2022 Viewing Log Alphabetically

Films Seen Chronologically | Films Seen by Grade Films Seen: 41 After Yang: BAmbulance: C The Batman: C+Benediction: A-The Bob’s Burgers Movie: B- Crimes of the Future: C Death on the Nile: D+Deep Water: C+Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness: C Everything Everywhere All At Once: B- Fire Island: C+Fire of Love: B- Great…

2022 Viewing Log by Grade

Films Seen Alphabetically | Films Seen Chronologically Films Seen: 41 Benediction: A-Great Freedom: A-Katrina Babies: A- Hit the Road: B+Mad God: B+Neptune Frost: B+Rothaniel: B+The Territory: B+ After Yang: BHappening: BHold Your Fire: BThe Innocents: BThe Janes: BMrs. Harris Goes to Paris: BNitram: BParis, 13th District: BWe’re All Going to the World’s Fair: BThe Woman…

2022 Viewing Log Chronologically

Films Seen Alphabetically | Films Seen By Grade Films Seen: 41 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 a Pandemic: B-5/8/2022…

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…

1986 Supporting Actress Smackdown

Friends, I have had an absolutely wonderful time touring through 1986. The films nominated for Supporting Actress? Almost uniformly great, with one glaring exception that’s fully balanced out by the sheer perfection of the lineup’s best entry. The other films I’ve watched this month? Pretty fucking great, with outstanding work across a fantastically wide sample…