2020 First Watches

Renewed Appreciation: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Cemetery of Splendour, What Time Is It There?, Transit, Phoenix, SPL II: A Time for Consequences, The Matrix, There Will Be Blood, Vive L’Amour, Nothing But a Man, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Meek’s Cutoff

Shorts: “No No Sleep,” “Asparagus,” “Night Without Distance,” “Joy Street,” “Cry When It Happens,” “The Sky Is Clear and Blue Today,” “Fainting Spells,” “Pinball,” “Temple of Torment,” “What Did Jack Do?,” “Cattle Mutilations,” “El Doctor,” “The Stranger in Apartment 9F,” “Visitations,” “Fit Model,” “Jefferson Circus Songs,” “Nightwalk”

  1. High and Low (1963, Akira Kurosawa) [March]
  2. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010, Raúl Ruiz) [January]
  3. His Girl Friday (1940, Howard Hawks) [March]
  4. Like Someone in Love (2012, Abbas Kiarostami) [January]
  5. The Love Eterne (1963, Li Han-hsiang) [March]
  6. Fantômas (1913, Louis Feuillade) [March]
  7. The Clock (1945, Vincente Minnelli) [March]
  8. The Wind Rises (2013, Hayao Miyazaki) [January]
  9. Drug War (2012, Johnnie To) [January]
  10. Romancing in Thin Air (2012, Johnnie To) [January]
  11. Safe (1995, Todd Haynes) [February]
  12. Dawn of the Dead (1978, George A. Romero) [February]
  13. Tabu (2012, Miguel Gomes) [January]
  14. Simone Barbès or Virtue (1980, Marie-Claude Treilhou) [March]
  15. Hanagatami (2017, Nobuhiko Obayashi) [January]
  16. Starship Troopers (1997, Paul Verhoeven) [March]
  17. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013, Isao Takahata) [January]
  18. Double messieurs (1986, Jean-François Stévenin) [February]
  19. A Voluntary Year (2019, Ulrich Köhler & Henner Winckler) [February]
  20. Pauline at the Beach (1983, Eric Rohmer) [March]
  21. Journey to the West (2014, Tsai Ming-liang) [January]
  22. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013, Martin Scorsese) [January]
  23. Metropolis (1927, Fritz Lang) [March]
  24. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977, Luis Buñuel) [January]
  25. 36 Fillette (1988, Catherine Breillat) [February]
  26. differently, Molussia (2012, Nicolas Rey) [January]
  27. Synonyms (2019, Nadav Lapid) [January]
  28. Garoto (2015, Júlio Bressane) [January]
  29. Noroît (une vengeance) (1976, Jacques Rivette) [March]
  30. Day of the Dead (1985, George A. Romero) [February]
  31. The Blue Angel (1930, Josef von Sternberg) [March]
  32. West Side Story (1961, Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins) [February]
  33. Blind Detective (2013, Johnnie To) [January]
  34. Shadows (1959, John Cassavetes) [January]
  35. Vitalina Varela (2019, Pedro Costa) [February]
  36. Unstoppable (2010, Tony Scott) [January]
  37. A Hidden Life (2019, Terrence Malick) [January]
  38. The Cool World (1963, Shirley Clarke) [January]
  39. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971, Robert Altman) [February]
  40. Grand Illusion (1937, Jean Renoir) [March]
  41. The Arbor (2010, Clio Barnard) [January]
  42. Zombi Child (2019, Bertrand Bonello) [February]
  43. Sentimental Education (2013, Júlio Bressane) [January]
  44. The World Is Full of Secrets (2018, Graham Swon) [January]
  45. Atlantics (2019, Mati Diop) [January]
  46. A Girl Missing (2019, Koji Fukada) [February]
  47. Under the Skin (2013, Jonathan Glazer) [January]
  48. Meeting a Milestone (1989, Goutam Ghose) [March]
  49. Fear of Fear (1975, Rainer Werner Fassbinder) [March]
  50. Ham on Rye (2019, Tyler Taormina) [February]
  51. A Faithful Man (2018, Louis Garrel) [February]
  52. Life Without Principle (2011, Johnnie To) [January]
  53. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959, Masaki Kobayashi) [February]
  54. The American Sector (2020, Courtney Stephens & Pacho Velez) [February]
  55. Candyman (1992, Bernard Rose) [March]
  56. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019, J.J. Abrams) [January]
  57. Oroslan (2019, Matjaz Ivanisin) [February]
  58. Mekong Hotel (2012, Apichatpong Weerasthakul) [January]
  59. Batang West Side (2001, Lav Diaz) [March]
  60. Locke (2013, Steven Knight) [March]
  61. Daisies (1966, Vera Chytilová) [February]
  62. Gamer (2009, Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor) [March]
  63. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018, Susan Johnson) [February]