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Greatest Films of the 2020s (2020-2029)

18 films

a work in progress

only 5 star films will be listed

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  • Passing Summer
  • The Souvenir
  • The Mourning Forest
  • Prelude to a Kiss
  • Locker Room
  • Playground
  • Still Processing
  • The Souvenir
  • Skate Kitchen
  • Columbus

best films year by year

15 films

a list to show what was the best film for each year

  • Blue Gate Crossing
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou
  • Blue's Big Musical Movie

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10 films

  • The Master
  • Caesar Must Die
  • The Souvenir
  • Columbus
  • The Lost City of Z

the best films of the 2010's (2010-2019) that i've seen [a work in progress]

33 films

see my comments on caesar must die regarding why i am doing this list

only 5 star films will be…

  • Bicycle Thieves
  • City Lights
  • The Gold Rush
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Sight and Sound Through the Years

43 films

In cinema, the only list(s) that matter - if any-  (ultimately) are Sight and Sound's list(s). The list debuted in…

  • Kolya
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • My Father, My Mother
  • Titane
  • C'mon C'mon

bachelor-becomes-in-charge-of-an-orphan-genre™️

5 films

it doesn’t have to be a bachelor or an orphan, but you get the point.  it more or less has the…

  • Dogfight
  • Taipei Suicide Story

before and after sunrise

2 films

dogfight is proto-sunrise, while taipei suicide story is post-sunrise, but besides their plot similarities to before sunrise, i also think they have…

  • Au Revoir les Enfants
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Back to the Future
  • The Untouchables

Greatest Films of the 1980s (1980-1989) [a work in progress]

23 films

disclaimer:  dekalog is arguably the greatest artistic achievement on this list, but it feels like cheating to consider it as…

  • Shiva Baby
  • Taipei Suicide Story
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Way of the Dragon
  • Frances Ha

regrets

13 films

these are films that i rated four stars, but i feel i will probably change to five stars on the…

  • Breaking the Waves
  • To Live
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • La Haine

best films of the (19)90s [a work in progress]

38 films

only 5 star films i've seen will be listed here.  updated whenever i remember to add a film to this…

  • Chang-ok's Letter
  • Last Letter
  • Last Letter
  • Love Letter

well, she wrote me a letter said she couldn't live without me no mo'!

4 films

shunji iwai - write me a love letter PLEASE!