Lists by Jay96

a list of 13 titles
As part of the "Films Ranked" series, this list ranks the films of Man Ray.
 
a list of 401 titles
This is a growing list of titles I saw in 2017 for the very first time. This list is in chronological order of my watches.

Ratings are always subject to change upon evaluation and reconsideration. I view shorts and features as different, thus, ratings reflect that.

Best:
01. Come and See (1985)
02. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
03. On the Silver Globe (1988)
04. Love Exposure (2008)
05. Close-Up (1990)
06. Black Moon (1975)
07. For All Mankind (1989)
08. The Cameraman's Revenge (1912)
09. Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
10. Paris, Texas (1984)

Worst:
01. Electrocuting an Elephant (1903)
02. Beta Male (2017)
03. United 300 (2007)
04. In a Heartbeat (2017)
05. Raw (2016)
06. He Took His Skin Off for Me (2014)
07. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
08. Suicide Squad (2016)
09. Beauty and the Beast (2017)
10. The Caged Pillows (2016)

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a list of 64 people
In progress. Not really in order.
 
a list of 89 titles
This list explores my personal favorite moments in film in which a lyrical song or classical piece is expertly utilized to match the mise en scène. The artists of the respective songs are listed in the notes section.
 
a list of 21 titles
This list contains each film I rewatched in the year of 2017. Each film's respective notes section includes previous and new ratings as well as an estimation of the gap between previous viewing.
 
a list of 61 titles
Each judged within the context of the overall series, this list ranks the different episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender. It has been some time since I have revisited the series in its entirety so the ratings may not reflect future opinion.
 
a list of 623 titles
This is a comprehensive and growing list of my favorite films, which includes documentaries, short films, series, TV movies, and screensavers.

[insert inspirational quote from established director to validate my taste]

see also:

2016 film log
2017 film log
favorite directors
favorite music moments
favorite film of each year
recent additions:

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Kwaidan (1964)
Hellraiser (1987)
A Ghost Story (2017)

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a list of 16 titles
As part of the "Films Ranked" series, this list ranks the films of Stanley Kubrick.
 
a list of 13 titles
As part of the "Films Ranked" series, this list ranks the films of Sergei M. Eisenstein.
 
a list of 11 titles
As part of the "Films Ranked" series, this list ranks the films of Andrei Tarkovsky.
 
a list of 15 titles
As part of the "Films Ranked" series, this list ranks the films of Denis Villeneuve.
 
a list of 131 titles
This list features my personal favorite films of each year from 1887 to 2017. I can foresee a number of the films (especially pre-1920's films) listed being replaced the more I explore cinema throughout the years.
 
a list of 11 titles
This is a growing list of the best films of 2016 that I have seen.
 
a list of 16 titles
This is a growing list of the best films of 2015 that I have seen.
 
a list of 555 titles
This is a list of titles I saw in 2016 for the very first time. This list is in mostly chronological order of my watches; each consecutive week's features are listed first, followed by the respective week's short films.

Ratings are subject to change over time and reflect my personal opinion as of December 31, 2016.

Top 10:
01. Melancholia (2008)
02. Shoah (1985)
03. I Stand Alone (1998)
04. My Life to Live (1962)
05. From What is Before (2014)
06. Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
07. Ran (1985)
08. The Apple (1998)
09. Breaking the Waves (1996)
10. To Our Loves (1983)

Bottom 10:
01. Penis Boy (2015)
02. Ghostbusters (2016)
03. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
04. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
05. Super Girl from China (2015)
06. The Help (2011)
07. Zen for Film (1964)
08. Lot254 (2012)
09. The Seafarers (1953)
10. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

Director Stats:
58: Stan Brakhage | 23: Jean Painlevé | 15: PES | 13: Gaspar Noé | David Lynch | 9: Ryan Trecartin | 8: Jean-Luc Godard | Don Hertzfeldt | Jan Svankmajer | Robert Morgan | 6: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Akira Kurosawa | Robert Bresson | Aleksandr Petrov | Jodie Mack | 5: Stanley Kubrick | Krzysztof Kieslowski | Georges Méliès | Orson Welles | Samira Makhmalbaf | 4: Roman Polanski | Alfred Hitchcock | Harmony Korine | Fritz Lang | Miranda July | Tim Burton | David Cronenberg | Eric Notarnicola | 3: Ingmar Bergman | Lars von Trier | Buster Keaton | Yasujirô Ozu | Steve McQueen | Satyajit Ray | Denis Villeneuve | Pier Paolo Pasolini | Andrei Tarkovsky | Oskar Fischinger | Woody Allen | Yorgos Lanthimos | Alain Resnais | Luis Buñuel | Paul Thomas Anderson | Jafar Panahi | Lav Diaz | Joseph Pelling | Becky Sloan | Neill Blomkamp | Majid Majidi | Neil Breen | Ilya Naishuller | 2: Charles Chaplin | Ang Lee | Ken Loach | Charles Burnett | Alejandro González Iñárritu | Chris Marker | Abel Ferrara | Federico Fellini | Martin Scorsese | Werner Herzog | François Truffaut | Aleksandr Gordon | Thomas Ridgewell | Eadweard Muybridge | John Cassavetes | Jean Renoir | Grigoriy Aleksandrov | Sidney Lumet | Vera Chytilová | Henri-Georges Clouzot | Yuriy Norshteyn | Asghar Farhadi | Peter Watkins | David Firth | Walerian Borowczyk | John Huston | Xavier Dolan | Abbas Kiarostami | Larry Clark | Takashi Miike | Matt McCormick | Alix Otenstein

19th Century:
1870's: 02 | 1880's: 02 | 1890's: 08

20th Century:
1900's: 05 | 1910's: 02 | 1920's: 22 | 1930's: 21 | 1940's: 12 | 1950's: 47
1960's: 53 | 1970's: 61 | 1980's: 37 | 1990's: 68

21st Century:
2000's: 105 | 2010's: 108

Feature: 240 | Short: 221 | Documentary: 9 | Documentary Short: 35 | TV Series: 1 | Mini-Series: 1 | Pilot: 1 | Webseries: 4 | Web Special: 2 | Video: 7 | Video Short: 32

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