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Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#1 Post by swo17 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:59 am

01 Long Day's Journey into Night (Bi)
02 Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood (Tarantino)
03 Donbass (Loznitsa)
04 In Fabric (Strickland)
05 La flor (Llinás)
06 Amanda (Hers)
07 An Elephant Sitting Still (Hu)
08 Joker (Phillips)
09 Us (Peele)
10 Mademoiselle de Joncquières (Mouret)

2018-2017-2016-2015-2014-2013-2012-2011-2010
2000s-1990s-1980s-1970s-1960s-1950s-1940s-1930s-1920s-Earlier


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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#2 Post by hearthesilence » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:00 am

HNY!

1. Le livre d'image / The Image Book
2. 기생충 / Parasite
3. Transit
4. The Irishman
5. Atlantique / Atlantics
6. Portrait de la jeune fille en feu / Portrait of a Lady on Fire
7. Amazing Grace
8. High Life
9. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story
10. 地球最后的夜晚 / Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Schedule for 2020 U.S. release
Дылда / Beanpole
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#3 Post by lacritfan » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:00 am

Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood
Parasite
The Lighthouse
Dolor y Gloria
Joker
Ad Astra
Transit
Birds of Passage
Ash is Purest White
Everybody Knows
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#4 Post by DarkImbecile » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:00 am

Top Ten:
1. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Sciamma) 100/100
2. A Hidden Life (Malick) 98/100
3. The Lighthouse (Eggers) 94/100
4. Sunset (Nemes) 90/100
5. Beanpole (Balagov) 90/100
6. Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood (Tarantino) 89/100
7. Waves (Shults) 88/100
8. Parasite (Bong) 88/100
9. Marriage Story 86/100
10. Birds of Passage (Guerra, Gallego) 86/100

Also Seen (in order of quality):
Midsommar (Aster) 84/100
Uncut Gems (Safdie Bros.) 84/100
First Cow (Reichardt) 82/100
Transit (Petzold) 81/100
High Life (Denis) 81/100
The Report (Burns) 80/100
Diego Maradona (Kapadia) 80/100
Gloria Bell (Lelio) 79/100
Ad Astra (Gray) 76/100
Us (Peele) 76/100
Dragged Across Concrete (Zahler) 75/100
The Assistant (Green) 74/100
The Kingmaker (Greenfield) 73/100
The White Crow (Feinnes) 69/100
Apollo 11 (Miller) 67/100
The Dead Don't Die (Jarmusch) 65/100
The Beach Bum (Korine) 65/100
Climax (Noé) 65/100
Ash is Purest White (Jia) 63/100
Motherless Brooklyn (Norton) 63/100
Captive State (Wyatt) 59/100
Late Night (Ganatra) 57/100
John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (Stahelski) 56/100
Lyrebird (Friedkin) 55/100
Captain Marvel (Boden; Fleck) 54/100
Glass (Shyamalan) 52/100
Avengers: Endgame (Russo Bros.) 49/100
Peterloo (Leigh) 48/100
Greta (Jordan) 47/100
It: Chapter Two (Muschietti) 47/100
Pet Sematary (Kölsch; Widmeyer) 46/100
Alita: Battle Angel (Rodriguez) 45/100
Always Be My Maybe (Khan) 40/100
Trial By Fire (Zwick) 39/100


Watchlist :
Must See: 1917 (Mendes); Dry Run (Haynes); The Irishman (Scorsese); J'accuse (Polanski); Knives Out (Johnson); Waiting for the Barbarians (Guerra)

Should See: Antlers (Cooper); Bad Education (Finley); The Devil All the Time (Campos); Domino (De Palma); Ema (Larrain); Fireball (Herzog); The Goldfinch (Crowley); High Flying Bird (Soderbergh); JoJo Rabbit (Waititi); The King (Michod); The Last Thing He Wanted (Rees); The Laundromat (Soderbergh); Lucy in the Sky (Hawley); The Nest (Durkin); Nighthawk (Mendonça Filho); Pain & Glory (Almodovar); The Personal History of David Copperfield (Iannucci); Triple Frontier (Chandor); The Truth (Kore-eda); Velvet Buzzsaw (Gilroy); Wasp Network (Assayas);

Maybe: About Endlessness (Andersson); Bad Hair (Simien); By the Grace of God (Ozon); Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (Berlinger); Gemini Man (Lee); Going Places (Turturro); Greyhound (Schneider); Guava Island (Murai); Jonssonligan (Alfredson); Jungleland (Winkler); Little Joe (Hausner); Little Women (Gerwig); Long Shot (Levine); My Zoe (Delpy); Native Son (Johnson); Prisoners of the Ghostland (Sono); Proxima (Winocour); Queen and Slim (Matsoukas); Serenity (Knight); Shirley (Decker); Where'd You Go, Bernadette (Linklater); Young Ahmed (Dardenne Bros.)

Previously: 2018.2017.2016.2015.2014.2013.2012.2011.2010.2009

UPDATED: 10/25/2019
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#5 Post by Big Ben » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:01 am

1. Once Upon A Time in...Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
2. Joker (Todd Phillips)
3. Midsommar (Ari Aster)
4. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (Martin Scorsese)
5. Dragged Across Concrete (S. Craig Zahler)
6. Us (Jordan Peele)
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#6 Post by bjboyer » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:02 am

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#7 Post by goblinfootballs » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:03 am

1. High Life
2. Ash is Purest White
3. "I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians"
4. Long Day's Journey Into Night
5. Us
6. Knife+Heart
7. Diamantino
8. Transit
9. Cold War
10. Midsommar
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#8 Post by Never Cursed » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:04 am

1. Euphoria (Sam Levinson)
2. Amanda (Mikhaël Hers)
3. Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
4. Under The Silver Lake (David Robert Mitchell)
5. The Lighthouse (Robert Eggers)
6. The Irishman (Martin Scorsese)
7. Her Smell (Alex Ross Perry)
8. The Last Black Man In San Francisco (Joe Talbot)
9. Long Day's Journey Into Night (Bi Gan)
10. For Sama (Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts)

ALSO SEEN: Ad Astra (James Gray), After (Jenny Gage), Anima (Paul Thomas Anderson), Ash Is Purest White (Jia Zhangke), Avengers: Endgame (Anthony and Joe Russo), The Beach Bum (Harmony Korine), Before You Know It (Hannah Pearl Utt), Birds Of Passage (Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra), Booksmart (Olivia Wilde), Charlie Says (Mary Harron), Climax (Gaspar Noé), The Dead Don't Die (Jim Jarmusch), Dogman (Matteo Garone), Dolor y Gloria (Pedro Almodóvar), Everybody Knows (Asghar Farhadi), Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (Joe Berlinger), A Faithful Man (Louis Garrel), The Farewell (Lulu Wang), First Love (Takashi Miike), The Freshmen (Thomas Lilti), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Michael Dougherty), The Goldfinch (John Crowley), Guava Island (Hiro Murai), High Flying Bird (Steven Soderbergh), High Life (Claire Denis), Hustlers (Lorene Scafaria), “I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians” (Radu Jude), Jesus is King: A Kanye West Film (Nick Knight), Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi), Joker (Todd Phillips), The Laundromat (Steven Soderbergh), Luce (Julius Onah), Mademoiselle de Joncquières (Emmanuel Mouret), The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot (Robert D. Krzykowski), Midsommar (Ari Aster), Motherless Brooklyn (Edward Norton), The Mountain (Rick Alverson), Non-Fiction (Olivier Assayas), Parasite (Bong Joon-hoo), The Peanut Butter Falcon (Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz), Pokemon: Detective Pikachu (Rob Letterman), Ready Or Not (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett), Rocketman (Dexter Fletcher), Rojo (Benjamín Naishtat), Serenity (Steven Knight), Shadow (Zhang Yimou), The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (Henry Dunham), Transit (Christian Petzold), Us (Jordan Peele)
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#9 Post by knives » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:06 am

1. The Beach Bum
2. Brightburn
3. Alita: Battle Angel
4. Shazam!
5. Godzilla: King of the Monsters
6. Kitbull (Sullivan)
7. Captain Marvel
8. Domino
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9. Steven Universe: The Movie
10.Toy Story 4
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#10 Post by John Cope » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:10 am

1. Vox Lux
2. Under the Silver Lake
3. The Mule
4. Dragged Across Concrete
5. Destroyer
6. Diane

Profoundly overrated: High Life

Best of the decade:

1. Tree of Life recut (Malick)
2. The Strange Case of Angelica/The Old Man of Restelo (Oliveira)
3. Horse Money (Costa)
4. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Ceylan)
5. The Master (PTA)
6. Sucker Punch (Snyder)
7. Devil's Knot (Egoyan)
8. Somewhere (Coppola)
9. Jamie Marks is Dead (Smith)
10. Uncle Boonmee (Apichatpong)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#11 Post by Brian C » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:15 am

1. Pain and Glory (Almodovar)
2. Alita: Battle Angel (Rodriguez)
3. Ad Astra (Gray)
4. The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Talbot)
5. Them That Follow (Poulton & Savage)
6. Where'd You Go, Bernadette? (Linklater)
7. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Tarantino)
8. Parasite (Bong)
9. Us (Peele)
10. Toy Story 4 (Cooley)

For my own convenience, here are 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009.
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#12 Post by warren oates » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:28 am

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#13 Post by Professor Wagstaff » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:53 am

1) Once upon a Time...in Hollywood (Tarantino)
2) Parasite (Bong)
3) Dragged Across Concrete (Zahler)
4) The Lighthouse (Eggers)
5) Ad Astra (Gray)
6) The Farewell (Wang)
7) Midsommar (Aster)
8) Toy Story 4 (Cooley)
9) Peterloo (Leigh)
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#14 Post by Lars Von Truffaut » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:48 am

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#15 Post by Black Hat » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:24 am

1 The Souvenir
2 Her Smell
3 Never Look Away
4 Shadow
5 High Life
6 Transit
7 Peterloo
8 Greta
9 Fast Color
10 Ash is Purest White
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#16 Post by The Narrator Returns » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:25 am

1. I Am Easy To Find (Mills)
2. The Beach Bum (Korine)
3. Her Smell (Perry)
4. Transit (Petzold)
5. High Life (Denis)
6. Under the Silver Lake (Mitchell)
7. High Flying Bird (Soderbergh)
8. Us (Peele)
9. Glass (Shyamalan)
10. The Dead Don't Die (Jarmusch)

Also seen (ranked):
Gloria Bell (Lelio)
Climax (Noe)
Dumbo (Burton)
Greta (Jordan)
Alita: Battle Angel (Cameron)
Captain Marvel (Boden and Fleck)
Serenity (Knight)
Teen Spirit (Minghella)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#17 Post by Dr Amicus » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:40 am

Blimey - haven't added anything this year. As usual, based on UK release dates,

1) Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Tarantino)
2) The Favourite (Lanthimos)
3) Rocketman (Fletcher)
4) Marianne & Leonard: Songs of Love (Broomfield)
5) Toy Story 4 (Cooley)
6) Ibiza: The Silent Movie (Temple)
7) Ad Astra (Gray)
8) Stan and Ollie (Baird)
9) Avengers: Endgame (Russo Brothers)
10) Missing Link (Butler)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2019

#18 Post by Self » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:42 am

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#19 Post by PfR73 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:49 am

1) Under The Silver Lake
2) The Standoff At Sparrow Creek
3) The Unicorn
4) They Shall Not Grow Old
5) The Lego Movie 2-The Second Part
6) Glass
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#20 Post by TheDudeAbides » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:04 am

2019
1. Parasite (Bong Joon-Ho)
2. The Lighthouse (Eggers)
3. The Dead Don't Die (Jarmusch)
4. Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood (Tarantino)
5. Us (Peele)
6. Joker (Phillips)
7. John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (Stahelski)
8. Adam (Touzani)
9. The Beach Bum (Korine)
10. Ready or Not (Bettinelli-Olpin, Gillett)

2010s
1. Drive (Refn)
2. It Follows (Mitchell)
3. Paterson (Jarmusch)
4. Only God Forgives (Refn)
5. The Florida Project (Baker)
6. The Wolf of Wall Street (Scorsese)
7. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Lanthimos)
8. Raw (Ducournau)
9. Good Time (Safdie Brothers)
10. Enemy (Villeneuve)

Best Year for Cinema: 2017

Honourable Mentions:

Good:
The Public (Estevez)
Zombieland: Double Tap (Fleischer)

Decent:
Annabelle Comes Home (Dauberman)
Avengers: Endgame (Russo Brothers)
It Chapter Two (Muschietti)
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Øvredal)
Captain Marvel (Boden, Fleck)
Fyre (Smith)
Child's Play (Klevberg)
Escape Room (Robitel)
Aladdin (Ritchie)
Shazam (Sandberg)

Not Good:
Ma (Taylor)
Cold Pursuit (Moland)
Greta (Jordan)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Dougherty)
Happy Death Day 2U (Landon)
The Curse of La Llorona (Chaves)

Terrible:
The Perfection (Shepard)

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
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#21 Post by therewillbeblus » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:13 am

1. La Flor
2. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
3. Under the Silver Lake
4. Dolor y Gloria
5. Amanda
6. Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
7. Waves
8. Long Day’s Journey Into Night
9. I Heard You Paint Houses
10. Le retour du héros

Also seen (in rough order): Marriage Story, In Fabric, Le livre d'image, Her Smell, Midsommar, I Am Easy to Find, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Non-Fiction, Mademoiselle de Joncquières, The Art of Self-Defense, Parasite, An Elephant Sitting Still, Happy Death Day 2U, High Life, Too Old to Die Young, The Lighthouse, Honey Boy, Toy Story 4, Greener Grass, The Souvenir, The Laundromat, Asako I & 2, Joker, El Camino, Transit, Gloria Bell, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, The Beach Bum, High Flying Bird, Ad Astra, The Dead Don’t Die, Birds of Passage, Ash is Purest White, Us, Booksmart, Avengers: Endgame, Glass, Dragged Across Concrete, Anima, The Man Who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot, Climax, The Nightingale

2020 release date:
1. Beanpole
2. Le daim
3. La vérité (Kore-eda)
4. The Wild Goose Lake
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#22 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:02 am

2019

01. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (Tarantino)
02. The Lighthouse (Eggers)
03. The Irishman (Scorsese)
04. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Sciamma)
05. Luce (Onah)
06. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (Scorsese)
07. Midsommar (Aster)
08. The Beach Bum (Korine)
09. Joker (Phillips)
10. Knives Out (Johnson)

LAST UPDATED: 10/27/2019

2020

01. The Lodge (Fiala/Franz)

LAST UPDATED: 10/19/2019

Decade (2010-2019)

01. Inside Llewyn Davis (J. Coen/E. Coen)
02. The Master (Anderson)
03. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (Tarantino)
04. Melancholia (von Trier)
05. First Reformed (Schrader)
06. Vox Lux (Corbet)
07. Boyhood (Linklater)
08. Toni Erdmann (Ade)
09. Midnight in Paris (Allen)
10. Paterson (Jarmusch)

(FYI - I'm leaving Twin Peaks: The Return out of consideration for this decade list, unlike the list for that year where it was in consideration. I am twisted just like Joker, perhaps even moreso)

LAST UPDATED: 7/29/2019

Past lists:
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007

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#23 Post by LQ » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:03 am

1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
2. The Irishman
3. Varda by Agnès
4. The Lighthouse
5. The Beach Bum
6. Knives Out
7. Pain and Glory
8. The Last Black Man in San Francisco
9. Midsommar
10. Parasite

2020: The Lodge, Beanpole
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#24 Post by D50 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:18 am

01 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
02 The Lighthouse ***
03 The King
04 Midsommer
05 Under the Silver Lake
06 High Life
07 Peterloo
08 Apollo 11
09 Last Breath
10 The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

the rest, in order:

FAT: A Documentary
Downton Abbey
The Highwayman
The Mustang
Rocketman
Glass
IT Chapter 2

*** new

11-10-2019

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
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#25 Post by FrauBlucher » Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:53 am

- Birds of Passage
- Pain and Glory
-Miles Davis:Birth of Cool
-First Reformed


2018...2017...2016...2015...2014...2013

Decade best 2010-2019 (so far)...
1. Paterson
2. Phantom Thread
3. Roma
4. Inside Llewyn Davis
5. A Separation
6. The Master
7. Grand Budapest Hotel
8. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
9. The Turin Horse
10. Carol
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