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Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#1 Post by swo17 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

01 Le Daim (Dupieux)
02 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Kaufman) (I really want to place this at #1 but the jacket won't let me)
03 Life After Life (Zhang)
04 Nimic (Lanthimos)
05 Last and First Men (Jóhannsson)
06 Promising Young Woman (Fennell)
07 The Invisible Man (Whannell)
08 Koko-di koko-da (Nyholm)
09 It Must Be Heaven (Suleiman)
10 Vitalina Varela (Costa)

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#2 Post by DarkImbecile » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

Top Ten:
1. Beanpole (Balagov) 90/100
2. First Cow (Reichardt) 82/100
3. Sound of Metal (Marder) 78/100
4. Bad Education (Finley) 76/100
5. The Assistant (Green) 74/100
6. Emma. (de Wilde) 73/100
7. Bacurau (Dornelles, Mendonça Filho) 73/100
8. Gretel and Hansel (Perkins) 72/100
9. The Invisible Man (Whannell) 70/100
10. I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Kaufman) 70/100

Also Seen (in order of quality):
The Lodge (Fiala; Franz) 67/100
The Wild Goose Lake (Diao) 63/100
The Gentlemen (Ritchie) 62/100
Lyrebird (Friedkin) 55/100
Bad Boys For Life (El Arbi; Fallah) 35/100

Watchlist :
Must See: Da 5 Bloods (Lee); Mank (Fincher); Tenet (Nolan);

Should See: Ammonite (Lee); The Devil All the Time (Campos); The Last Thing He Wanted (Rees); The Nest (Durkin); News of the World (Greengrass); Nomadland (Zhao); On the Rocks (Coppola); Rebecca (Wheatley); Trial of the Chicago 7 (Sorkin)

Maybe: Greyhound (Schneider); Kajillionaire (July); Let Them All Talk (Soderbergh); Minari (Chung); Promising Young Woman (Fennell); The Rhythm Section (Morano); Shirley (Decker);

Previously: 2019.2018.2017.2016.2015.2014.2013.2012.2011.2010.2009

UPDATED: 9/17/2020

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#3 Post by domino harvey » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

01 Tout le monde a raison (Emmanuel Mouret)
02 Roubaix, une lumière (Arnaud Desplechin)
03 Le discours d'acceptation glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin (Benjamin Crotty)
04 La Belle Époque (Nicolas Bedos)
05 Chambre 212 (Christophe Honoré)


PAST LISTS 2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 - 2000

LAST UPDATED 09/05/2020

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#4 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

01. I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Kaufman)
02. Da 5 Bloods (Lee)
03. First Cow (Reichardt)
04. The Lodge (Fiala/Franz)
05. The Queen's Gambit (Frank)
06. She Dies Tomorrow (Seimetz)
07. Tenet (Nolan)
08. Swallow (Mirabella-Davis)

LAST UPDATED: 1/5/2021

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#5 Post by LQ » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

1. First Cow
2. Da 5 Bloods
3. Beanpole
4. She Dies Tomorrow
5. The Lodge
6. Palm Springs
7. The Invisible Man
8. Swallow
9. Nomadland
10. I'm Thinking of Ending Things
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#6 Post by knives » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

1. City Hall (Wiseman)
2. O Fabula (Jude)
3. Borat 2
4. Shadowed (Sandberg)
5. France Against the Robots (Straub)
6. Lai Fang (Jia)
7. Not Alone in Here (Sandberg)
8. Goldman v Silverman
9. The Phantom Stranger (Timm)
10. Cnfnmnt e/scp(i)sm (Cote)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#7 Post by Never Cursed » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:00 am

1. Trouble Don't Last Always (Sam Levinson)
2. La vérité (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
3. Deerskin (Quentin Dupieux)
4. Perdrix (Erwan Le Duc)
5. Beanpole (Kantemir Balagov)
6. Le Discours d'acceptation glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin (Benjamin Crotty)
7. Da 5 Bloods (Spike Lee)
8. Tenet (Christopher Nolan)
9. Emma. (Autumn de Wilde)
10. The Man (Taylor Swift)

ALSO SEEN: After We Collided (Roger Kumble), I'm Thinking Of Ending Things (Charlie Kaufman), Mank (David Fincher), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (George C. Wolfe), Minari (Lee Isaac Chung), Nomadland (Chloe Zhao), Strasbourg 1518 (Jonathan Glazer), Taylor Swift: Miss Americana (Lana Wilson), The Stunt Double (Damien Chazelle)
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#8 Post by warren oates » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:01 am

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#9 Post by therewillbeblus » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:01 am

1. Ema (Pablo Larraín)
2. Trouble Don't Last Always (Sam Levinson)
3. Promising Young Woman (Emerald Fennell)
4. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Charlie Kaufman)
5. World of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime (Don Hertzfeldt)
6. The Midnight Gospel (Pendleton Ward)
7. Tout le monde a raison (Emmanuel Mouret)
8. Perdrix (Erwan Le Duc)
9. Tommaso (Abel Ferrara)
10. Le daim (Quentin Dupieux)

Past lists: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005-2000
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#10 Post by bjboyer » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:01 am

1. News of the World (Paul Greengrass)
2. Palm Springs (Max Barbakow)
3. Mank (David Fincher)
4. Promising Young Woman (Emerald Fennell)
5. Soul (Pete Docter)
6. Tenet (Christopher Nolan)
7. David Byrne's American Utopia (Spike Lee)
8. Emma. (Autumn de Wilde)
9. The Personal History of David Copperfield (Armando Iannucci)
10. The Vast of Night (Andrew Patterson
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#11 Post by hearthesilence » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:02 am

1. Vitalina Varela
2. First Cow
3. Small Axe: Lovers Rock
4. MLK/FBI
5. Small Axe: Red, White and Blue
6. City Hall
7. Da 5 Bloods
8. Small Axe: Mangrove
9. Martin Eden
10. Minari
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#12 Post by soundchaser » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:02 am

1. Vitalina Varela (Costa)
2. Le Daim (Dupieux)
3. Chambre 212 (Honoré)
4. Tout le monde a raison (Mouret)
5. Dick Johnson Is Dead (Johnson)
6. Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Hittman)
7. What Did Jack Do? (Lynch)
8. Jeanne (Dumont)
9. The Kid Detective (Morgan)
10. En Liberté! (Salvadori)

Good: Yes, God, Yes (Maine)

Okay: She Dies Tomorrow (Seimetz)

Bad: Eric Andre: Legalize Everything (Notarnicola), Tiger King (Goode & Chaiklin)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#13 Post by Glowingwabbit » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:02 am

1. Days (Tsai Ming-liang)
2. Tommaso (Abel Ferrara)
3. Fourteen (Dan Sallitt)
4. Bacurau (Kleber Mendonça Filho/Juliano Dornelles)
5. Deerskin (Quentin Dupieux)
6. Chambre 212 (Christophe Honoré)
7. She Dies Tomorrow (Amy Seimetz)
8. Perdrix (Erwan Le Duc)
9. Tout le monde a raison (Emmanuel Mouret)
10. Shirley (Josephine Decker)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#14 Post by Omensetter » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:10 am

01. I'm Thinking of Ending Things
02.
03.
04.
05.
06.
07.
08.
09.
10.

Runners-up: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Queue: Days, Undine, Nomadland, Malmkrog, Promising Young Woman, Mank, Time, Minari, Tesla, On the Rocks
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#15 Post by John Cope » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:15 am

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#16 Post by The Narrator Returns » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:33 am

1. Let Them All Talk (Soderbergh)
2. First Cow (Reichardt)
3. Kajillionaire (July)
4. The History of the Seattle Mariners (Bois)
5. Fourteen (Sallitt)
6. On the Rocks (Coppola)
7. Lovers Rock (McQueen)
8. Mank (Fincher)
9. Tenet (Nolan)
10. Bad Education (Finley)

Also seen (ranked)
She Dies Tomorrow (Seimetz)
Shirley (Decker)
The Invisible Man (Whannell)
The Nest (Durkin)
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Yan)
Hubie Halloween (Brill)
Tesla (Almereyda)
The Glorias (Taymor)
The Way Back (O'Connor)
The Witches (Zemeckis)
The Old Guard (Prince-Bythewood)
The Roads Not Taken (Potter)

Unranked
What Did Jack Do? (Lynch)
Goldman v Silverman (Safdies)
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#17 Post by wattsup32 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:49 am

1. The Invisible Man
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#18 Post by Professor Wagstaff » Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:55 am

Taken

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#19 Post by goblinfootballs » Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:04 am

1. Days
2. Bacurau
3. First Cow
4. Portrait of a Lady on Fire
5. This is not a Burial, It's a Resurrection
6. Vitalina Varela
7. And Then They Danced
8. The Wild Goose Lake
9. Beanpole
10. Martin Eden
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#20 Post by Brian C » Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:29 am

Reserved

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#21 Post by sir_luke » Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:38 am

Always forget to do this.

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#22 Post by kcota17 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:53 am

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#23 Post by TheDudeAbides » Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:05 am

1) Possessor (Cronenberg)
2) The Lodge (Fiala & Franz)
3) The Invisible Man (Wannell)
4) The Platform (Gaztelu-Urrutia)
5) The Gentlemen (Ritchie)
6) His House (Weeks)
7) The Empty Man (Prior)
8) Tenet (Nolan)
9) The Wolf of Snow Hollow (Cummings)
10) #Alive (Cho)


Honourable Mentions:
She Dies Tomorrow (Seimetz)
If Anything Happens I Love You (McCormack)
Relic (James)

Good:
12 Hour Shift (Grant)
Host (Savage)
Borat Subsequent Movie film (Woliner)
Vampires vs. the Bronx (Rodriguez)
Saint Maud (Glass)

Decent:
Greenland (Waugh)
The Hunt (Zobel)
Nocturne (Quirke)
The Wretched (Pierce, Pierce)
The Block Island Sound (McManus, McManus)

Bad:
Assimilate (Murlowski)
Come Play (Chase)
The Rental (Franco)
Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (Yan)
The Midnight Sky (Clooney)
Impractical Jokers: The Movie (Henchy) - The show is a 10/10, no need for scripted humour with these guys though.
Hillbilly Elegy (Howard)
Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight (Kowalski)

Garbage:
Death of Me (Bousman)
The Grudge (Pesce)
Fantasy Island (Wadlow)

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#24 Post by Big Ben » Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:22 am

Reserved

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2020

#25 Post by D50 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:56 am

01 I'm Thinking of Ending Things
02 Le Daim / Deerskin
03 First Cow
04 Beanpole
05 Perdrix / The Bare Necessity
06 The Vast of Night
07 The Whistlers
08 Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
09 The Assistant
10 Sacred Cow

11 My Octopus Teacher
12 The Trip to Greece
13 The Phenomenon
14 Lights in the Sky
15 Challenger: The Final Flight
16 Wade in the Water
17 Gretel & Hansel
18 The Professor and the Madman
19 Tenet
20 Battle of the Bulge: Winter War

21 André & his Olive Tree
22 The Color Out of Space

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