Films I Watched, July 2020

sweet sweetback

The Melvin Van Peebles classic of Blaxploitation, “Sweet Sweetback’s Baad Asssss Song,” confounded me with its surrealistic editing and dizzying jump cuts. (Photo: Cinemation Ind.)

JULY 2020
Year to date: 72 films in 213 days, or 1 film every 2.95 days

72. Mississippi Grind (2015) / Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
Netflix

71. Shirley (2020) / Josephine Decker
Fandango

70. Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014) / Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo
Netflix

69. Tusk (2014) / Kevin Smith
Netflix

68. An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018) / Jim Hosking
Netflix

67. American Honey (2016) / Andrea Arnold
Netflix

66. Sweet Sweetback’s Baad Asssss Song (1971) / Melvin Van Peebles
Kanopy

65. Deerskin (2019) / Quentin Dupieux
Virtual Cinema (State Theatre, Modesto)

64. John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020) / Dawn Porter
Virtual Cinema (Fresno Filmworks)

Complete lists of films I’ve watched

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