This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.
One of the greatest film critics of ever, if not the greatest, lists his 100 greatest English Language Films.
"This list is chronological, although if there are multiple entries for a given year I have ranked those entries, beginning with my favorite among them. The list reflects my one hundred favorite English-language films, then—at a particular moment, that is, on a particular day.
Again, one hundred is a finite, unforgiving number, and everything including the kitchen sink dramas from England can’t make it in.
Here are the one hundred films, then, by year, through 2007."
The final film is "Passages" by Jon Jost. Available on vimeo.
This is a list that's in the same book as the official "TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life." After discovering that a lot of the films on that list are just merely passing titles in the book, I noticed at the end there was a list of 100 films. That section is titled "100 to Watch."
The 1000 film list is just pulling it from the index, ergo, all the films on this list also appear on that one.
The best 100 movies, as listed in Elspeth Beidas' 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists (2016)
List contains 101 films because The Godfather Parts I & II is listed as one entry in the book.
Missing in IMDB:
#29. As Aventuras de Virgulino (1939) - Luiz Sá
#47. Pudim de Morango (1979) - Ingrid, Rosane, Elizabeth e Helmuth Wagner
#74. Abstrações: Estudos n°. 1 (1960) - Bassano Vaccarini e Rubens F. Lucchetti
#93. Informística (1986) - Cesar Coelho
"Instead of the usual ten-best list, White offers the “Better-Than List,” in which he expounds on why one lesser-known or critically unfashionable movie is better than another highly touted but ultimately empty product."
All "better" films from all lists published since 2007
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Chris Stuckmann is a film reviewer and internet critic. He primarily focuses on current movies, though he occasionally analyses older movies as well as Zod's snapped neck. He has been a fan of movies since he was a child and as he got older, he gained a love for the art of film. His main influence to becoming a critic was Roger Ebert, and he started his YouTube channel in 2010. He was picked up by TGWTG.com in July 2014.
A list of great films by Dan Schneider of Cosmoetica.com. He distinguishes between great, near great, and genre great. I listed them in the order in which they appear on the site, so check the webpage to find his distinctions. He also links to his reviews if he's written one.
Film Comment's annual list of the best 20 movies without US distribution at the time of writing.
Currently missing from IMDb:
#12: The Task (dir. Leigh Ledare)
#16: Flight of a Bullet (dir. Beata Bubenets)
#20: A Wild Stream (dir. Nuria Ibáñez Castañeda)
"Despite the often stereotypical notions of Bollywood, it’s not all weddings, wet saris and running around trees. In the 1970s, Indian cinema gave birth to a new breed of action movie, one that combined its own exuberant traditions with foreign influences like the gritty urban crime thrillers of the New Hollywood, Hong Kong martial arts cinema, and Italian exploitation fare.
This was the domain of hard fighting he-men stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra and Feroz Khan and badass, whip-wielding heroines played by the likes of the gorgeous Zeenat Aman, Hema Malini, and Rekha.
Let world cult cinema fanatic Todd Stadtman be your guide through this world of karate killers, femme fatales, space age lairs, bombshells and booby traps with Funky Bollywood, a book with an attitude as freewheeling and feisty as its subject matter, bursting with colour and imagination on every vibrant page."
For me, this list is a lark.
While I've been counting down the Top 31 TV Shows of the Decade, my movie-centric colleagues Gregory Ellwood and Drew McWeeny handled the big screen, with Greg offering his Top 25 of The Aughts and Drew doing an exhaustive Top 50. Let's just say that HitFix has already done an extra job of covering the best of the decade in movies, with or without me.
My only pause in my Top 31 (approaching No. 2 tomorrow!) was to count down the Top 20 TV Shows of 2009. At a certain point, listing has become as central to my December routine as caffeinating and showering and more essential than shaving and watering my struggling tree. And since I also have been known to write about movies on this blog, it only seemed natural that I whip out a Best of the Decade list for movies as well.
I started with 10, but that didn't work. I was leaving out too many. I got down to 20 comfortably, but I was still leaving out a few movies that I *really* wanted to mention. From there I pushed to 30 and, at the urging of a Twitter follower, went that extra step to 31, just for symmetry. I'm not going to do these as a one-per-day affair with entries approaching 2500 words as I get near the top. Been there, doing that. I'm breaking these out as three blog posts. Simple enough.
Unlike TV, where my list is The *Best* 31 Shows Of The Decade Which Aren't "The Shield," I'm not playing this out as having any sort of Best of the Decade definitiveness. It's not quite a "favorites" list, because I've given some thought to craft and importance beyond just pure rewatchability. Mostly, I'm sticking my blog's name in from of the list so you know that these are probably the 31 movies I liked the most from the past decade. Secretly, do I think they're the best? Probably. But this isn't like my TV list, where if you disagree with my No. 1, I'm going to surreptitiously sneak over to your house and cut the cable lines, because you're not worthy of television service. If you aren't happy here? This is my list, but feel very free to share your opinions
This list is a compilation of the 2 volumes João Bénard da Costa penned under the name "Os Filmes da Minha Vida", here translated to "The Films of my Life".
The first volume is comprised of 52 chronicles, 26 regarding his life and 26 regarding the movies. There is also a preface and a postface, which bring the total to 54. They both act as "bridges" between the two pars of the book, and since the first one revolves around Hitchcock's "Spellbound", that movie was also included on the list. The chronicles for these movies were published in "O Independente" between 27/05/1988 and 23/06/1989.
The second volume is comprised of 50 chronicles on the films of his life, plus a preface and a postface. The first five films are those which Bénard da Costa calls "the most beautiful of films", an expression he lifts from Godard's "Berganorama", published on the 85th number of the Cahiers du Cinéma. Those films are the ones Godard mentions in the article ("Tabu", "Viaggio in Italia", "La Carozza d'Oro" and "Sommarlek") plus one: "Vivre sa Vie", by Godard himself. Afterwards, he chooses five films to represent each decade between the 1910s and the 1990s. The chronicles for these movies were published in "O Independente" between 26/01/1996 and 23/05/1997.
"Not so long ago, A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis decided to [url=https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/ny+times+25+best+films+of+the+21st+century.+so+far./knaldskalle/]name their 25 favorite films of this millennium so far[/url]. More recently, [url=https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/j.+hoberman+25+for+21/knaldskalle/]J. Hoberman decided to play the same game[/url].
I’ve decided to play as well. My only rule in this game, not followed by Hoberman, was to restrict my favorite filmmakers on the list to only one film each –- not always easy, and sometimes downright agonizing."
"O projeto, idealizado por Frederico Machado, organizou uma coletânea de análises de filmes escritas por grandes críticos de cinema brasileiros no livro Os Filmes Que Sonhamos.
Visando enfatizar a riqueza de opiniões e diversidade, ele também busca abordar a questão da crítica cinematográfica atual e discutir o seu papel em nossa sociedade."
From Vulture/New York Magazine, a look at how noir films changed after 1959
"Neo-noir places the genre in new contexts and settings, and even cross-pollinates with other genres, as Blade Runner (1982) demonstrates. By the 1960s, noir had become self-referential and stylistically more blunt in a way that introduced new mores to the genre, often remixing the past as if in conversation with history. Free of the original studio system, neo-noir also has more brutal violence and sexually explicit scenes, turning what was once subtext into text. The noir of the aughts took this to an extreme, obsessing over the style of the genre’s past to the point where it can come across as empty pastiche á la Sin City (2005). In recent years, works like Top of the Lake, Destroyer, and others still care about style, but it’s grounded in the personal hells these characters navigate in their urban and rural landscapes.
The below list doesn’t include some of the more obvious, highly regarded neo-noirs, including Chinatown, Drive, and Zodiac, in order to provide a more varied overview of the genre. These films (and two TV shows) are a blend of cult classics, canonized favorites, and personal obsessions I feel are particularly illustrative of the soul of this period of noir, and how it has evolved in recent decades." - Angelica Jade Bastién