It’s the end of the month, so it’s time for the best films I saw for the first time in April. Thanks to the Criterion Channel, the runner-up list is packed this month.
10.) 24 Frames directed by Abbas Kiarostami, 2017 (seen on Criterion Channel)
9.) Shazam! directed by David F. Sandberg, 2019 (seen in theaters)
8.) Kaagaz Ke Phool directed by Guru Dutt, 1959 (seen on Amazon Prime)
7.) Le Havre directed by Aki Kaurismaki, 2011 (seen on Criterion Channel)
6.) Avengers: Endgame directed by Anthony Russo & Joe Russo, 2019 (seen in theaters)
5.) The Beaches of Agnes directed by Agnes Varda, 2008 (seen on Mubi)
4.) Howl’s Moving Castle directed by Hayao Miyazaki, 2004 (seen in theaters)
3.) La Ronde directed by Max Ophuls, 1950 (seen on Criterion Channel)
2.) My Winnipeg directed by Guy Maddin, 2007 (seen on Criterion Channel)
1.) Summer with Monika directed by Ingmar Bergman, 1953 (seen on Criterion Channel)
Other recommended films: Brian’s Song, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Drug War, Forty Guns, Goodbye South, Goodbye, Happy as Lazzaro, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Inland Sea, The Insect Woman, Last Hurrah for Chivalry, The Marquise of O, My Beautiful Laundrette, No Home Movie, Pet Sematary ’19, Support the Girls, Teen Spirit ’18, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, and Vox Lux.
Best short film: The Red Death directed by Victor Erice, 2006 (seen on Vimeo)
Worst film: 4:44 Last Day on Earth directed by Abel Ferrara, 2011 (seen on Mubi)
Hope you all have fun posting here tonight and have a great night.