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  1. 2005 1. The New World 2. Brokeback Mountain 3. Cache 2006 1. Children of Men 2. Pan's Labyrinth 3. The Lives of Others 2007 1. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2. There Will Be Blood 3. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2008 1. Synecdoche, New York 2. Speed Racer 3. The Wrestler 2009 1. Where the Wild Things Are 2. The White Ribbon 3. The City of Life and Death
  2. 2000 1. in the Mood for Love 2. Yi Yi 3, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2001 1. Mulholland Drive 2. Amelie 3. Monsters Inc 2002 1. Punch-Drunk Love 2. Oasis 3. Millennium Actress 2003 1. Kill Bill volume 1 2. Oldboy 3. Dogville 2004 1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2. Before Sunset 3. Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  3. The Offence Animal Kingdom Out of the Blue One False Move
  4. Not quite. I think it is an okay film; I just don't understand it's near-universal praise as, for me, it excels at nothing. It's just a solidly made feelgood movie. Which is absolutely fine (and something many films don't achieve), but I've never quite grasped why so many people have taken it into their hearts in such a strong way.
  5. I see that Agnès Varda has died at the age of 90. It's nice to see that in the last few years she has finally been receiving the attention she rightly deserved throughout her long career. Given the longevity of her career, I would argue she might be the greatest director to appear during the French New Wave (even if she doesn't have the name recognition of someone like Godard). Her work was always distinctly hers and shot with great warmth, humanity and imagination.
  6. I know this isn't the thread to say you're wrong, but your expectations for the film were. It may feature sex and sex cults, but it isn't a film about either. It certainly isn't a film for everyone, but given your contributions to this folder over the years, I would definitely give the film another try. Like all Kubrick films, it is far deeper than any surface detail.
  7. Here's a list of my 20 favourite films that fit your criteria - https://letterboxd.com/lordcookie/list/20-favourite-single-set-films/ One film not on that list, but that normally gets a lot of love on the forum, is William Friedkin's Bug.
  8. Short Cuts is great (although I think my main enjoyment comes from being a Carver fan) but it's his smaller films I always return to.
  9. This is one of my favourite Altman films. I always preferred his smaller experimental pictures (3 Women, Secret Honor etc.) to the big ensemble dramas.
  10. I'm glad you tracked it down, and enjoyed it!
  11. It's the only 2018 film I've seen.
  12. I look forward to the live action adaptation of Home on the Range in about 12 years time. Disney is a pox on modern cinema.
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