Favorite Films

I think it's about time I make this list public. These films achieve my personal cinematic standard in their own ways. Obviously in constant fluctuation, but there are some permanent staples here (like the top four). After the top four, it's in alphabetical order.

  • Satantango
  • Mirror
  • Ordet
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Autumn Almanac
  • Begotten
  • Blackhat
  • Blue
  • The Blue Angel
  • The Brown Bunny
  • Buffalo '66
  • Chimes at Midnight
  • Citizen Kane
  • Close-Up
  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Damnation
  • Day of Wrath
  • Dishonored
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • Doomed Love
  • Duelle
  • Elephant
  • F for Fake
  • The Fabulous Baron Munchausen
  • Faces
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • From the East
  • Gertrud
  • Guerillere Talks
  • Heat
  • Heaven's Gate
  • Hedgehog in the Fog
  • Hitler: A Film from Germany
  • The House of Mirth
  • I Am Cuba
  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Journey to the West
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Le Pont du Nord
  • Le Trou
  • Life, and Nothing More...
  • The Long Day Closes
  • Love Streams
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Manakamana
  • Manhunter
  • Miami Vice
  • Morocco
  • New Rose Hotel
  • News from Home
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Noroît
  • Nostalgia
  • Opening Night
  • Out 1
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Sacrifice
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • The Saragossa Manuscript
  • The Scarlet Empress
  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
  • Shanghai Express
  • Silent Light
  • Solaris
  • Stalker
  • Stray Dogs
  • Syndromes and a Century
  • Tale of Tales
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Thief
  • Touch of Evil
  • A Touch of Zen
  • Toute une nuit
  • The Travelling Players
  • The Turin Horse
  • Vampyr
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • The Wind Will Carry Us
  • A Woman Under the Influence