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    Top 10 of 2022

    Half a year already past so it's time for this annual thread!
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    1. In Front of Your Face
    2. Turning Red
    3. RRR
    4. Top Gun: Maverick
    5. Everything Everywhere All at Once
    6. Great Freedom
    7. Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
    8. Kimi
    9. Navalny
    10. Fire Island
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    1. Crimes of the Future
    2. Kimi
    3. Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood
    4. Top Gun: Maverick
    5. Jackass Forever

    Honorable mentions:
    Beavis & Butthead Do the Universe
    The Northman
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    Pretty weak year so far, but it always is around this time. I'd be ok with most of my top five getting in my year end top ten.
    Last edited by Pop Trash; 07-03-2022 at 04:55 PM.
    Ratings on a 1-10 scale for your pleasure:

    Top Gun: Maverick - 8
    Top Gun - 7
    McCabe & Mrs. Miller - 8
    Crimes of the Future - 8
    Videodrome - 9
    Valley Girl - 8
    Summer of '42 - 7
    In the Line of Fire - 8
    Passenger 57 - 7
    Everything Everywhere All at Once - 6



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    Premieres

    Warm
    Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)

    Mild
    Avec amour et acharnement (Claire Denis)

    Cold
    The Tinder Swindler (Felicity Morris)


    US Commercial Releases

    Spicy
    Electra, My Love (Miklós Jancsó)

    Warm
    Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
    Introduction (Hong Sangsoo)


    Mild
    Avec amour et acharnement (Claire Denis)
    Lingui, les liens sacré (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
    A Man of Integrity (Mohammad Rasoulof)


    Cold
    1982 (Oualid Mouaness)
    Just because...
    Petite maman (Céline Sciamma, 2021) mild
    The Banshees of Inisherin (Martin McDonagh, 2022) mild
    Aftersun (Charlotte Wells, 2022) cold

    The last book I read was...
    Theory of the Avant-Garde by Peter Bürger


    The (New) World

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    Premieres (features)

    Spicy
    Unrest (Cyril Schäublin)

    Warm
    Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
    De Humani Corporis Fabrica (Lucien Castaing-Taylor/Véréna Paravel)
    No Bears (Jafar Panahi)
    Self-Portrait as a Coffee Pot (William Kentridge)
    Tales from the Gimli Hospital Redux (Guy Maddin)


    Mild
    El agua (Elena López Riera)
    Avec amour et acharnement (Claire Denis)
    Concrete Valley (Antoine Bourges)
    Les Enfants des autres (Rebecca Zlotowski)
    Fogo-fátuo (João Pedro Rodrigues)
    Joyland (Saim Sadiq)
    Love Life (Fukada Koji)
    RMN (Cristian Mungiu)
    Shimoni (Angela Wamai)
    Subtraction (Mani Haghighi)
    Walk Up (Hong Sangsoo)


    Cold
    Pacifiction (Albert Serra)
    So Much Tenderness (Lina Rodriguez)
    Stellar (Darlene Naponse)
    The Tinder Swindler (Felicity Morris)



    US Commercial Releases

    Spicy
    Electra, My Love (Miklós Jancsó)

    Warm
    Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
    Introduction (Hong Sangsoo)


    Mild
    Avec amour et acharnement (Claire Denis)
    Lingui, les liens sacré (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
    A Man of Integrity (Mohammad Rasoulof)


    Cold
    1982 (Oualid Mouaness)
    Last edited by baby doll; 10-03-2022 at 03:03 PM.
    Just because...
    Petite maman (Céline Sciamma, 2021) mild
    The Banshees of Inisherin (Martin McDonagh, 2022) mild
    Aftersun (Charlotte Wells, 2022) cold

    The last book I read was...
    Theory of the Avant-Garde by Peter Bürger


    The (New) World

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    Premieres (features)

    Spicy
    Unrest (Cyril Schäublin)

    Warm
    Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
    De Humani Corporis Fabrica (Lucien Castaing-Taylor/Véréna Paravel)
    No Bears (Jafar Panahi)
    Self-Portrait as a Coffee Pot (William Kentridge)
    Tales from the Gimli Hospital Redux (Guy Maddin)
    Tár (Todd Field)


    Mild
    El agua (Elena López Riera)
    Avec amour et acharnement (Claire Denis)
    Concrete Valley (Antoine Bourges)
    Les Enfants des autres (Rebecca Zlotowski)
    Fogo-fátuo (João Pedro Rodrigues)
    Joyland (Saim Sadiq)
    Love Life (Fukada Koji)
    RMN (Cristian Mungiu)
    Shimoni (Angela Wamai)
    Subtraction (Mani Haghighi)
    Triangle of Sadness (Ruben Östlund)
    Walk Up (Hong Sangsoo)


    Cold
    Pacifiction (Albert Serra)
    So Much Tenderness (Lina Rodriguez)
    Stellar (Darlene Naponse)
    The Tinder Swindler (Felicity Morris)



    US Commercial Releases

    Spicy
    Electra, My Love (Miklós Jancsó)
    Rouge (Stanley Kwan)


    Warm
    Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
    Introduction (Hong Sangsoo)
    Tár (Todd Field)


    Mild
    Avec amour et acharnement (Claire Denis)
    The Heroic Trio (Johnnie To)
    Lingui, les liens sacré (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
    A Man of Integrity (Mohammad Rasoulof)
    Triangle of Sadness (Ruben Östlund)


    Cold
    1982 (Oualid Mouaness)
    Just because...
    Petite maman (Céline Sciamma, 2021) mild
    The Banshees of Inisherin (Martin McDonagh, 2022) mild
    Aftersun (Charlotte Wells, 2022) cold

    The last book I read was...
    Theory of the Avant-Garde by Peter Bürger


    The (New) World

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    1. In Front of Your Face
    2. Turning Red
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    4. Top Gun: Maverick
    5. Everything Everywhere All at Once
    6. Great Freedom
    7. Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
    8. Kimi
    9. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
    10. Crimes of the Future
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    Three Colors: Red (Kieslowski, 1994) 4.5
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    Bodies Bodies Bodies (Reijn, 2022) 4.5
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    The Hidden Fortress (Kurosawa, 1958) 4
    Stagefright (Soavi, 1987) Right between the eyes
    Tropical Malady (Weerasethakul, 2004) 4
    No Holds Barred (Wright, 1989) DOOKIE?!?
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    Groundhog Day (Ramis, 1993) 4.5
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    Happy Together (Kar-wai, 1997) 4
    The Gray Man (Russos, 2022) 2.5
    The Ring (Verbinski, 2002) 4
    Basic Instinct (Verhoeven, 1995) 4.5
    But I'm A Cheerleader (Babbit, 2000) 4.5
    Minions 2: The Rise of Gru (Balda, 2022) 2.5
    Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (Flesicher-Camp, 2022) 5
    The Muppet Movie (Frawley, 1979) 4.5
    Pee Wee's Big Adventure (Burton, 1985) 3.5
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    9. Thor: Love and Thunder (Theater Viewing)
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    1. In Front of Your Face
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    3. Turning Red
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    5. Top Gun: Maverick
    6. Three Thousand Years of Longing
    7. Everything Everywhere All at Once
    8. Great Freedom
    9. Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood
    10. Kimi
    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    7. Beavis & Butthead Do the Universe
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    10. X
    Ratings on a 1-10 scale for your pleasure:

    Top Gun: Maverick - 8
    Top Gun - 7
    McCabe & Mrs. Miller - 8
    Crimes of the Future - 8
    Videodrome - 9
    Valley Girl - 8
    Summer of '42 - 7
    In the Line of Fire - 8
    Passenger 57 - 7
    Everything Everywhere All at Once - 6



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    COUNTDOWN TO MY TOPS --- There's really not that many, unfortunately.

    MUST SEE:
    Banshees of Inisherin
    Wakanda Forever
    The Fabelmans
    The Whale
    Avatar: The Way of Water
    Babylon

    MAY SEE:
    Decision to Leave
    The Menu
    Empire of Light
    Glass Onion
    The Wonder
    White Noise

    BIG CRITIC MOVIES I'LL PROBABLY NOT SEE:
    Armageddon Time
    She Said
    The Son
    Till
    Living
    Bardo

    IF IT GETS GREAT REVIEWS:
    Devotion
    The Eternal Daughter
    A Man Called Otto
    Emancipation

    Barbarian - ***
    Bones and All - ***
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    Load of disappointing art/awards films this year so far...

    1. One Second
    2. Top Gun: Maverick
    3. Women Talking
    4. Tori and Lokita
    5. Happening
    6. The Woman King
    7. Kimi
    8. Ambulance
    9. The Northman
    10. Jackass Forever

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    1. Everything Everywhere All at Once (Theater Viewing)
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    4. The Batman (Redbox Blu-ray)
    5. Barbarian (Theater Viewing)
    6. X (Theater Viewing)
    7. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Theater Viewing)
    8. Werewolf by Night (Disney+)
    9. Pearl (Theater Viewing)
    10. Prey (Hulu)

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    Midnight Run (1988) - 9
    The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) - 8.5
    The Adventures of Robinhood (1938) - 8
    Sisters (1973) - 6.5
    Shin Godzilla (2016) - 7.5

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    Two to go

    Barbarian - ***
    Bones and All - ***
    Tar - **


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