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Tim McCormick - Films/TV watched and to watch - see https://tjm.org/films for notes & how to use
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STATUS, or DATE SEEN
TITLEYRCOUNTRYDIRECTORNotesCategoryBFI 100 2020
BAFTA Outstanding British Film
BAFTA Best Film (any source)CANNES FILM FESTIVALDezeen 20 architecture films
Academy Awards Best Foreign Film
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TOPThe Comfort of Strangers1990Italy/UKPaul Schrader
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TOPThe Gambler1974USAKarel Reisz
written by James Toback
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TOPThe Imitation Game2014UKMorten Tyldum
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TOPRichard III1955UKLaurence Olivier1955 winner1955 winner
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TOPMinimalism2016USA
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TOPTreme
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TOPRoma2018MexicoAlfonso Cuarón2018 winner
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TOPBrooklyn2015UKJohn Crowley2015 winner
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TOPThe Man Without a Past2002FinlandAki Kaurismäki2002 Grand Jury
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TOPThe Lion King1994USA
Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff
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TOPAvatar2009USAJames Cameron
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TOPAvalon1990USABarry Levinson
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TOPThe Great Beauty2013ItalyPaolo Sorrentino
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TOPAtlantics (Atlantique)2019France, SenegalMati Diop2019 Grand Jury
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TOPPIG2021USAMichael Sarnoski
drama film written and directed by Michael Sarnoski in his directorial debut. It stars Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, and Adam Arkin, and follows a truffle forager whose beloved truffle-finding pig is stolen.
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TOPTitane2021FranceJulia Ducournau
horror film written and directed by Julia Ducournau. The French-Belgian co-production stars Agathe Rousselle in her feature film debut as Alexia, a woman who, after being injured in a car accident as a child, has a titanium plate fitted into her head.
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2022-07Fleabag
2016-2019
UKPhoebe Waller-Bridge
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TOPWhen the Levees Broke2006USASpike Lee
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TOPWest Side Story2021USASteven Spielberg
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Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
2021USA
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival.
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TOPThe French Dispatch2021USAWes Anderson
The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun is a 2021 American anthology comedy film written, directed and produced by Wes Anderson from a story he conceived with Roman Coppola, Hugo Guinness and Jason Schwartzman.
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TOPEducation2020UKSteve McQueen
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TOPAlex Wheatle2020UKSteve McQueen
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TOPRed, White, and Blue2020UKSteve McQueen
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TOPHamilton2020USAThomas Kail
live stage recording of the 2015 Broadway musical of the same name, which was inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. It was directed and produced by Thomas Kail and produced, written, and composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda
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TOPThe Right to Rest2019USA
Sarah Megyesy, Guillermo Roqués
documentary
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TOPRichard II2012UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPHenry IV, Part 12012UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPHenry IV, Part 22012UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPHenry V2012UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPHenry VI, Part 1/22016UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPHenry VI, Part 2/32016UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPRichard III2016UK
The Hollow Crown, BBC series
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TOPFirst Cow2019USAKelly Reichardt
from a screenplay by Reichardt and Jonathan Raymond based on Raymond's novel The Half Life
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TOPFantastic Fungi2019USALouie Schwartzberg
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TOPLittle Woods2018USANia DaCosta
crime thriller film, written and directed by Nia DaCosta in her feature directorial debut. The film stars Tessa Thompson
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TOPCandyman1992USABernard Rose
Based on Clive Barker's short story "The Forbidden"
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TOPCandyman2021USANia DaCosta.
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TOPShoplifters2018Japan
Manbiki Kazoku - Hirokazu Kore-eda
2018 Palm d'Or
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TOPAndy Irons: Kissed by God2018USASteve and Todd Jones
documentary about the three-time world champion who died at 32 after a lifelong struggle with bipolar disorder and addiction.
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TOPBronx Gothic2017USAAndrew Rossi
documentary on Okwui Okpokwasili's 'Bronx Gothic'
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TOPA Fantastic Woman2017ChileSebastián LelioWinner
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TOPFar From the Madding Crowd2015UKThomas Vinterberg
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TOPA Bigger Splash2015ItalyLuca Guadagnino
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TOPThe Theory of Everything2014James Marsh
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TOPI Am Divine2013USAJeffrey Schwartz
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TOPMeek's Cutoff2010USAKelly Reichardt
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TOPThe American2010USAAnton Corbijn
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TOPWendy and Lucy2008USAKelly Reichardt
Reichardt and Jon Raymond adapted the screenplay from his short story Train Choir. The film stars Michelle Williams as Wendy, a homeless woman who searches for her lost dog,
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TOPKings2007IrelandTom Collins
written & directed by Tom Collins and based on Jimmy Murphy's play The Kings of the Kilburn High Road
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TOPAll the Kings Men2006USASteven Zaillian
written, directed and produced by Steven Zaillian based on the 1946 Pulitzer Prize–winning novel of the same name by Robert Penn Warren.
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TOPLe Grand Meaulnes2006FranceJean-Daniel Verhaeghe
based on the classic novel of the same name.
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Building Africa: Architecture of a Continent
2005UKDavid Adjaye
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8RKb2w1yd8
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TOPLand of Plenty2004Wim Winders
starring Michelle Williams and John Diehl.
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TOPThe Gleaners And I2000FranceAgnes Varda
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TOPBeau Travail1999FranceClair Denis
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TOPRonin1998USAJohn Frankenheimer
written by John David Zeik and David Mamet, under the pseudonym Richard Weisz.
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TOPSankofa1993EthiopiaHaile Gerima
centered on the Atlantic slave trade.
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TOPTrue Romance1993USATony Scott
written by Quentin Tarantino
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TOPThe Last Emperor1987Italy, UK, ChinaBernardo Bertolucci1988 winner
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TOPRiver's Edge1986USATim Hunter
​​American crime drama film written by Neal Jimenez, and starring Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye Leitch, Daniel Roebuck and Dennis Hopper.
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TOPWolfen1981USAMichael Wadleigh
crime horror film directed by Michael Wadleigh, based on Whitley Strieber's 1978 novel The Wolfen. It stars Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines and Edward James Olmos.
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TOPMurs Murs (“Walls Walls”)1980FranceAgnès Vardafilmed in LA
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TOPThe Shining1980USAStanley Kubrick
psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and co-written with novelist Diane Johnson. The film is based on Stephen King's 1977 novel
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TOPBreaking Away1979USAPeter Yates
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TOPThe Wanderers1979USAPhilip Kaufman
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The Wanderer (French: Le Grand Meaulnes)
1967France
based on the novel Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier.
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TOPFar From the Madding Crowd1967UKJohn Schlesinger
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TOPLove on the Dole1941UKJohn Baxter
starring Deborah Kerr and Clifford Evans. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by Walter Greenwood
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TOPThe Magnificent Ambersons1942USAOrson Welles
American period drama written, produced, and directed by Orson Welles
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TOPPecker1998USAJohn Watersrecommended by Erin
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Any Oregon Sunday2021
15 min documentary on motorcycling in Oregon
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The Farewell2019USALulu Wang
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Les Misérables2019FranceLadj Ly
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His Dark Materials (TV)2019UK
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search/"His Dark Materials (TV)"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search/"His Dark Materials (TV)"
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Skyscraper2018USA
Rawson Marshall Thurber
Dezeen 20
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Isle of Dogs2018US/GermanyWes AndersonDezeen 20
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The Shape of Water2017USAGuillermo del Toro
American romantic fantasy film directed by and written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor.
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Blade Runner 20492017USADenis Villeneuve
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The Wolf of Wall Street2013USAMartin Scorsese
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The Comedian2012UKTom Shkolnik
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My Brother the Devil2012UKSally El Hosaini
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Amour2012AustriaMichael Haneke2012 Palm d'OrWinner
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City of God2011
India - Malayalam
Lijo Jose Pellissery
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Made in Dagenham2010UKNigel Cole
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Synecdoche, New York2008USCharlie Kaufman
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Gran Torino2008USAClint Eastwood
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Renaissance2006FranceChristian VolckmanDezeen 20
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Our Brand Is Crisis2005USARachel Boynton
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Broken Flowers2005USAJim Jarmusch2005 Grand Jury
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The Sea Inside2004SpainAlejandro Amenábar
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Spider2002UKDavid Cronenberg
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25th Hour2002USASpike Lee
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My Life as a House2001USAOliver ParkerDezeen 20
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The Taste of Others2000FranceAgnès Jaoui
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The House of Mirth2000UKTerence Davies2000 runner-up
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Gladiator2000USARidley Scott2000 winner
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eXistenZ1999Canada, United Kingdom, and FranceDavid Cronenberg