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Jacques Becker - Ranked

12 films

Between Renoir's departure in 1939 and Truffaut's arrival in 1959, French cinema rested on the shoulders of an atlas named…

  • Nausea
  • Like Someone in Love
  • Everybody Wants Some!!
  • Phantom Thread
  • I Promise You Anarchy
  • Foolish Wives
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Pandora's Box

Personal Canon

163 films

My personal canon for October 1, 2014, subject to change and rushes to judgement.

Chronological order.

  • Origins of the 21st Century
  • Platform
  • La Libertad
  • La Ciénaga
  • Unknown Pleasures

21st Century 100

100 films

My ballot for the Super Champion Film Zone's Best 21st Century Films List.

Fuck the BBC.

The British cinema is…

  • The Texican
  • Sierra
  • No Name on the Bullet
  • Kansas Raiders
  • Apache Rifles

Audie Murphy - Auteur

27 films

Because he was wholly incapable of registering a false emotion for the camera.

Because screen villains twice his size did…

  • The Aviator's Wife
  • A Summer's Tale
  • My Night at Maud's
  • The Marquise of O
  • Full Moon in Paris

Eric Rohmer, ranked

36 films

"My films, you say, are literary: The things I say could be said in a novel. Yes, but what do…

  • Way of a Gaucho
  • The Leopard Man
  • Stranger on Horseback
  • Canyon Passage
  • Stars in My Crown

Jacques Tourneur, Ranked

27 films


I'll do this picture for nothing. - Jacques Tourneur

During the 20 years from 1939…

  • Slaughterhouse-Five
  • To Each His Own
  • We Still Kill the Old Way
  • Act of Violence
  • 20 Million Miles to Earth

To-Do List

925 films

  • The Wind
  • Stagecoach
  • Canyon Passage
  • My Darling Clementine
  • I Shot Jesse James

The Western, or American Cinema Par Excellence

40 films

The Western is always the same, which gives the director tremendous freedom. - Jean Renoir

The western of the 1950s…

  • Nausea
  • Destiny
  • The Waiting Room
  • Envy
  • Innocence

Zeki Demirkubuz, Ranked

10 films

He's a moralist like Ferrara. He's a realist like Bunuel. He's anti-trivial like Rossellini. But maybe only Dostoevsky is as…

  • The Rules of the Game
  • Wagon Master
  • The Golden Coach
  • Mexican Bus Ride
  • The Naked Dawn

Hot 50 Ballot

51 films

My ballot for the Super Champion Film Zone's annual Hot 100 list.

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