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Finally, I was super happy to see Arrival on the cover. I’m an insane movie nut, yet even I am not sure if you have to see any movies befor Since this list keeps getting updated, it’s a bit of moving target, meaning that newer editions by necessity have to chop off even more older titles in order to accommodate the newer entrants. He is the author and editor of numerous books on world cinema, most notably in the horror genre. The book is illustrated with hundreds of movie still shots in color and black and white. Top film lists Film guides non-fiction books British books. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I hope to get a chance to see more of them.

If you would like to see my full list, done in alphabetical order, go to Listology films list. We are the worms! Night of the Living Dead. Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios. Leonard Bernstein , Roger Edens. Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, Bruxelles. La maman et la putain. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

But how can we tell if Typically I avoid list books in durbanvil,e especially movie list books because, as a huge movie buff myself, I can never trust a static list to age well. A Matter of Life and Death. The book is generously illustrated with stills from films.

May 19, Bear rated it liked it. What I did was read it cover to cover selecting appealing films i’d never heard of and tracking them down for a watch, but a browsing approach would be equally valid and just as satisfying. The Thief of Bagdad. Yu huet seung hung. Any single thousand-best list is going to give you a wealth mvies places to turn the next time you’re looking for a good movie.

Rocco e i suoi fratelli. It lost so much credibility when I realized they left out my drubanville. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Tirez sur le pianiste. The Bridge on the River Kwai. La battaglia di Algeri. Each film is described by one of the contributors with details of the whys and wherefores it is included in the book.


Although I was unable to finish the book before I felt guilty and stopped abusing my librarian privileges to continually renew it, I found that it was an excellent book-covered “Bests” or “Greats” in every genre, time period, and country. The other thing that bothered me was that some of the descriptions were very dry.

Like books, subjective opinion on great films is given gefore cultural bias, which means when you are reading a ” greatest films” list, you are tending to get a list based upon language and accessibility. Les rurbanville de Cherbourg.

Webarchive vefore wayback links Articles with short description Pages to import images to Wikidata. Jul 12, John Kennedy rated it really liked it. Shao Lin san shi liu fang.

Donald CammellNicolas Roeg. The Thin Red Line. Hey – everyone’s got to have some long-term goals.

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Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer with M. There are many great films on that list but also some not-really-that-good ones and I don’t need to mention befode fact that it’s mostly centered on american cinema, so some people won’t see many of their favourites but it’s a decent work, compared to many other books of the series.

It’s not without it’s flaws of course. There are commercial films on here that do not belong on this list, as they really don’t need help in being seen; lists like these are only valuable if they champion the undeservedly obscure. If you would like t I have tracked the list and it’s changes across all editions, mostly with help from Filmsquish and Films Wiki.

As a result, I found myself becoming frequently bored. When you’ve got some miles under your belt and you want to wander off the beaten path some, then it’s time to pursue Thomson, Rosenbaum, or the ultimate canonical list at They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They?.

Kiss of the Spider Woman. Movie fans will find descriptions of great musicals like “Singing in the Rain”, westerns like “High Noon”, science-fiction classics like “Star Wars”, dramas like “Chinatown” and “Schindler’s List”, and international classics from master directors who include Fellini, Antonioni, Resnais, Truffaut, Eisenstein, Kurosawa, and many others.


It doesn’t make for a particular interesting read, too. Nov 12, A. But somebody needs to go through these top all time critics choice movies and point out that many of them are, or have become over time, sorry to say, ridiculous beyond redemption A Matter of Life and Death, who can tolerate this agglomeration of industrial strength whimsy; The Umbrellas of Cherbourg — who can listen to this non-music mimsywibble for more than ten minutes even if Catherine Deneuve is in it or flat out tedious Barry Lyndon, Wings of Desire, oh my God, walk walk, talk talk or what or the humour has become rancid Boudou or the staginess and campery has now become an incomprehensible barrier to a modern audience Shanghai Express.

I think from I’ve seen all but two. View all 27 comments. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Life and Death of a Serial Killer.

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The preface and introduction do an excellent job of explaining the thought process behind the selections and individual movie reviews will often explain why that particular movie is included in the list. And so am I. Trivia About Movies You M There are many films I learned of that I’d not likely have seen were it not for this list and it’s many editions. The Masque of the Red Death. Angels with Dirty Faces. The choice that a particular movie’s on there isn’t always properly explained and several people on the internet cruising through Schneid Of course it’s no wonder when putting together a list as large as this one, one is bound to have several disagreements.

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang. Me, my partner and my brother are going to watch all of them are write a blog.