‘The question is not why he did it, the question is why would anyone make this movie?’ – Kevin, We Need To Talk About Kevin
We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)
The first of two Lynne Ramsay films on this list and the film that introduced us to Ezra Miller. Creepy, unsettling and rather brilliant.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The long-reigning title holder of the number one film of Imdb.com’s top 250 films of all time – with good reason.
Quiet, beautiful and tragic. Painful, moving and essential watching.
You Were Never Really Here (2018)
In a parallel universe, the powers-that-be of awards season would have ensured that Lynne Ramsay got the credit she truly deserved for this under-seen modern classic.
Fight Club (1999)
I’m already breaking the first rule by even mentioning it here. (PSA: It is TWENTY years old this year…!)
The Handmaiden (2017)
[Insert chef’s kiss here]
A Man Called Ove (2017)
I mean, if you’re a regular around these parts, you’ll have seen this film already. Including, once more, just in case you need to go and rectify that…