commercial Releases of 2020

27 films

Will some of these films actually BE released in 2020, the Year of COVID-19? We shall see.

Until then, I…

  • Burnt by the Sun 2: Exodus
  • Fair Game
  • The Housemaid
  • Outrage
  • Outside the Law

I Simply Cannes Not (2010-2019)

18 films

These are the films from this decade that have played in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival that I have…

  • 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.

  • Anne at 13,000 Ft.
  • Atlantis
  • Babyteeth
  • Boys State
  • The Cloud in Her Room

Well, We Tried: 2020 New Directors / New Films

28 films

These are the films that were slated to screen at the Covid-cancelled 2020 ND/NF.

I will be posting reviews as…

  • Return to Reason
  • Ballet Mécanique
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Rose Hobart

Where To Start: 50 Avant-Garde Films for the Curious

50 films

These are mostly canonical works, but it's also a fairly personal list and should be taken with a grain of…

  • Black Venus
  • Hereafter
  • LennoNYC
  • Old Cats
  • Revolución

NYFF Main Slate Films I Haven't Seen (2010-2018)

52 films

It cuts like a NYFF, but it feels so RYTT.

In my defense: in the early part of the last…

  • Certified Copy
  • House of Tolerance
  • Goodbye to Language
  • The Forbidden Room
  • Hard to Be a God

Best Feature Films of the Decade, Non-Experimental Division (2010-2019)

50 films

Once again, one film per director.

These films either played in commercial theatres or film festivals during the decade ending…

  • The Extravagant Shadows
  • The Grand Bizarre
  • The Giverny Document (Single Channel)
  • Differently, Molussia

30 Best Experimental / Avant-Garde Features of the Decade (2010-2019)

30 films

The Rules: --Premiered between 2010 and 2019 --30 minutes or longer --only one film per maker A Thought: This list…