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  1. Doubling the Canon 2021 Nominations's icon

    Doubling the Canon 2021 Nominations

    Favs/dislikes: 11:0. List of nominations for the 2021 Doubling the Canon poll. More info here: [url=]DtC 2021 Nominations Thread[/url] These nominations have no iCM/IMDb page (yet): [url=]Episode 1 (2003)[/url] [url=]Parallel I-IV (2014)[/url]
  2. Letterboxd's most liked list: You're not the same person once the film has finished's icon

    Letterboxd's most liked list: You're not the same person once the film has finished

    Favs/dislikes: 5:0. This list has more likes than any other on Letterboxd--over 138,000. Not on IMDb: #207: We Make Couples (2016) - dir. Mike Hoolboom #263: DHARMA (2020) - dir. Gustav Turefeldt
  3. Marshall Julius's Action! The Action Movie A-Z's icon

    Marshall Julius's Action! The Action Movie A-Z

    Favs/dislikes: 94:10. The "250 key movies" rated and reviewed in the book [i]Action! The Action Movie A-Z[/i] (1997) by Marshall Julius. Author's ratings: 1-14 *****, 15-22 ****½, 23-51 ****, 52-92: ***½, 93-140: ***, 141-182: **½, 183-211 **, 212-226 *½, 227-244 *, 245-250 ½ "Vengeful cops and car chases, lunatic villains and martial arts masters, male-bonding, gun fights and super secret agents, swords and sorcerers, wartime Nazi-bashing, boys' own adventures, casual destruction and general death-defiance... this is what we want to see, and if you feel the same way, "Action!" is for you, a fan's guide to the wackiest genre of 'em all, with 250 key movies rated and reviewed" -Introduction [url=]Source[/url]
  4. jimbotender's Erotic & Sexually Explicit Films's icon

    jimbotender's Erotic & Sexually Explicit Films

    Favs/dislikes: 46:1. An X-rated section or as the AMPAA calls it: NC-17.To hell with ratings, feast your eyes and souls!!!! The list still needs a fragrance so...any sort of assistance will be a significant contribution to this project ;) [note: 101+ are personal additions to the list]
  5. 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die's icon

    101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die

    Favs/dislikes: 89:1. Steven Jay Schneider's 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die The horror and the heroism of war has long been a staple of cinema and the background for many different story genres, from anti-war comedies such as M*A*S*H to the heroic feats of combat troops and fighter pilots played by the likes of John Wayne and other screen favorites. Here are the 101 most memorable war films ever produced. [url=]Source[/url]
  6. 101 Action Movies You Must See Before You Die's icon

    101 Action Movies You Must See Before You Die

    Favs/dislikes: 27:1. From the book 101 Action Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay Schneider ISBN: 978-0764163500
  7. Pitchfork Media's The 25 Best Music Videos of the 1970s - all recommendations's icon

    Pitchfork Media's The 25 Best Music Videos of the 1970s - all recommendations

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. Missing from IMDB but dont let it stop you from checkin em out: Brian Eno: China My China Bryan Ferry: You Go To My Head Kraftwerk: Autobahn (1975) Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band: Cherchez La Femme Amanda Lear: Gold (1978) Asha Puthli: Mister Moonlight (1978) The Jam: In the City NOTES They dont link to the Robots 2013 liveish video but to the actual live recording. I'm including it anyway. bc of how well known they are (on 10+ lists each pretty much) and way past the 70s, I didnt include MVs mentioned in this section: "Take on Me” clip, the computer-animated “Money for Nothing,” Stephen R. Johnson’s manic “Sledgehammer” video, Michel Gondry’s Lego-tastic “Fell in Love With a Girl,” and the Gorillaz and Jamie Hewlett’s “Feel Good, Inc." With all of these, we're almost at a good 100.
  8. The Odyssey of Brazilian Cinema's icon

    The Odyssey of Brazilian Cinema

    Favs/dislikes: 7:0. All Brazilian Films (including co-productions) cited in the book "L'odyssée du cinéma brésilien" aka "A Odisséia do Cinema Brasileiro" (2016) written by French scholar Laurent Desbois Missing in Imdb: Forofina (To Africa - L'Afrique - Na África) (1973 DOC), Sylvio Lanna Arabesco (1990 short), Eliane Caffé Troca de Cabeça (1993 short), Sérgio Machado Fragmentos de um Discurso Amoroso (1994 TV DOC), Ivan Cardoso No Eixo da Morte (1998), Afonso Brazza Abá - Índio, Homem, Pessoa - 500 anos D. Cabral (2000 DOC), Rose da Silva Brava Gente: Lira Paulistana (2001 TV episode), Claudio Torres Lost/Unfinished Films: O Guarani (1908), Benjamin Oliveira Nhô Anastácio Chegou de Viagem (1908), Júlio Ferrez O Guarani (1912), Paulo Benedetti A Viuvinha (1914), Luiz de Barros O Guarani (1916), Vittorio Capellaro Lucíola (1916), Franco Magliani Filme do Diabo (1917), Júlio Davesa Ubirajara (1919), Luiz de Barros Urutau (1919), William H. Jansen O Guarani (1922), João de Deus A Carne (1924), Leo Marten Filho sem mãe (1925), Tancredo Seabra Gigi (1925), José Medina O Guarani (1926), Vittorio Capellaro Na Primavera da vida (1926), Humberto Mauro Mademoiselle Cinema (1925), Leo Marten Acabaram-se os Otários (1929), Luiz de Barros Coisas Nossas (1931), Wallace Downey Onde a Terrra Acaba (1933), Mario Peixoto A Voz do Carnaval (1933), Adhemar Gonzaga, Humberto Mauro Alô, Alô, Brasil (1935), João de Barro, Wallace Downey, Alberto Ribeiro Cinzas (1935), Joe Schoene Favela dos Meus Amores (1935), Humberto Mauro Estudantes (1935), Wallace Downey Cidade-Mulher (1936), Humberto Mauro João Ninguém (1936), Mesquitinha Noites Cariocas (1936), Enrique Cadícamo Banana-da-Terra (1939), Ruy Costa Asas do Brasil (1940), Raul Roulien É Tudo Verdade (1942), Orson Welles Moleque Tião (1943), José Carlos Burle É Proibido Sonhar (1943), Moacyr Fenelon Samba em Berlim (1943), Luiz de Barros Este Mundo É um Pandeiro (1947), Watson Macedo Inconfidência Mineira (1948), Carmen Santos Jangada (1949), Raul Roulien Juventude (1949), Nelson Pereira dos Santos Maconha, Erva Maldita (1950), Raul Roulien Aglaia (1950), Ruy Santos A Carne (1952), Guido Lazzarini O Gigante de pedra (1953), Walter Hugo Khouri Sentença de Deus (1955), José Mojica Marins Amazônia Nua (1958), Zygmunt Sulistrowski O Sertanejo (195?), Lima Barreto O Mistério de São Paulo (195?), Rodolfo Nanni The First Odalisca (196?), Maria Gladys Piranhas do Asfalto (1971), Neville de Almeida A Casa de Açúcar (1996), Carlos Hugo Christensen
  9. 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die's icon

    1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    Favs/dislikes: 1872:32. The 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list is actually a film reference book compiled by various critics worldwide and edited by Steven Jay Schneider. The list spans movies from as early as 1902 up to recent releases. [url=]Source[/url]
  10. Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown's icon

    Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown

    Favs/dislikes: 140:2. "Trading on its impeccable reputation, Halliwell’s now presents it’s Top 1,000 favorite films. Starting at number 1,000, each entry includes a plot summary, cast and crew, awards, key critical comments, DVD and soundtrack availability, and a wealth of other interesting details. To supplement the countdown, there is commentary from film stars, show business personalities, well-known critics, and the movers and shakers in the film industry, each naming their favorite films or weighing in on Halliwell’s selection. Illustrated throughout with classic and modern film stills and posters, this is a book that every cinema fan will want to own. John Walker is one of Britain’s leading film critics." The list has 43 extra films, because trilogies, or series, are counted as one entry (The Godfather, The Apu Trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, Antoine Doinel, Laurel and Hardy shorts, etc...) [url=]Source[/url]
  11. The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die's icon

    The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die

    Favs/dislikes: 248:4. "Well over a century has passed since the Lumière brothers frightened the life out of Parisians with The Arrival of a Train at a Station, and well over a million titles have since been recorded - if the Internet Movie Database is anything to go by. Out of these million-plus movies, our team of experts has picked what we believe is the essential 1,000 - those that best sum up the dazzling achievement and variety of the movies." [url=]Source[/url]
  12. Sight & Sound Critics Top 250 (2012)'s icon

    Sight & Sound Critics Top 250 (2012)

    Favs/dislikes: 129:0.
  13. BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films's icon

    BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films

    Favs/dislikes: 127:2. For our poll to determine the 100 greatest American films, we surveyed 62 film critics from around the world. This time, we received responses from 177 – from every continent except Antarctica. Some are newspaper or magazine reviewers, others write primarily for websites; academics and cinema curators are well-represented too. For the purposes of this poll we have decided that a list of the greatest films of the 21st Century should include the year 2000, even though we recognise that there was no ‘Year Zero’ and that 2001 is mathematically the start of the century. Not only did we all celebrate the turn of the millennium on 31 December 1999, but the year 2000 was a landmark in global cinema, and, in particular, saw the emergence of new classics from Asia like nothing we had ever seen before. [url=]Source[/url]
  14. Beyond Hollywood: 21st Century International Film's icon

    Beyond Hollywood: 21st Century International Film

    Favs/dislikes: 11:0. The list contains every movie reviewed in Beyond Hollywood: 21st Century International Film. A book containing reviews by Tom Greenwald of movies from 70 different countries.
  15. The New York Times's Book of Movies's icon

    The New York Times's Book of Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 183:3. This list is drawn from "The New York Times Book of Movies: The Essential 1,000 Films to See", published in 2019. It contains a selection of 1000 reviews that have been printed in The New York Times. The majority of movies in this book are among the "10 Best Films" chosen by New York Times critics at the end of each year. [url=]Source[/url]
  16. Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life's icon

    Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life

    Favs/dislikes: 159:5. "Over 1,000 films are listed in this visually arresting, full-color celebration of the silver screen. Film personalities, including actors, directors, cinematographers, and animators, write about their favorite films from a variety of angles. Martin Scorsese, Nicole Kidman, and Nick Hornby are among those who weigh in. Writers are matched to suitable (or sometimes surprising) themes and genres within the wider subject of how films can alter the course of a life. Movie stills and posters, trivia, and top-ten lists make this a book that can be dipped into or read from cover to cover. Great screen moments — endings, beginnings, kisses, death scenes — are given special spreads. The eclectic approach speaks to fans of big Hollywood blockbusters and factoid-reciting film geeks alike." [url=]Source[/url]
  17. David Thomson's Have You Seen?'s icon

    David Thomson's Have You Seen?

    Favs/dislikes: 148:1. A personal introduction to 1000 movies by the provocative contemporary film critic and historian David Thomson. [url=]Source[/url]
  18. Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art's icon

    Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art

    Favs/dislikes: 193:12. "Film as a Subversive Art was first published in 1974. According to Vogel--founder of Cinema 16, North America's legendary film society--the book details the "accelerating worldwide trend toward a more liberated cinema, in which subjects and forms hitherto considered unthinkable or forbidden are boldly explored." So ahead of his time was Vogel that the ideas that he penned some 30 years ago are still relevant today, and readily accessible in this classic volume. Accompanied by over 300 rare film stills, Film as a Subversive Art analyzes how aesthetic, sexual, and ideological subversives use one of the most powerful art forms of our day to exchange or manipulate our conscious and unconscious, demystify visual taboos, destroy dated cinematic forms, and undermine existing value systems and institutions." This list contains all movies in the revised version from 2021. Included in this list are movies: 1. with dedicated texts. 2. shown in movie stills. 3. mentioned otherwise as an example of subversive cinema in the context of the text it is mentioned in. Excluded from this list are movies that are mentioned in any other way than an example of subversive cinema. The movies are sorted by appearance in the book. Some movies appear multiple times. In that case, the preferred position is the dedicated text, then a movie still and lastly a mention. The book is divided into parts: Introduction (#1 - #20) Part 1 - Weapons of Subversion: The Subversion of Form (#21 - #170) Part 2 - Weapons of Subversion: The Subversion of Content (#171 - #355) Part 3 - Weapons of Subversion: Forbidden Subjects of the Cinema (#356 - #572) Part 4 - Towards a New Consciousness (#573 - #598) #599 is the back cover.
  19. Roger Ebert's Great Movies's icon

    Roger Ebert's Great Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 705:12. A list of movies which famous movie critic Roger Ebert considers to be the best movies of all-time. Ebert has written extensive reviews for each and every one of these movies. [url=]Source[/url]
  20. Terror on Tape - A Complete Guide to Over 2,000 Horror Movies on Video (1994)'s icon

    Terror on Tape - A Complete Guide to Over 2,000 Horror Movies on Video (1994)

    Favs/dislikes: 3:0. All the movies in the book. Ratings: #: 1-38 **** Excellent #: 39-129 ***½ Very Good #: 130-467 *** Good #: 468-1015 **½ Average #: 1016-1617 ** Fair #: 1618-1860 *½ Poor #: 1861-2063 * Very Poor #: 2064-2104 ½ The Worst TV Series: Dark Shadows, The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, The Addams Family, Alfred Hitchcock Presents (three Hitchcock-directed episodes), Dark Shadows, It, Jack the Ripper, Salem's Lot, The Green Man, Monsters, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond, Tales from the Crypt, Tales from the Darkside, Amazing Stories, The Tommyknockers TV Episodes: Thriller: If It's a Man, Hang Up, Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense: A Distant Scream, The Wide World of Mystery: Frankenstein: Part 1 & 2, Guardian of the Abyss, The House That Bled to Death, Thriller: One Deadly Owner, Hammer House of Horror: The Silent Scream, Nightmare Classics: The Turn of the Screw, Hammer House of Horror: Visitor from the Grave, Hammer House of Horror: Witching Time, Nightmare Classics: Carmilla, Hammer House of Horror: Carpathian Eagle, Hammer House of Horror: Charlie Boy, Hammer House of Horror: Children of the Full Moon, Thriller: A Killer in Every Corner, Thriller: A Killer with Two Faces, Thriller: Murder Motel, Thriller: The Next Victim, Hammer House of Horror: Rude Awakening, The Wide World of Mystery: Shadow of Fear, Nightmare Classics: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Hammer House of Horror: The Thirteenth Reunion, Hammer House of Horror: The Two Faces of Evil, Hammer House of Horror: Growing Pains
  21. Kim Newman's Nightmare Movies's icon

    Kim Newman's Nightmare Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 39:1. This list contains all movies mentioned in Kim Newman's "Nightmare Movies: Horror on Screen Since the 1960s"; an encycopaedic critical reference guide to modern horror, taking Night of the Living Dead (1968) as its starting point, and continuing to the publication date of the second edition in 2011. While chiefly concerned with the evolution of the horror film, the book will occasionally mention non-horror to compare and contrast. #1-119: Chapter 1 - Shoot 'Em in the Head! or The Birth of the Hate Generation #120-273: Chapter 2 - The Indian Summer of the British Horror Film #274-396: Chapter 3 - The Changing Face of Classical Gothic: #397-563: Chapter 4 - Devil Movies or: "If the mousse tastes chalky, don't eat it." #564-687: Chapter 5 - Deep in the Heart of Texas or: The Down-Home, Up-Country, Multi-Implement Massacre Movie #688-1245: Chapter 6 - Paranoia Paradise or: Five Things to Worry About #1246-1460: Chapter 7 - Tales of Ordinary Madness or: The Close-Up Crazies #1461-1595: Chapter 8 - Auteurs #1596-1764: Chapter 9 - The Weirdo Horror Film or: Cult, Kitsch, Camp, Sick, Punk and Pornography #1765-1889: Chapter 10 - Psycho Movies or: "I didn't Raise my Girl to be a Severed Head" #1890-1977: Chapter 11 - Ghost Stories #1978-2162: Chapter 12 - Return to the past #2163-2331: Chapter 13 - Cannibal Zombie Gut-Crunchers - Italian Style! #2332-2398: Chapter 14 - Fun with the Living Dead #2399-2428: Postscript: The Post-Modern Horror Film #2429-2723: Chapter 2.1 - The Lecter Variations #2724-3133: Chapter 2.2 - Vampires and Other Stereotypes #3134-3604: Chapter 2.3 - Scream and Scream Again: Franchises, Post-Modernism, Remakes #3605-3973: Chapter 2.4 - At First Just Ghostly #3974-4151: Chapter 2.5 - Virtual Realities and Imaginary Friends #4152-4351: Chapter 2.6 - Why Are Your Doing This to Me? #4352-4439: Chapter 2.7 - More Auteurs #4440-4720: Chapter 2.8 - Zombie Apocalypse Now! #4721-4725: Postscript: There will still be blood
  22. Norwegian Film Critics Award's icon

    Norwegian Film Critics Award

    Favs/dislikes: 9:0. This is a list of all the films that have been awarded the Norwegian Film Critics Award (Filmkritikerprise), since it was first awarded in 1950. The award have mainly been tied to a person (or sometimes two) that have contributer to Norwegian film in the previous year. People that have worked behind, or in front of, the camera. But the award have always been awarded for the work in a specific film (or in a few chases two films). With the only exception in 1956, when the award was given to Ivo Caprino for his animated short films based on fairy tales.
  23. Mark Schilling's Yearly Top 10 Japanese Movies's icon

    Mark Schilling's Yearly Top 10 Japanese Movies

    Favs/dislikes: 2:0. Sources: [url=]2007[/url] , [url=]2009[/url] , [url=]2010[/url] , [url=]2011[/url] , [url=]2012[/url] , [url=]2013[/url] , [url=]2014[/url] , [url=] 2015[/url] , [url=]2016[/url] , [url=]2017[/url] [url=]2018[/url] (Top5) Missing from ICM: Nobuo Onishi's documentary "Mizu ni Natta Mura (The Village That Became Water)"
  24. 101 Cult Movies You Must See Before You Die's icon

    101 Cult Movies You Must See Before You Die

    Favs/dislikes: 24:1. 101 important cult films as defined in Stephen Jay Schneider's book, 101 Cult Movies You Must See Before You Die. (ISBN: 0764163493)
  25. Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey's icon

    Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey

    Favs/dislikes: 315:1. "The Story of Film: An Odyssey, a 15-part series written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. The series provides a worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion-dollar globalised digital industry." Note: "Motion Capture Mirrors Emotion (2009) dir. Jorge Ribas," a documentary about the making of Avatar, is missing because it does not appear to have an imdb page. [url=]Source[/url]
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