2022 Long Lists

Much like last year, I decided to put together a long list of all the 2022 films I have in contention for my personal ballot. The first row in each category are all films I would consider nominating, while the second row are all films I wanted to shout out without feeling tempted to put…

2022 Viewing Log Alphabetically

Films Seen Chronologically | Films Seen by Grade Films Seen: 119 The African Desperate: B-After Blue: C+After Yang: BAftersun: A-All That Breathes: A-All the Beauty and the Bloodshed: A-Ambulance: CArmageddon Time: A-Athena: C Babylon: C+Barbarian: B-BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths: B+The Batman: C+Benediction: B+The Black Phone: C+The Bob’s Burgers Movie: B-Bodies Bodies…

2022 Viewing Log by Grade

Films Seen Alphabetically | Films Seen Chronologically Films Seen: 47 Aftersun: A-All That Breathes: A-All the Beauty and the Bloodshed: A-Armageddon Time: A-Descendant: A-Great Freedom: A-The Great Movement: A-Happening: A-Katrina Babies: A-Mad God: A-A Man of Integrity: A-Pleasure: A-Saint Omer: A- BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths: B+Benediction: B+Catherine Called Birdy: B+Corsage: B+Decision…

2022 Viewing Log Chronologically

Films Seen Alphabetically | Films Seen By Grade Films Seen: 119 Last Updated: 11/6/2022 January 2022 1/26/2022 Great Freedom: A- March 2022 3/22/2022 The Batman: C+ April 2022 4/1/2022 X: C+4/5/2022 Death on the Nile: D+4/5/2022 Nitram: B4/17/2022 Jackass Forever: C+4/19/2022 Ambulance: C4/24/2022 Everything Everywhere All At Once: B- May 2022 5/8/2022 How to Survive…

Supporting Actress Smackdown: The Final Wind-Up

The final season of the Supporting Actress Smackdown approaches this summer. With the schedule announcement arriving this month, I wanted to do a larger buildup for the last-ever season, getting a wider sample of potential supporting actress contenders from the selected years before the ceremony starts in earnest. And here we are, with me slightly…

Personal Ballot for 2021, List Version

Note: This list is cultivated from films released in the US in 2021, rather than Oscar’s eligibility list. 2021 Films Alphabetically | 2021 Films Chronologically | 2021 Films By Grade * – original nominee that subsequent became a runner-up^ – runner-up that was originally a nominee^^ – runner-up that was a nominee and then became…

2021 Films Seen by Grade

2021 Films Alphabetically | 2021 Films Chronologically | Personal Ballot for 2021 Atlantis: A-Days: A-*The Disciple: A-Great Freedom: A-The Lost Daughter: A-*Notturno: A-The Orphanage: A-*Prayers for the Stolen: A-Quo Vadis, Aida?: A-* Sweat: A-This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection: A-*What We Left Unfinished: A-Zola: A-* Ascension: B+Attica: B+Azor: B+C’mon C’mon: B+*Censor: B+Drive My…

2021 Films Seen Alphabetically

2021 Films Chronologically | 2021 Films by Grade | Personal Ballot for 2021 17 Blocks: B- About Endlessness: BAdam: BAnd Tomorrow the Entire World: D+Antlers: C-Ascension: B+Atlantis: A-Attica: BAzor: B+ Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn: B-Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar: B*Being the Ricardos: B-Belfast: C-Benedetta: BBergman Island: C-Bo Burnham: Inside: BBoiling…

2021 Films Seen Chronologically

2021 Films Alphabetically | 2021 Films By Grade | Personal Ballot for 2021 ??/??/2019 17 Blocks: B 10/??/2019 Adam: B10/??/2019 The Orphanage: A-*10/14/2020 Undine: B-10/17/2020 Charlatan: C+10/17/2020 Summer of 85: C10/21/2020 Gaza Mon Amour: C+10/26/2020 Little Girl: B10/27/2020 MLK/FBI: B+10/27/2020 Notturno: A-* 11/23/2020 Ema: B1/28/2021 My Little Sister: B1/29/2021 This is Not a Burial, It’s…

2021 Long Lists

As the Oscars draw ever-closer, and folks like me begin really digging into their ballots for this year, I decided to post one giant long list of all the films I’ve got in contention for each category, be they surefire nominees or honorable mentions worth recognizing. Picture’s off to keep some air of suspense, though…