Sunday, October 27, 2019

(Segments of) The Chinese Cinema

As inspired by Sean Gilman's essential list ranking the Chinese-language films he's seen, I've decided to make my own paltry list. Rankings are inexact, but will be regularly updated.

  1. Yi Yi (2000, Edward Yang)
  2. A Touch of Zen (1971, King Hu)
  3. In the Mood for Love (2000, Wong Kar-wai)
  4. A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang)
  5. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003, Tsai Ming-liang)
  6. Platform (2000, Jia Zhangke)
  7. Dragon Inn (1967, King Hu)
  8. Chungking Express (1994, Wong Kar-wai)
  9. Stray Dogs (2013, Tsai Ming-liang)
  10. The Hole (1998, Tsai Ming-liang)
  11. Mahjong (1996, Edward Yang)
  12. A City of Sadness (1989, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  13. Days of Being Wild (1990, Wong Kar-wai)
  14. Ashes of Time (1994, Wong Kar-wai)
  15. The Terrorizers (1986, Edward Yang)
  16. Mountains May Depart (2015, Jia Zhangke)
  17. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978, Lau Kar-leung)
  18. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)
  19. A Confucian Confusion (1994, Edward Yang)
  20. The Assassin (2015, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  21. Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018, Bi Gan)
  22. Taipei Story (1985, Edward Yang)
  23. Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011, Johnnie To)
  24. That Day, on the Beach (1983, Edward Yang)
  25. Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (2014, Johnnie To)
  26. 2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai)
  27. Hard-Boiled (1992, John Woo)
  28. The Fate of Lee Khan (1973, King Hu)
  29. Bullet in the Head (1990, John Woo)
  30. The River (1997, Tsai Ming-liang)
  31. The Grandmaster (2013, Wong Kar-wai)
  32. Millennium Mambo (2001, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  33. Still Life (2006, Jia Zhangke)
  34. Fallen Angels (1995, Wong Kar-wai)
  35. Police Story (1985, Jackie Chan)
  36. Happy Together (1997, Wong Kar-wai)
  37. Nomad (1982, Patrick Tam)
  38. Ash Is Purest White (2018, Jia Zhangke)
  39. Legend of the Mountain (1979, King Hu)
  40. Oxhide II (2009, Liu Jiayin)
  41. Dangerous Encounters – First Kind (1980, Tsui Hark)
  42. Raining in the Mountain (1979, King Hu)
  43. The Killer (1989, John Woo)
  44. The World (2004, Jia Zhangke)
  45. Hero (2002, Zhang Yimou)
  46. An Elephant Sitting Still (2018, Hu Bo)
  47. 24 City (2008, Jia Zhangke)
  48. Vive L'Amour (1994, Tsai Ming-liang)
  49. School on Fire (1988, Ringo Lam)
  50. As Tears Go By (1988, Wong Kar-wai)
  51. Kaili Blues (2015, Bi Gan)
  52. What Time Is It There? (2001, Tsai Ming-liang)
  53. The Hedonists (2016, Jia Zhangke)
  54. I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006, Tsai Ming-liang)
  55. A Touch of Sin (2013, Jia Zhangke)
  56. Green Snake (1993, Tsui Hark)
  57. One-Armed Swordsman (1967, Chang Cheh)
  58. The Goddess (1934, Wu Yonggang)
  59. Goodbye South, Goodbye (1996, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  60. Exiled (2006, Johnnie To)
  61. To Live (1994, Zhang Yimou)
  62. Oxhide (2005, Liu Jiayin)
  63. Unknown Pleasures (2002, Jia Zhangke)
  64. Face (2009, Tsai Ming-liang)
  65. The Odd One Dies (1997, Patrick Yau and Johnnie To)
  66. Come Drink With Me (1966, King Hu)
  67. The Wayward Cloud (2005, Tsai Ming-liang)
  68. Daughter of the Nile (1987, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  69. City on Fire (1987, Ringo Lam)
  70. Rebels of the Neon God (1992, Tsai Ming-liang)
  71. Expectations (1982, Edward Yang)
  72. My Blueberry Nights (2007, Wong Kar-wai)
  73. SPL II: A Time for Consequences (2015, Soi Cheang)
  74. Xiao Wu (1997, Jia Zhangke)
  75. Raise the Red Lantern (1991, Zhang Yimou)
  76. The Mission (1999, Johnnie To)
  77. A Better Tomorrow (1986, John Woo)
  78. House of Flying Daggers (2004, Zhang Yimou)
  79. Kung Fu Hustle (2004, Stephen Chow)
  80. Secret Goldfish (2016, Bi Gan)
  81. Office (2015, Johnnie To)
  82. Useless (2007, Jia Zhangke)
  83. I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016, Feng Xiaogong)
  84. Cry Me a River (2008, Jia Zhangke)
  85. In the Heat of the Sun (1994, Jiang Wen)
  86. I Wish I Knew (2010, Jia Zhangke)
  87. Ju Dou (1990, Zhang Yimou)
  88. A Family Tour (2018, Ying Liang)
  89. Another Year (2016, Shengze Zhu)
  90. In Our Time (1982, Tao Te-chen/Edward Yang/Ko I-chen/Chang Yi)
  91. A Chinese Ghost Story (1987, Ching Siu-tung)
  92. The Great Buddha+ (2017, Huang Hsin-yao)
  93. Police Story 2 (1988, Jackie Chan)
  94. The Poet and Singer (2012, Bi Gan)
  95. Dong (2006, Jia Zhangke)
  96. Three (2016, Johnnie To)
  97. The Mermaid (2016, Stephen Chow)
  98. Xiao Shan Going Home (1995, Jia Zhangke)
  99. Mission: Impossible II (2000, John Woo)
  100. Red Sorghum (1987, Zhang Yimou)
  101. The Wedding Banquet (1993, Ang Lee)
  102. Turn Left, Turn Right (2003, Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai)
  103. Red Cliff (2008, John Woo)
  104. Red Cliff Part II (2009, John Woo)
  105. The Great Wall (2016, Zhang Yimou)
  106. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006, Zhang Yimou)
  107. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992, Zhang Yimou)
  108. A Taste of Killing and Romance (1994, Veronica Chan)
  109. Pushing Hands (1991, Ang Lee)
  110. Ip Man (2008, Wilson Yip)
  111. Shower (1997, Zhang Yang)
  112. Ip Man 2 (2010, Wilson Yip)
  113. Cape No. 7 (2008, Wei Te-Sheng)
  114. Secret (2007, Jay Chou)
  115. Happy Times (2000, Zhang Yimou)
  116. The Road Home (1999, Zhang Yimou)
  117. Shadow (2018, Zhang Yimou)
  118. A City Called Macau (2019, Li Shaohong)
  119. People's Republic of Desire (2018, Hao Wu)
  120. Forever Young (2018, Li Fangfang)
  121. The Bucket (2019, Jia Zhangke)
  122. Game of Death (1978, Robert Clouse)

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Extended Cinema

A non-exhaustive list of "notable" films running three hours (180 minutes) or longer, sorted by runtime. This is by no means complete, and the line between film and television, and singular films and series, is as hazy as ever.

Not included below but valid: Heimat, The Human Condition trilogy, Kill Bill, Nymphomaniac.

The Clock (2010, Christian Marclay)
Twin Peaks: The Return (2017, David Lynch)
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980, Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Resan (1987, Peter Watkins)
La Flor (2018, Mariano Llinás)
Crude Oil (2008, Wang Bing)
How Yukong Moved the Mountains (1976, Joris Ivens)
Out 1: Noli me tangere (1971, Jacques Rivette)
Evolution of a Filipino Family (2004, Lav Diaz)
Six fois deux/Sur et sous la communication (1976, Jean-Luc Godard & Anne-Marie Miéville)
Dekalog (1989, Krzystof Kieslowski)
Shoah (1985, Claude Lanzmann)
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002, Wang Bing)
Heremias (2006, Lav Diaz)
Eight Hours Don't Make a Day (1972, Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Dead Souls (2018, Wang Bing)
Barrabas (1919, Louis Feuillade)
A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery (2016, Lav Diaz)
Empire (1964, Andy Warhol)
Park Lanes (2015, Kevin Jerome Everson)
8903 Empire (2015, Kevin Jerome Everson)
O.J.: Made in America (2016, Ezra Edelman)
Melancholia (2008, Lav Diaz)
Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977, Hans-Jürgen Syberberg)
Sátántangó (1994, Béla Tarr)
War and Peace (1966, Sergei Bondarchuk)
Tih Minh (1918, Louis Feuillade)
Les Vampires (1915, Louis Feuillade)
The Satin Slipper (1985, Manoel de Oliveira)
Star Spangled to Death (2004, Ken Jacobs)
Arabian Nights (2015, Miguel Gomes)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012, Lav Diaz)
Phantom India (1969, Louis Malle)
Century of Birthing (2011, Lav Diaz)
Near Death (1989, Frederick Wiseman)
Little Dorrit (1987, Christine Edzard)
Tanner '88 (1988, Robert Altman)
Angels in America (2003, Mike Nichols)
Top of the Lake (2013, Jane Campion)
Top of the Lake: China Girl (2017, Jane Campion)
La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000, Peter Watkins)
The Owl's Legacy (1989, Chris Marker)
From What Is Before (2014, Lav Diaz)
Spiritual Voices (1995, Alexander Sokurov)
Carlos (2010, Olivier Assayas)
Fantômas (1913, Louis Feuillade)
Mildred Pierce (2011, Todd Haynes)
Joan the Maid (1994, Jacques Rivette)
Homeland: Iraq Year Zero (2015, Abbas Fahdel)
Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance)
Sleep (1963, Andy Warhol)
1900 (1976, Bernardo Bertolucci)
Happy Hour (2015, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
Tsahal (1994, Claude Lanzmann)
Batang West Side (2001, Lav Diaz)
Fanny and Alexander (1983, Ingmar Bergman)
France/Tour/Detour/Deux/Enfants (1977, Jean-Luc Godard & Anne-Marie Miéville)
Penance (2012, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
Judex (1916, Louis Feuillade)
Smoking/No Smoking (1993, Alain Resnais)
As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000, Jonas Mekas)
Die Nibelungen (1924, Fritz Lang)
The Kingdom II (1997, Lars von Trier)
Scenes from a Marriage (1973, Ingmar Bergman)
Until the End of the World (1991, Wim Wenders)
The Memory of Justice (1976, Marcel Ophuls)
The Art of Vision (1965, Stan Brakhage)
The Halt (2019, Lav Diaz)
The Kingdom (1994, Lars von Trier)
La Roue (1923, Abel Gance)
Shoah: Four Sisters (2017, Claude Lanzmann)
Mysteries of Lisbon (2010, Raúl Ruiz)
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922, Fritz Lang)
"Rameau's Nephew" by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen (1974, Michael Snow)
Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie (1988, Marcel Ophuls)
Histoire(s) du cinéma (1989, Jean-Luc Godard)
Out 1: Spectre (1972, Jacques Rivette)
The Hour of the Furnaces (1968, Octavio Getino & Fernando Solanas)
Doomed Love (1978, Manoel de Oliveira)
Che (2008, Steven Soderbergh)
Wormwood (2017, Errol Morris)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006, Spike Lee)
The Age of the Medici (1972, Roberto Rossellini)
Parsifal (1982, Hans-Jürgen Syberberg)
Route One/USA (1989, Robert Kramer)
Intimacies (2013, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
L'amour fou (1969, Jacques Rivette)
The Sorrow and the Pity (1969, Marcel Ophuls)
Norte, the End of History (2013, Lav Diaz)
Belfast, Maine (1999, Frederick Wiseman)
My Voyage to Italy (1999, Martin Scorsese)
Historias extraordinarias (2008, Mariano Llinás)
At Berkeley (2013, Frederick Wiseman)
Hamlet (1996, Kenneth Branagh)
La Belle noiseuse (1991, Jacques Rivette)
Sangam (1964, Raj Kapoor)
A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang)
Love Exposure (2008, Sion Sono)
Ludwig (1973, Luchino Visconti)
Season of the Devil (2018, Lav Diaz)
Gone With the Wind (1939, Victor Fleming)
An Elephant Sitting Still (2018, Hu Bo)
Burning Bush (2013, Agnieszka Holland)
Once Upon a Time in America (1984, Sergio Leone)
The Woman Who Left (2016, Lav Diaz)
'Til Madness Do Us Part (2013, Wang Bing)
Woodstock (1970, Michael Wadleigh)
A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995, Martin Scorsese)
Anna (1975, Alberto Grifi & Massimo Sarchielli)
Mera Naam Joker (1970, Raj Kapoor)
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001, Ashutosh Gowariker)
The Troubles We've Seen (1994, Marcel Ophuls)
The Travelling Players (1975, Theo Angelopoulos)
The 47 Ronin (1941, Kenji Mizoguchi)
La Comédie-Française ou L'amour joué (1996, Frederick Wiseman)
Edvard Munch (1974, Peter Watkins)
High School II (1994, Frederick Wiseman)
Heaven's Gate (1980, Michael Cimino)
Eureka (2000, Shinji Aoyama)
Heimat Is a Space in Time (2019, Thomas Heise)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962, David Lean)
State Legislature (2007, Frederick Wiseman)
Eros + Massacre (1969, Yoshishige Yoshida)
The Republic (2017, James N. Kienitz Wilkins)
The Lincoln Cycle (1917, Benjamin Chapin and John M. Stahl)
World on a Wire (1973, Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Ben-Hur (1959, William Wyler)
Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo (2019, Abdellatif Kechiche)
Alexander the Great (1980, Theo Angelopoulos)
Chelsea Girls (1966, Andy Warhol)
The Last of the Unjust (2013, Claude Lanzmann)
The Irishman (2019, Martin Scorsese)
George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011, Martin Scorsese)
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005, Martin Scorsese)
Exodus (1960, Otto Preminger)
War and Peace (1956, King Vidor)
Boccaccio '70 (1962, Mario Monicelli and Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica)
Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa)
The Mother and the Whore (1973, Jean Eustache)
Chung Kuo – Cina (1972, Michelangelo Antonioni)
Andrei Rublev (1966, Andrei Tarkovsky)
Ryan's Daughter (1970, David Lean)
Coincoin and the Extra-Humans (2018, Bruno Dumont)
Sholay (1975, Ramesh Sippy)
Abraham's Valley (1973, Manoel de Oliveira)
The Godfather Part II (1974, Francis Ford Coppola)
Malcolm X (1992, Spike Lee)
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003, Peter Jackson)
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975, Chantal Akerman)
Giant (1956, George Stevens)
Doctor Zhivago (1965, David Lean)
P'tit Quinquin (2014, Bruno Dumont)
Public Housing (1997, Frederick Wiseman)
0.5mm (2014, Momoko Ando)
Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember (1997, Anna Maria Tatò)
Spartacus (1960, Stanley Kubrick)
Intolerance (1916, D.W. Griffith)
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (2017, Frederick Wiseman)
Café Noir (2009, Jung Sung-il)
Winter Sleep (2014, Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Reds (1981, Warren Beatty)
Domestic Violence (2001, Frederick Wiseman)
Domestic Violence II (2002, Frederick Wiseman)
Schindler's List (1993, Steven Spielberg)
The Falls (1980, Peter Greenaway)
Milestones (1975, Robert Kramer & John Douglas)
Titanic (1997, James Cameron)
The Birth of a Nation (1915, D.W. Griffith)
The Right Stuff (1983, Philip Kaufman)
Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974, Jacques Rivette)
Awaara (1951, Raj Kapoor)
BNSF (2013, James Benning)
Nixon (1995, Oliver Stone)
Anjathe (2008, Mysskin)
Gandhi (1982, Richard Attenborough)
Grindhouse (2007, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez)
Children of Paradise (1945, Marcel Carné)
The Emigrants (1971, Jan Troell)
Legend of the Mountain (1979, King Hu)
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995, Aditya Chopra)
In Jackson Heights (2015, Frederick Wiseman)
My Journey Through French Cinema (2016, Bertrand Tavernier)
Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Green Mile (1999, Frank Darabont)
JFK (1991, Oliver Stone)
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978, Prakash Mehra)
The Hateful Eight (2015, Quentin Tarantino)
The Wild Pear Tree (2018, Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Kaos (1984, Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
Over the Years (2015, Nikolaus Geyrhalter)
Memories of Prison (1984, Nelson Pereira dos Santos)
King Kong (2005, Peter Jackson)
Short Cuts (1993, Robert Altman)
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964, Anthony Mann)
Lamhe (1991, Yash Chopra)
Trimurti (1995, Mukul Anand)
The Leopard (1963, Luchino Visconti)
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961, Stanley Kramer)
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978, Ermanno Olmi)
Fengming: A Chinese Memoir (2007, Wang Bing)
Saagar (1985, Ramesh Sippy)
Barry Lyndon (1975, Stanley Kubrick)
Red Beard (1964, Akira Kurosawa)
Betty Blue (1986, Jean-Jacques Beineix)
Israel Why (1973, Claud Lanzmann)
La Région Centrale (1971, Michael Snow)
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977, Manmohan Desai)
Haqeeqat (1964, Chetan Anand)
The Deer Hunter (1978, Michael Cimino)
Kwaidan (1965, Masaki Kobayashi)
O Lucky Man! (1973, Lindsay Anderson)
Regular Lovers (2005, Philippe Garrel)
Comrades (1986, Bill Douglas)
A Fugitive from the Past (1965, Tomu Uchida)
Guide (1965, Vijay Anand)
Prem Rog (1982, Raj Kapoor)
The Saragossa Manuscript (1965, Wojciech Has)
El Cid (1961, Anthony Mann)
Aurora (2010, Cristi Puiu)
Anniyan (2005, S. Shankar)
Another Year (2016, Shengze Zhu)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013, Martin Scorsese)
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013, Abdellatif Kechiche)
Inland Empire (2006, David Lynch)
A Touch of Zen (1971, King Hu)
National Gallery (2014, Frederick Wiseman
A Grin Without a Cat (1977, Chris Marker)
Mektoub My Love: Canto Uno (2017, Abdellatif Kechiche)
Beloved Sisters (2014, Dominik Graf)
Sentimental Destinies (2000, Olivier Assayas)

Monday, July 22, 2019

A Top 100 of the 2010s

Compiled for the run-up to the end-of-the-decade, will be updated until the end of the 2019 list-making season.

  1. La Flor (2018, Mariano Llinás)
  2. Stray Dogs (2013, Tsai Ming-liang)
  3. Twin Peaks: The Return (2017, David Lynch)
  4. Yourself and Yours (2016, Hong Sang-soo)
  5. Asako I & II (2018, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
  6. Silence (2016, Martin Scorsese)
  7. Mountains May Depart (2015, Jia Zhangke)
  8. Carol (2015, Todd Haynes)
  9. The Assassin (2015, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  10. Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018, Bi Gan)
  11. Martin Eden (2019, Pietro Marcello)
  12. The Tree of Life (2011, Terrence Malick)
  13. The Day He Arrives (2011, Hong Sang-soo)
  14. Blackhat (2015, Michael Mann)
  15. Certified Copy (2010, Abbas Kiarostami)
  16. I Heard You Paint Houses (2019, Martin Scorsese)
  17. Meek's Cutoff (2010, Kelly Reichardt)
  18. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  19. Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011, Johnnie To)
  20. Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (2014, Johnnie To)
  21. Passion (2012, Brian De Palma)
  22. Horse Money (2014, Pedro Costa)
  23. Margaret (2011, Kenneth Lonergan)
  24. Phoenix (2014, Christian Petzold)
  25. Inherent Vice (2014, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  26. Manakamana (2013, Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez)
  27. To the Ends of the Earth (2019, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  28. Mistress America (2015, Noah Baumbach)
  29. Cameraperson (2016, Kirsten Johnson)
  30. Before Midnight (2013, Richard Linklater)
  31. Transit (2018, Christian Petzold)
  32. The Grandmaster (2013, Wong Kar-wai)
  33. Goodbye to Language (2014, Jean-Luc Godard)
  34. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, Wes Anderson)
  35. Happy Hour (2015, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
  36. Ash Is Purest White (2018, Jia Zhangke)
  37. Grass (2018, Hong Sang-soo)
  38. Right Now, Wrong Then (2015, Hong Sang-soo)
  39. Manchester by the Sea (2016, Kenneth Lonergan)
  40. Frances Ha (2012, Noah Baumbach)
  41. Gone Girl (2014, David Fincher)
  42. Toni Erdmann (2016, Maren Ade)
  43. First Reformed (2017, Paul Schrader)
  44. The Princess of France (2014, Matías Piñeiro)
  45. Parasite (2019, Bong Joon-ho)
  46. On the Beach at Night Alone (2017, Hong Sang-soo)
  47. High Life (2018, Claire Denis)
  48. Hill of Freedom (2014, Hong Sang-soo)
  49. Jauja (2014, Lisandro Alonso)
  50. Moonrise Kingdom (2012, Wes Anderson)
  51. The Other Side of the Wind (2018, Orson Welles)
  52. Listen Up Philip (2014, Alex Ross Perry)
  53. This Is Not a Film (2011, Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb)
  54. Bastards (2013, Claire Denis)
  55. Hahaha (2010, Hong Sang-soo)
  56. Arboretum Cycle (2017, Nathaniel Dorsky)
  57. In My Room (2018, Ulrich Köhler)
  58. I Was at Home, But... (2019, Angela Schanelec)
  59. Oki's Movie (2010, Hong Sang-soo)
  60. Shakti (2019, Martín Rejtman)
  61. The Day After (2017, Hong Sang-soo)
  62. Her Smell (2018, Alex Ross Perry)
  63. An Elephant Sitting Still (2018, Hu Bo)
  64. List (2011, Hong Sang-soo)
  65. Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013, Hong Sang-soo)
  66. My Golden Days (2015, Arnaud Desplechin)
  67. The Traitor (2019, Marco Bellocchio)
  68. The Image Book (2018, Jean-Luc Godard)
  69. Kaili Blues (2015, Bi Gan)
  70. Boyhood (2014, Richard Linklater)
  71. The Handmaiden (2016, Park Chan-wook)
  72. Two Days, One Night (2014, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  73. Two Shots Fired (2014, Martín Rejtman)
  74. The Unspeakable Act (2012, Dan Sallitt)
  75. To the Wonder (2012, Terrence Malick)
  76. The Color Wheel (2011, Alex Ross Perry)
  77. The Work (2017, Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous)
  78. The Grand Bizarre (2018, Jodie Mack)
  79. Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018, Christopher McQuarrie)
  80. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012, Alain Resnais)
  81. The Hedonists (2016, Jia Zhangke)
  82. Faces Places (2017, Agnès Varda & JR)
  83. In Another Country (2012, Hong Sang-soo)
  84. Kate Plays Christine (2016, Robert Greene)
  85. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  86. Princess Cyd (2017, Stephen Cone)
  87. Our Sunhi (2013, Hong Sang-soo)
  88. Good Time (2017, Josh & Benny Safdie)
  89. Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015, Stephen Cone)
  90. The Strange Little Cat (2013, Ramon Zürcher)
  91. 20th Century Women (2016, Mike Mills)
  92. Sieranevada (2016, Cristi Puiu)
  93. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010, Edgar Wright)
  94. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  95. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, George Miller)
  96. The Social Network (2010, David Fincher)
  97. The Ghost Writer (2010, David Fincher)
  98. Let Your Light Shine (2013, Jodie Mack)
  99. O.J.: Made in America (2016, Ezra Edelman)
  100. Brouillard: Passage #14 (2013, Alexandre Larose)

Top 20 Performances

  1. Kyle MacLachlan, Twin Peaks: The Return
  2. Laura Paredes, La Flor
  3. Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
  4. Rooney Mara, Carol
  5. Zhao Tao, Mountains May Depart
  6. Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice
  7. Luca Marinelli, Martin Eden
  8. Peter Simonischek, Toni Erdmann
  9. Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
  10. Franz Rogowski, Transit
  11. Hong Chau, Downsizing
  12. Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
  13. John Huston, The Other Side of the Wind
  14. Lee Yoo-young, Yourself and Yours
  15. Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel
  16. Kim Min-hee, On the Beach at Night Alone
  17. Lee Kang-sheng, Stray Dogs
  18. Anna Paquin, Margaret
  19. Kate Lyn Sheil, Kate Plays Christine
  20. Viggo Mortensen, Jauja

Friday, June 14, 2019

A Top 100 Films of All-Time (Text Only)

100. The Battle of Algiers (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo)
99. Long Day's Journey Into Night (2018, Bi Gan)
98. Breathless (1960, Jean-Luc Godard)
97. La Collectionneuse (1967, Eric Rohmer)
96. Do the Right Thing (1989, Spike Lee)
95. Zorns Lemma (1970, Hollis Frampton)
94. My Neighbor Totoro (1988, Hayao Miyazaki)
93. Night and Fog (1956, Alain Resnais)
92. The Assassin (2015, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
91. Before Sunset (2004, Richard Linklater)
90. Lost in Translation (2003, Sofia Coppola)
89. A Confucian Confusion (1994, Edward Yang)
88. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)
87. Carol (2015, Todd Haynes)
86. Nashville (1975, Robert Altman)
85. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978, Lau Kar-leung)
84. Mountains May Depart (2015, Jia Zhangke)
83. Stop Making Sense (1984, Jonathan Demme)
82. Cure (1997, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
81. Silence (2016, Martin Scorsese)
80. Taipei Story (1985, Edward Yang)
79. Manhunter (1986, Michael Mann)
78. Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)
77. Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)
76. Notorious (1946, Alfred Hitchcock)
75. 2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai)
74. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Do you love me? (1996, Hideaki Anno)
73. Paris, Texas (1984, Wim Wenders)
72. The Terrorizers (1986, Edward Yang)
71. Ashes of Time (1994, Wong Kar-wai)
70. A New Leaf (1971, Elaine May)
69. Rio Bravo (1959, Howard Hawks)
68. A Star Is Born (1954, George Cukor)
67. Miami Vice (2006, Michael Mann)
66. Out 1: Spectre (1972, Jacques Rivette)
65. Inland Empire (2006, David Lynch)
64. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975, Chantal Akerman)
63. The End of Evangelion (1997, Hideaki Anno)
62. Asako I & II (2018, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
61. Syndromes and a Century (2006, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
60. Pierrot le fou (1965, Jean-Luc Godard)
59. Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)
58. Days of Being Wild (1990, Wong Kar-wai)
57. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964, Jacques Demy)
56. (nostalgia) (1971, Hollis Frampton)
55. Close-Up (1990, Abbas Kiarostami)
54. Tokyo Story (1953, Yasujiro Ozu)
53. A City of Sadness (1989, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
52. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001, Steven Spielberg)
51. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Theodor Dreyer)
50. M (1931, Fritz Lang)
49. Mahjong (1996, Edward Yang)
48. India Song (1975, Marguerite Duras)
47. Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch)
46. Yourself and Yours (2016, Hong Sang-soo)
45. Wavelength (1967, Michael Snow)
44. Trust (1990, Hal Hartley)
43. Sansho the Bailiff (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi)
42. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992, David Lynch)
41. The Awful Truth (1937, Leo McCarey)
40. Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance)
39. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Take care of yourself. (1996, Hideaki Anno)
38. Sunrise (1927, F.W. Murnau)
37. Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory in Lyon (1895, Louis & Auguste Lumière)
36. Twin Peaks: The Return (2017, David Lynch)
35. Gertrud (1964, Carl Theodor Dreyer)
34. The Hole (1998, Tsai Ming-liang)
33. Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch)
32. Heat (1995, Michael Mann)
31. Muriel, or the Time of Return (1963, Alain Resnais)
30. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933, Fritz Lang)
29. The Mother and the Whore (1973, Jean Eustache)
28. Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)
27. Stray Dogs (2013, Tsai Ming-liang)
26. Duck Amuck (1953, Chuck Jones)
25. Les Vampires (1915, Louis Feuillade)
24. Late Spring (1949, Yasujiro Ozu)
23. Chungking Express (1994, Wong Kar-wai)
22. Dragon Inn (1966, King Hu)
21. Platform (2000, Jia Zhangke)
20. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003, Tsai Ming-liang)
19. Last Year at Marienbad (1961, Alain Resnais)
18. La Flor (2018, Mariano Llinás)
17. The Rules of the Game (1939, Jean Renoir)
16. A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang)
15. La jetée (1962, Chris Marker)
14. Out 1: Noli me tangere (1971, Jacques Rivette)
13. Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks)
12. Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa)
11. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944, Vincente Minnelli)
10. Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974, Jacques Rivette)
9. Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock)
8. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967, Jacques Demy)
7. The Night of the Hunter (1954, Charles Laughton)
6. In the Mood for Love (2000, Wong Kar-wai)
5. A Touch of Zen (1971, King Hu)
4. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942, Orson Welles)
3. Sans soleil (1983, Chris Marker)
2. Yi Yi (2000, Edward Yang)
1. Mulholland Dr. (2001, David Lynch)

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Various Critics' Top Ten Lists

Jordan Cronk

Eric Hynes

Kent Jones

Michael Koresky

Dennis Lim

Andréa Picard

Nick Pinkerton

James Quandt

James Quandt Top Ten Lists

All of these lists are sourced from Artforum, except as noted, and after 2002 are (roughly) by premiere year.

2002 [Village Voice]

  • *Corpus Callosum (Michael Snow)
  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (Zacharias Kunuk)
  • I'm Going Home (Manoel de Oliveira)
  • In Praise of Love (Jean-Luc Godard)
  • La Captive (Chantal Akerman)
  • The Orphan of Anyang (Wang Chao)
  • Platform (Jia Zhangke)
  • Remembrance of Things to Come (Chris Marker & Yannick Bellon)
  • Russian Ark (Aleksandr Sokurov)
  • What Time Is It There? (Tsai Ming-liang)

2003

  1. Blissfully Yours (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  2. Come and Go (João César Monteiro)
  3. Distant (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
  4. The Ground/The Hedge Theater (Robert Beavers)
  5. The Man Without a Past (Aki Kaurismäki)
  6. Model Shop (Jacques Demy)
  7. Remembrance of Things to Come (Chris Marker & Yannick Bellon)
  8. The Son (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  9. Ten (Abbas Kiarostami)
  10. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Tsai Ming-liang)

2004

  1. The World (Jia Zhangke)
  2. Notre musique (Jean-Luc Godard)
  3. 10e Chambre, Instant d'audiences (Raymond Depardon)
  4. Rheimetall/Victoria 8 (Rodney Graham)
  5. Café Lumière (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  6. Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  7. Vento di terra (Vincenzo Marra)
  8. La Blessure (Nicolas Klotz)
  9. The Big Red One: The Reconstruction (Samuel Fuller)
  10. Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow (Theo Angelopoulos)

2005

  1. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu)
  2. Three Times (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  3. The Sun (Aleksandr Sokurov)
  4. Garlands (T.J. Wilcox)
  5. Palast (Tacita Dean)
  6. Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine (Peter Tscherkassky)
  7. Moments choisis des Histoire(s) du cinéma (Jean-Luc Godard)
  8. La Trahison (Philippe Faucon)
  9. Last Days (Gus Van Sant)
  10. Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog)

2006

  1. Colossal Youth (Pedro Costa)
  2. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  3. Still Life (Jia Zhangke)
  4. Kodak (Tacita Dean)
  5. Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville)
  6. Bamako (Abderrahmane Sissako)
  7. Magic Mirror (Manoel de Oliveira)
  8. I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (Tsai Ming-liang)
  9. Woman on the Beach (Hong Sang-soo)
  10. Kristall (Matthias Müller & Christoph Girardet)

2007

  1. These Encounters of Theirs (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  2. Pour vos beaux yeux (Henri Storck)
  3. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
  4. Useless (Jia Zhangke)
  5. Tarahi V (Haris Epaminonda)
  6. La Morte rouge (Víctor Erice)
  7. Fengming, a Chinese Memoir (Wang Bing)
  8. The Romance of Astrée and Céladon (Eric Rohmer)
  9. Alexandra (Aleksandr Sokurov)
  10. At Sea (Peter Hutton)

2008

  1. Itinerary of Jean Bricard (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  2. Artemide's Knee (Jean-Marie Straub)
  3. The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel)
  4. Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso)
  5. Tony Manero (Pablo Larraín)
  6. 24 City (Jia Zhangke)
  7. United Red Army (Koji Wakamatsu)
  8. Wonderful Town (Aditya Assarat)
  9. Cleópatra (Júlio Bressane)
  10. Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas)

2009

  1. Wilhelm Noack oHG (Simon Starling)
  2. Police, Adjective (Corneliu Porumboiu)
  3. To Die Like a Man (João Pedro Rodrigues)
  4. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke)
  5. Giardini (Steve McQueen)
  6. Like You Know It All (Hong Sang-soo)
  7. In Comparison (Harun Farocki)
  8. Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (Manoel de Oliveira)
  9. Track of the Cat (William Wellman)
  10. Huacho (Alejandro Fernández Almendras)

2010

  1. Rite of Spring (Manoel de Oliveira)
    The Strange Case of Angelica (Manoel de Oliveira)
  2. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raúl Ruiz)
  3. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  4. Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard)
  5. Aurora (Cristi Puiu)
  6. Carlos (Olivier Assayas)
  7. Le Quattro Volte (Michelangelo Frammartino)
  8. The Mouth of the Wolf (Pietro Marcello)
  9. The Wanderer (Avishai Sivan)
  10. Static (Steve McQueen)

2011

  1. Eika Katappa (Werner Schroeter)
    The Death of Maria Malibran (Werner Schroeter)
  2. The Clock (Christian Marclay)
  3. Le Havre (Aki Kaurismäki)
  4. This Is Not a Film (Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb)
  5. The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr and Ágnes Hranitzky)
  6. Play (Ruben Östlund)
  7. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
  8. Blood of My Blood (João Canijo)
  9. Aita (José María de Orbe)
  10. Porfirio (Alejandro Landres)

2012

  1. Night Across the Street (Raúl Ruiz)
    La Maleta (Raúl Ruiz)
  2. The Last Time I Saw Macao (João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata)
  3. In Another Country (Hong Sang-soo)
  4. No (Pablo Larraín)
  5. Perret in France and Algeria (Heinz Emigholz)
  6. The Repentant (Merzak Allouache)
  7. Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
  8. Neighboring Sounds (Kleber Mendonça Filho)
  9. Wild Girl (Raoul Walsh)
  10. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)

2013

  1. Norte, the End of History (Lav Diaz)
  2. 'Til Madness Do Us Part (Wang Bing)
  3. Three Exercises of Interpretation (Cristi Puiu)
  4. What Now? Remind Me (Joaquim Pinto)
  5. The King's Body (João Pedro Rodrigues)
  6. A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke)
    Manuscripts Don't Burn (Mohammad Rasoulof)
  7. Ravel Ravel (Anri Sala)
  8. The Last of the Unjust (Claude Lanzmann)
  9. Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie)
  10. Salvation Army (Abdellah Taïa)

2014

  1. Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. Amour Fou (Jessica Hausner)
  3. Horse Money (Pedro Costa)
  4. Das Spektrum Europas (Cristi Puiu)
  5. Hill of Freedom (Hong Sang-soo)
  6. Jauja (Lisandro Alonso)
  7. The Tribe (Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy)
  8. Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)
  9. Above and Below the Minhocão (Mark Lewis)
  10. August Winds (Gabriel Mascaro)

2015

  1. Labour in a Single Shot (Harun Farocki & Antje Ehmann)
  2. Visit, or Memories and Confessions (Manoel de Oliveira)
  3. Bleak Street (Arturo Ripstein)
  4. Singularity (Albert Serra)
  5. Neon Bull (Gabriel Mascaro)
  6. Ashes (Steve McQueen)
  7. The Films and Videos of Michaël Borremans
  8. Lost and Beautiful (Pietro Marcello)
  9. Actua 1 (Philippe Garrel)
  10. "The Owners of Dixie," from The Arabian Nights Trilogy, Vol. 2, The Desolate One (Miguel Gomes)

2016

  1. Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet (Museum of Modern Art, New York)
  2. From the Branches Drops the Withered Blossom (Paul Meyer)
  3. Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu)
  4. The Death of Louis XIV (Albert Serra)
  5. The Ornithologist (João Pedro Rodrigues)
  6. Ma' Rosa (Brillante Mendoza)
  7. Yourself and Yours (Hong Sang-soo)
  8. Neruda (Pablo Larraín)
  9. Kékszakállú (Gaston Solnicki)
  10. As Without So Within (Manuela De Laborde)

2017

  1. "The Boat Is Leaking. The Captain Lied." (Fondazione Prada, Venice)
  2. Jean Vigo (Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna, Italy)
  3. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
  4. Western (Valeska Grisebach)
  5. The Nothing Factory (Pedro Pinho)
  6. Faces Places (Agnès Varda & JR)
  7. Closeness (Kantemir Balagov)
  8. 12 Days (Raymond Depardon)
  9. Caniba (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
  10. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (Frederick Wiseman)

2018

  1. Dead Souls (Wang Bing)
  2. The Image Book (Jean-Luc Godard)
  3. A Man Walks in the City (Marcello Pagliero)
  4. Thomas Bayrle (New Museum, New York)
  5. The Manet and Ravel Sequences from La Flor (Mariano Llinás)
  6. Elegant Beast (Yuzo Kawashima)
  7. Burning (Lee Chang-dong)
  8. The Load (Ognjen Glavonic)
  9. Ayka (Sergey Dvortsevoy)
  10. The Black Book (Valeria Sarmiento)

Nick Pinkerton Top Tens

All of these lists are by release year.

2007 [Indiewire]

  • Black Book (Paul Verhoeven)
  • Bug (William Friedkin)
  • Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino)
  • The Exterminating Angels (Jean-Claude Brisseau)
  • Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
  • Margot at the Wedding (Noah Baumbach)
  • Poison Friends (Emmanuel Bourdieu)
  • The Wayward Cloud (Tsai Ming-liang)
  • We Own the Night (James Gray)
  • Youth Without Youth (Francis Ford Coppola)

2008 [Indiewire]

  • I Can No Longer Hear the Guitar (Philippe Garrel)
  • Boarding Gate (Olivier Assayas)
  • The Duchess of Langeais (Jacques Rivette)
  • The Foot Fist Way (Jody Hill)
  • W. (Oliver Stone)
  • La France (Serge Bozon)
  • Shotgun Stories (Jeff Nichols)
  • Definitely, Maybe (Adam Brooks)
  • My Brother Is an Only Child (Daniele Luchetti)
  • State Legislature (Frederick Wiseman)

2011 [LA Weekly]

  • The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (Andrei Ujica)
  • The Descendants (Alexander Payne)
  • Final Destination 5 (Steven Quale)
  • The Future (Miranda July)
  • The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
  • The Princess of Montpensier (Bertrand Tavernier)
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Rupert Wyatt)
  • Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols)
  • La Pivellina (Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel)
  • The Mill and the Cross (Lech Majewski)

2012 [Village Voice via Year-End Lists]

  • Alps (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  • Bernie (Richard Linklater)
  • The Deep Blue Sea (Terence Davies)
  • The Grey (Joe Carnahan)
  • Haywire (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
  • Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
  • Wanderlust (David Wain)
  • Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)

2013 [Unknown via CriticsTop10]

  • To the Wonder (Terrence Malick)
  • Bastards (Claire Denis)
  • The Canyons (Paul Schrader)
  • The Grandmaster (Wong Kar-wai)
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  • Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
  • Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami)
  • Museum Hours (Jem Cohen)
  • Paradise: Love (Ulrich Seidl)
  • Prince Avalanche (David Gordon Green)
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)

2014 [Sight & Sound]

  1. The Immigrant (James Gray)
  2. Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-liang)
  3. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
  4. La Sapienza (Eugène Green)
  5. Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)

Also mentioned: The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson), It Felt Like Love (Eliza Hittman), Heaven Knows What (Josh & Benny Safdie), Listen Up Philip (Alex Ross Perry), Hellaware (Michael M. Bilandic), Wild Canaries (Lawrence Michael Levine), The Mend (John Magary), Actress (Robert Greene), Ne me quitte pas (Sabine Lubbe Bakker & Niels van Koevorden), Manakamana (Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez), National Gallery (Frederick Wiseman), Kumiko the Treasure Hunter (David Zellner), Buzzard (Joel Potrykus), Jersey Boys (Clint Eastwood), Welcome to New York (Abel Ferrara), Pasolini (Abel Ferrara), Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas), Eden (Mia Hansen-Løve), Horse Money (Pedro Costa)

2015 [Film Comment]

  • Arabian Nights (Miguel Gomes)
  • Blackhat (Michael Mann)
  • Carol (Todd Haynes)
  • Hard to Be a God (Aleksei German)
  • Heaven Knows What (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  • Inside Out (Pete Docter)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
  • Magic Mike XXL (Gregory Jacobs)
  • No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman)
  • Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)

2016 [Film Comment]

  • The Academy of Muses (José Luis Guerin)
  • The Illinois Parables (Deborah Stratman)
  • Knight of Cups (Terrence Malick)
  • No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman)
  • The Other Side (Roberto Minervini)
  • The Shallows (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  • Silence (Martin Scorsese)
  • Sully (Clint Eastwood)
  • Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve)
  • 'Til Madness Do Us Part (Wang Bing)

2017 [Film Comment]

  1. Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch)
  2. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (Frederick Wiseman)
  3. Downsizing (Alexander Payne)
  4. The Human Surge (Eduardo Williams)
  5. By the Time It Gets Dark (Anocha Suwichakornpong)
  6. Good Time (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  7. All These Sleepless Nights (Michal Marczak)
  8. mother! (Darren Aronofsky)
  9. Logan Lucky (Steven Soderbergh)
  10. Brawl in Cell Block 99 (S. Craig Zahler)

2018 [Film Comment]

  • Araby (João Dumans & Affonso Uchoa)
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  • Eight Hours Don't Make a Day (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  • First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
  • Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross)
  • Let the Sunshine In (Claire Denis)
  • The Mule (Clint Eastwood)
  • The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
  • Personal Problems (Bill Gunn)
  • Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)