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by undinum
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top five for each decade
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Re: Top five for each decade

djross wrote:
mattorama12 wrote:Also...am I the biggest populist of the regular forum posters?


Perhaps, but I think I'm the only one who would include four musicals in these lists (five if you count Duck Soup).

Think again!

Though mood, as always, rules (as in—today would I feel worse if this thing had no Minnelli, or no Preminger?)

2010s
The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar, 2011)
Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, 2013)
Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski, 2013)
Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg, 2014)
Experimenter (Michael Almereyda, 2015)

2000s
The Wayward Cloud (Tsai Ming-liang, 2005)
Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008)
Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh, 2008)
Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)
My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, 2007)

1990s
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch, 1992)
Henry Fool (Hal Hartley, 1997)
Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Joe Dante, 1990)
The Long Day Closes (Terence Davies, 1992)

1980s
Hail Mary (Jean-Luc Godard, 1985)
Modern Romance (Albert Brooks, 1981)
Fast-Walking (James B. Harris, 1982)
City of Pirates (Raúl Ruiz, 1984)
Out of the Blue (Dennis Hopper, 1980)

1970s
The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (Stan Brakhage, 1971)
News from Home (Chantal Akerman, 1977)
In a Year of 13 Moons (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1978)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman, 1971)
The Devil, Probably (Robert Bresson, 1971)

1960s
Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1964)
Marnie (Alfred Hitchcock, 1964)
Charulata (Satyajit Ray, 1964)
The Crazy-Quilt (John Korty, 1966)
Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967)

1950s
The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)
Singin' in the Rain (Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen, 1952)
There's Always Tomorrow (Douglas Sirk, 1956)
Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis, 1950)
The Band Wagon (Vincente Minnelli, 1958)

1940s
A Canterbury Tale (The Archers, 1944)
Ball of Fire (Howard Hawks, 1941)
My Darling Clementine (John Ford, 1946)
The More the Merrier (George Stevens, 1943)
Good News (Charles Walters, 1947)

1930s
La Bête humaine (Jean Renoir, 1938)
Only Angels Have Wings (Howard Hawks, 1939)
Design for Living (Ernst Lubitsch, 1933)
Ruggles of Red Gap (Leo McCarey, 1935)
Wild Boys of the Road (William A. Wellman, 1933)

1920s
The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)
Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton, 1924)
Hindle Wakes (Maurice Elvey, 1927)
Lonesome (Pál Fejös, 1928)
Street Angel (Frank Borzage, 1928)

1910s
Broken Blossoms (D.W. Griffith, 1919)
The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England (Maurice Tourneur, 1914)
The Land Beyond the Sunset (Harold M. Shaw, 1912)
I Don't Want to Be a Man (Ernst Lubitsch, 1918)
The Queen of Spades (Yakov Protazanov, 1916)

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