Tuesday, August 31, 2010

2010s

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2018

1 THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND (Orson Welles)
2 NOTES ON AN APPEARANCE (Ricky D’Ambrose)
3 ISLE OF DOGS (Wes Anderson)
4 THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS (Joel and Ethan Coen)
5 LE LIVRE D'IMAGE (Jean-Luc Godard)
6 BETTER CALL SAUL: "WIEDERSEHEN" (Vince Gilligan)
7 IN MY ROOM (Ulrich Köhler)
8 BLACKKKLANSMAN (Spike Lee)
9 THE DEBT COLLECTOR (Jesse V. Johnson)
10 HOTEL BY THE RIVER (Hong Sang-soo)
11 ASH IS PUREST WHITE (Jia Zhang-Ke)
12 READY PLAYER ONE (Steven Spielberg)
13 SHOOT THE MOON RIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES (Graham Carter)
14 THIS IS AMERICA (Hiro Murai)
15 HAMMOND SONG (Lewis Klahr)
16 LEAVE NO TRACE (Debra Granik)

2017

1 TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN (David Lynch)
2 WONDERSTRUCK (Todd Haynes)
3 BOJACK HORSEMAN: "TIME'S ARROW" (Aaron Long)
4 I LOVE YOU, DADDY (Louis C.K.)
5 BEFORE WE VANISH (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
6 THE DAY AFTER (Hong Sang-soo)
7 RICK AND MORTY: "THE RICKLANTIS MIXUP" (Dominic Polcino)
8 ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE (Hong Sang-soo)
9 BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 (S. Craig Zahler)
10 THE GREEN FOG (Guy Maddin, Galen Johnson, and Evan Johnson)
11 SMALL TOWN CRIME (Eshom and Ian Nelms)
12 THE BEGUILED (Sofia Coppola)
13 24 FRAMES (Abbas Kiarostami)
14 HAPPY END (Michael Haneke)
15 THE BEAUTIFUL ONES (Jesse V. Johnson)
16 MOM AND DAD (Brian Taylor)
17 THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED) (Noah Baumbach)
18 ISMAEL'S GHOSTS (Arnaud Desplechin)
19 FACES PLACES (JR and Agnès Varda)
20 WAR MACHINE (David Michôd)
21 SPIRAL JETTY (Ricky D’Ambrose)
22 THE POST (Steven Spielberg)
23 ALIEN COVENANT (Ridley Scott)
24 RICK AND MORTY: "PICKLE RICK" (Anthony Chun)
25 THE DEATH OF STALIN (Armando Iannucci)
26 FAMILY LIFE (Alicia Scherson and Cristián Jiménez)
27 LAST FLAG FLYING (Richard Linklater)

SONG TO SONG (Terrence Malick)

2016

1 MOONLIGHT (Barry Jenkins)
2 MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (Kenneth Lonergan)
3 CAFE SOCIETY (Woody Allen)
4 THE ARBALEST (Adam Pinney)
5 YOURSELF AND YOURS (Hong Sang-soo)
6 HARMONIA (Ori Sivan)
7 DAGUERROTYPE (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
8 THE UNKNOWN GIRL (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
9 THE SALESMAN (Asghar Farhadi)
10 SULLY (Clint Eastwood)
11 STAYING VERTICAL (Alain Guiraudie)
12 20TH CENTURY WOMEN (Mike Mills)
13 SHIN GODZILLA (Hideaki Anno)
14 HAIL, CAESAR! (Joel and Ethan Coen)
15 THREE (Johnnie To)
16 A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING (Tom Tykwer)
17 A QUIET PASSION (Terence Davies)
18 COME TOGETHER (Wes Anderson)
19 THE HANDMAIDEN (Park Chan-wook)
20 GODS OF EGYPT (Alex Proyas)
21 CREEPY (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)

OUR FATHER (Meny Yaesh)

2015

1 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (George Miller)
2 KNIGHT OF CUPS (Terrence Malick)
3 STEVE JOBS (Danny Boyle)
4 ALOHA (Cameron Crowe)
5 CAROL (Todd Haynes)
6 BAD AT DANCING (Joanna Arnow)
7 EXPERIMENTER (Michael Almereyda)
8 THE FORBIDDEN ROOM (Guy Maddin)
9 JOURNEY TO THE SHORE (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
10 BLACKHAT (Michael Mann)
11 RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN (Hong Sang-soo)
12 THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. (Guy Ritchie)
13 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (Joss Whedon)
14 HOW HEAVY THIS HAMMER (Kazik Radwanski)
15 BONE TOMAHAWK (S. Craig Zahler)
16 SIX CENTS IN THE POCKET (Ricky D’Ambrose)
17 THE WALK (Robert Zemeckis)
18 IRRATIONAL MAN (Woody Allen)
19 THE FITS (Anna Rose Holmer)

THE ASSASSIN (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
OFFICE (Johnnie To)

2014

1 THE MEND (John Magary)
2 THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (Wes Anderson)
3 JERSEY BOYS (Clint Eastwood)
4 GONE GIRL (David Fincher)
5 INHERENT VICE (Paul Thomas Anderson)
6 SOMETHING, ANYTHING (Paul Harrill)
7 THE COSMOPOLITANS: "THE BROKEN-HEARTED" (Whit Stillman)
8 HILL OF FREEDOM (Hong Sang-soo)
9 EDGE OF TOMORROW (Doug Liman)
10 TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
11 NEIGHBORS (Nicholas Stoller)
12 MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (Woody Allen)
13 POMPEII (Paul W.S. Anderson)
14 THE ROVER (David Michôd)
15 DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART 2 (Johnnie To)
16 HANNIBAL: "MIZUMONO" (David Slade)
17 DUMB AND DUMBER TO (Bobby and Peter Farrelly)
18 NIGHTCRAWLER (Dan Gilroy)
19 NOAH (Darren Aronofsky)


2013

1 BLIND DETECTIVE (Johnnie To)
2 ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Season Four (Mitchell Hurwitz and Troy Miller)
3 THE WIND RISES (Hayao Miyazaki)
4 VENUS IN FUR (Roman Polanski)
5 PAIN & GAIN (Michael Bay)
6 THE GRANDMASTER (Wong Kar-wai)
7 HANNIBAL: "SORBET" (James Foley)
8 NOBODY'S DAUGHTER HAEWON (Hong Sang-soo)
9 RIDDICK (David Twohy)
10 A TOUCH OF SIN (Jia Zhang-Ke)
11 THE COUNSELOR (director's cut only) (Ridley Scott)
12 THE LONE RANGER (Gore Verbinski)
13 THE GREAT BEAUTY (Paolo Sorrentino)
14 SEVENTH CODE (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
15 OUR SUNHI (Hong Sang-soo)

2012

1 IT'S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY (Don Hertzfeldt)
2 THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT (Dan Sallitt)
3 TO THE WONDER (Terrence Malick)
4 LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (Abbas Kiarostami)
5 MOONRISE KINGDOM (Wes Anderson)
6 FLIGHT (Robert Zemeckis)
7 DRUG WAR (Johnnie To)
8 A HIJACKING (Tobias Lindholm)
9 APOLOGIZE (Louis C.K.)
10 LOOPER (Rian Johnson)
11 RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION (Paul W.S. Anderson)
12 TO ROME WITH LOVE (Woody Allen)
13 THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT (Nicholas Stoller)
14 PASSION (Brian De Palma)
15 NOT FADE AWAY (David Chase)
16 CLOUD ATLAS (The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer)
17 KILLING THEM SOFTLY (Andrew Dominik)
18 YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHIN' YET (Alain Resnais)
19 THE WALL (Julian Pölsler)
20 IN ANOTHER COUNTRY (Hong Sang-soo)
21 PROMETHEUS (Ridley Scott)
22 THE LAST TIME I SAW MACAO (João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata)

23 NO (Pablo Larraín)
24 RED HOOK SUMMER (Spike Lee)
25 DJANGO UNCHAINED (Quentin Tarantino)

2011

1 THIS IS NOT A FILM (Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and Jafar Panahi)
2 MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (Woody Allen)
3 A DANGEROUS METHOD (David Cronenberg)
4 MILDRED PIERCE (Todd Haynes)
5 HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 (David Yates)
6 THE KID WITH A BIKE (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
7 THE DEEP BLUE SEA (Terence Davies)
8 LUCK: "Pilot" (Michael Mann)
9 THE DESCENDANTS (Alexander Payne)
10 LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE (Johnnie To)
11 TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY (Tomas Alfredson)
12 SLEEPLESS NIGHT (Frédéric Jardin)
13 THE THREE MUSKETEERS (Paul W.S. Anderson)
14 WE BOUGHT A ZOO (Cameron Crowe)
15 THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (David Fincher)
16 YOUNG ADULT (Jason Reitman)
17 THE SKIN I LIVE IN (Pedro Almodovar)
18 DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART (Johnnie To)
19 J. EDGAR (Clint Eastwood)
20 MONEYBALL (Bennett Miller)
21 THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (Paolo Sorrentino)
22 MARGARET (Kenneth Lonergan)
23 THE TREE OF LIFE (Terrence Malick)
24 HAYWIRE (Steven Soderbergh)
25 DRIVE (Nicolas Winding Refn)
26 DAMSELS IN DISTRESS (Whit Stillman)
27 CARNAGE (Roman Polanski)
28 THE GUARD (John Michael McDonagh)
29 HANNA (Joe Wright)
30 THE IDES OF MARCH (George Clooney)

BLACK MIRROR: "15 MILLION MERITS" (Euros Lyn, UK)

2010

1 CERTIFIED COPY (Abbas Kiarostami)
2 MYSTERIES OF LISBON (Raul Ruiz)

3 THE STRANGE CASE OF ANGELICA (Manoel de Oliveira)
4 ANOTHER YEAR (Mike Leigh)

5 TUESDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS (Radu Muntean)
6 RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE (Paul W.S. Anderson)
7 FILM SOCIALISME (Jean-Luc Godard)

8 HOW DO YOU KNOW (James L. Brooks)
9 ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL (Dover Koshashvili)
10 AURORA (Cristi Puiu)
11 SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD (Edgar Wright)
12 THE CRAZIES (Breck Eisner)
13 OKI'S MOVIE (Hong Sang-soo)
14 THE GHOST WRITER (Roman Polanski)
15 INCEPTION (Christopher Nolan)
16 ANIMAL KINGDOM (David Michôd)
17 POETRY (Lee Chang-dong)
18 BEGINNERS (Mike Mills)

19 TABLOID (Errol Morris)
20 NEVER LET ME GO (Mark Romanek)
21 LOST MASTERPIECES OF PORNOGRAPHY (David Mamet)
22 KICK-ASS (Matthew Vaughn)
23 GET HIM TO THE GREEK (Nicholas Stoller)
24 THE LAST AIRBENDER (M. Night Shyamalan)
25 UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)


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