It’s the end of the month, so it’s time for the best movies I saw for the first time in October.
10.) My Name Is Joe directed by Ken Loach, 1998 (seen on Mubi)
9.) The Holy Girl directed by Lucrecia Martel, 2004 (rented from Netflix’s DVD service)
8.) Leolo directed by Jean-Claude Lauzon, 1992 (rented from Netflix’s DVD service)
7.) On the Beach at Night Alone directed by Hong Sang-soo, 2017 (seen on the Criterion Channel)
6.) Joker directed by Todd Phillips, 2019 (seen in theaters)
5.) Chaos (a.k.a. Kaos) directed by Vittorio Taviani & Paolo Taviani, 1984 (seen on the Criterion Channel)
4.) El Camino directed by Vince Gilligan, 2019 (seen on Netflix)
3.) Henry V directed by Kenneth Branagh, 1989 (seen on Amazon Prime)
2.) The Lighthouse directed by Robert Eggers, 2019 (seen in theaters)
1.) Shoplifters directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 (seen on Hulu)
Other recommended movies: Archipelago, The Broken Circle Breakdown, The Cell, Claire’s Camera, Deadlock, The Death of Empedocles, Dolemite Is My Name, King Kong vs. Godzilla, Manta Ray, The Miracle Woman, The Night of the Shooting Stars, Private Life, Revenge (1989), When You’re Strange, and Workers, Peasants.
Best short: Mongoloid directed by Bruce Conner, 1978 (seen on YouTube)
Worst movie: Dirty Grandpa directed by Dan Mazer, 2016 (rented from my local library)
Hope you all have fun posting here tonight and have a great night.