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Best Foreign Films of the Decade 2010-19

25 films

My list of the best of the decade named few foreign language films. "Poetry" was high up on the list…

  • The Last Movie Stars
  • TÁR
  • Vortex
  • Cow
  • Top Gun: Maverick

Best Films 2022 Ethan Hawke Tops List

10 films

Discussion of each film in "Read Notes." My top two, The Last Movie Stars and Tár are the two films…

  • Testament
  • The Piano
  • Detroit
  • Take This Waltz
  • Monster

The 20 Greatest Films Directed By Women

20 films

Why this list now? To be honest. it's out of anger. Yes, we need to pinpoint women at their highest…

  • Raging Bull
  • Taxi Driver
  • Malcolm X
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Dog Day Afternoon

The 100 Greatest Actor Performances of All Time

100 films

Honestly grew up with DeNiro, Pacino, Hoffman. DeNiro and Pacino are on the list 5 times, Hoffman 6 times. Ran…

  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Monster
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Safe
  • Poetry

The 100 Greatest Actress Performances of All Time

100 films

Gena Rowlands in an unceasing harrowing role is the greatest performance I've ever seen in A Woman Under the Influence.…

  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • 3-Iron
  • Umberto D.
  • Persona

The 50 Greatest Foreign Language Films of All Time

50 films

Honorable Mentions: Loveless; The Vanishing; Angst; Night & Fog; Tokyo Story; M.; Time; Ju Dou; Home; Battle of Algiers; Seven Beauties;…

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  • Little Big Man
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Unforgiven
  • The Wild Bunch

Best Westerns Ever

11 films

I'm very, very picky when it comes to westerns. Disclosure: the western genre is my least favorite genre, period. Yeah,…

  • Taxi Driver
  • Carrie
  • Network
  • Small Change
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

Best Films 1976 Martin Scorsese Tops List

20 films

1976 a remarkable year, but Martin Scorsese has always owned it. One of the greatest feats in directing ever, and…

  • Blue Velvet
  • The Fly
  • Platoon
  • Aliens
  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Best Films 1986 David Lynch Tops List

18 films

The best of the year was David Lynch's plunge into small town darkness. The kinky, the seedy, the corrupt. Further…

  • GoodFellas
  • Raging Bull
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Age of Innocence
  • The Departed

Martin Scorsese Ranked

22 films

With Notes! Only Scorsese films I rate 3.5 stars or higher are listed. Sixteen 4-star or higher titles.

  • Schindler's List
  • Map of the Human Heart
  • The Age of Innocence
  • The Fugitive
  • The Piano

Best Films 1993 Steven Spielberg Tops List

25 films

With Notes! Not seeing your favorite film from 1993 on here? Let me put out there: I think 1993 is…

  • The Last Temptation of Christ
  • Rain Man
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • Die Hard

Best Films 1988 Martin Scorsese Tops List

23 films

Perhaps my strangest ever Top 10 list, with a hodgepodge of titles that are all over the place. A Nokatomi…