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A list of my favorites in alphabetical order. I’ll probably revisit some of these through my Essential Series column so I can elaborate as to why these films are so damn good. I’ve gone ahead and hyperlinked the few that I’ve written about.  Any and all recommendations are appreciated!

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Ace in the Hole (1951)

Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Barry Lyndon (1975)

Blow Out (1981)

Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

California Split (1974)

A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Chinatown (1974)

City Lights (1931)

Come and See (1985)

Dead Man (1995)

The Double Life of Veronique (1991)

Dressed to Kill (1980)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Everything Will Be Ok (2006)

A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Fargo (1996)

The Fly (1986)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

Harakiri (1962)

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

In the Mood for Love (2000)

I Was Born, But… (1932) 

Jackie Brown (1997)

The King of Comedy (1983)

King of the Hill (1993)

La Jetee (1962)

Le Samouraï (1967)

The Long Goodbye (1973)

Lost in Translation (2003)

The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

Manhattan (1979)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

Modern Times (1936)

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

North by Northwest (1959)

Notorious (1946)

Out of Sight (1998)

Paris, Texas (1984)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

A Separation (2011)

Seven Samurai (1954)

Sherlock Jr. (1924)

The Shining (1980)

Straw Dogs (1971)

There Will Be Blood (2007)

Three Colors: Blue (1993)

Vertigo (1958)

Wings of Desire (1987)

Woman in the Dunes (1964)

A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

Zodiac (2007) 

One Comment leave one →
  1. November 24, 2011 1:53 pm

    That’s certainly an interesting favorites list. Looking forward to keeping up with your blog. And welcome to the LAMB.

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