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Top 10 *2020*

10 films

* As per EOTY 2020 * Only films with production year 2020

  • Avalon
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Serial Experiments Lain
  • Pi

Showdown #61: Electric Dreams

10 films

We are Searching for the best films involving computers, the internet, hacking or the wired world. Movies in which a…

  • Angel's Egg
  • The Dark Crystal
  • Trava: Fist Planet
  • Barbarella
  • Castle in the Sky

Showdown #60: Fantasia

10 films

For this Showdown we’re looking for your top 10 films set in mythical lands, and we hope you’ll explore beyond…

  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Come and See
  • Son of Saul

Showdown #59: Platoon

10 films

Life is beautiful, war is hell. Who loves the smell of napalm in the morning? Whether you’re on the frontline…

  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Magnolia
  • Mission: Impossible
  • A Few Good Men
  • Collateral

Showdown #58 Cruise Patrol

10 films

It’s time to buzz the tower. Welcome to the first Showdown devoted to one human, and what a human he…

  • Comet
  • Drinking Buddies
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Groundhog Day
  • Amélie

Showdown #57: Love Serenade

10 films

It isn’t that I don’t like you, Susan. After all, we’re just a film lovers’ social network, standing in front…

  • Annihilation
  • Your Name.
  • Take Shelter
  • Melancholia
  • The Day After Tomorrow

Showdown #56: The Perfect Storm

10 films

Looks like we picked the wrong week to quit smoking. Whether it’s an imminent natural disaster, a towering inferno, a…

  • Ponyo
  • The Big Blue
  • Das Boot
  • The Kingdom of the Fairies
  • The Abyss

Showdown #55: Up Periscope

10 films

Dive, dive, dive! This week we’re plumbing the depths of the Mariana Trench—as promised way back in Showdown № 5—to…

  • Vertigo
  • The Toxic Avenger
  • Rain Man
  • Captain Fantastic
  • Memento

Film titles that sound like new Avengers

29 films

New set of superheroes (Captain Fantastic, Vertigo, Magnolia, etc) and some villains (Scarface, Blood Diamond, Platoon etc) to go to…

  • Rinco's Restaurant
  • Sweet Bean
  • The Trip
  • Tampopo
  • Delicatessen

Showdown #54: The Lunchbox

10 films

You overcook it, it’s no good. Whether it’s the recipe for Sunday gravy or Remy’s ratatouille, we are looking for…

  • Children of Men
  • Gerry
  • Sorcerer
  • In This World
  • The Golden Dream

Showdown #53: Into the Wild

10 films

Crossing borders, seeking safe haven, risking it all. This Showdown is about those perilous journeys to escape a virus, outrun…

  • Tai-Chi Master
  • The Party
  • Rumble in the Bronx
  • Home Alone
  • Kung Fu Hustle

Showdown #52: The Goat

10 films

June 16 is officially Buster Keaton Day in Los Angeles, as good a time as any for a Showdown that…