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  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
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Top Films of 2018

16 films

Not Seen: Let the Sun Shine In, Shoplifters, Shirkers, Happy as Lazarro, Lean on Pete, and god knows what else.…

  • Phantom Thread
  • The Florida Project
  • The Shape of Water
  • The Beguiled
  • The Lost City of Z

Top Films of 2017

15 films

Honorable mentions: Good Time, Logan, A Quiet Passion, Coco, Stronger, mother!, Okja, Blade Runner 2049

  • Boyhood
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Lego Movie
  • The Babadook
  • The Immigrant

Best films of 2014

20 films

After much deliberation, here are my top 20 films of 2014. Honorable Mentions: Foxcatcher, Birdman, Force Majeure, Obvious Child, Captain…

  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Master
  • Boogie Nights
  • Inherent Vice
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Zodiac
  • The Social Network
  • The Game
  • Se7en
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

David Fincher: Ranked

9 films

In preparation of Gone Girl, the complete ranking of the work of Dacid Fincher.

  • The Thin Red Line
  • Days of Heaven
  • Badlands
  • To the Wonder
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Wrestler
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Black Swan
  • Pi
  • Noah
  • The Act of Killing
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Her
  • Gravity
  • The Wolf of Wall Street

Top 20 Films of 2013

20 films

2013 was an embarrassment of riches at the cinema, so why limit yourself to 10 films. Let's get started, shall…

  • Blow Out
  • Carrie
  • Carlito's Way
  • The Untouchables
  • Phantom of the Paradise

Best of Brian De Palma (that I've seen)

11 films

I've been on an endless Brian De Palma kick in the past month, so I've decided to make a ranking…

  • The Last Temptation of Christ
  • Taxi Driver
  • The King of Comedy
  • GoodFellas
  • Raging Bull

Martin Scorsese: Top 10

10 films

Honorable Mention: After Hours, Cape Fear

  • Trainspotting
  • Sunshine
  • 28 Days Later
  • Shallow Grave
  • Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle: Top 5

5 films

Haven't seen The Beach or A Life Less Ordinary, so I'm keeping it to top 5

  • Adaptation.
  • Bringing Out the Dead
  • Raising Arizona
  • The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
  • Kick-Ass

Nicolas Cage: An Appreciation

12 films

Nicolas Cage has gotten a bad reputation recently, and some of it is deserved. He picks awful movies way too…