Friday, April 23, 2004

More and more lists...

Favorite Movies of All-Time

01. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
02. The Age of Innocence (Scorsese, 1993)
03. In the Mood for Love (Wong, 2000)
04. Trouble in Paradise (Lubitsch, 1932)
05. The Young Girls of Rochefort (Demy, 1967)
06. His Girl Friday (Hawks, 1940)
07. Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942)
08. Chinatown (Polanski, 1974) [Moved up after 5th viewing]
09. Celine and Julie Go Boating (Rivette, 1974) [Added after 2nd viewing] 
10. Jules and Jim (Truffaut, 1962)
11. A Brighter Summer Day (Yang, 1991)
12. Madame De...(Ophuls, 1953)
13. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry, 2004)
14. The Third Man (Reed, 1949)
15. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Demy, 1964)
16. The Rules of the Game (Renoir, 1939)
17. Carol (Haynes, 2015)
18. Ugetsu (Mizoguchi, 1953)
19. Brazil (Gilliam, 1985)
20. Out of Sight (Soderbergh, 1998)
21. Contempt (Godard, 1963)
22. The Docks of New York (Sternberg, 1928)
23. Double Indemnity (Wilder, 1944)
24. Days of Heaven (Malick,1978) [Added after 3rd viewing]
25. Pépé le Moko (Duvivier, 1937)
26. La Jetée (Marker, 1962)
27. The Magnificent Ambersons (Welles, 1942)
28. Notorious (Hitchcock, 1946)
29. The Godfather (Coppola, 1972)
30. Flowers of Shanghai (Hou, 1998) [Added after 4th viewing]

Bumped: Ball of Fire (Hawks, 1941), My Sex Life...Or: How I Got Into an Argument (Desplechin, 1996); Badlands (Malick, 1973), Once Upon a Time in the West (Leone, 1969), Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941), Seconds (Frankenheimer, 1966), Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953), The Apartment (Wilder, 1960), Singin' in the Rain (Donen, 1952)

Favorites by Decade:

2010s

01.  Carol (Haynes, 2015)
02.  Blue Is the Warmest Color (Kechiche, 2013)
03.  Certified Copy (Kiarostami, 2010)
04.  Under the Skin (Glazer, 2013)
05.  Mildred Pierce (Haynes, 2011)
06.  House of Pleasures (Bonello, 2011)
07.  Toy Story 3 (Unkrich, 2010)
08.  The Duke of Burgundy (Strickland, 2014)
09.  Holy Motors (Carax, 2010)
10.  Margaret (Lonergan, 2006/2011)

Bumped: Mysteries of Lisbon (Ruiz, 2011), A Separation (Farhadi, 2011), Frances Ha (Baumbach, 2012), Inside Llewyn Davis (Coen, 2013), The Arbor (Barnard, 2010)


2000s

01. In the Mood for Love
02. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
03. Friday Night (Denis, 2002)
04. Yi Yi (a One and a Two...) (Yang, 2000)
05. Mulholland Dr. (Lynch, 2001)
06. The Man Who Wasn't There (Coen, 2001)
07. The Royal Tenenbaums (Anderson, 2001)
08. Kings and Queen (Desplechin, 2004)
09. Far From Heaven (Haynes, 2002)
10. Ghost World (Zwigoff, 2001)

Bumped: Fantastic Mr. Fox (Anderson, 2009), I ♥ Huckabees (Russell, 2004), The Dark Knight (Nolan, 2008), Capturing the Friedmans (Jarecki, 2003), Talk to Her (Almodovar, 2002)

1990s

01. The Age of Innocence
02. A Brighter Summer Day
03. Out of Sight
04. Flowers of Shanghai
05. My Sex Life...Or: How I Got Into an Argument
06. Late August, Early September (Assayas, 1998)
07. Twelve Monkeys (Gilliam, 1995)
08. Short Cuts (Altman, 1993)
09. Ashes of Time (Wong, 1994)
10. Toy Story 2 (Lasseter, 1999)

Bumped:  Schindler's List (Spielberg, 1993), Days of Being Wild (Wong, 1991), Miami Blues (Armitage, 1990)

1980s

01. Brazil
02. Dekalog (Kieslowski, 1988)
03. The Empire Strikes Back (Kershner, 1980)
04. Coup de torchon (Tavernier, 1981)
05. The Untouchables (De Palma, 1987)
06. Choose Me (Rudolph, 1984)
07. Full Moon in Paris (Rohmer, 1984)
08. Mystery Train (Jarmusch, 1989)
09. The Ballad of Narayama (Imamura, 1982)
10. Berlin Alexanderplatz (Fassbinder, 1980)/The Singing Detective (Amiel, 1986)


1970s

01. Celine and Julie Go Boating
02. Chinatown 
03. Days of Heaven
04. The Godfather
05. Badlands (Malick, 1973) [reinstated]
06. The Godfather, Part 2 (Coppola, 1974)
07. Chloe in the Afternoon (Rohmer, 1972)
08. Manhattan (Allen, 1979)
09. Barry Lyndon (Kubrick, 1975)
10. The Mother and the Whore (Eustache, 1973)

Bumped: The Conversation (Coppola, 1974), Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Fassbinder, 1974), Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976), The Long Goodbye (Altman, 1973), Annie Hall (Allen, 1973), Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir, 1975)

1960s

01. The Young Girls of Rochefort
02. Jules and Jim
03. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
04. Contempt
05. La Jetée
06. Scattered Clouds (Naruse)
07. Once Upon a Time in the West
08. Seconds
09. The Apartment
10. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968) [Added after 3rd viewing]

Bumped: Vivre sa vie (Godard, 1962), Dog Star Man (Brakhage, 1960-1964), The Hustler (Rossen, 1961); Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Kubrick, 1964)

1950s

01. Vertigo
02. Madame de...
03. Ugetsu
04. Tokyo Story
05. Singin' in the Rain
06. In a Lonely Place (Ray, 1950)
07. Some Like It Hot (Wilder, 1959)
09. North by Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959)
09. There's Always Tomorrow (Sirk, 1956)
10. All About Eve (Mankiewicz, 1950)

BumpedRebel Without a Cause (Ray, 1955), Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958), All That Heaven Allows (Sirk, 1955)

1940s


01. His Girl Friday
02. Casablanca
03. The Third Man
04. Double Indemnity
05. The Magnificent Ambersons
06. Notorious
07. Ball of Fire
08. Citizen Kane
09. Daisy Kenyon (Preminger, 1947)
10. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Powell & Pressburger, 1943)

Bumped: The Shop Around the Corner (Lubitsch, 1940), To Be or Not to Be (Lubitsch, 1942). The Lady Eve (Sturges, 1941), Brief Encounter (Lean, 1946)

1930s

01. Trouble in Paradise
02. The Rules of the Game
03. Pépé le Moko
04. Only Angels Have Wings (Hawks, 1939)
05. Shanghai Express (Sternberg, 1932)
06. Grand Illusion (Renoir, 1937)
07. Angel (Lubitsch, 1937)
08. The Awful Truth (McCarey, 1937)
09. The Story of the Late Chrysanthemums (Mizoguchi, 1939)
10. The Thin Man (Van Dyke, 1934)

Bumped: Tabu (Murnau, 1931), Love Me Tonight (Mamoulian, 1932), Twentieth Century (Hawks, 1934); The Blue Angel (Sternberg, 1930).

1920s

01. The Docks of New York
02. Sherlock, Jr. (Keaton, 1926)
03. La Passione de Jeanne d’Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
04. The Unknown (Browning, 1927)
05. Greed (Stroheim, 1924) [239 minute reconstruction version by Schmidlin]
06. Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)
07. The General (Keaton, 1927)
08. The Last Laugh (Murnau, 1924)
09. Metropolis (Lang, 1927)
10. Pandora’s Box (Pabst, 1929)

Bumped: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Weine, 1919), The Gold Rush (Chaplin, 1924)