Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

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Kirkinson
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#26 Post by Kirkinson » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:20 pm

1. El Mar La Mar (Joshua Bonnetta & J.P. Sniadecki)
2. Milla (Valérie Massadian)
3. Railway Sleepers (Sompot Chidgasornpongse)
4. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
5. Minding the Gap (Bing Liu)
6. Roma (Alfonso Cuarón)
7. First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
8. Shoplifters (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
9. Vazante (Daniela Thomas)
10. Flores (Jorge Jácome)

Very Good
I Am Not a Witch (Rungano Nyoni)
Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham)
Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
Thoroughbreds (Cory Finley)
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel & Ethan Coen)
Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird)
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Desiree Akhavan)
Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)

Fairly Good
Ava (Sadaf Foroughi)
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross)
Tully (Jason Reitman)
On Body and Soul (Ildikó Enyedi)
Mary Poppins Returns (Rob Marshall)
Zama Lucretia Martel)
Skate Kitchen (Crystal Moselle)
BlackKKlansman (Spike Lee)
Gemini (Aaron Katz)
24 Frames (Abbas Kiarostami)
Hereditary (Ari Aster)
Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson)
Black Panther (Ryan Coogler)
Annihilation (Alex Garland)
Colette (Wash Westmoreland)

Mixed or Mediocre
The Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci)
Ant-Man & the Wasp (Peyton Reed)
A Wrinkle in Time (Ava DuVernay)
Ocean's 8 (Gary Ross)
The Great Buddha+ (Huang Hsin-yao)
Le fort des fous (Narimane Mari)

Not Good
Solo: A Star Wars Story (Ron Howard)
You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay)
Avengers: Infinity War (Russo Bros.)
Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Bruno Dumont)
Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)

Going by US release dates. Films with no US distributor, or whose exact release date information is otherwise obscure, are deemed 2018 if that's when they first screened in Portland, OR.
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#27 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:52 pm

01. First Reformed (Schrader)
02. Vox Lux (Corbet)
03. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (J. Coen/E. Coen)
04. The House That Jack Built (von Trier)
05. Unsane (Soderbergh)
06. BlacKkKlansman (Lee)
07. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Van Sant)
08. Support the Girls (Bujalski)
09. If Beale Street Could Talk (Jenkins)
10 (tie*). Escape at Dannemora (Stiller)
10 (tie*). You Were Never Really Here (Ramsay)

*(I might figure that #10 tie out at some point, I might not - two great films that explore the labyrinthine corruption and contradictions of New York State that I can't choose between)

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#28 Post by LQ » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:53 pm

1. First Reformed
2. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
3. If Beale Street Could Talk
4. BlacKkKlansman
5. Unsane
6. The Other Side of the Wind
7. The House That Jack Built
8. Vox Lux
9. Tully
10.Can You Ever Forgive Me?
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#29 Post by Omensetter » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:11 am

01. The Favourite
02. Lazzaro felice
03. Support the Girls
04. Eighth Grade
05. Sorry to Bother You
06. Isle of Dogs
07. Leave No Trace
08.
09.
10.

Next Tier: Fahrenheit 11/9, Game Night, Roma,

Not a fan: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, BlacKkKlansman, Widows

Rubbish: 22 July, Generation Wealth

swo: Could you please not delete this in your sweeps whenever you read this in late February? I've a tendency to move films to their debut year in early January (Zama is now in 2017, etc.) and I doubt this'll be a solid top ten until at least Burning and Vox Lux hit Netflix DVD in early March.
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#30 Post by jindianajonz » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:09 am

Annihilation
Isle of Dogs
You Were Never Really Here
BlacKkKlansman
The House that Jack Built
Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
They Shall Not Grow Old
Roma
Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Shoplifters
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#31 Post by Andre Jurieu » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:40 pm

1. First Reformed (Schrader)
2. Shoplifters (Koreeda)
3. Burning (Lee)
4. Mandy (Cosmatos)
5. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Coens)
6. Mission Impossible: Fallout (McQuarrie)
7. Annihilation (Garland)
8. Black Panther (Coogler)
9. Isle of Dogs (Anderson)
10. Unsane (Soderbergh)
10. Game Night (Daley & Goldstein)

Eighth Grade (Burnham)
Paddington 2 (King)
Three Identical Strangers (Wardle)
Sorry to Bother You (Riley)
First Man (Chazelle)
RBG (West, Cohen)
Avengers: Infinity War (Russo Bros.)
Suspiria (Guadagnino)
Hereditary (Aster)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#32 Post by Newsnayr » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:45 pm

1. First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
2. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
3. The Day After (Hong Sang-soo)
4. Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie)
5. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel & Ethan Coen)
6. Bisbee '17 (Robert Greene)
7. Burning (Lee Chang-dong)
8. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
9. Let the Sunshine In (Claire Denis)
10. If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#33 Post by TheDudeAbides » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:13 am

1. Hereditary (Aster)
2. Annihilation (Garland)
3. Isle of Dogs (Anderson)
4. First Man (Chazelle)
5. The Favourite (Lanthimos)
6. Unsane (Soderbergh)
7. Mandy (Cosmatos)
8. Deadpool 2 (Leitch)
9. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (McQuarrie)
10. Halloween (Green)

Honourable Mentions:
Overlord (Avery)
Upgrade (Whannell)
A Quiet Place (Krasinksi)

Good:
At Eternity's Gate (Schnabel)
The Public (Estevez)
Destroyer (Kusama)
Searching (Chaganty)
The Strangers: Prey at Night (Roberts)
Black Panther (Coogler)

Meh
Bad Times at the El Royale (Goddard)
Avengers: Infinity War (Russo Brothers)
Tag (Tomsic)
Game Night (Daley, Goldstein)
Widows (McQueen)
Bird Box (Bier)
The Wind (Tammi)
The Nun (Hardy)
Chappaquiddick (Curran)
Insidious: The Last Key (Robitel)
The Death of Stalin (Iannucci)
Anna and the Apocalypse (McPhail)
The First Purge (McMurray)
Life Itself (Fogelman)
Crazy Rich Asians (Chu)

Not Good:
The Predator (Black)
Aquaman (Wan)
Solo: A Star Wars Story (Howard)
Winchester (Spierig Brothers)
Slender Man (White)
Extinction (Young)

Terrible:
The Commuter (Collet-Serra)
Truth or Dare (Wadlow)
How It Ends (Rosenthal)
The Cloverfield Paradox (Onah)
Little Italy (Petrie)

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#34 Post by JakeB » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:12 am

Looking forward to updating/keeping on top of this as the year goes on. My favourite cinema releases this year:

1.The Rider (dir. Chloe Zhao)
2. Western (dir. Valeska Gisebach)
3. Rey (dir. Niles Attalah)
4. Phantom Thread (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)
5. The Nothing Factory (dir. Pedro Pinho)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#35 Post by goblinfootballs » Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:31 am

1. Burning
2. Bisbee '17
3. Zama
4. You Were Never Really Here
5. BlacKkKlansman
6. If Beale Street Could Talk
7. First Reformed
8. Lazzaro felice
9. Sorry to Bother You
10. The Other Side of the Wind

Honorable Mention: 24 Frames, Annihilation, Blindspotting, The Favourite, Hale County This Morning, This Evening, Hereditary, Isle of Dogs, Lean on Pete, Madeline's Madeline, The Rider, Roma, Shoplifters, Vox Lux, We the Animals, Western
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#36 Post by j99 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:17 am

01. Phantom Thread (Anderson)
02. Cold War (Pawlikowski)
03. You Were Never Really Here (Ramsay)
04. Hereditary (Aster)
05. The Breadwinner (Twomey)
06. The Shape Of Water (del Toro)
07. L’Amant Double (Ozon)
08. First Reformed (Schrader)
09. Leave No Trace (Granik)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#37 Post by Lars Von Truffaut » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:39 pm

1. You Were Never Really Here (Ramsey)
2. The Favourite (Lanthimos)
3. Shoplifters (Kore-eda)
4. Roma (Cuaron)
5. First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
6. Isle of Dogs (Anderson)
7. Tully (Reitman)
8. BlackKklansman (Lee)
9. Eighth Grade (Burnham)
10. Sorry to Bother You (Riley)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#38 Post by Oedipax » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:49 pm

Finally some films to fill out this list!

1. First Reformed (Schrader)
2. Burning (Lee)
3. Under the Silver Lake (Mitchell)
4. Roma (Cuaron)
5. Happy Hour (Hamaguchi)*
6. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Van Sant)
7. Madeline's Madeline (Decker)
8. Donbass (Loznitsa)
9. Claire's Camera (Hong)**
10. Knife + Heart (Gonzalez)

Also seen / at least partly liked: Ash is Purest White (Jia), Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (Tyrnauer), Three Faces (Panahi), Climax (Noé), BlacKkKlansman (Lee), Vent d'ouest (Anonymous), Custody (Legrand), Mandy (Cosmatos), You Were Never Really Here (Ramsay), Asako I & II (Hamaguchi), The House That Jack Built (Von Trier), Shoplifters (Kore-eda).

* Including this here because I saw this in its French theatrical release, and it has been hard for a lot of people to see up until the semi-recent home video release.
** Same reasoning as Happy Hour.
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#39 Post by Lemmy Caution » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:37 pm

1. Ballad of Buster Scruggs
2.
3. BlacKkKlansman
4. Sorry to Bother You
5.
6. Tully
7.
8. The Death of Stalin
9. Eighth Grade
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#40 Post by Aunt Peg » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:51 am

01. Burning (Chang-dong Lee)
02. Happy as Lazzaro (Alice Rohrwacher)
03. Peterloo (Mike Leigh)
04. The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
05. Shoplifters (Hirokazu Koreeda)
06. The Heiresses (Marcelo Martinessi)
07. Diamantino (Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt)
08. Custody (Xavier Legrand)
09. Memoir of War (Emmanuel Finkel)
10. I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (Radu Jude)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#41 Post by cantinflas » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:40 pm

1. Aquaman
2. The 15:17 to Paris
3. Ready Player One
4. Batman Ninja
5. Dragon Ball Super: Broly
6. The Equalizer 2
7. Death Wish
8. Upgrade
9. Mile 22
10. The Mule
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#42 Post by phred2321 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:55 am

1 Roma
2 BlacKkKlansman
3 The Favourite
4 Annihilation
5 First Reformed
6 A Star is Born
7 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
8 Sorry to Bother You
9 The Other Side of the Wind
10 Unsane
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#43 Post by wattsup32 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:38 pm

The Best:

1. Burning
2. Shoplifters
3. First Reformed
4. Unsane
5. Annihilation
6. You Were Never Really Here
7. Sorry to Bother You
8. Mandy
9. Cold War
10. Hereditary

The Rest (not numbered, but listed in ranked order): The Rider, American Animals, Game Night, Tully, If Beale Street Could Talk, First Man, Widows, Thoroughbreds, Disobedience, Let the Sun Shine In, The Favourite, Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse, BlacKKKlansman, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Sisters Brothers, Teen Titans Go!, A Simple Favor, Upgrade, A Star Is Born, Vice, Free Solo, Den of Thieves, Suspiria, Incredibles 2, Beirut, Bad Times at the El Royale, Isle of Dogs, Avengers: Infinity Wars, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Assassination Nation, Black Panther, White Boy Rick, A Quiet Place, Deadpool 2, Three Identical Strangers, Ant Man and the Wasp, Support the Girls, Nutcracker in the Four Realms, The House With A Clock In Its Walls, Let the Corpses Tan, Ocean's 8, Tag, Equalizer 2, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Crazy Rich Asians, Happytime Murders, Rampage, Stree, Hotel Transylvania 3, Truth or Dare, Hotel Artemis, Uncle Drew, Bohemian Rhapsody, Blockers, Skyscraper, Aquaman, Breaking In, A Wrinkle in Time, Overboard, The Predator, Sin Island
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#44 Post by felipe » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:25 am

1. The Death of Stalin
2. Black Panther

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#45 Post by Cde. » Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:39 am

1. 3 Faces
2. Phantom Thread
3. Shoplifters
4. Season of the Devil
5. Samui Song
6. You Were Never Really Here
7. Burning
8. Game Night
9. Leave No Trace
10. Human Flow
Runners Up: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, Unsane, Mirai, Image Book, Transit, Three Identical Stranger, The Ancient Woods, Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts, Cold War, Wajib
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#46 Post by kcota17 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:18 am

1. Paddington 2
2. You Were Never Really Here
3. First Reformed
4. Support the Girls
5. The Rider
6. Won’t You be My Neighbor?
7. BlackkKlansman
8. Eighth Grade
9. Lean on Pete
10. Love Simon

Worst: 15:17 to Paris

Biggest Disappointment: Annihilation

(So far)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2018

#47 Post by Altair » Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:31 pm

1. Roma
2. The Other Side of the Wind
3. Suspiria
4. First Man
5. The Favourite
6. A Star is Born
7. The Front Runner
8. Vice
9. Red Sparrow
10. Mary Poppins Returns
...
11. Ready Player One
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#48 Post by nitin » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:34 am

1. The Wild Pear Tree
2. Roma
3. Burning
4. The Rider
5. First Reformed
6. Zama
7. The Favourite
8. You Were Never Really Here
9. Isle of Dogs
10. Widows

Honorable mentions: Cold War, Disobedience, Birds of Passage, The Fugue, Lean on Pete, Leave No trace, Eighth Grade, Sweet Country, Spider Man: Into the Spider Verse, Museum, Dogman, Bad Times at the El Royale, Tully

Others Seen: Suspiria, Happy as Lazarro, First Man, Shadow (Yimou), The Kindgergarten Teacher, Halloween, Colette, Hereditary, BlackKlansman, A Quiet Place, Sorry to Bother You
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#49 Post by lacritfan » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:25 pm

Roma
Shoplifters
Burning
If Beale Street Could Talk
The Third Murder
You Were Never Really Here
The Favourite
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
First Reformed
BlacKkKlansman
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#50 Post by franco » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:40 pm

Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)
Unsane (Steven Soderbergh)
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