Dynamic Top Tens of 2021

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lzx
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Re: Dynamic Top 10s of 2021

#51 Post by lzx » Thu Aug 12, 2021 7:12 pm

  1. What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?
  2. Annette
  3. Memoria
  4. Identifying Features
  5. Shankar's Fairies
  6. Silent Land
  7. I Carry You with Me
  8. Hit the Road
  9. Four Roads (dir. Alice Rohrwacher)
  10. The Inheritance (dir. Ephraim Asili)
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Re: Dynamic Top 10s of 2021

#52 Post by The Fanciful Norwegian » Fri Oct 22, 2021 11:30 pm

Arbitrary criterion: anything that premiered before 2020 is ineligible for my 2021 list (but can go on my 2021 first watch list instead, which is limited to one film per director to keep anyone in particular from completely dominating it)
  1. Decameron (Rita Hui Nga Shu)
  2. A New Old Play (Qiu Jiongjiong)
  3. Cane Fire (Anthony Banua-Simon)
  4. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (Hamaguchi Ryūsuke)
  5. The Good Woman of Sichuan (Sabrina Ruobing Zhao)
  6. Bird Thief (Sounak Kar)
  7. Memoria (Apichapong Weerasethakul)
  8. The Cloud in Her Room (Zheng Lu Xinyuan)
  9. Radiograph of a Family (Firouzeh Khosrovani)
  10. The Suicide Squad (James Gunn)
Best ineligible first watches:
  1. Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998, Alexei German)
  2. Perceval le Gallois (1978, Éric Rohmer)
  3. Fatal Pulse (2018, Damon Packard)
  4. MS Slavic 7 (2019, Sofia Bohdanowicz and Deragh Campbell)
  5. Détruisez-vous (1968, Serge Bard)
  6. In Bed with Victoria (2016, Justine Triet)
  7. Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down (2019, Leung Ming-kai and Kate Reilly)
  8. Actua 1 (1968, Philippe Garrel)
  9. Possession (1981, Andrzej Żuławski)
  10. The Wandering Rock (2019, Cui Zhaosong)
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Re: Dynamic Top 10s of 2021

#53 Post by The Curious Sofa » Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:34 am

Not seen most of the films I want to see in 2021, but for now:

1. Riders of Justice
2. The Green Knight
3. Malignant
4. Breaking Surface
5. The Suicide Squad
6. Dune
7. The Velvet Underground
8. Candyman
9. Judas and the Black Messiah
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Re: Dynamic Top 10s of 2021

#54 Post by DarkImbecile » Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:44 am

The Curious Sofa wrote:
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:34 am
5. The Suicide Squat
Either an underground exploitation movie I’m now intrigued by or kind of a back-handed placement on your ‘best of’ list

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Re: Dynamic Top 10s of 2021

#55 Post by The Curious Sofa » Sun Oct 24, 2021 3:01 am

DarkImbecile wrote:
Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:44 am
The Curious Sofa wrote:
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:34 am
5. The Suicide Squat
Either an underground exploitation movie I’m now intrigued by or kind of a back-handed placement on your ‘best of’ list
The longer I live in Germany the more my English fades. It's been corrected. :D

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2021

#56 Post by menthymenthy » Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:07 am

1. The White Lotus (Mike White)
2. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
3. Can't Get You Out of My Head (Adam Curtis)
4. Annette (Leos Carax)
5. Bad Trip (Kitao Sakurai)
6. Old (M. Night Shyamalan)
7. Friends & Strangers (James Vaughan)
8. Topology of Sirens (Jonathan Davies)
9. Benediction (Terence Davies)
10. Azor (Andreas Fontana)

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2021

#57 Post by dekadetia » Sat Nov 27, 2021 4:30 pm

1. Titane (Julia Ducorneau)
2. Petite Maman (Céline Sciamma)
3. The Humans (Stephen Karam)
4. The Great Indian Kitchen (Jeo Baby)
5. Judas and the Black Messiah (Shaka King)
6. Spencer (Pablo Larraín)
7. Annette (Leos Carax)
8. The Power of the Dog (Jane Campion)
9. The Worst Person in the World (Joachim Trier)
10. Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

Honorable Mentions:
Bergman Island, Mass, Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, Help, Ninjababy, Procession

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2021

#58 Post by BrianB » Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:53 pm

1. The French Dispatch
2. About Endlessness
3. The Card Counter
4. The Green Knight
5. Ron’s Gone Wrong
6. No Sudden Move
7. Luca
8. Malcolm & Marie
9. Mandibles
10. Judas and the Black Messiah

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