The Paragon

The Paragon is a feature shared with our companion site, Cineccentric.

Certain seasons of TV shows are marked with a number enclosed in parentheses in the title of the review. These seasons are included in the Paragon, a collection of film and television that our critics found to be particularly memorable or compelling. TV seasons within the Paragon are not necessarily the ‘best’ TV seasons released; however, they have made an undeniable impression on our critics that we deem worthy of mention. Television included within the Paragon does not receive a star rating as a result.

Film and television included within the Paragon:

  1. Blind directed by Eskil Vogt
  2. Tu dors Nicole directed by Stéphane Lafleur
  3. The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
  4. Knight of Cups directed by Terrence Malick
  5. Mommy directed by Xavier Dolan
  6. Louder Than Bombs directed by Joachim Trier
  7. The Club directed by Pablo Larraín
  8. Equals directed by Drake Doremus
  9. Songs My Brothers Taught Me directed by Chloé Zhao
  10. Don’t Think Twice directed by Mike Birbiglia
  11. Dekalog directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
  12. Nocturnal Animals directed by Tom Ford
  13. Raw directed by Julia Ducournau
  14. mother! directed by Darren Aronofsky
  15. Good Time directed by The Safdie Brothers
  16. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri directed by Martin McDonagh
  17. Call Me By Your Name directed by Luca Guadagnino
  18. The Color of Pomegranates directed by Sergei Parajanov
  19. The Wild Pear Tree directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  20. First Reformed directed by Paul Schrader
  21. If Beale Street Could Talk directed by Barry Jenkins
  22. Fleabag (Season 2) created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge
  23. The Lighthouse directed by Robert Eggers
  24. Years and Years (miniseries) created by Russell T Davies