Rightwing Film Geek

 Top 10 this year

1. Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
2. Parasite (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea)
3. “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” (Radu Jude, Romania)
4. Cold Case Hammerskjöld (Mads Brugger, Denmark)
5. They Shall Not Grow Old (Peter Jackson, Britain / New Zealand)
6. Marriage Story (Noah Baumbach, USA) *
7. Queen of Hearts (May El-Toukhy, Denmark)
8. Little Joe (Jessica Hausner, Britain/Austria) *
9. Shadow (Zhang Yimou, China)
10. Knives Out (Rian Johnson, USA) *

HONORABLE MENTIONS
English fiction:
Dragged Across Concrete (S. Craig Zahler, USA); Give Me Liberty (Kirill Mikhanovsky, USA); In Fabric (Peter Strickland, Britain)*

Foreign fiction:
High Life (Claire Denis, France); Loro (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy); Ash Is Purest White (Jia Zhang-ke, China); Monos (Alejandro Landes and Alexis Dos Santos, Colombia); In My Room (Ulrich Kohler, Germany)

Documentary:
Apollo 11 (Todd Douglas Miller, USA); Midnight Family (Luke Lorentsen, Mexico)*; Amazing Johnathan Documentary (Ben Berman, USA); One Child Nation (Nanfu Wang and Lynn Zhang, USA/China); American Dharma (Errol Morris, USA)

Festival films with 8-,9- or 10-grades, but U.S. distribution status or date uncertain: The Orphanage (Sharbanooh Sadat, Afghanistan)

* Not yet released, but a U.S. date for this year is set.

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