Total: 280 (full list here)
Avg cost: $2.58
Wrap-ups for previous years live under the year-end tag.
This year I wrote bimonthly posts of varying timeliness and hotness of take, and they live under the whatdidjacithink tag. I also managed a bit of SIFF coverage, available here. Finally, I wrote a handful of standalones, which are linked in this thread:
Or, you know, you can just scroll back.
Films of my heart: Annihilation, Eighth Grade, Black Panther, Dirty Computer, Shoplifters
Other faves: En El Septimo Dia, Support the Girls, Hereditary, The Favourite, Crazy Rich Asians, You Were Never Really There, If Beale Street Could Talk, Tully, Blindspotting, Leave No Trace
Continue reading “[2018 Film Wrap-Up]”
Total: 275 (full list)
SIFF: 80 (20-odd more than usual, thanks to the once-in-a-lifetime 3P)
…total cost: $619.50, or $2.25 a film
Wrap-ups for previous years live under the year-end tag, & if a film is linked here, it’s probably to the Instagram post I wrote on it for my #lastweekslove project.
Films of my heart: Call Me By Your Name, Columbus, Lady Bird, The Shape of Water.
And of course: BPM, Get Out, Colossal, The Wedding Plan, Professor Marston & the Wonder Women, Novitiate, Mudbound, A Ghost Story, Personal Shopper, The Big Sick, Menashe
More after the jump! Continue reading “[2017 Film Wrap-Up]”
Total: 222 (full list here)
Revival: 62 (of course, that does include The Room.)
…total of $572.35, giving us an average ticket price of $2.58. The cost of living keeps on a-rising.
(Previous years live under the year-end tag.)
Best film: Moonlight and The Fits, both of which deal with a particular experience, both of which focus on black youth, and both of which deal specifically with gender presentation and expectations. This pairing is a coincidence; they’re both here because they’re both terrific.
Also: Torrey Pines and Lemonade, because movies don’t have to be long, y’all.
Continue reading “[2016 Film Round-Up]”
Total: 208 (full list here.)
…plus 8 other (NT Live & Doctor Who)
Free: 81 (+ festival)
…all told I paid $587.75 in total for movies in 2015, giving us an average ticket price of $2.83, almost a buck more than last year. I blame Cinerama.
Films of my heart: Carol, Crimson Peak, and Sworn Virgin
Very close runners-up: 99 Homes & Spotlight, both of which are hard to watch at points, but always incredibly important. Also, Xavier Dolan’s Mommy*
Continue reading “[2015 Film Roundup]”
Total: 204 (full list here)
…plus 8 other (NT Live, etc)
Other festivals (SLGFF, Noir City): 21
Free: SIFF volunteer (67 + festival), other machinations (29)
…all told I paid $376.95 in total for movies in 2014, not including Veronica Mars, giving us an average ticket price of $1.85.
Favorite films (which this year means films which haunted me the most): Ida, Force Majeure, and Foxcatcher
Honorable mention: the Tilda Swinton Trilogy of The Grand Budapest Hotel, Only Lovers Left Alive, and Snowpiercer
Continue reading “[2014 Film Roundup]”