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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3840 on: September 15, 2013, 01:57:12 PM »
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1   Fanny and Alexander (1982, Ingmar Bergman)
2   Mahanagar a.k.a. The Big City (1963, Satyajit Ray)
3   Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtiz)
4   The Hole (1998, Ming-liang Tsai)
5   A Woman Under the Influence (1974, John Cassavetes)
6   Scenes From a Marriage (1973, Ingmar Bergman)
7   Time of the Gypsies (1988, Emir Kusturica)
8   Taxi Driver (1976, Martin Scorsese)
9   Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch)
10   Charulata (1964, Satyajit Ray)
11   Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)
12   Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa)
13   Goodfellas (1990, Martin Scorsese)
14   Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972, Werner Herzog)
15   The Shining (1980, Stanley Kubrick)
16   Jules and Jim (1962, Francois Truffaut)
17   Double Indemnity (1944, Billy Wilder)
18   Revenge of a Kabuki Actor (1963, Kon Ichikawa)
19   The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000, Anh Hung Tran)
20   All That Jazz (1979, Bob Fosse)
21   The Seventh Seal (1957, Ingmar Bergman)
22   Linda Linda Linda (2005, Nobuhiro Yamashita)
23   Network (1976, Sidney Lumet)
24   What Time Is It There? (2001, Ming-liang Tsai)
25   The Trial (1962, Orson Welles)
26   The Blues Brothers (1980, John Landis)
27   Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981, Steven Spielberg)
28   The Exterminating Angel (1962, Luis Bunuel)
29   Nights of Cabiria (1957, Federico Fellini)
30   The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, Sergio Leone)
31   Stop Making Sense (1984, Jonathan Demme)
32   Pather Panchali (1955, Satyajit Ray)
33   Apocalypse Now (1979, Francis Ford Coppola)
34   Hausu a.k.a. House (1977, Nobuhiko Obayashi)
35   Play Time (1967, Jacques Tati)
36   8½ (1963, Federico Fellini)
37   An Angel at My Table (1990, Jane Campion)
38   All About My Mother (1999, Pedro Almodovar)
39   El Norte (1983, Gregory Nava)
40   The Scent of Green Papaya (1993, Anh Hung Tran)
41   Innocence (2004, Lucile Hadzihalilovic)
42   The Tree of Life (2011, Terrence Malick)
43   Airplane! (1980, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker)
44   Drugstore Cowboy (1989, Gus Van Sant)
45   The Wicker Man (1973, Robin Hardy)
46   Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock)
47   Winter Light (1962, Ingmar Bergman)
48   Do the Right Thing (1989, Spike Lee)
49   The Turin Horse (2011, Bela Tarr)
50   High and Low (1963, Akira Kurosawa)
51   Mulholland Drive (2001, David Lynch)
52   Yojimbo (1961, Akira Kurosawa)
53   Last Year at Marienbad (1961, Alain Resnais)
54   Werckmeister Harmonies (2000, Bela Tarr)
55   Safe (1995, Todd Haynes)
56   Sweet Smell of Success (1957, Alexander Mackendrick)
57   Underground (1995, Emir Kusturica)
58   The Night of the Hunter (1955, Charles Laughton)
59   Woman in the Dunes (1964, Hiroshi Teshigahara)
60   The Long Day Closes (1992, Terence Davies)
61   American Movie (1999, Chris Smith)
62   Red Beard (1965, Akira Kurosawa)
63   The Wayward Cloud (2005, Ming-liang Tsai)
64   Songs from the Second Floor (2000, Roy Andersson)
65   Syndromes and a Century (2006, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
66   Secrets & Lies (1996, Mike Leigh)
67   Amélie (2001, Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
68   2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, Stanley Kubrick)
69   Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975, Peter Weir)
70   Devils on the Doorstep (2000, Wen Jiang)
71   Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch)
72   Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966, Mike Nichols)
73   The Dead (1987, John Huston)
74   Visage (2009, Ming-liang Tsai)
75   The Story of Qiu Ju (1992, Zhang Yimou)
76   Devi (1960, Satyajit Ray)
77   Sita Sings the Blues (2008, Nina Paley)
78   A Moment of Innocence (1996, Mohsen Makhmalbaf)
79   The Lineup (1958, Don Siegel)
80   The New World (2005, Terrence Malick)
81   Three Colors: Blue (1993, Krzysztof Kieslowski)
82   In the Loop (2009, Armando Iannucci)
83   The Burglar (1957, Paul Wendkos)
84   I Fidanzati (1963, Ermanno Olmi)
85   Pratidwandi (1972, Satyajit Ray)
86   The Royal Tenenbaums (2001, Wes Anderson)
87   Sátántangó (1994, Bela Tarr)
88   The Graduate (1967, Mike Nichols)
89   Shame (1968, Ingmar Bergman)
90   Cairo Station (1958, Youssef Chahine)
91   Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)
92   Drowning by Numbers (1988, Peter Greenaway)
93   A Page of Madness (1926, Teinosuke Kinugasa)
94   A Man Escaped (1956, Robert Bresson)
95   As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000, Jonas Mekas)
96   Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982, Alan Parker)
97   The Seventh Victim (1943, Mark Robson)
98   The Cloud-Capped Star (1960, Ritwik Ghatak)
99   Thirst for Love (1966, Koreyoshi Kurahara)
100   Stalker (1979, Andrei Tarkovsky)
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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3841 on: September 15, 2013, 02:09:41 PM »
Martin, your number 1 surprised me! :) Bold move. So many still to discover, but luckily, thanks to your movie club, I'm 5 closer.



roujin! Your list is making my head spin. I was still trying to get a grasp of your old top 100. I can't keep up! :D

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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3842 on: September 15, 2013, 02:15:32 PM »
Martin, great to see The Blues Brothers in the list, and interesting to see House.

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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3843 on: September 15, 2013, 02:25:30 PM »
Great list Martin, I already knew we have similar tastes but what a pleasant surprise your #41!
it's a pity it remains the only feature directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic.

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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3844 on: September 15, 2013, 02:27:11 PM »
Martin, your number 1 surprised me! :) Bold move.

It surprised me too.  "Am I really doing this?"  I take my list fairly seriously (none of this random Vishnevetsky madness for me) but it felt right.

Martin, great to see The Blues Brothers in the list, and interesting to see House.

Thanks!

Great list Martin, I already knew we have similar tastes but what a pleasant surprise your #41!
it's a pity it remains the only feature directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic.

It's on Bondo's list as well, unless he's taken it off.  And yes, it is quite a pity.
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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3845 on: September 15, 2013, 03:16:35 PM »
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Moving up are Linda Linda Linda, The Vertical Ray of the Sun

My reaction: http://i.minus.com/iCE49KJGLCA8t.gif


Was sad for a few seconds about I Fidanzati and The Beautiful Washing Machine but then the former is still in and the latter, I'm sure has been put on some FSers' to-see list because of your prior inclusion  8)

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« Reply #3846 on: September 15, 2013, 03:44:43 PM »
Always look forward to a new Martin list. Nothing too surprising as I've been reading about your evolving tastes with your reviews. Your list is also full of films I just watched in the last couple of years. I know you focus on the ones I found disappointing, but the titles jumping out at me are Cairo Station, The Lineup, Sita Sings the Blues, The Wayward Cloud, Hausu, Stop Making Sense and of course the double-whammy of Charulata and Mahanagar. (I'd say The Music Room is just as good.)
This has me looking forward to my upcoming rewatch of  The 7th Victim with Mrs. 1SO even more.
Happy to read of Girl Walk // All Day making your 101-250.

Did Visage move up from last year?
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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3847 on: September 15, 2013, 04:38:50 PM »
Your list wasn't too shocking and I am finding myself familiar with the basic themes.  I need to thank you for two major introductions in my filmwatching due to your high regard: Tsai as a director and the film The Scent of Green Papaya.  Were it not for you, I doubt I ever would have the joy of experiencing these films.  And what a great joy they are! Thanks!
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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3848 on: September 15, 2013, 08:23:01 PM »
Was sad for a few seconds about I Fidanzati and The Beautiful Washing Machine but then the former is still in and the latter, I'm sure has been put on some FSers' to-see list because of your prior inclusion  8)

I Fidanzati didn't drop that far, only 18 spots.  BWM is one that I hope other people check out, but when it came time to make cuts it was an easy choice.  I haven't developed a strong attachment to it yet, but I do think it's wonderfully intriguing.


Happy to read of Girl Walk // All Day making your 101-250.

I emailed the GWAD guys about DVD availability, and apparently they're working on Blu-Rays.  Yay!

Did Visage move up from last year?

Nope, same spot.


Your list wasn't too shocking and I am finding myself familiar with the basic themes.  I need to thank you for two major introductions in my filmwatching due to your high regard: Tsai as a director and the film The Scent of Green Papaya.  Were it not for you, I doubt I ever would have the joy of experiencing these films.  And what a great joy they are! Thanks!

Woohoo!  My pleasure!
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Re: Top Films of All Time
« Reply #3849 on: September 18, 2013, 01:42:57 PM »
Taking the song theme and condensing it down to one.   Higher and Higher







Updated my Top 100 with scenes that keep lifting me higher!



100. Strictly Ballroom (Baz Luhrmann, 1992)



99. Yours, Mine and Ours (Melville Shavelson, 1968)



98. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Sam Wood, 1939)



97. Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray, 1955)



96. The Remains of the Day (James Ivory, 1993)



95. The Muppet Christmas Carol (Brian Henson, 1992)



94. Shadowlands (Richard Attenborough, 1993)


93. A Room with a View (James Ivory, 1985)


92. Summer Stock (Charles Walters, 1950)


91. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee, 2000)


90. Daddy Long Legs (Jean Negulesco, 1955)


89. What’s Up, Doc? (Peter Bogdanovich, 1972)



88. Matilda (Danny DeVito, 1996)



87. 12 Angry Men (Sydney Lumet, 1952)


86. Ordinary People (Robert Redford, 1980)



85. The Princess Bride (Rob Reiner, 1987)


84. Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946)


83. The Best Years of our Lives (William Wyler, 1946)



82. Ikiru ( Akira Kurosawa, 1952)



81. A. I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001)



80. The Joy Luck Club (Wayne Wang, 1993)



79. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)



78. North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1969)



77. Wings of Desire 9Wim Wenders, 1987)



76. The New World (Terrence Malick, 2005)



75.  The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1947)


74. Bright Star (Jane Campion, 2009)



73. Secrets & Lies (Mike Leigh, 1996)



72. Much Ado About Nothing (Kenneth Branagh, 1993)



71. Jane Eyre (Franco Zeffirelli, 1996)



70. The Wiz (Sidney Lumet, 1978)



69. Benny & Joon (Jeremiah Chechik, 1993)


68. The Village (M. Night Shyamalan, 2004)



67. Only Angels Have Wings (Howard Hawks, 1939)



66. Ball of Fire (Howard Hawks, 1941)



65. Funny Girl (William Wyler, 1968)



64. The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky, 2006)



63. Roman Holiday (William Wyler, 1953)



62. How Green Was My Valley (John Ford, 1941)



61.Poseidon Adventure (Ronald Neame, 1972)



60. Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone, 1968)



59.The Secret Garden (Agnieszka Holland, 1993)



58. Funny Face (Stanley Donen, 1957)



57. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Garth Jennings, 2005)



56. Across the Universe 9Julie Taymor, 2007)



55. Robin Hood (Wolfgang Reitherman, 1973)



54. Toy Story 2 (John Lasseter, 1999)



53. It Happened One Night (Frank Capra, 1934)



52. Charade (Stanley Donen, 1963)



51. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Mel Stuart, 1971)



50. Dead Poets Society (Peter Weir, 1989)



49. To Sir, With Love (James Clavell 1967)



48. Truly, Madly, Deeply (Anthony Minghella, 1990)



47. Sarah, Plain and Tall (Glenn Jordan, 1991)



46. Dear Frankie (Shona Auerbach, 2004)



45. Intouchables (Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, 2011)



44. Star Trek: First Contact (Jonathan Frakes, 1996)



43. The Shop Around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch, 1940)



42. Moulin Rouge! (Baz Luhrmann, 2001)



41. Another Year (Mike Leigh, 2010)



40. Gattaca (Andrew Niccol, 1997)



39. Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh, 1996)



38. Oliver! (Carol Reed, 1968)



37. To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan, 1962)



36. Return of the Jedi  (Richard Marquand, 1983)



35. Star Wars (George Lucas, 1977)



34. Schindler’s List (Steven Spielberg, 1993)



33. Support Your Local Sheriff! (Burt Kennedy, 1969)



32. Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942)



31. Persuasion (Adrian Shergold, 2007)



30. I Know Where I'm Going?  (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1945)



29.White Christmas (Michael Curtiz, 1954)



28. Amadeus (Milos Forman, 1984)



27. True Grit (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 2010)



26. Amélie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001)



25. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (David Yates, 2007)



24. Les Misérables (Tom Hooper, 2012)



23. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003)



22. Little Women (Gillian Armstrong, 1994)



21. Becoming Jane (Julian Jarrold, 2007)



20. Finding Neverland (Marc Forster, 2004)



19. Penelope (Mark Palansky, 2006)



18. City Lights (Charles Chaplin, 1931)



17. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg, 1982)



16. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time  (Mamoru Hosoda, 2006)



15. A Matter of Life and Death (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1946)



14. Cast Away (Robert Zemeckis, 2000)



13. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (Irvin Kerchner, 1980)



12. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Stanley Donen, 1954)



11. While You Were Sleeping (Jon Turteltaub, 1995)



10. Return to Me (Bonnie Hunt, 2000)



9. You’ve Got Mail (Nora Ephron, 1998)



8. Galaxy Quest (Dean Parisot, 1999)



7. Fiddler on the Roof (Norman Jewison, 1971)



6. West Side Story (Jerome Robbins, 1961)



5. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen, 1952)



4. It’s a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra, 1946)



3. Sense and Sensibility (Ang Lee, 1995)



2. Pride & Prejudice (Joe Wright, 2005)



1. Jane Eyre  (Cary Fukunaga, 2011)