Del Toro's gratifying surreal and fantastical instincts now have an unstinting moral eye on the world.
Imdb / Sight Sound Poll The Right Stuff Philip Kaufman Ranking 790 (754) 1983 / USA / 193m / Col / Drama, Docudrama Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward, Barbara Hershey, Kim Stanley, Veronica Cartwright, Pamela Reed, Scott Paulin "From the.
Imdb / Sight Sound Poll The Red Balloon Le Ballon rouge (original title) Albert Lamorisse Ranking 749 (718) 1956 / France / 34m / Col / Children's/Family, Family-Oriented Adventure Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov, Paul Perey, Rene Marion, Sabine Lamorisse, Michel Pezin, Renaud, David.Imdb / Sight Sound Poll On the Waterfront Elia Kazan Ranking 153 (150) 1954 / USA / 108m / BW / Message Movie, Urban Drama Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Karl Malden, Lee.At once naturalistic and expressionistic, this melange of suspense, brutality, and dark humor was an international hit and earned Dassin the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival." - The Criterion Collection Selected by Akin Omotoso, Arnost Lustig, John Maclean, Ivan Passer, Gao Qunshu.Imdb / Sight Sound Poll Plácido Luis García Berlanga Ranking 571 (535) 1961 / Spain / 85m / BW / Comedy Cassen, Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez, Elvira Quintilla, Manuel Alexandre, Maria Bustos, Maria Frances, Mari Carmen Yepes, Jesus Puche, Roberto Llamas, Amelia de la Torre.Nochimson, Steve McQueen, Li Shaohong.Imdb / Sight Sound Poll Reds Warren Beatty Ranking 886 (902) 1981 / USA / 200m / Col / Epic, Historical Film Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinksi, Jack Nicholson, Paul Sorvino, Maureen Stapleton, Nicolas Coster,.Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch, 1995).Imdb / Sight Sound Poll Quince Tree of the Sun El Sol del membrillo (original title Dream of Light (alternative title) Victor Erice Ranking 354 (362) 1992 / Spain / 133m / Col / Drama, Documentary Antonio Lopez Garcia, Marina Moreno, Enrique Gran, Maria Lopez.Chronicle of a Summer (Jean Rouch Edgar Morin, 1961).Gimme Shelter (Albert Maysles, David Maysles Charlotte jeux de carte a jouer tout seul Zwerin, 1970).Thanks to its disturbing detail and Polanskis adeptness at turning claustrophobic space into an emotional minefield, Repulsion is a surreal, mind-bending odyssey into personal horror, and it remains one of cinemas most shocking psychological thrillers." - The Criterion Collection Selected by Glenn Kenny, Bruce Robinson.The whole is summed up by the concluding line, that 'happiness is no lark'." - David Thompson, Time Out Selected.F.Imdb / Sight Sound Poll On the Town Stanley Donen Gene Kelly Ranking 932 (887) 1949 / USA / 98m / Col / Musical, Comedy Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Vera-Ellen, Alice Pearce, Florence Bates, George Meader, Bern Hoffman "A.Jean-Pierre Melvilles Le cercle rouge combines honorable antiheroes, coolly atmospheric cinematography, and breathtaking set pieces to create a masterpiece of crime cinema." - The Criterion Collection Selected by Robin Buss, Patrick Keiller, Pedro Almodóvar, Cristina Álvarez López, Ho Yuhang.It is, in the best sense of the term, a haunted, dream-like film that draws upon the spatial and temporal experiments of modernist European art cinema, most particularly the work of Alain Resnais." - Adrian Danks, Senses of Cinema Selected by Park Chan-wook, Andrew Haigh.There are elephants, people falling into swimming pools, and mountains of soapsuds, but somehow the image that lingers in my mind is Sellers feeding birdie num-nums to a parrot." - Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader Selected by Christoph Huber, Eric Derobert, Grégory Valens, Fritz Göttler, Tobias.
The black-and-white cinematography is stunning, even apart from its psychological pertinence.
The bad guys have it coming, and killers are much more interesting before they start repenting their crimes.Aside from being an enormously enjoyable romp, the film is most notable for two reasons.Pabst had an innate talent for discovering actresses (including Greta Garbo).Imdb / Sight Sound Poll Leading Cinematographers (Most cinematography credits within the 1,000 Greatest Films ) 15 - Raoul Coutard 12 - Sven Nykvist 9 - Tonino Delli Colli, Gordon Willis 8 - William Lubtchansky, Russell Metty, Vilmos Zsigmond, Roland Totheroh 7 - Asakazu Nakai.The teenage Songlian (Gong Li) marries the fiftyish Chen (Ma Jingwu a rich and ruthless man who already has three wives.Witty and sensuous, it's pure magic." - Geoff Andrew, Time Out Selected by Carlos Losilla, Jirí Menzel, Mike D'Angelo, Fernando Trueba, Kevin Macdonald.I imagine that many will find it arch, and, on a narrative level, as bumptiously withholding as its protagonist.
Imdb / Sight Sound Poll October Oktyabr (original title) Sergei Eisenstein Grigori Aleksandrov Ranking 351 (340) 1928 / ussr / 103m / BW / Historical Film, Docudrama Vasili Nikandrov, Vladimir Popov, Boris Livanov, Layaschenko, Chibisov, Mikholyev,.