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  • Iron Man
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

MCU Ranked

21 films

Post Captain Marvel and pre Endgame. I've ordered them here but some are pretty rough. I've used a tiered approach…

  • First Man
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Sweet Country
  • Shoplifters
  • A Star Is Born

The Best of 2018

20 films

The final* ranking for the films of 2018. I'm going with wide releases so some '2017' slot in here and…

  • Almost Famous
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Gladiator
  • Sexy Beast
  • Adaptation.

Best Supporting Performances of the 2000's

22 films

My personal choices for the best supporting performances of the period 2000-2009 in chronological order. Actors in notes.

Write up

  • The Tree of Life
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Moneyball
  • Fight Club

Actors - Brad Pitt

10 films

Brad Pitt is one of my personal favourites and in my view, one of the more underrated talents of recent…

  • Requiem for a Dream
  • American Psycho
  • Chopper
  • Cast Away
  • The Royal Tenenbaums

Best Leading Performances of the 2000's

21 films

My personal choices for the best leading performances of the period 2000-2009. Actors in notes. Write up here

  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • The Godfather
  • Serpico
  • Heat

Actors - Al Pacino

10 films

One of the all time greats, Pacino's output in the 1970's remains one of the best ever runs of acting.…

  • Blue Jasmine
  • Carol
  • Elizabeth
  • The Aviator
  • Little Fish

Actors - Cate Blanchett

10 films

Perhaps the best actress working today, Cate Blanchett has put together a formidable filmography and shows no signs of slowing…

  • Magnolia
  • Jerry Maguire
  • Collateral
  • Rain Man
  • Born on the Fourth of July

Actors - Tom Cruise

10 films

Probably the most divisive actor of his generation, I consider Tom Cruise a legitimate acting talent whose recent roles and…

  • Before Sunset
  • Carol
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Graduate
  • La La Land

My Favourite Film Endings

11 films

Endings have the power to elevate average films to good and good films to great. Conversely, bad endings can put…

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • The Shape of Water
  • Paddington 2
  • Phantom Thread
  • Call Me by Your Name

The Best of 2017

10 films

Another very top heavy year for films in 2017. There were handful of films I loved and which will find…

  • Secrets & Lies
  • Another Year
  • Naked
  • Life Is Sweet
  • Mr. Turner

Mike Leigh - Ranked

11 films

One of the best directors working today, Mike Leigh will forever be underrated due to his minimalist style. His films…

  • La La Land
  • Moonlight
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • The Nice Guys
  • Hell or High Water

The Best of 2016

21 films

Very difficult rankings here. Explanations at