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Golden Brick Awards


Reviewed/recommended by at least one host.
Not a mainstream/highly publicized movie.
Made by new or newly-established filmmaker.
Shows a clear directorial vision/artistic ambition.
(Criteria fully established in 2014)

View the complete list of finalists on Letterboxd.

2018 Candidates

Thoroughbreds - Official Site

The Rider - Official Site

Chosen: Custody of the Eyes - Official Site

Minding the Gap - Official Site

Madeline's Madeline - IMDB

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection - Official Site

Night Comes On - IMDB

Hale County This Morning, This Evening - Official Site

The Tale - Official Site

Shirkers - Official Site

Thunder Road - IMDB

Happy as Lazarro - IMDB


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Brigsby Bear
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Winner: Columbus
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Lady MacBeth
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Loving Vincent
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Other candidates: Band Aid, Lemon, The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki, Whose Streets?


Winner: The Fits
The Witness

Other candidates: Born to Be Blue, The Phenom, Morris from America, Southside with You, Rams, Under the Shadow, The Edge of Seventeen


The Duke of Burgundy
What We Do in the Shadows - Listener's Choice
Winner: Tangerine
The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Other candidates: Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine, Slow West, Love & Mercy, The Tribe, Meru, Phoenix, The Mend, Heart of a Dog


Winner: Blue Ruin
Dear White People
The One I Love
Starred Up

Other candidates: 20,000 Days on Earth (AK), The Congress (JL), The Double (JL), Finding Vivian Maier (AK), Listen Up Philip, Locke (AK), Mistaken for Strangers (AK), Memphis (JL), Whiplash


Winner: The Act of Killing
Beyond the Hills
Prince Avalanche
Short Term 12
Stories We Tell

Other candidates: Fruitvale Station (JL), In a World... (AK), Leviathan (JL), Like Someone in Love, Much Ado About Nothing (JL), The Spectacular Now


Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Color Wheel
The House I Live In
The Loved Ones
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia - Listener's Choice
Oslo, August 31st
Winner: Wuthering Heights


Winner: The Arbor
Certified Copy
The Interrupters
Meek's Cutoff
Take Shelter - Listener's Choice

Other candidates: Another Earth, Bill Cunningham New York, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Project Nim, Win Win


Easy A
A Film Unfinished
Winner: Dogtooth
Four Lions
The Freebie
It's Kind of a Funny Story
Please Give
The Tillman Story
Tiny Furniture

Note: 2010 list was heavy on movies that even we overlooked initially and did not review.


Anvil: The Story of Anvil
Food, Inc.
Winner: Moon
Summer Hours
World's Greatest Dad


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