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My ten favorite movies of the year, one of which is from 1967.

AMOUR BEFORE MIDNIGHT BLUE JASMINE COMPUTER CHESS DOUBLE PLAY: JAMES BENNING AND RICHARD LINKLATER GRAVITY LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY PORTRAIT OF JASON 12 YEARS A SLAVE Additional annotation over at Chicagoist.

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The best movies I watched in 2012.

Here, in alphabetical order, are ten movies I watched this year that knocked my socks off: Beyond the Hills (directed by Cristian Mungiu, 2012) Cosmopolis (directed by David Cronenberg, 2012) Magic Mike (directed by Steven Soderbergh, 2012) The Master (directed … Continue reading

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My ten favorite movies are …

Sight & Sound released the results of their newest critics’ poll–as good an excuse as any for me to list my own ten favorite movies. It sure is tough to narrow it down to just ten. (If I could have … Continue reading

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My favorite movies of 2011.

(cross-posted from Chicagoist) Even before I finished drawing up this list, I knew that including movies not released this year would annoy lots of people. “That’s cheating!” they’d say. “How can you say a movie from 1951 is one of … Continue reading

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13 great movies I watched in 2010

THE ADULTS IN THE ROOM (Andy Blubaugh, 2010) THE BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS (Werner Herzog, 2009) BEFORE SUNSET (Richard Linklater, 2004) I AM LOVE (Luca Guadagnino, 2009) INCEPTION (Christopher Nolan, 2010) INSIDE JOB (Charles Ferguson, 2010) IN … Continue reading

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14 Great Movies I Watched This Year

(This is an adaptation of a post which originally appeared on Chicagoist.) The precise year a movie was “made” is in many ways becoming less and less relevant. First off, theatrical distribution can be glacial. Just look at Francois Ozon’s … Continue reading

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10 Favorite Movies

In alpha order: Belle de Jour Dawn of the Dead Diary of a Mad Housewife It’s a Wonderful Life Laura Lawrence of Arabia Lost Highway Rear Window True Stories Vertigo

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