I honestly cannot believe this is the end of a decade. The 2010s have been a very transformative decade for me in almost every way possible. The one thing that has stayed with me is my love of cinema. I always have ups and downs with contemporary cinema, but this year I found several films that really spoke to me. So, as always, you can find my favorite fifteen films of the year after the cut. You can also see my whole list here.
So October started with my annual trip to the Pordenone Silent Film Festival and ended with many great 2019 releases (it’s that time of year!). As always, you can find everything I watched (it was a lot!) in October, plus a few favorites after the cut.
Key: Djay, things don’t always come together just because you want them to, all right, man? Look, just because you got the bacon, the lettuce and tomato, hell, man, that don’t mean I’m gonna give you my toast. Look, man, I know you done learned a whole mess of shit hustling out on the street, right? Let me tell you what I learned while working on my job. There are two types of people: Those that talk the talk and those that walk the walk. People who walk the walk, they sometimes talk the talk. But most of the time, they don’t talk at all, because they walking. Now, people who talk the talk, when it comes time for them to walk, you wanna know what they do?
Djay: What is that?
Key: They talk people like me into walking for them.