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2016 Favorites

21 films

favorite films of 2016 (4 stars or higher)

  • Spirited Away
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • The Wind Rises

Studio Ghibli films, ranked

29 films

includes co-productions and associated works

  • Uncut Gems
  • Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
  • Midsommar
  • Little Women
  • Jojo Rabbit

2019 Favorites

46 films

favorite films of 2019 (4 stars or higher)

  • Spirited Away
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Pinocchio
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Fantasia

Favorite Animated Films

97 films

feature-length (longer than half an hour) only

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Lady Bird
  • Lucky
  • The Shape of Water
  • Phantom Thread

2017 Favorites

40 films

favorite films of 2017 (4 stars or higher)

  • Roma
  • Minding the Gap
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Incredibles 2
  • They Shall Not Grow Old

2018 Favorites

37 films

favorite films of 2018 (4 stars or higher)

  • Toy Story 3
  • Toy Story 4
  • Toy Story
  • WALL·E
  • Finding Nemo

Pixar films, ranked

23 films

to compliment my Disney list

  • Pinocchio
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Fantasia
  • Bambi
  • Sleeping Beauty

Walt Disney Animation Studios films, ranked

58 films

yes, I have actually seen them all

the top four are basically tied

ranked by actual quality, not nostalgia or…

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  • Tag
  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Uncle Drew

AMC A-List

228 films

every film that I have seen with AMC A-List

  • When Marnie Was There
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Bumblebee
  • Roman Holiday
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Top Gun
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Back to the Future

Best Non-Japanese Films - NHK “One Million Movie Fan Votes” 1990

10 films

the best films of foreign (non-Japanese) cinema as determined by approximately one million Japanese voters in a poll conducted by…

  • Seven Samurai
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Twenty-Four Eyes
  • Always in My Heart
  • The Blue Mountains: Part I

Best Japanese Films - NHK “One Million Movie Fan Votes” 1990

10 films

the best films of Japanese cinema as determined by approximately one million Japanese voters in a poll conducted by Japan’s…