Friday, March 31, 2017

Top 100

1. Amadeus (Forman, 1984)
2. Breaking the Waves (Trier, 1996)
3. The Vanishing (Sluizer, 1988)
4. Walkabout (Roeg, 1971)
5. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
6. Life of Brian (Jones, 1979)
7. A Zed and Two Noughts (Greenaway, 1985)
8. Mulholland Dr. (Lynch, 2001)
9. Los Olvidados (Buñuel, 1950)
10. The Sweet Hereafter (Egoyan, 1997)
11. This is Spinal Tap (Reiner, 1984)
12. Sunset Blvd. (Wilder, 1950)
13. Raising Arizona (Coen, 1987)
14. The Bicycle Thief (De Sica, 1948)
15. Dancer in the Dark (Trier, 2000)
16. The Holy Mountain (Jodorowsky, 1973)
17. The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (Greenaway, 1989)
18. Metropolis (Lang, 1927)
19. All That Jazz (Fosse, 1979)
20. Songs from the Second Floor (Andersson, 2000)
21. Eraserhead (Lynch, 1977)
22. Winter Light (Bergman, 1962)
23. Brazil (Gilliam, 1985)
24. Muriel’s Wedding (Hogan, 1994)
25. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Mitchell, 2001)
26. Ikiru (Kurosawa, 1952)
27. The War Game (Watkins, 1965)
28. Dogville (Trier, 2003)
29. Blue Velvet (Lynch, 1986)
30. Y tu mamá también (Cuarón, 2001)
31. Once (Carney, 2006)
32. Kirikou and the Sorceress (Ocelot, 1998)
33. The Virgin Spring (Bergman, 1960)
34. Boys Don’t Cry (Peirce, 1999)
35. The Elephant Man (Lynch, 1980)
36. Ran (Kurosawa, 1985)
37. Heavenly Creatures (Jackson, 1994)
38. Punishment Park (Watkins, 1971)
39. Prospero’s Books (Greenaway, 1991)
40. The Night of the Hunter (Laughton, 1955)
41. Seven Chances (Keaton, 1925)
42. Onibaba (Shindo, 1964)
43. The Celebration (Vinterberg, 1998)
44. Inland Empire (Lynch, 2006)
45. Grey Gardens (Hovde/Maysles/Maysles/Meyer, 1975)
46. A Clockwork Orange (Kubrick, 1971)
47. City of God (Meirelles/Lund, 2002)
48. Poltergeist (Hooper, 1982)
49. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
50. Fargo (Coen, 1996)
51. The NeverEnding Story (Petersen, 1984)
52. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Gilliam/Jones, 1975)
53. Perfect Blue (Kon, 1997)
54. Antichrist (Trier, 2009)
55. The Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1957)
56. High School (Wiseman, 1968)
57. Pina (Wenders, 2011)
58. Aguirre, The Wrath of God (Herzog, 1972)
59. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
60. Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang, 1991)
61. The Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
62. The General (Bruckman/Keaton, 1927)
63. Dr. Strangelove (Kubrick, 1964)
64. Manderlay (Trier, 2005)
65. The Firemen’s Ball (Forman, 1967)
66. Inception (Nolan, 2010)
67. The Iron Giant (Bird, 1999)
68. Grave of the Fireflies (Takahata, 1988)
69. Marat/Sade (Brook, 1967)
70. M (Lang, 1931)
71. Fat Girl (Breillat, 2001)
72. Evil Dead 2 (Raimi, 1987)
73. Yi Yi (Yang, 2000)
74. The Tree of Life (Malick, 2011)
75. Orlando (Potter, 1992)
76. The Piano (Campion, 1993)
77. Let the Right One In (Alfredson, 2008)
78. Drowning By Numbers (Greenaway, 1988)
79. Run Lola Run (Tykwer, 1998)
80. The Last Temptation of Christ (Scorsese, 1988)
81. The Heart of the World (Maddin, 2000)
82. Tabu (Murnau, 1931)
83. Satyricon (Fellini, 1969)
84. Palindromes (Solondz, 2004)
85. Enter the Void (Noé, 2009)
86. Hour of the Wolf (Bergman, 1968)
87. Bob Roberts (Robbins, 1992)
88. Quiz Show (Redford, 1994)
89. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Jires, 1970)
90. Paprika (Kon, 2006)
91. The Wrong Trousers (Park, 1993)
92. Hangmen Also Die (Lang, 1943)
93. Cabaret (Fosse, 1972)
94. O Lucky Man! (Anderson, 1973)
95. Funny Games (Haneke, 1997)
96. The Lady Eve (Sturges, 1941)
97. Happy Feet (Miller/Coleman/Morris, 2006)
98. The Atomic Café (Loader/Rafferty/Rafferty, 1982)
99. Vampyr (Dreyer, 1932)
100. Death in the Seine (Greenaway, 1988)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

2017

1. The Big Sick (Showalter) ****
2. Get Out (Peele) ***1/2
3. Wonder Woman (Jenkins) ***1/2
4. Rough Night (Aniello) ***
5. Kong: Skull Island (Vogt-Roberts) ***
6. The LEGO Batman Movie (McKay) ***
7. Baby Driver (Wright) ***
8. The Fate of the Furious (Gray) **1/2
9. Ghost in the Shell (Sanders) **1/2
10. Dunkirk (Nolan) **1/2
11. It Comes at Night (Shults) **
12. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Ritchie) **

Thursday, April 2, 2015

2016

1. Sing Street (Carney) ****
2. Suntan (Papadimitropoulos) ****
3. Arrival (Villeneuve) ****
4. Moonlight (Jenkins) ****
5. I Am Not Your Negro (Peck) ****
6. Don't Think Twice (Birbiglia) ***1/2
7. Hell or High Water (Mackenzie) ***1/2
8. Your Name (Shinkai) ***1/2
9. The Red Turtle (Dudok de Wit) ***1/2
10. The Handmaiden (Park) ***1/2
11. Everybody Wants Some!! (Linklater) ***1/2
12. Lion (Davis) ***1/2
13. Don't Breathe (Alvarez) ***1/2
14. Toni Erdmann (Ade) ***1/2
15. Manchester by the Sea (Lonergan) ***1/2
16. 10 Cloverfield Lane (Trachtenberg) ***1/2
17. Hail, Caesar! (Coens) ***1/2
18. Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (Herzog) ***
19. Keanu (Atencio) ***
20. The Girl on the Train (Taylor) ***
21. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Edwards) ***
22. My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (Shaw) ***
23. Elle (Verhoeven) ***
24. Tickled (Farrier/Reeve) ***
25. Zootopia (Howard/Moore/Bush) ***
26. Jackie (Larraín) ***
27. Hidden Figures (Melfi) ***
28. Things to Come (Hansen-Løve) ***
29. The Jungle Book (Favreau) ***
30. Deadpool (Miller) ***
31. Passengers (Tyldum) ***
32. Nerve (Joost/Schulman) **1/2
33. Personal Shopper (Assayas) **1/2
34. Julieta (Almodóvar) **1/2
35. Kung Fu Panda 3 (Carloni/Yuh) **1/2
36. Colossal (Vigalondo) **1/2
37. Kubo and the Two Strings (Knight) **1/2
38. La La Land (Chazelle) **1/2
39. Split (Shyamalan) **1/2
40. Moana (Clements/Musker) **1/2
41. The Great Wall (Zhang) **1/2
42. Kedi (Torun) **
43. Ghostbusters (Feig) **
44. Doctor Strange (Derrickson) **
45. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (Schaffer/Taccone) **
46. Sausage Party (Tiernan/Vernon) **
47. Pee-wee's Big Holiday (Lee) *1/2
48. The Belko Experiment (McLean) *

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

2015

1. Mustang (Ergüven) ****
2. A Man Called Ove (Holm) ****
3. The Lure (Smoczynska) ****
4. Bridge of Spies (Spielberg) ****
5. Ex Machina (Garland) ***1/2
6.World of Tomorrow (Hertzfeldt) ***1/2
7. Evolution (Hadzihalilovic) ***1/2
8. Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller) ***1/2
9. Brooklyn (Crowley) ***1/2
10. The Revenant (Iñárritu) ***1/2
11. The Lobster (Lanthimos) ***1/2
12. Amy (Kapadia) ***1/2
13. The Hateful Eight (Tarantino) ***1/2
14. April and the Twisted World (Desmares/Ekinci) ***
15. Straight Outta Compton (Gray) ***
16. Spotlight (McCarthy) ***
17. Furious Seven (Wan) ***
18. The Thin Yellow Line (Garcia) ***
19. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Abrams) ***
20. Inside Out (Docter/Del Carmen) ***
21. The Martian (Scott) ***
22. Krampus (Dougherty) **1/2
23. The Big Short (McKay) **1/2
24. Macbeth (Kurzel) **1/2
25. Jupiter Ascending (Wachowskis) **1/2
26. Pitch Perfect 2 (Banks) **1/2
27. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Tibbitt/Mitchell) **1/2
28. Room (Abrahamson) **
29. The Witch (Eggers) *1/2

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

2014

1. Two Days, One Night (Dardennes) ****
2. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Andersson) ****
3. The Babadook (Kent) ****
4. The Lego Movie (Lord/Miller) ***1/2
5. The Boxtrolls (Annable/Stacchi) ***1/2
6. Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (Zellner) ***1/2
7. Force Majeure (Östlund) ***1/2
8. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Amirpour) ***1/2
9. Kingsman: The Secret Service (Vaughn) ***1/2
10. Boyhood (Linklater) ***1/2
11. Interstellar (Nolan) ***
12. Paddington (King) ***
13. The Book of Life (Gutierrez) ***
14. Into the Woods (Marshall) ***
15. Guardians of the Galaxy (Gunn) ***
16. Birdman (Iñárritu) ***
17. It Follows (Mitchell) ***
18. Pawn Sacrifice (Zwick) ***
19. Unfriended (Gabriadze) ***
20. Song of the Sea (Moore) ***
21. Big Hero 6 (Hall/Williams) ***
22. Selma (DuVernay) ***
23. Life Itself (James) ***
24. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves) **1/2
25. Lucy (Besson) **1/2
26. The Grand Budapest Hotel (W. Anderson) **1/2
27. Muppets Most Wanted (Bobin) **1/2
28. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DeBlois) **1/2
29. Non-Stop (Collet-Serra) **1/2
30. The Interview (Goldberg/Rogen) **
31. Inherent Vice (P.T. Anderson) **
32. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Russos) **
33. Lava (Murphy) *1/2

Saturday, June 11, 2011

2013


1. Inside Llewyn Davis (Coens) ****
2. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (Takahata) ****
3. Gravity (Cuarón) ****

4. The World's End (Wright) ***1/2
5. Under the Skin (Glazer) ***1/2
6. The Lunchbox (Batra) ***1/2
7. Nebraska (Payne) ***1/2
8. Blue Jasmine (Allen) ***1/2
9. Pacific Rim (del Toro) ***
10. We Are the Best! (Moodysson) ***
11. Nymphomaniac (Trier) ***
12. Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (Lerner/Pozdorovkin) ***
13. Locke (Knight) ***
14. Her (Jonze) ***
15. The Expedition to the End of the World (Dencik) ***
16. Jodorowsky's Dune (Pavich) ***
17. Frozen (Buck/Lee) ***
18. The Lone Ranger (Verbinski) **1/2
19. Oz the Great and Powerful (Raimi) **1/2
20. Trance (Boyle) **1/2
21. Fast and Furious 6 (Lin) **1/2
22. Oblivion (Kosinski) **1/2
23. The Wind Rises (Miyazaki) **1/2
24. The Wolf of Wall Street (Scorsese) **1/2
25. The Croods (De Micco/Sanders) **1/2
26. Blue is the Warmest Color (Kechiche) **
27. The Purge (DeMonaco) **
28. Boy and the World (Abreu) **
29. Now You See Me (Leterrier) **
30. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lawrence) **
31. American Hustle (Russell) **
32. Crystal Fairy (Silva) **
33. Jack the Giant Slayer (Singer) *1/2
34. This is the End (Goldberg/Rogen) *1/2

Sunday, May 30, 2010

2012

1. It's Such a Beautiful Day (Hertzfeldt) ****
2. The Act of Killing (Oppenheimer) ****
3. Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow) ****
4. Spring Breakers (Korine) ***1/2
5. Looper (Johnson) ***1/2
6. The Master (Anderson) ***1/2
7. Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present (Akers/Dupre) ***1/2
8. Django Unchained (Tarantino) ***1/2
9. Frances Ha (Baumbach) ***1/2
10. Silver Linings Playbook (Russell) ***1/2
11. Les Miserables (Hooper) ***1/2
12. The Dark Knight Rises (Nolan) ***
13. Lincoln (Spielberg) ***
14. Anna Karenina (Wright) ***
15. Moonrise Kingdom (W. Anderson) ***
16. Wreck-It Ralph (Moore) ***
17. The Life of Pi (A. Lee) **1/2
18. Pitch Perfect (Moore) **1/2
19. 21 Jump Street (Lord/Miller) **1/2
20. The Avengers (Whedon) **1/2
21. Paranorman (Butler/Fell) **1/2
22. Katy Perry: Part of Me (Cutforth/Lipsitz) **1/2
23. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (Lord/Newitt) **1/2
24. Argo (Affleck) **1/2
25. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Jackson) **1/2
26. Holy Motors (Carax) **
27. Chronicle (Trank) **
28. Rock of Ages (Shankman) **
29. The Dictator (Charles) **
30. Brave (Andrews/Chapman) **
31. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Zeitlin) **
32. Frankenweenie (Burton) **
33. The Hunger Games (Ross) *1/2

Saturday, March 21, 2009

2011

1. Pina (Wenders) ****
2. The Tree of Life (Malick) ****
3. Super 8 (Abrams) ****
4. Rango (Verbinski) ***1/2
5. Melancholia (Trier) ***1/2
6. Jane Eyre (Fukunaga) ***1/2
7. Happy Feet 2 (Miller) ***1/2
8. The Artist (Hazanavicius) ***1/2
9. We Need to Talk About Kevin (Ramsay) ***1/2
10. Another Earth (Cahill) ***1/2
11. Hanna (Wright) ***1/2
12. Kung Fu Panda 2 (Yuh) ***1/2
13. Martha Marcy May Marlene (Durkin) ***
14. Drive (Refn) ***
15. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Wyatt) ***
16. Killer Joe (Friedkin) ***
17. Tales of the Night (Ocelot) ***
18. Samsara (Fricke) ***
19. The Monk (Moll) ***
20. Fast Five (Lin) ***
21. Contagion (Soderbergh) ***
22. Bully (Hirsch) ***
23. The Future (July) ***
24. Bridesmaids (Feig) ***
25. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (Spurlock) ***
26. Thor (Branagh) ***
27. The Adventures of Tintin (Spielberg) ***
28. Turn Me On, Dammit! (Jacobsen) **1/2
29. The Cabin in the Woods (Goddard) **1/2
30. Hugo (Scorsese) **1/2
31. Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension (Marsh et al.) **1/2
32. Paranormal Activity 3 (Joost/Schulman) **1/2
33. The Skin I Live In (Almodóvar) **1/2
34. La Luna (Casarosa) **1/2
35. Midnight in Paris (Allen) **1/2
36. Sleeping Beauty (Leigh) **
37. The Turin Horse (Tarr/Hranitzky) **
38. The Last Days of the World (Uchida) **
39. War Horse (Spielberg) **
40. Rio (Saldanha) **
41. Source Code (Jones) **
42. From Up on Poppy Hill (G. Miyazaki) **
43. Horrible Bosses (Gordon) **
44. The Muppets (Bobin) *1/2

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

2010

1. Inception (Nolan) ****
2. The Illusionist (Chomet) ****
3. Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy) ****
4. Tangled (Greno/Howard) ****
5. The Names of Love (Leclerc) ****

6. Leap Year (Rowe) ***1/2
7. Scott Pilgrim vs The World (Wright) ***1/2
8. Another Year (Leigh) ***1/2
9. Blue Valentine (Cianfrance) ***1/2
10. A Serbian Film (Spasojevic) ***1/2
11. How to Train Your Dragon (DeBlois/Sanders) ***1/2
12. Attenberg (Tsangari) ***
13. Catfish (Joost/Schulman) ***
14. MacGruber (Taccone) ***
15. Black Swan (Aronofsky) ***
16. The Sleeping Beauty (Breillat) ***
17. True Grit (Coens) ***
18. Day & Night (Newton) ***
19. Winter's Bone (Granik) ***
20. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Weerasethakul) **1/2
21. Machete (Rodriguez/Maniquis) **1/2
22. Get Him to the Greek (Stoller) **1/2
23. Shutter Island (Scorsese) **1/2
24. Let Me In (Reeves) **1/2
25. Paranormal Activity 2 (Williams) **1/2
26. Babies (Balmès) **1/2
27. The Social Network (Fincher) **1/2
28. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Herzog) **1/2
29. Rubber (Dupieux) **1/2
30. Toy Story 3 (Unkrich) **1/2
31. Hubble: IMAX (Myers) **1/2
32. The Housemaid (Im) **
33. Despicable Me (Coffin/Renaud) **
34. Tron: Legacy (Kosinski) **
35. The Secret World of Arrietty (Yonebayashi) **
36. I'm Still Here (Affleck ) **
37. The Tempest (Taymor) **
38. The King's Speech (Hooper) **
39. Hot Tub Time Machine (Pink) *1/2
40. Alice in Wonderland (Burton) *1/2

Friday, March 2, 2007

2009

1. A Serious Man (Coens) ****
2. Antichrist (Trier) ****
3. Enter the Void (Noé) ****
4. Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino) ****

5. Everyone Else (Ade) ***1/2
6. A Town Called Panic (Aubier/Patar) ***1/2
7. Moon (D. Jones) ***1/2
8. Astro Boy (Bowers) ***1/2
9. Mammoth (Moodysson) ***1/2
10. Dogtooth (Lanthimos) ***1/2
11. Where the Wild Things Are (Jonze) ***1/2
12. The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights (Malloy) ***1/2
13. Crazy Heart (Cooper) ***1/2
14. The Hangover (Phillips) ***1/2
15. Fantastic Mr. Fox (W. Anderson) ***
16. Coraline (Selick) ***
17. Blue Beard (Breillat) ***
18. The White Ribbon (Haneke) ***
19. Life During Wartime (Solondz) ***
20. Vincere (Bellocchio) ***
21. The Secret of Kells (Moore/Twomey) ***
22. Brüno (Charles) ***
23. Drag Me to Hell (Raimi) **1/2
24. Watchmen (Snyder) **1/2
25. Crank: High Voltage (Neveldine/Taylor) **1/2
26. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Oplev) **1/2
27. Red Riding: 1974 (Jarrold) **1/2
28. After.Life (Wojtowicz-Vosloo) **1/2
29. District 9 (Blomkamp) **1/2
30. (500) Days of Summer (Webb) **1/2
31. Nine (Marshall) **1/2
32. Monsters vs. Aliens (Letterman/Vernon) **1/2
33. The Princess and the Frog (Clements/Musker) **1/2
34. The Men Who Stare at Goats (Heslov) **1/2
35. 9 (Acker) **
36. The International (Tykwer) **
37. The Girl Who Played With Fire (Alfredson) **
38. The Invention of Lying (Gervais/Robinson) **
39. An Education (Scherfig) **
40. Star Trek (Abrams) **
41. Fast & Furious (Lin) **
42. The Informant! (Soderbergh) **
43. The Limits of Control (Jarmusch) **
44. Up (Docter/Peterson) *1/2
45. Partly Cloudy (Sohn) *1/2
46. Planet 51 (Blanco) *

Thursday, February 22, 2007

2008

1. Happy-Go-Lucky (Leigh) ****
2. Let the Right One In (Alfredson) **** 

3. Burn After Reading (Coens) ****
4. Repo! The Genetic Opera (Bousman) ***1/2
5. City of Ember (Kenan) ***1/2
6. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Allen) ***1/2
7. Speed Racer (Wachowskis) ***1/2
8. Che: Part One (Soderbergh) ***1/2
9. Che: Part Two (Soderbergh) ***1/2
10. Tokyo Sonata (K. Kurosawa) ***1/2
11. Milk (Van Sant) ***1/2
12. Presto (Sweetland) ***1/2
13. The Hurt Locker (Bigelow) ***1/2
14. Waltz with Bashir (Folman) ***1/2
15. Standard Operating Procedure (Morris) ***1/2
16. I've Loved You So Long (Claudel) ***1/2
17. Rachel Getting Married (Demme) ***1/2
18. Theater of War (Walter) ***
19. Religulous (Charles) ***
20. Wall-E (Stanton) ***
21. Revanche (Spielmann) ***
22. Slumdog Millionaire (Boyle) ***
23. Kung Fu Panda (Osborne/Stevenson) ***
24. Ghost Town (Koepp) ***
25. Stop-Loss (Peirce) ***
26. Tropic Thunder (Stiller) ***
27. Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? (Spurlock) ***
28. The Dark Knight (Nolan) ***
29. Two Lovers (Gray) ***
30. Synecdoche, New York (Kaufman) ***
31. Ponyo (Miyazaki) ***
32. Man on Wire (Marsh) ***
33. Iron Man (Favreau) ***
34. Horton Hears a Who! (Hayward/Martino) ***
35. Cloverfield (Reeves) ***
36. Wallace and Gromit in A Matter of Loaf and Death (Park) ***
37. Management (Belber) ***
38. Burn-E (MacLane) ***
39. Wanted (Bekmambetov) **1/2
40. The Strangers (Bertino) **1/2
41. Get Smart (Segal) **1/2
42. The House Bunny (Wolf) **1/2
43. Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (Rafferty) **1/2
44. The Reader (Daldry) **1/2
45. You Don't Mess With the Zohan (Dugan) **1/2
46. Bolt (Howard/Williams) **1/2
47. Inkheart (Softley) **1/2
48. The Tale of Despereaux (Fell/Stevenhagen) **1/2
49. The Duchess (Dibb) **
50. Blindness (Meirelles) **
51. The Wrestler (Aronofsky) **
52. Prince Caspian (Adamson) **
53. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Fincher) **
54. Baby Mama (McCullers) **
55. W. (Stone) **
56. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Spielberg) *1/2
57. Mamma Mia! (Lloyd) *1/2
58. Be Kind Rewind (Gondry) *1/2
59. Igor (Leondis) *
60. Hamlet 2 (Fleming) *

Friday, January 12, 2007

2007

1. Once (Carney) ****
2. Lars and the Real Girl (Gillespie) ****
3. There Will Be Blood (Anderson) ****
4. Secret Sunshine (Lee) ***1/2
5. You, the Living (Andersson) ***1/2
6. Sunshine (Boyle) ***1/2
7. California Dreamin' (Nemescu) ***1/2
8. The Last Mistress (Breillat) ***1/2
9. The Edge of Heaven (Akin) ***1/2
10. No Country for Old Men (Coens) ***1/2
11. Paranormal Activity (Peli) ***1/2
12. Across the Universe (Taymor) ***1/2
13. The King of Kong (Gordon) ***1/2
14. Encounters at the End of the World (Herzog) ***1/2
15. Beowulf (Zemeckis) ***1/2
16. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Kasdan) ***1/2
17. Ratatouille (Bird) ***1/2
18. Boarding Gate (Assayas) ***1/2
19. Funny Games (Haneke) ***1/2
20. Sicko (Moore) ***1/2
21. Stuck (Gordon) ***
22. Man's Job (Salmenperä) ***
23. Paranoid Park (Van Sant) ***
24. Smiley Face (Araki) ***
25. Planet Terror (Rodriguez) ***
26. My Winnipeg (Maddin) ***
27. Sweeney Todd (Burton) ***
28. Stardust (Vaughn) ***
29. Girls Rock! (Johnson/King) ***
30. Grindhouse (Rodriguez/Tarantino) ***
31. Atonement (Wright) ***
32. A Country Doctor (Yamamura) ***
33. Teeth (Lichtenstein) ***
34. Meet the Robinsons (Anderson) ***
35. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Verbinski) ***
36. The Simpsons Movie (Silverman) ***
37. 28 Weeks Later (Fresnadillo) ***
38. Indie Sex (Ades/Klainberg) ***
39. Zodiac (Fincher) ***
40. The Golden Compass (Weitz) **1/2
41. [Rec] (Balagueró/Plaza) **1/2
42. Mister Lonely (Korine) **1/2
43. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Schnabel) **1/2
44. Into the Wild (Penn) **1/2
45. Hot Rod (Schaffer) **1/2
46. The Darjeeling Limited (W. Anderson) **1/2
47. Sleuth (Branagh) **1/2
48. Persepolis (Paronnaud/Satrapi) **1/2
49. The Trap (Golubovic) **1/2
50. The Story of a Sign (Barreda) **1/2
51. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Dominik) **1/2
52. Spider-Man 3 (Raimi) **1/2
53. Hotel Chevalier (W. Anderson) **1/2
54. Nightwatching (Greenaway) **1/2
55. The Workshop (Morgan) **1/2
56. Hot Fuzz (Wright) **1/2
57. Mongol (Bodrov) **
58. Death Proof (Tarantino) **
59. Margot at the Wedding (Baumbach) **
60. La vie en rose (Dahan) **
61. Juno (Reitman) **
62. Resident Evil: Extinction (Mulcahy) **
63. Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (Helm) **
64. The Tracey Fragments (McDonald) **
65. Surf's Up (Brannon/Buck) *1/2
66. Diary of the Dead (Romero) *1/2
67. I'm Not There (Haynes) *1/2
68. Zoo (Devor) *1/2
69. 1408 (Håfström) *1/2
70. Bee Movie (Hickner/Smith) *
71. Superbad (Mottola) *

2006

1. Inland Empire (Lynch) ****
2. The Lives of Others (von Donnersmarck) ****

3. Paprika (Kon) ****
4. Happy Feet (Miller) ****
5. The Life of Reilly (Anderson/Poltermann) ****
6. 
Pan's Labyrinth (del Toro) ****
7. Babel (Inarritu) ****
8. Brand Upon the Brain! (Maddin) ****
9. United 93 (Greengrass) ****
10. Goya's Ghosts (Forman) ****
11. Little Children (Field) ***1/2
12. Red Road (Arnold) ***1/2
13. Black Book (Verhoeven) ***1/2
14. I Served the King of England (Menzel) ***1/2
15. Marie Antoinette (S. Coppola) ***1/2
16. Shortbus (Mitchell) ***1/2
17. Curse of the Golden Flower (Zhang) ***1/2
18. Children of Men (Cuaron) ***1/2
19. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Tykwer) ***1/2
20. Death of a President (Range) ***1/2
21. Cashback (Ellis) ***1/2
22. loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies (Cantor/Galkin) ***1/2
23. Bothersome Man (Lien) ***
24. Lifted (Rydstrom) ***
25. Time (Kim) ***
26. Fido (Currie) ***
27. Tell No One (Canet) ***
28. Container (Moodysson) ***
29. The Prestige (Nolan) ***
30. Balkan Erotic Epic (Abramovic)***
31. Exterminating Angels (Brisseau) ***
32. Curious George (O'Callaghan) ***
33. One to Another (Arnold/Barr) ***
34. Monster House (Kenan) ***
35. Peter and the Wolf (Templeton) ***
36. Paris, je t'aime (Various) ***
37. Crank (Neveldine/Taylor) ***
38. Volver (Almodovar) ***
39. Black Snake Moan (Brewer) ***
40. Half Nelson (Fleck) ***
41. Borat (Charles) ***
42. Sherrybaby (Collyer) ***
43. Over the Hedge (Johnson/Kirkpatrick) ***
44. Root of All Evil? (Barnes) **1/2
45. Azur and Asmar (Ocelot) **1/2
46. Follow My Voice (Linton) **1/2
47. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (McKay) **1/2
48. The Woods (McKee) **1/2
49. Rescue Dawn (Herzog) **1/2
50. Jindabyne (Lawrence) **1/2
51. The Departed (Scorsese) **1/2
52. The Queen (Frears) **1/2
53. The Fountain (Aronofsky) **1/2
54. The Illusionist (Burger) **1/2
55. Idiocracy (Judge) **1/2
56. Severence (Smith) **1/2
57. The Boss of it All (Trier) **1/2
58. X-Men: The Last Stand (Ratner) **1/2
59. Snakes on a Plane (Ellis) **1/2
60. Bug (Friedkin) **
61. The Fall (Singh) **
62. The Ant Bully (Davis) **
63. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Verbinski) **
64. Cars (Lasseter/Ranft) **
65. Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (L. Lynch) **
66. Destricted (Various) **
67. Sheitan (Chapiron) **
68. The Hoax (Hallström) **
69. Lady in the Water (Shyamalan) **
70. Scoop (Allen) **
71. The Host (Bong) **
72. Little Miss Sunshine (Dayton/Faris) *1/2
73. Casino Royale (Campbell) *1/2
74. The Black Dahlia (De Palma) *1/2
75. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Lin) *1/2
76. Ultraviolet (Wimmer) *1/2
77. 300 (Snyder) *1/2
78. The Wild (Williams) *1/2
79. For Your Consideration (Guest) *
80. A Comedy of Power (Chabrol) *

2005

1. Me and You and Everyone We Know (July) ****
2. Manderlay (Trier) ****
3. 49 Up (Apted) ****
4. Grizzly Man (Herzog) ****

5. Cache (Haneke) ****
6. V for Vendetta (McTeigue) ****
7. Capote (Miller) ****
8. Good Night, and Good Luck (Clooney) ****
9. Brokeback Mountain (A. Lee) ****
10. The Gits (O'Kane) ***1/2
11. Land of the Dead (Romero) ***1/2
12. Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic (Lynch) ***1/2
13. Pride and Prejudice (Wright) ***1/2
14. The New World (Malick) ***1/2
15. Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Box/Park) ***1/2
16. War of the Worlds (Spielberg) ***1/2
17. Munich (Spielberg) ***1/2
18. The Descent (Marshall) ***1/2
19. Thank You For Smoking (Reitman) ***1/2
20. The Wild Blue Yonder (Herzog) ***1/2
21. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Jennings) ***
22. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Burton) ***
23. The Call of Cthulhu (Leman) ***
24. Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody? (Arteta) ***
25. The 40 Year Old Virgin (Apatow) ***
26. The Bow (Kim) ***
27. The Wayward Cloud (Tsai) ***
28. Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (Ocelot/Galup) ***
29. Inside Deep Throat (Bailey/Barbato) ***
30. The Constant Gardener (Meirelles) ***
31. The Notorious Bettie Page (Harron) ***
32. The Giant Buddhas (Frei) ***
33. The God Who Wasn't There (Flemming) ***
34. March of the Penguins (Jacquet) ***
35. The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (Trousdale) ***
36. Brick (Johnson) **1/2
37. Wolf Creek (McLean) **1/2
38. MirrorMask (McKean) **1/2
39. Corpse Bride (Burton/Johnson) **1/2
40. The Ring 2 (Nakata) **1/2
41. Game 6 (Hoffman) **1/2
42. Chicken Little (Dindal) **1/2
43. The Aristocrats (Provenza) **1/2
44. Murderball (Rubin/Shapiro) **1/2
45. Batman Begins (Nolan) **1/2
46. Pooh's Heffalump Movie (Nissen) **1/2
47. Revenge of the Sith (Lucas) **
48. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (Fickman) **
49. Hostel (Roth) **
50. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (Adamson) **
51. Sin City (Rodriguez/Miller) **
52. King Kong (Jackson) **
53. Syriana (Gaghan) **
54. Drawing Restraint 9 (Barney) **
55. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Puiu) **
56. Fever Pitch (Farrellys) **
57. Mrs Henderson Presents (Frears) **
58. Madagascar (Darnell/McGrath) **
59. Dear Wendy (Vinterberg) *1/2
60. Saw II (Bousman) *1/2
61. Erosion (Lu) *1/2
62. A History of Violence (Cronenberg) *
63. Rent (Columbus) *
64. Hard Candy (Slade) *
65. Last Days (Van Sant) *
66. Battle in Heaven (Reygadas) *

2004

1. Palindromes (Solondz) ****
2. Shaun of the Dead (Wright) ****
3. Control Room (Noujaim) ****
4. 3-Iron (Kim) ****
5. Sideways (Payne) ****
6. Fahrenheit 9/11 (Moore) ****
7. Nobody Knows (Koreeda) ****

8. House of Flying Daggers (Zhang) ***1/2
9. I Heart Huckabees (Russell) ***1/2
10. The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (A. Argento) ***1/2
11. Downfall (Hirschbiegel) ***1/2
12. Only Human (Harari/Pelegri) ***1/2
13. Samaritan Girl (Kim) ***1/2
14. Mean Girls (Waters) ***1/2
15. Spider-Man 2 (Raimi) ***1/2
16. A Hole in My Heart (Moodysson) ***1/2
17. The Hidden Blade (Yamada) ***1/2
18. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (W. Anderson) ***1/2
19. Bad Education (Almodovar) ***1/2
20. The Incredibles (B. Bird) ***1/2
21. The Motorcycle Diaries (Salles) ***1/2
22. Kill Bill V. 2 (Tarantino) ***
23. Citizen Dog (Sasanatieng) ***
24. Mind Game (Yuasa) ***
25. European Showerbath (Greenaway) ***
26. Saved! (Dannelly) ***
27. Head-On (Akin) ***
28. Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (Leiner) ***
29. The Village (Shyamalan) ***
30. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (Conran) ***
31. Anatomy of Hell (Breillat) ***
32. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (Greenwald) ***
33. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry) ***
34. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (Hillenburg) ***
35. Incident at Loch Ness (Penn) ***
36. Saw (Wan) ***
37. Super Size Me (Spurlock) ***
38. Million Dollar Baby (Eastwood) ***
39. The Bourne Supremacy (Greengrass) **1/2
40. Innocence (Hadzihalilovic) **1/2
41. A Very Long Engagement (Jeunet) **1/2
42. Dawn of the Dead (Snyder) **1/2
43. 5x2 (Ozon) **1/2
44. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (Witt) **1/2
45. The Aviator (Scorsese) **1/2
46. Word Wars (Chaikin/Petrillo) **1/2
47. Kamikaze Girls (Nakashima) **1/2
48. Birth (Glazer) **1/2
49. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Cuaron) **1/2
50. The Ladykillers (Coens) **1/2
51. 9 Songs (Winterbottom) **1/2
52. The Polar Express (Zemeckis) **1/2
53. I, Robot (Proyas) **1/2
54. Howl's Moving Castle (Miyazaki) **1/2
55. 2046 (Wong) **1/2
56. The Intruder (Denis) **
57. Starsky and Hutch (Phillips) **
58. Before Sunset (Linklater) **
59. The Phantom of the Opera (Schumacher) **
60. Shrek 2 (Adamson/Asbury/Vernon) **
61. Lollilove (Fischer) *1/2
62. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (McKay) *1/2
63. The Passion of the Christ (Gibson) *1/2
64. Napoleon Dynamite (Hess) *1/2
65. Ma mère (Honoré) *1/2
66. Tony Takitani (Ichikawa) *1/2
67. Team America: World Police (Parker) *
68. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (Thurber) *
69. Crash (Haggis) *

Thursday, January 11, 2007

2003

1. Dogville (Trier) ****
2. Cowards Bend the Knee (Maddin) ****
3. The Five Obstructions (Leth) ****
4. Angels in America (Nichols) ****
5. The Fog of War (Morris) ****
6. Lost in Translation (S. Coppola) ****

7. Monster (Jenkins) ****
8. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (Kim) ***1/2
9. Kill Bill V. 1 (Tarantino) ***1/2
10. Good Bye Lenin! (Becker) ***1/2
11. Owning Mahowny (Kwietniowski) ***1/2
12. Pirates of the Caribbean (Verbinski) ***1/2
13. Grimm (van Warmerdam) ***1/2
14. Finding Nemo (Stanton/Unkrich) ***1/2
15. A Tale of Two Sisters (J. Kim) ***1/2
16. The Tulse Luper Suitcases: The Moab Story (Greenaway) ***1/2
17. The Saddest Music in the World (Maddin) ***1/2
18. Elephant (Van Sant) ***1/2
19. Boundin' (Luckey/Gould) ***1/2
20. Capturing the Friedmans (Jarecki) ***1/2
21. Peter Pan (Hogan) ***
22. The Triplets of Belleville (Chomet) ***
23. 21 Grams (Inarritu) ***
24. Swimming Pool (Ozon) ***
25. Thirteen (Hardwicke) ***
26. Oldboy (Park) ***
27. In the Cut (Campion) ***
28. Open Water (Kentis) ***
29. A Mighty Wind (Guest) ***
30. A Short Film About John Bolton (Gaiman) ***
31. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Jackson) ***
32. Vera (Athié) ***
33. The School of Rock (Linklater) ***
34. Tokyo Godfathers (Kon) ***
35. X2 (Singer) ***
36. Time of the Wolf (Haneke) ***
37. Intolerable Cruelty (Coen) ***
38. La Petite Lili (Miller) ***
39. Osama (Barmak) ***
40. Dogville Confessions (Saif) ***
41. Willard (Morgan) ***
42. The Brown Bunny (Gallo) ***
43. The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai (Meike) **1/2
44. Seabiscuit (Ross) **1/2
45. Ju-On: The Grudge (Shimizu) **1/2
46. Code 46 (Winterbottom) **1/2
47. Looney Tunes: Back in Action (Dante) **1/2
48. House of Sand and Fog (Perelman) **1/2
49. The Matrix Reloaded (Wachowskis) **1/2
50. The Shape of Things (LaBute) **1/2
51. I'm Not Scared (Salvatores) **1/2
52. Big Fish (Burton) **1/2
53. Cold Mountain (Minghella) **1/2
54. Final Destination 2 (Ellis) **1/2
55. Tarnation (Caouette) **1/2
56. Baadasssss! (Van Peebles) **1/2
57. American Splendor (Berman/Pulcini) **1/2
58. Old School (Phillips) **
59. The Matrix Revolutions (Wachowskis) **
60. Gothika (Kassovitz) **
61. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (de Bont) **
62. 2 Fast 2 Furious (Singleton) **
63. Mystic River (Eastwood) **
64. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Weir) **
65. Elf (Favreau) **
66. Battle Royale II: Requiem (Fukasaku/Fukasaku) **
67. It's All About Love (Vinterberg) *1/2
68. Bad Santa (Zwigoff) *1/2
69. The Room (Wiseau) *
70. Twentynine Palms (Dumont) *
71. High Tension (Aja) *

2002

1. City of God (Meirelles/Lund) ****
2. May (McKee) ****
3. The Weather Underground (Green/Siegel) ****
4. Talk to Her (Almodovar) ****
5. Hero (Zhang) ****
6. Friday Night (Denis) ****
7. The Twilight Samurai (Yamada) ****
8. Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (Maddin) ***1/2
9. Heaven (Tykwer) ***1/2
10. Secret Things (Brisseau) ***1/2
11. Sex is Comedy (Breillat) ***1/2
12. Irreversible (Noe) ***1/2
13. 11'09''01 (various) ***1/2
14. 28 Days Later (Boyle) ***1/2
15. Devil's Playground (Walker) ***1/2
16. Punch-Drunk Love (P.T. Anderson) ***1/2
17. Bowling for Columbine (Moore) ***1/2
18. Gangs of New York (Scorsese) ***1/2
19. Adaptation (Jonze) ***1/2
20. Femme Fatale (De Palma) ***1/2
21. 8 Women (Ozon) ***
22. Lost in La Mancha (Fulton/Pepe) ***
23. Dolls (Kitano) ***
24. Morvern Callar (Ramsay) ***
25. The Good Girl (Arteta) ***
26. Spellbound (Blitz) ***
27. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Jackson) ***
28. The Ring (Verbinski) ***
29. The Son (Dardennes)***
30. Signs (Shyamalan) ***
31. Road to Perdition (Mendes) ***
32. Spider-Man (Raimi) ***
33. Resident Evil (Anderson) ***
34. A Snake of June (Tskuamoto) ***
35. The Man Without a Past (Kaurismaki) ***
36. Chicago (Marshall) ***
37. A Brief History of the United States of America (Moss) ***
38. Minority Report (Spielberg) **1/2
39. Frida (Taymor) **1/2
40. The Hours (Daldry) **1/2
41. Whale Rider (Caro) **1/2
42. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (Clooney) **1/2
43. Ice Age (Wedge/Saldanha) **1/2
44. The Bourne Identity (Liman) **1/2
45. Panic Room (Fincher) **1/2
46. Secretary (Shainberg) **1/2
47. Dirty Pretty Things (Frears) **1/2
48. 2DLK (Tsutsumi) **1/2
49. 8 Mile (Hanson) **1/2
50. Possession (LaBute) **1/2
51. The Coast Guard (Kim) **
52. Attack of the Clones (Lucas) **
53. The Stone Raft (Sluizer) **
54. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Columbus) **
55. Russian Ark (Sokurov) **
56. Run Ronnie Run (Miller) **
57. Lilja 4-Ever (Moodysson) **
58. In My Skin (de Van) **
59. Austin Powers: Goldmember (Roach) **
60. Hukkle (Palfi) **
61. The Vagina Monologues (Ensler) **
62. Red Dragon (Ratner) **
63. Catch Me If You Can (Spielberg) **
64. Cabin Fever (Roth) *1/2
65. The Pianist (Polanski) *1/2
66. Igby Goes Down (Steers) *1/2

2001

1. Mulholland Dr. (Lynch) ****
2. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Mitchell) ****
3. Y tu mama tambien (Cuaron) ****
4. The Piano Teacher (Haneke) ****
5. Fat Girl (Breillat) ****
6. The Deep End (McGehee/Siegel) ****
7. Amelie (Jeunet) ****
8. The Man Who Wasn't There (Coen) ****
9. Series 7: The Contenders (Minahan) ****
10. Kira's Reason: A Love Story (Madsen) ****
11. Pulse (K. Kurosawa) ****
12. Ghost World (Zwigoff) ****
13. Millennium Actress (Kon) ***1/2
14. Trouble Every Day (Denis) ***1/2
15. The Devil's Backbone (del Toro) ***1/2
16. L.I.E. (Cuesta) ***1/2
17. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Jackson) ***1/2
18. Brief Crossing (Breillat) ***1/2
19. Invincible (Herzog) ***1/2
20. Nowhere in Africa (Link) ***1/2
21. The Royal Tenenbaums (W. Anderson) ***1/2
22. In the Bedroom (Field) ***1/2
23. Storytelling (Solondz) ***
24. Late Marriage (Koshashvili) ***
25. Cat Soup (Sato) ***
26. Spirited Away (Miyazaki) ***
27. The Others (Amenabar) ***
28. Shaolin Soccer (Chow) ***
29. Monsters Inc. (Docter/Silverman/Unkrich) ***
30. Hell House (Ratliff) ***
31. The Anniversary Party (Cumming/Leigh) ***
32. Crazy/Beautiful (Stockwell) ***
33. Frailty (Paxton) ***
34. Vanilla Sky (Crowe) ***
35. Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (Sprecher) ***
36. Dagon (Gordon) ***
37. Pistol Opera (Suzuki) ***
38. Monster's Ball (Forster) ***
39. Home Movie (Smith) ***
40. The Caveman's Valentine (Lemmons) ***
41. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (Sakaguchi/Sakakibara) ***
42. A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (Spielberg) **1/2
43. Wake Up and Smell the Coffee (Rauch) **1/2
44. From Hell (Hughes/Hughes) **1/2
45. Donnie Darko (Kelly) **1/2
46. Jeepers Creepers (Salva) **1/2
47. Kiss of the Dragon (Nahon) **1/2
48. Schlock!: The Secret History of American Movies (Greene) **1/2
49. Zoolander (Stiller) **1/2
50. Tomb Raider (West) **1/2
51. Curse of the Jade Scorpion (Allen) **1/2
52. The Fast and the Furious (Cohen) **1/2
53. Joy Ride (Dahl) **1/2
54. Un jeu d'enfants (Tuel) **1/2
55. The Pornographer (Bonello) **1/2
56. Haiku Tunnel (Kornbluth/Kornbluth) **1/2
57. The Center of the World (Wang) **1/2
58. The Mummy Returns (Sommers) **1/2
59. Legally Blonde (Luketic) **1/2
60. A Beautiful Mind (Howard) **1/2
61. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Columbus) **
62. Shrek (Adamson/Jenson) **
63. Not Another Teen Movie (Gallen) **
64. Prozac Nation (Skjoldbjaerg) **
65. Happiness of the Katakuris (Miike) **
66. Blow (T. Demme) **
67. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (Smith) **
68. Millennium Mambo (Hou) *1/2
69. Hannibal (Scott) *1/2
70. Gosford Park (Altman) *1/2
71. Black Hawk Down (Scott) *1/2
72. Wet Hot American Summer (Wain) *
73. Waking Life (Linklater) *
74. My Wife is an Actress (Attal) *
75. Planet of the Apes (Burton) *
76. Moulin Rouge! (Luhrmann) *
77. Evolution (Reitman) *

2000

1. Dancer in the Dark (Trier) ****
2. Yi Yi (Yang) ****
3. Songs from the Second Floor (Andersson) ****
4. The Isle (Kim) ****
5. Together (Moodysson) ****
6. The Heart of the World (Maddin) ****
7. Requiem for a Dream (Aronofsky) ****
8. The Princess and the Warrior (Tykwer) ****
9. The King is Alive (Levring) ****
10. Memento (Nolan) ****
11. Amores Perros (Inarritu) ***1/2
12. With a Friend Like Harry (Moll) ***1/2
13. Battle Royale (Fukasaku) ***1/2
14. Best in Show (Guest) ***1/2
15. Water Drops on Burning Rocks (Ozon) ***1/2
16. The Filth and the Fury (Temple) ***1/2
17. The Emperor's New Groove (Dindal) ***1/2
18. Unbreakable (Shyamalan) ***1/2
19. Under the Sand (Ozon) ***1/2
20. Princes and Princesses (Ocelot) ***1/2
21. You Can Count on Me (Lonergan) ***1/2
22. Code Unknown (Haneke) ***1/2
23. Mission to Mars (De Palma) ***1/2
24. Paragraph 175 (Epstein/Friedman) ***
25. O Brother Where Art Thou? (Coen) ***
26. Chicken Run (Lord/Park) ***
27. Almost Famous (Crowe) ***
28. Shadow of the Vampire (Merhige) ***
29. Traffic (Soderbergh) ***
30. Sexy Beast (Glazer) ***
31. Ginger Snaps (Fawcett) ***
32. Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (Berlinger/Sinofsky) ***
33. Pitch Black (Twohy) ***
34. The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Bailey/Barbato) ***
35. Scarlet Diva (A. Argento) ***
36. Quills (Kaufman) ***
37. Cheeky (Brass) ***
38. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (A. Lee) ***
39. Nurse Betty (LaBute) ***
40. High Fidelity (Frears) ***
41. In the Mood for Love (Wong) ***
42. The Cell (Singh) **1/2
43. The Gift (Raimi) **1/2
44. Gladiator (Scott) **1/2
45. George Washington (Green) **1/2
46. Anatomy (Ruzowitzky) **1/2
47. Charlie's Angels (McG) **1/2
48. X-Men (Singer) **1/2
49. Final Destination (Wong) **1/2
50. State and Main (Mamet) **1/2
51. Mission Impossible 2 (Woo) **1/2
52. The Gleaners and I (Varda) **1/2
53. 101 Reykjavik (Kormakur) **1/2
54. Timecode (Figgis) **1/2
55. Little Otik (Svankmajer) **1/2
56. The Man Who Cried (Potter) **1/2
57. Baise-moi (Despentes/Coralie) **
58. Workers for the Good Lord (Brisseau) **
59. Urban Legends: Final Cut (Ottman) **
60. Freeze Me (Ishii) **
61. Meet the Parents (Roach) **
62. Italian for Beginners (Scherfig) **
63. Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (Berlinger) **
64. Real Fiction (Kim) *1/2
65. Hollow Man (Verhoeven) *1/2
66. Scream 3 (Craven) *1/2
67. Dungeons and Dragons (Solomon) *1/2
68. American Psycho (Harron) *1/2
69. Erin Brockovich (Soderbergh) *

Heavy Metal 2000 (Coldeway/Lemire)
Jesus Christ Superstar (Edwards/Morris)

1999

1. Boys Don't Cry (Peirce) ****
2. The Iron Giant (B. Bird) ****
3. The Road Home (Zhang) ****
4.
Holy Smoke (Campion) ****
5. The Straight Story (Lynch) ****
6. Three Kings (Russell) ****
7. Titus (Taymor) ***1/2
8. The Loss of Sexual Innocence (Figgis) ***1/2
9. The Sixth Sense (Shyamalan) ***1/2
10. The Blair Witch Project (Myrick/Sanchez) ***1/2
11. Election (Payne) ***1/2
12. Magnolia (P.T. Anderson) ***1/2
13. Eyes Wide Shut (Kubrick) ***1/2
14. 8 1/2 Women (Greenaway) ***1/2
15. Topsy-Turvy (Leigh) ***1/2
16. The Virgin Suicides (S. Coppola) ***1/2
17. Ratcatcher (Ramsay) ***1/2
18. Ravenous (Bird) ***1/2
19. Fight Club (Fincher) ***1/2
20. My Neighbors The Yamadas (Takahata) ***1/2
21. Mr. Death (Morris) ***1/2
22. Romance (Breillat) ***
23. American Movie (Smith) ***
24. The Minus Man (Fancher) ***
25. South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (Parker) ***
26. The Matrix (Wachowskis) ***
27. Cradle Will Rock (Robbins) ***
28. Being John Malkovich (Jonze) ***
29. Sweet and Lowdown (Allen) ***
30. The Phantom Menace (Lucas) ***
31. Go (Liman) ***
32. Bowfinger (Oz) ***
33. Summer of Sam (Lee) ***
34. Office Space (Judge) ***
35. Bringing Out the Dead (Scorsese) ***
36. Muppets from Space (Hill) ***
37. Toy Story 2 (Lasseter/Brannon) ***
38. Snow Falling on Cedars (Hicks) **1/2
39. Mifune (Kragh-Jacobsen) **1/2
40. The Green Mile (Darabont) **1/2
41. American Beauty (Mendes) **1/2
42. Criminal Lovers (Ozon) **1/2
43. Angela's Ashes (Parker) **1/2
44. The Mummy (Sommers) **1/2
45. Audition (Miike) **1/2
46. Sleepy Hollow (Burton) **1/2
47. Beau travail (Denis) **1/2
48. Stigmata (Wainwright) **1/2
49. Galaxy Quest (Parisot) **1/2
50. The War Zone (Roth) **1/2
51. A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hoffman) **1/2
52. Man on the Moon (Forman) **1/2
53. An Ideal Husband (Parker) **1/2
54. Flawless (Schumacher) **1/2
55. Julien Donkey-Boy (Korine) **
56. Cremaster 2 (Barney) **
57. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (Roach) **
58. Blackadder Back and Forth (Weiland) **
59. Edtv (Howard) **
60. Mystery Men (Usher) **
61. The Rage: Carrie 2 (Shea) **
62. House on Haunted Hill (Malone) **
63. The End of the Affair (Jordan) **
64. The Cider House Rules (Hallstrom) **
65. The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (Ramirez) *1/2
66. Dogma (Smith) *1/2
67. American Pie (Weitz) *1/2
68. The Haunting (de Bont) *1/2
69. eXistenZ (Cronenberg) *1/2
70. Arlington Road (Pellington) *
71. 8MM (Schumacher) *
72. The Ninth Gate (Polanski) *

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

1998

1. Kirikou and the Sorceress (Ocelot) ****
2. The Celebration (Vinterberg) ****
3. Run Lola Run (Tykwer) ****
4. Fucking Amal (Moodysson) ****
5. The Humiliated (Jargil) ****
6. Perfect Blue (Kon) ****
7. More (Osborne) ****
8. Elizabeth (Kapur) ****
9. Happiness (Solondz) ****
10. 42 Up (Apted) ****
11. The Big Lebowski (Coen) ***1/2
12. Pi (Aronofsky) ***1/2
13. Dark City (Proyas) ***1/2
14. A Bug's Life (Lasseter/Stanton) ***1/2
15. Shakespeare in Love (Madden) ***1/2
16. Hilary and Jackie (Tucker) ***1/2
17. The Idiots (Trier) ***1/2
18. Out of Sight (Soderbergh) ***1/2
19. The Thin Red Line (Malick) ***1/2
20. Return to Paradise (Ruben) ***1/2
21. Gods and Monsters (Condon) ***1/2
22. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Gilliam) ***
23. Ringu (Nakata) ***
24. Your Friends and Neighbors (LaBute) ***
25. Rushmore (W. Anderson) ***
26. Little Voice (Herman) ***
27. Rounders (Dahl) ***
28. The Truman Show (Weir) ***
29. Meeting People is Easy (Gee) ***
30. There's Something About Mary (Farrellys) ***
31. Slums of Beverly Hills (Jenkins) ***
32. Celebrity (Allen) ***
33. I Stand Alone (Noe) **1/2
34. The X-Files: Fight the Future (Bowman) **1/2
35. Saving Private Ryan (Spielberg) **1/2
36. Buffalo '66 (Gallo) **1/2
37. L'ennui (Kahn) **1/2
38. The Opposite of Sex (Roos) **1/2
39. Antz (Darnell/Johnson) **1/2
40. Following (Nolan) **1/2
41. Pleasantville (Ross) **1/2
42. Don't Let Me Die on a Sunday (Le Pêcheur) **1/2
43. The Governess (Goldbacher) **1/2
44. Babe: Pig in the City (Miller) **1/2
45. Waking Ned Devine (Jones) **1/2
46. Urban Legend (Blanks) **
47. Wild Things (McNaughton) **
48. A Simple Plan (Raimi) **
49. Meet Joe Black (Brest) **
50. Dog Park (McCulloch) **
51. The Faculty (Rodriguez) **
52. Vampires (Carpenter) **
53. BASEketball (Zucker) **
54. Disturbing Behavior (Nutter) **
55. 54 (Christopher) **
56. The Book of Life (Hartley) **
57. Snake Eyes (De Palma) *1/2
58. Sitcom (Ozon) *1/2
59. Six Days Seven Nights (Reitman) *1/2
60. Hurlyburly (Drazan) *1/2
61. American History X (Kaye) *1/2
62. Blade (Norrington) *1/2
63. Armageddon (Bay) *

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (Cannon)
Species 2 (Medak)

1997

1. The Sweet Hereafter (Egoyan) ****
2. In the Company of Men (Labute) ****
3. Funny Games (Haneke) ****
4. The Wings of the Dove (Softley) ****
5. Lost Highway (Lynch) ***1/2
6. Boogie Nights (P.T. Anderson) ***1/2
7. Eve's Bayou (Lemmons) ***1/2
8. Contact (Zemeckis) ***1/2
9. Welcome to Sarajevo (Winterbottom) ***1/2
10. Life is Beautiful (Benigni) ***1/2
11. Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (Keeler) ***1/2
12. Donnie Brasco (Newell) ***1/2
13. Princess Mononoke (Miyazaki) ***1/2
14. Career Girls (Leigh) ***1/2
15. Deconstructing Harry (Allen) ***
16. Fast Cheap and Out of Control (Morris) ***
17. Gummo (Korine) ***
18. Winter Sleepers (Tykwer) ***
19. Wag the Dog (Levinson) ***
20. Titanic (Cameron) ***
21. Jackie Brown (Tarantino) ***
22. Mrs. Brown (Madden) ***
23. The Rainbow Man/John 3:16 (Green) ***
24. The Castle (Haneke) ***
25. The Wrong Guy (Steinberg) ***
26. Artemisia (Merlet) ***
27. Tranceformer - A Portrait of Lars von Trier (Bjorkman/von Krusenstjerna) ***
28. The Ice Storm (A. Lee) ***
29. Geri's Game (Pinkava) ***.
30. The Apostle (Duvall) ***
31. The Boxer (Sheridan) ***
32. Mimic (del Toro) ***
33. See the Sea (Ozon) ***
34. Clockwatchers (Sprecher) ***
35. The Big One (Moore) ***
36. Nightwatch (Bornedal) ***
37. Grosse Pointe Blank (Armitage) ***
38. Good Will Hunting (Van Sant) ***
39. Cube (Natali) **1/2
40. The Relic (Hyams) **1/2
41. Austin Powers (Roach) **1/2
42. My Best Friend's Wedding (Hogan) **1/2
43. Private Parts (Thomas) **1/2
44. The Fifth Element (Besson) **1/2
45. The Devil's Advocate (Hackford) **1/2
46. Chasing Amy (Smith) **1/2
47. Gattaca (Niccol) **1/2
48. I Know What You Did Last Summer (Gillespie) **1/2
49. Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (Maddin) **1/2
50. The Game (Fincher) **1/2
51. Scream 2 (Craven) **1/2
52. Starship Troopers (Verhoeven) **1/2
53. U Turn (Stone) **1/2
54. Ulee's Gold (Nunez) **1/2
55. Speed 2: Cruise Control (de Bont) **
56. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Eastwood) **
57. The Full Monty (Cattaneo) **
58. The Butcher Boy (Jordan) **
59. Men in Black (Sonnenfeld) **
60. Amistad (Spielberg) **
61. Hercules (Clements/Musker) **
62. Lost World: Jurassic Park (Spielberg) **
63. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (Mirkin) **
64. Happy Together (Wong) **
65. L.A. Confidential (Hanson) **
66. Air Force One (Petersen) **
67. Coven (Borchardt) **
68. Face/Off (Woo) **
69. Con Air (West) **
70. Orgazmo (Parker) *1/2
71. Valentine's Law (Buescher) *1/2
72. As Good As It Gets (Brooks) *1/2
73. A Taste of Cherry (Kiarostami) *
74. Fierce Creatures (Schepisi/Young) *

Henry Fool (Hartley)
Love! Valour! Compassion! (Mantello)
Paradise Road (Beresford)
Trial and Error (Lynn)
Volcano (Jackson)

1996

1. Breaking the Waves (Trier) ****
2. Fargo (Coen) ****
3. The Pillow Book (Greenaway) ****
4. Jude (Winterbottom) ****
5. Citizen Ruth (Payne) ****
6. The English Patient (Minghella) ****
7. Hamlet (Branagh) ****
8. Waiting for Guffman (Guest) ***1/2
9. The People Vs. Larry Flynt (Forman) ***1/2
10. A Perfect Candidate (Cutler/Van Taylor) ***1/2
11. Bound (Wachowskis) ***1/2
12. Secrets and Lies (Leigh) ***1/2
13. Shine (Hicks) ***1/2
14. Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (Makin) ***1/2
15. Bottle Rocket (W. Anderson) ***1/2
16. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (Berlinger/Sinofsky) ***1/2
17. Big Night (Scott/Tucci) ***1/2
18. Lone Star (Sayles) ***1/2
19. Michael Collins (Jordan) ***
20. Evita (Parker) ***
21. Perfect Love (Breillat) ***
22. Trees Lounge (Buscemi) ***
23. Hard Eight (P.T. Anderson) ***
24. Basquiat (Schnabel) ***
25. Cremaster 1 (Barney) ***
26. Courage Under Fire (Zwick) ***
27. Flirting With Disaster (Russell) ***
28. The Frighteners (Jackson) ***
29. Emma (McGrath) ***
30. SubUrbia (Linklater) ***
31. Freeway (Bright) ***
32. Microcosmos (Nuridsany/Perennou) ***
33. Beavis and Butthead Do America (Judge/Kaplan) ***
34. Scream (Craven) ***
35. A Summer Dress (Ozon) ***
36. Swingers (Liman) ***
37. Sling Blade (Thornton) ***
38. Twelfth Night (Nunn) ***
39. Jerry Maguire (Crowe) ***
40. Marvin's Room (Zaks) ***
41. Looking for Richard (Pacino) **1/2
42. The Craft (Fleming) **1/2
43. From Dusk Til Dawn (Rodriguez) **1/2
44. Female Perversions (Streitfeld) **1/2
45. The Cable Guy (Stiller) **1/2
46. Beautiful Girls (T. Demme) **1/2
47. Mission Impossible (De Palma) **1/2
48. Irma Vep (Assayas) **1/2
49. The Arrival (Twohy) **1/2
50. Trainspotting (Boyle) **1/2
51. Primal Fear (Hoblit) **1/2
52. Diabolique (Chechik) **1/2
53. Moll Flanders (Densham) **1/2
54. Little Witches (Simpson) **1/2
55. The Rock (Bay) **1/2
56. Surviving Picasso (Ivory) **1/2
57. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Trousdale/Wise) **1/2
58. Girls Town (McKay) **1/2
59. 2 Days in the Valley (Herzfeld) **1/2
60. A Time to Kill (Schumacher) **
61. Sleepers (Levinson) **
62. Stealing Beauty (Bertolucci) **
63. James and the Giant Peach (Selick) **
64. Independence Day (Emmerich) **
65. Happy Gilmore (Dugan) **
66. I Shot Andy Warhol (Harron) **
67. Twister (de Bont) **
68. Everyone Says I Love You (Allen) **
69. The Crucible (Hytner) **
70. Poison Ivy 2 (Goursand) **
71. Cannibal! The Musical (Parker) **
72. Romeo + Juliet (Luhrmann) *1/2
73. The Portrait of a Lady (Campion) *1/2
74. Crash (Cronenberg) *1/2
75. Schizopolis (Soderbergh) *1/2
76. Mars Attacks! (Burton) *1/2
77. Barb Wire (Hogan) *1/2
78. Broken Arrow (Woo) *1/2
79. The Fan (T. Scott) *
80. Phenomenon (Turteltaub) *
81. Mary Reilly (Frears) *

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (Nair)
The Spitfire Grill (Zlotoff)
The Truth About Cats and Dogs (Lehmann)

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

1995

1. Welcome to the Dollhouse (Solondz) ****
2. Dead Man Walking (Robbins) ****
3. Whisper of the Heart (Kondo) ****
4. Seven (Fincher) ****
5. Citizen X (Gerolmo) ****
6. Strange Days (Bigelow) ***1/2
7. Richard III (Loncraine) ***1/2
8. Beyond Rangoon (Boorman) ***1/2
9. Carrington (Hampton) ***1/2
10. Rob Roy (Caton-Jones) ***1/2
11. Ghost in the Shell (Oshii) ***1/2
12. The Young Poisoner's Handbook (Ross) ***1/2
13. Persuasion (Michell) ***1/2
14. Living in Oblivion (DiCillo) ***1/2
15. To Die For (Van Sant) ***1/2
16. A Close Shave (Park) ***
17. Antonia's Line (Gorris) ***
18. The Celluloid Closet (Epstein/Friedman) ***
19. Leaving Las Vegas (Figgis) ***
20. Mighty Aphrodite (Allen) ***
21. Othello (Parker) ***
22. The Quick and the Dead (Raimi) ***
23. Sense and Sensibility (A. Lee) ***
24. Toy Story (Lasseter) ***
25. Safe (Haynes) ***
26. Apollo 13 (Howard) ***
27. Murder in the First (Rocco) ***
28. Lumiere and Company (various) **1/2
29. Skin (O'Connell) **1/2
30. Don Juan DeMarco (Leven) **1/2
31. Kids (Clark) **1/2
32. Unzipped (Keeve) **1/2
33. Nixon (Stone) **1/2
34. The Prophecy (Widen) **1/2
35. Species (Donaldson) **1/2
36. 12 Monkeys (Gilliam) **1/2
37. Outbreak (Petersen) **1/2
38. Nick of Time (Badham) **1/2
39. Jumanji (Johnston) **1/2
40. The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (Monger) **1/2
41. The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls In Love (Maggenti) **1/2
42. Forgotten Silver (Botes/Jackson) **1/2
43. Desperado (Rodriguez) **1/2
44. Rumble in the Bronx (Tong) **1/2
45. When Night is Falling (Rozema) **1/2
46. Jeffrey (Ashley) **1/2
47. City of Lost Children (Caro/Jeunet) **1/2
48. Clueless (Heckerling) **1/2
49. Babe (Noonan) **1/2
50. Heat (Mann) **1/2
51. Casino (Scorsese) **
52. The Usual Suspects (Singer) **
53. Billy Madison (Davis) **
54. Showgirls (Verhoeven) **
55. Pocahontas (Gabriel/Goldberg) **
56. Get Shorty (Sonnenfeld) **
57. Before Sunrise (Linklater) **
58. Four Rooms (various) **
59. Mallrats (Smith) **
60. The Doom Generation (Araki) **
61. The Langoliers (Holland) **
62. Dangerous Minds (Smith) **
63. French Twist (Balasko) **
64. A Goofy Movie (Lima) **
65. The Indian in the Cupboard (Oz) *1/2
66. Jack and Sarah (Sullivan) *1/2
67. The Brothers McMullen (Burns) *1/2
68. Batman Forever (Schumacher) *1/2
69. Tank Girl (Talalay) *1/2
70. Nine Months (Columbus) *1/2
71. Boys on the Side (Ross) *1/2
72. The Net (Winkler) *
73. The Scarlet Letter (Joffe) *
74. Braveheart (Gibson) *

Georgia (Grosbard)
A Midwinter's Tale (Branagh)
Restoration (Hoffman)
Sissy Boy Slap Party (Maddin)
The Spirit of Christmas (Parker/Stone)

1994

1. Muriel's Wedding (Hogan) ****
2. Heavenly Creatures (Jackson) ****
3. Baseball (Burns) ****
4. The Kingdom (Trier) ****

5. 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (Haneke) ****
6. Quiz Show (Redford) ****
7. Priest (Bird) ****
8. Queen Margot (Chereau) ****
9. Crumb (Zwigoff) ****
10. To Live (Zhang) ****
11. Pulp Fiction (Tarantino) ****
12. Ed Wood (Burton) ****
13. White (Kieslowski) ***1/2
14. The Madness of King George (Hytner) ***1/2
15. Sister My Sister (Meckler) ***1/2
16. Pom Poko (Takahata) ***1/2
17. The Shawshank Redemption (Darabont) ***1/2
18. Exotica (Egoyan) ***1/2
19. The Hudsucker Proxy (Coen) ***1/2
20. Mrs Parker and the Vicious Circle (Rudolph) ***1/2
21. Spanking the Monkey (Russell) ***1/2
22. The Professional (Besson) ***1/2
23. Red (Kieslowski) ***1/2
24. Backbeat (Softley) ***1/2
25. Bullets Over Broadway (Allen) ***1/2
26. Frankenstein (Branagh) ***
27. Killing Zoe (Avary) ***
28. Sirens (Duigan) ***
29. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Elliott) ***
30. The Crow (Proyas) ***
31. Il Postino (Radford) ***
32. Speed (de Bont) ***
33. Hoop Dreams (James) ***
34. Death and the Maiden (Polanski) ***
35. Shallow Grave (Boyle) ***
36. Immortal Beloved (Rose) ***
37. New Nightmare (Craven) ***
38. The Return of the Native (Gold) ***
39. Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out! (Kerslake) ***
40. Four Weddings and a Funeral (Newell) ***
41. Fresh (Yakin) ***
42. The Freethinker (Watkins) **1/2
43. The Mask (Russell) **1/2
44. Forrest Gump (Zemeckis) **1/2
45. Embrace of the Vampire (Goursaud) **1/2
46. Farinelli (Corbiau) **1/2
47. Dream Lover (N. Kazan) **1/2
48. Stargate (Emmerich) **1/2
49. Color of Night (Rush) **1/2
50. The River Wild (Hanson) **1/2
51. Dumb and Dumber (Farrelly) **1/2
52. The Lion King (Allers/Minkoff) **1/2
53. Nell (Apted) **1/2
54. Clerks (Smith) **1/2
55. Clean, Shaven (Kerrigan) **1/2
56. It Could Happen to You (A. Bergman) **1/2
57. Chungking Express (Wong) **1/2
58. Sleep With Me (Kelly) **1/2
59. Only You (Jewison) **
60. Natural Born Killers (Stone) **
61. Interview with the Vampire (Jordan) **
62. Fear of a Black Hat (Cundieff) **
63. Wolf (Nichols) **
64. Oleanna (Mamet) **
65. Barcelona (Stillman) **
66. Whore 2 (Kollek) **
67. The Last Seduction (Dahl) **
68. The Road to Wellville (Parker) *1/2
69. Reality Bites (Stiller) *1/2
70. Ready to Wear (Altman) *1/2
71. Legends of the Fall (Zwick) *1/2
72. Erotique (various) *1/2
73. Cabin Boy (Resnick) *
74. Maverick (Donner) *

Blue Sky (Richardson)
Exit to Eden (Marshall)
Imaginary Crimes (Drazan)
Love Affair (Caron)
Nadja (Almereyda)
The Paper (Howard)
Play Time (Trevillion)
The Ref (T. Demme)
A Simple Twist of Fate (MacKinnon)
Swimming with Sharks (Huang)
Temptress (Lanoff)
Threesome (Fleming)
Widows' Peak (Irvin)

1993

1. The Piano (Campion) ****
2. The Wrong Trousers (Park) ****
3. Schindler's List (Spielberg) ****
4. Short Cuts (Altman) ****
5. Blue (Kieslowski) ****
6. The Blue Kite (Tian) ****
7. Dazed and Confused (Linklater) ***1/2
8. Fearless (Weir) ***1/2
9. The Baby of Macon (Greenaway) ***1/2
10. The Hour of the Pig (Megahey) ***1/2
11. Jurassic Park (Spielberg) ***1/2
12. The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (Ritchie) ***1/2
13. Searching for Bobby Fischer (Zaillian) ***1/2
14. And the Band Played On (Spottiswoode) ***1/2
15. The Cement Garden (Birkin) ***1/2
16. Much Ado About Nothing (Branagh) ***1/2
17. In the Name of the Father (Sheridan) ***1/2
18. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (Hallstrom) ***1/2
19. Carlito's Way (De Palma) ***1/2
20. The Age of Innocence (Scorsese) ***1/2
21. Groundhog Day (Ramis) ***1/2
22. Household Saints (Savoca) ***
23. The Remains of the Day (Ivory) ***
24. The Fugitive (Davis) ***
25. The Snapper (Frears) ***
26. The War Room (Hegedus/Pennebaker) ***
27. True Romance (T. Scott) ***
28. Cronos (del Toro) ***
29. The Music of Chance (Haas) ***
30. Bad Boy Bubby (de Heer) ***
31. Wittgenstein (Jarman) ***
32. Mad Dog and Glory (McNaughton) ***
33. Needful Things (Heston) ***
34. Kalifornia (Sena) ***
35. Manhattan Murder Mystery (Allen) **1/2
36. Point of No Return (Badham) **1/2
37. Naked (Leigh) **1/2
38. Benny and Joon (Chechik) **1/2
39. Dave (Reitman) **1/2
40. In the Line of Fire (Petersen) **1/2
41. What's Love Got to Do with It (Gibson) **1/2
42. The Nightmare Before Christmas (Selick) **1/2
43. My Life (Rubin) **1/2
44. Philadelphia (Demme) **1/2
45. So I Married An Axe Murderer (Schlamme) **1/2
46. The Joy Luck Club (Wang) **1/2
47. The Firm (Pollack) **1/2
48. Hot Shots! Part Deux (Abrahams) **1/2
49. Wayne's World 2 (Surjik) **
50. Cool Runnings (Turteltaub) **
51. Malice (Becker) **
52. Three of Hearts (Bogayevicz) **
53. Little Buddha (Bertolucci) **
54. Sliver (Noyce) **
55. M. Butterfly (Cronenberg) **
56. Paris, France (Cicocoritti) **
57. Falling Down (Schumacher) **
58. Boxing Helena (J. Lynch) *1/2
59. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (Brooks) *1/2
60. Indecent Proposal (Lyne) *1/2
61. Body of Evidence (Edel) *

Dangerous Game (Ferarra)
Homeward Bound (Dunham)
Lake Consequence (King)
Witchboard 2 (Tenney)

1992

1. Orlando (Potter) ****
2. Bob Roberts (Robbins) ****
3. Reservoir Dogs (Tarantino) ****
4. Rowan Atkinson Live (Schlamme) ****
5. The Player (Altman) ****
6. Husbands and Wives (Allen) ****
7. The Story of Qiu Ju (Zhang) ***1/2
8. Army of Darkness (Raimi) ***1/2
9. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (Lynch) ***1/2
10. Unforgiven (Eastwood) ***1/2
11. Brother's Keeper (Berlinger/Sinofsky) ***1/2
12. The Crying Game (Jordan) ***1/2
13. Enchanted April (Newell) ***1/2
14. Malcolm X (Lee) ***1/2
15. A Tale of Winter (Rohmer) ***1/2
16. Benny's Video (Haneke) ***
17. Chaplin (Attenborough) ***
18. Aladdin (Clements/Musker) ***
19. Alien 3 (Fincher) ***
20. Visions of Light (Glassman/McCarthy/Samuels) ***
21. Porco Rosso (Miyazaki) ***
22. Glengarry Glen Ross (Foley) ***
23. A Few Good Men (Reiner) ***
24. Careful (Maddin) ***
25. Like Water for Chocolate (Arau) ***
26. Howards End (Ivory) ***
27. Peter's Friends (Branagh) ***
28. Batman Returns (Burton) ***
29. Innocent Blood (Landis) **1/2
30. Honeymoon in Vegas (A. Bergman) **1/2
31. Wayne's World (Spheeris) **1/2
32. Single White Female (Schroeder) **1/2
33. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Kuzui) **1/2
34. Damage (Malle) **1/2
35. El Mariachi (Rodriguez) **1/2
36. Red Rock West (Dahl) **1/2
37. White Men Can't Jump (Shelton) **1/2
38. Last of the Mohicans (Mann) **1/2
39. Death Becomes Her (Zemeckis) **1/2
40. Prelude to a Kiss (Rene) **1/2
41. Dead Alive (Jackson) **1/2
42. Bad Lieutenant (Ferrara) **1/2
43. Far and Away (Howard) **1/2
44. Dracula (Coppola) **
45. Poison Ivy (Shea) **
46. Man Bites Dog (Belvaux/Bonzel/Poelvoorde) **
47. Scent of a Woman (Brest) **
48. Basic Instinct (Verhoeven) *1/2
49. Noises Off (Bogdanovich) *1/2
50. Lethal Weapon 3 (Donner) *1/2
51. A League of Their Own (Marshall) *1/2
52. Tokyo Decadence (Murakami) *
53. Bitter Moon (Polanski) *
54. War is Menstrual Envy (Zedd) *

Epilog (Tykwer)
Consenting Adults (Pakula)
Gas Food Lodging (Anders)
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (Hanson)
Jamon Jamon (Luna)
No Cure for Cancer (T. Demme)
Of Mice and Men (Sinise)
Sewing Circle (Kern)

1991

1. Into the Woods (Lapine) ****
2. Prospero's Books (Greenaway) ****
3. Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang) ****
4. Edward II (Jarman) ****
5. Europa (Trier) ****
6. 35 Up (Apted) ****
7. Impromptu (Lapine) ***1/2
8. The Commitments (Parker) ***1/2
9. Barton Fink (Coen) ***1/2
10. A Brief History of Time (Morris) ***1/2
11. Dead Again (Branagh) ***1/2
12. M is for Man, Music, Mozart (Greenaway) ***1/2
13. Dogfight (Savoca) ***1/2
14. JFK (Stone) ***1/2
15. Grand Canyon (Kasdan) ***1/2
16. Flirting (Duigan) ***1/2
17. The Fisher King (Gilliam) ***1/2
18. Delicatessen (Caro/Jeunet) ***1/2
19. Begotten (Merhige) ***1/2
20. Cape Fear (Scorsese) ***
21. Truth or Dare (Keshishian) ***
22. Terminator 2 (Cameron) ***
23. The Silence of the Lambs (Demme) ***
24. Bugsy (Levinson) ***
25. Diary of a Hitman (London) ***
26. L.A. Story (M. Jackson) ***
27. Boyz n the Hood (Singleton) ***
28. Billy Bathgate (Benton) ***
29. Beauty and the Beast (Trousdale/Wise) ***
30. Slacker (Linklater) ***
31. Frankie and Johnny (Marshall) ***
32. Sólo con tu pareja (Cuarón) **1/2
33. The Doors (Stone) **1/2
34. Jungle Fever (Lee) **1/2
35. Hot Shots! (Abrahams) **1/2
36. Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (Hewitt) **1/2
37. Poison (Haynes) **1/2
38. The Naked Gun 2 1/2 (Zucker) **1/2
39. Johnny Stecchino (Benigni) **
40. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Reynolds) **
41. The Prince of Tides (Streisand) **
42. My Own Private Idaho (Van Sant) **
43. Hook (Spielberg) **
44. King Ralph (Ward) **
45. Night on Earth (Jarmusch) **
46. Father of the Bride (Shyer) **
47. City Slickers (Underwood) **
48. Whore (Russell) *1/2
49. Thelma and Louise (Scott) *1/2
50. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (Talalay) *1/2
51. The Doctor (Haines) *

Hearts of Darkness (E. Coppola/Hickenlooper/Bahr)

1990

1. Miller's Crossing (Coen) ****
2. The Grifters (Frears) ***1/2
3. Dreams (Kurosawa) ***1/2
4. La Femme Nikita (Besson) ***1/2
5. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Stoppard) ***1/2
6. Back to the Future III (Zemeckis) ***1/2
7. Goodfellas (Scorsese) ***1/2
8. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Dante) ***1/2
9. Without You I'm Nothing (Boskovich) ***1/2
10. Dick Tracy (Beatty) ***
11. Joe Versus the Volcano (Shanley) ***
12. Edward Scissorhands (Burton) ***
13. Darkman (Raimi) ***
14. Misery (Reiner) ***
15. Jacob's Ladder (Lyne) ***
16. The Godfather III (Coppola) ***
17. Pacific Heights (Schlesinger) ***
18. Wild at Heart (Lynch) ***
19. Hamlet (Zeffirelli) ***
20. Archangel (Maddin) **1/2
21. Juniper Tree (Keene) **1/2
22. Total Recall (Verhoeven) **1/2
23. I Love You to Death (Kasdan) **1/2
24. Miami Blues (Armitage) **1/2
25. Pump Up the Volume (Moyle) **1/2
26. Flatliners (Schumacher) **1/2
27. I'm Dangerous Tonight (Hooper) **
28. Ghost (Zucker) **
29. Henry and June (Kaufman) **
30. Die Hard 2 (Harlin) **
31. The Comfort of Strangers (Schrader) **
32. Pretty Woman (Marshall) **
33. Metropolitan (Stillman) **
34. Arachnophobia (Marshall) **
35. The Neverending Story 2 (Miller) *
36. Almost an Angel (Cornell) *
37. Air America (Spottiswoode) *

Bad Influence (Hanson)
Frankenhooker (Henenlotter)
Longtime Companion (Rene)
My Blue Heaven (Ross)
Quick Change (Franklin/Murray)
Quigley Down Under (Wincer)
Reversal of Fortune (Schroeder)
Robocop 2 (Kershner)
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (Almodovar)
X Is Y (Kern)

1989

1. The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (Greenaway) ****
2. Henry V (Branagh) ****
3. Santa sangre (Jodorowsky) ****
4. Do the Right Thing (Lee) ****
5. I'm From Hollywood (Margulies/Orr) ****
6. The Decalogue (Kieslowski) ****
7. Crimes and Misdemeanors (Allen) ****
8. The Seventh Continent (Haneke) ****
9. Dead Calm (Noyce) ***1/2
10. Roger and Me (Moore) ***1/2
11. Valmont (Forman) ***1/2
12. Sweetie (Campion) ***1/2
13. Glory (Zwick) ***1/2
14. A Grand Day Out (Park) ***1/2
15. Drugstore Cowboy (Van Zant) ***1/2
16. A TV Dante (Phillips/Greenaway/Ruiz) ***
17. The Little Mermaid (Clements/Musker) ***
18. Field of Dreams (Robinson) ***
19. Say Anything ... (Crowe) ***
20. Last Exit to Brooklyn (Edel) ***
21. The Abyss (Cameron) ***
22. Back to the Future II (Zemeckis) ***
23. The Tall Guy (Smith) ***
24. Dead Poets Society (Weir) ***
25. The Fabulous Baker Boys (Kloves) ***
26. Sex, Lies and Videotape (Soderbergh) ***
27. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Spielberg) **1/2
28. My Left Foot (Sheridan) **1/2
29. Batman (Burton) **1/2
30. Erik The Viking (Jones) **1/2
31. Penn and Teller Get Killed (Penn) **1/2
32. Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (Herek) **1/2
33. Heathers (Lehmann) **1/2
34. Major League (Ward) **1/2
35. The Icicle Thief (Nichetti) **1/2
36. Ghostbusters II (Reitman) **1/2
37. Parenthood (Howard) **1/2
38. Turner and Hooch (Spottiswoode) **1/2
39. Lethal Weapon 2 (Donner) **1/2
40. Always (Spielberg) **1/2
41. UHF (Levey) **
42. Tetsuo (Tsukamoto) **
43. The Phantom of the Opera (Little) **
44. Christmas Vacation (Chechik) **
45. Vampire's Kiss (Bierman) *1/2
46. When Harry Met Sally ... (Reiner) *1/2
47. Born on the Fourth of July (Stone) *1/2
48. Meet the Feebles (Jackson) *

The Mighty Quinn (Schenkel)
New York Stories (Allen/Coppola/Scorsese)

1988

1. The Vanishing (Sluizer) ****
2. Death in the Seine (Greenaway) ****
3. Drowning By Numbers (Greenaway) ****
4. Grave of the Fireflies (Takahata) ****
5. The Last Temptation of Christ (Scorsese) ****
6. Talk Radio (Stone) ****
7. Eight Men Out (Sayles) ****
8. Cinema Paradiso (Tornatore) ****
9. Camille Claudel (Nuytten) ***1/2
10. Dangerous Liaisons (Frears) ***1/2
11. 36 fillette (Breillat) ***1/2
12. The Thin Blue Line (Morris) ***1/2
13. A Fish Called Wanda (Crichton) ***1/2
14. Hanussen (Szabo) ***1/2
15. Tales from the Gimli Hospital (Maddin) ***1/2
16. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Zemeckis) ***1/2
17. Rain Man (Levinson) ***1/2
18. Clean and Sober (Caron) ***1/2
19. Bull Durham (Shelton) ***
20. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Gilliam) ***
21. Beetle Juice (Burton) ***
22. My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki) ***
23. Punchline (Seltzer) ***
24. Mississippi Burning (Parker) ***
25. Medea (Trier) ***
26. Die Hard (McTiernan) ***
27. Cane Toads (Lewis) ***
28. The Girl in a Swing (Hessler) ***
29. Blackadder: The Cavalier Years (Curtis/Elton) ***
30. The Naked Gun (Zucker) ***
31. Salome's Last Dance (Russell) ***
32. Married to the Mob (Demme) ***
33. The Accused (Kaplan) ***
34. Rorret (Wetzl) **1/2
35. Hellbound: Hellraiser II (Randel) **1/2
36. Biloxi Blues (Nichols) **1/2
37. Big (Marshall) **1/2
38. The Seventh Sign (Schultz) **1/2
39. Dead Ringers (Cronenberg) **1/2
40. D.O.A. (Jankel/Morton) **1/2
41. The Lair of the White Worm (Russell) **
42. Earth Girls are Easy (Temple) **
43. They Live (Carpenter) **
44. Scrooged (Donner) **

The Accidental Tourist (Kasdan)
Cocktail (Donaldson)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Oz)
Frantic (Polanski)
My Stepmother is an Alien (Benjamin)
Two Moon Junction (King)
Witchcraft (Spera)
Vice Versa (Gilbert)

Monday, January 8, 2007

1987

1. Raising Arizona (Coen) ****
2. Prick Up Your Ears (Frears) ****
3. The Brave Little Toaster (Rees) ****
4. Evil Dead 2 (Raimi) ****
5. Wings of Desire (Wenders) ****
6. Crazy Love (Deruddere) ***1/2
7. The Man Who Planted Trees (Back) ***1/2
8. The Journey (Watkins) ***1/2
9. The Princess Bride (Reiner) ***1/2
10. Full Metal Jacket (Kubrick) ***1/2
11. Swimming to Cambodia (Demme) ***
12. House of Games (Mamet) ***
13. Cobra Verde (Herzog) ***
14. The Belly of an Architect (Greenaway) ***
15. Cry Freedom (Attenborough) ***
16. RoboCop (Verhoeven) ***
17. Family Viewing (Egoyan) ***
18. Roxanne (Schepisi) ***
19. Moonstruck (Jewison) ***
20. The Untouchables (De Palma) ***
21. The Big Easy (McBride) ***
22. Hellraiser (Barker) **1/2
23. Good Morning, Vietnam (Levinson) **1/2
24. Intervista (Fellini) **1/2
25. The Running Man (Glaser) **1/2
26. Angel Heart (Parker) **1/2
27. Lethal Weapon (Donner) **1/2
28. Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Hughes) **1/2
29. Project X (Kaplan) **1/2
30. The Last Emperor (Bertolucci) **1/2
31. Adventures in Babysitting (Columbus) **1/2
32. Baby Boom (Shyer) **1/2
33. The Lost Boys (Schumacher) **
34. Withnail and I (Robinson) **
35. Summer School (C. Reiner) **
36. Dragnet (Mankiewicz) **
37. Spaceballs (Brooks) **
38. Aria (various) **
39. Throw Momma From the Train (DeVito) **
40. Epidemic (Trier) **
41. Black Widow (Rafelson) **
42. Fatal Attraction (Lyne) **
43. Beverly Hills Cop II (T. Scott) **
44. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (Haynes) *1/2
45. Three Men and a Baby (Nimoy) *1/2
46. Eddie Murphy: Raw (Townsend) *1/2
47. Beyond Therapy (Altman) *
48. Dirty Dancing (Ardolino) *

Amazon Women on the Moon (various)
Amazing Grace and Chuck (Newell)
The Hidden (Sholder)
Innerspace (Dante)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (Russell)
Orphans (Pakula)
Slam Dance (Wang)
Stakeout (Badham)

1986

1. Blue Velvet (Lynch) ****
2. Betty Blue (Beineix) ****
3. Hoosiers (Anspaugh) ****
4. Sid and Nancy (Cox) ****
5. The Mission (Joffe) ****
6. Little Shop of Horrors (Oz) ***1/2
7. Platoon (Stone) ***1/2
8. When the Wind Blows (Murakami) ***1/2
9. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Hughes) ***1/2
10. Sunday in the Park with George (Hughes) ***1/2
11. True Stories (Byrne) ***
12. Labyrinth (Henson) ***
13. Aliens (Cameron) ***
14. Big Trouble in Little China (Carpenter) ***
15. She's Gotta Have It (Lee) ***
16. Highlander (Mulcahy) ***
17. River's Edge (Hunter) ***
18. Luxo Jr. (Lasseter) ***
19. Working Girls (Borden) ***
20. Sherman's March (McElwee) ***
21. Castle in the Sky (Miyazaki) ***
22. Gung Ho (Howard) ***
23. Children of a Lesser God (Haines) ***
24. The Fly (Cronenberg) ***
25. The Great Mouse Detective (various) ***
26. Witchboard (Tenney) **1/2
27. April Fool's Day (Walton) **1/2
28. The Best of Times (Spottiswoode) **1/2
29. Lucas (Seltzer) **1/2
30. Flight of the Navigator (Kleiser) **1/2
31. Stand By Me (Reiner) **1/2
32. Wildcats (Ritchie) **1/2
33. Captain EO (Coppola) **1/2
34. From Beyond (Gordon) **
35. The Sacrifice (Tarkovsky) **
36. Top Gun (T. Scott) **
37. Extremities (Young) **
38. Back to School (Metter) **
39. About Last Night ... (Zwick) **
40. Short Circuit (Badham) **
41. Fingered (Kern) **
42. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Nimoy) **
43. Crocodile Dundee (Faiman) **
44. 9 1/2 Weeks (Lyne) *1/2
45. Three Amigos (Landis) *1/2
46. Jumpin' Jack Flash (Marshall) *1/2
47. Howard the Duck (Huyck) *
48. The Golden Child (Ritchie) *
49. Maximum Overdrive (King) *
50. Iron Eagle (Furie) *

The Color of Money (Scorsese)
Devil in the Flesh (Bellocchio)
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (Mazursky)
F/X (Mandel)
The Hitcher (Harmon)
The Karate Kid 2 (Avildsen)
Mona Lisa (Jordan)
The Money Pit (Benjamin)
Poltergeist 2 (Gibson)
Something Wild (Demme)
Ruthless People (Abrahams/Zucker/Zucker)

1985

1. A Zed and Two Noughts (Greenaway) ****
2. Ran (Kurosawa) ****
3. Brazil (Gilliam) ****
4. Shoah (Lanzmann) ****
5. 28 Up (Apted) ****
6. Ladyhawke (Donner) ****
7. Come and See (Klimov) ****
8. Back to the Future (Zemeckis) ***1/2
9. 26 Bathrooms (Greenaway) ***1/2
10. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (Miller/Oglivie) ***1/2
11. The Emerald Forest (Boorman) ***1/2
12. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (Burton) ***1/2
13. Kiss of the Spider Woman (Babenco) ***1/2
14. A Room With a View (Ivory) ***1/2
15. Tampopo (Itami) ***
16. Agnes of God (Jewison) ***
17. After Hours (Scorsese) ***
18. The Purple Rose of Cairo (Allen) ***
19. Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (Hamilton) ***
20. Flesh + Blood (Verhoeven) ***
21. Return to Oz (Murch) ***
22. Re-Animator (Gordon) ***
23. Young Sherlock Holmes (Levinson) ***
24. Day of the Dead (Romero) ***
25. The Color Purple (Spielberg) ***
26. Rustlers' Rhapsody (Wilson) **1/2
27. Brewster's Millions (W. Hill) **1/2
28. Clue (Lynn) **1/2
29. Miranda (Brass) **1/2
30. A Chorus Line (Attenborough) **1/2
31. Real Genius (Coolidge) **1/2
32. Gotcha! (Kanew) **1/2
33. Silverado (Kasdan) **
34. Crimewave (Raimi) **
35. The Return of the Living Dead (O'Bannon) **
36. Cocoon (Howard) **
37. The Breakfast Club (Hughes) **
38. Weird Science (Hughes) **
39. Teen Wolf (Daniel) **
40. The Jewel of the Nile (Teague) **
41. The Goonies (Donner) **
42. Fletch (Ritchie) *1/2
43. European Vacation (Heckerling) *1/2
44. You Killed Me First (Kern) *1/2
45. King Solomon's Mines (Thompson) *

Better Off Dead (Holland)
Cat's Eye (Teague)
The Coca-Cola Kid (Makavejev)
D.A.R.Y.L. (Wincer)
Desperately Seeking Susan (Seidelman)
Enemy Mine (Petersen)
Explorers (Dante)
Into the Night (Landis)
The Man With One Red Shoe (Dragoti)
My Science Project (Betuel)
Police Academy 2 (Paris)
Silver Bullet (Attias)
A View to a Kill (Glen)
Witness (Weir)
Spies Like Us (Landis)

1984

1. Amadeus (Forman) ****
2. This is Spinal Tap (Reiner) ****
3. The NeverEnding Story (Petersen) ****
4. The Times of Harvey Milk (Epstein) ****
5. Blood Simple (Coen) ***1/2
6. 1984 (Radford) ***1/2
7. Stop Making Sense (Demme) ***1/2
8. The Year of the Quiet Sun (Zanussi) ***1/2
9. After the Rehearsal (Bergman) ***1/2
10. Broadway Danny Rose (Allen) ***1/2
11. Once Upon a Time in America (Leone) ***1/2
12. The Terminator (Cameron) ***1/2
13. Top Secret! (Abrahams/Zucker/Zucker) ***1/2
14. Ghost Busters (Reitman) ***
15. The Karate Kid (Avildsen) ***
16. Dune (Lynch) ***
17. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (Richter) ***
18. The Element of Crime (Trier) ***
19. A Girl's Own Story (Campion) ***.
20. Splash (Howard) ***
21. The Natural (Levinson) ***
22. The Lonely Guy (Hiller) ***
23. Body Double (De Palma) ***
24. Sexmission (Machulski) ***
25. Starman (Carpenter) ***
26. Revenge of the Nerds (Kanew) **1/2
27. Cloak and Dagger (Franklin) **1/2
28. Paris, Texas (Wenders) **1/2
29. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Spielberg) **1/2
30. A Sunday in the Country (Tavernier) **1/2
31. Romancing the Stone (Zemeckis) **1/2
32. Sixteen Candles (Hughes) **1/2
33. Bachelor Party (Israel) **1/2
34. All of Me (C. Reiner) **1/2
35. The Woman in Red (G. Wilder) **1/2
36. Footloose (Ross) **
37. Beverly Hills Cop (Brest) **
38. A Nightmare on Elm Street (Craven) **
39. Gremlins (Dante) **
40. Police Academy (Wilson) **
41. Repo Man (Cox) **
42. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Miyazaki) **
43. Tank (Chomsky) *1/2
44. Purple Rain (Magnoli) *1/2
45. Conan the Destroyer (Fleischer) *1/2
46. 2010 (Hyams) *

Greystoke, the Legend of Tarzan (Hudson)
The Ice Pirates (Raffill)
Irreconcilable Differences (Shyer)
Johnny Dangerously (Heckerling)
The Last Starfighter (Castle)
Night of the Comet (Eberhardt)
Teachers (Hiller)

1983

1. Zelig (Allen) ****
2. The Meaning of Life (Jones/Gilliam) ***1/2
3. Bill Cosby: Himself (Cosby) ***1/2
4. The Crimson Permanent Assurance (Gilliam) ***1/2
5. King Lear (Elliott) ***1/2
6. Silkwood (Nichols) ***1/2
7. The Dead Zone (Cronenberg) ***1/2
8. The Right Stuff (Kaufman) ***1/2
9. Scarface (De Palma) ***1/2
10. The Andy Kaufman Show (Carter) ***
11. Vacation (Ramis) ***
12. WarGames (Badham) ***
13. Return of the Jedi (Marquand) ***
14. Never Cry Wolf (Ballard) ***
15. Terms of Endearment (Brooks) ***
16. Twilight Zone: The Movie (Dante/Landis/Miller/Spielberg) ***
17. The Big Chill (Kasdan) ***
18. The Fourth Man (Verhoeven) **1/2
19. Mr. Mom (Dragoti) **1/2
20. Krull (Yates) **1/2
21. The Hunger (T. Scott) **1/2
22. À nos amours (Pialat) **1/2
23. First Name: Carmen (Godard) **1/2
24. One Deadly Summer (Becker) **1/2
25. Trading Places (Landis) **1/2
26. Risky Business (Brickman) **1/2
27. The Pirates of Penzance (Leach) **1/2
28. A Christmas Story (Clark) **1/2
29. Yellowbeard (Damski) **
30. Superman III (Lester) **
31. Flashdance (Lyne) **
32. Videodrome (Cronenberg) *1/2
33. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (Gowers) *
34. Yor, the Hunter from the Future (Margheriti) *

The Wicked Lady (Winner)
Strange Brew (Moranis/Thomas)
Heart Like a Wheel (Kaplan)
Never Say Never Again (Kershner)
Octopussy (Glen)
Phar Lap (Wincer)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Clayton)

1982

1. The Atomic Cafe (Loader/Rafferty/Rafferty) ****
2. Poltergeist (Hooper) ****
3. The Secret of NIMH (Bluth) ****
4. Sweeney Todd (Hughes/Prince) ****
5. The Dark Crystal (Henson/Oz) ****
6. Sophie's Choice (Pakula) ****
7. Fitzcarraldo (Herzog) ***1/2
8. The King of Comedy (Scorsese) ***1/2
9. The Draughtsman's Contract (Greenaway) ***1/2
10. Diner (Levinson) ***1/2
11. E.T. (Spielberg) ***1/2
12. The Thing (Carpenter) ***1/2
13. Fanny and Alexander (Bergman) ***
14. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Hughes/MacNaughton) ***
15. Conan the Barbarian (Milius) ***
16. Peel (Campion) ***
17. Tootsie (Pollack) ***
18. Veronika Voss (Fassbinder) ***
19. Blade Runner (Scott) ***
20. Airplane II (Finkleman) ***
21. Tron (Lisberger) **1/2
22. Tenebre (Argento) **1/2
23. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Heckerling) **1/2
24. Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (Meyer) **1/2
25. Annie (Huston) **1/2
26. The Toy (Donner) **1/2
27. An Officer and a Gentleman (Hackford) **1/2
28. The Beastmaster (Coscarelli) **
29. The Slumber Party Massacre (A. Jones) **
30. Pink Floyd: The Wall (Parker) **
31. Porky's (Clark) *1/2
32. Images of a Relief (Trier) *1/2
33. Eating Raoul (Bartel) *1/2
34. Pieces (Simon) *

Cat People (Schrader)
The White Rose (Verhoeven)
The World According to Garp (Hill)
My Favorite Year (Benjamin)
Gandhi (Attenborough)
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (Allen)
Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (Altman)
Deathtrap (Lumet)
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (Graef/Temple)
Rocky III (Stallone)

1981

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark (Spielberg) ****
2. Das Boot (Petersen) ****
3. The French Lieutenant's Woman (Reisz) ****
4. An American Werewolf in London (Landis) ****
5. Mommie Dearest (Perry) ***1/2
6. My Dinner With Andre (Malle) ***1/2
7. Excalibur (Boorman) ***1/2
8. The Evil Dead (Raimi) ***
9. Time Bandits (Gilliam) ***
10. Blind Chance (Kieslowski) ***
11. Quest for Fire (Annaud) ***
12. Body Heat (Kasdan) ***
13. The Road Warrior (Miller) ***
14. The Fox and the Hound (Berman/Rich/Stevens) ***
15. Ragtime (Forman) ***
16. Clash of the Titans (Davis) **1/2
17. The Howling (Dante) **1/2
18. Pennies from Heaven (Ross) **1/2
19. The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (Guenette) **1/2
20. Dragonslayer (Robbins) **
21. Possession (Zulawski) **
22. Shock Treatment (Sharman) **
23. Heavy Metal (Potterton/Murakami) **
24. Halloween II (Rosenthal) **
25. Caveman (Gottlieb) *

Chariots of Fire (Hudson)
Mephisto (Szabo)
Condorman (Jarrott)
The Private Eyes (Elliott)
The Devil and Max Devlin (Stern)
Diva (Beineix)
For Your Eyes Only (Glen)
The Four Seasons (Alda)
The Great Muppet Caper (Henson)
Looker (Crichton)
Arthur (Gordon)
Under the Rainbow (Rash)

1980

1. The Elephant Man (Lynch) ****
2. Raging Bull (Scorsese) ****
3. The Falls (Greenaway) ***1/2
4. Hamlet (Bennett) ***1/2
5. The Shining (Kubrick) ***1/2
6. Airplane! (Abrahams/Zucker/Zucker) ***1/2
7. Popeye (Altman) ***1/2
8. God's Angry Man (Herzog) ***1/2
9. The Empire Strikes Back (Kershner) ***
10. Flash Gordon (Hodges) ***
11. Fame (Parker) ***
12. Gates of Heaven (Morris) ***
13. Superman II (Lester) ***
14. The Blues Brothers (Landis) **1/2
15. Altered States (Russell) **1/2
16. Prom Night (P. Lynch) *1/2
17. Friday the 13th (Cunningham) *1/2
18. Forbidden Zone (Elfman) *
19. Xanadu (Greenwald) *
20. The Fog (Carpenter) *
21. Super Fuzz (Corbucci) *

The Watcher in the Woods (Hough)
Herbie Goes Bananas (McEveety)
The Return of the King (Bass/Rankin Jr.)
My Bodyguard (Bill)
Nine to Five (Higgins)
Nocturne (Trier)

1979

1. Life of Brian (Jones) ****
2. All That Jazz (Fosse) ****
3. Apocalypse Now (Coppola) ***1/2
4. The Marriage of Maria Braun (Fassbinder) ***1/2
5. Woyzeck (Herzog) ***1/2
6. Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Herzog) ***1/2
7. Hair (Forman) ***1/2
8. The Jerk (C. Reiner) ***1/2
9. Alien (Scott) ***
10. Being There (Ashby) ***
11. The Muppet Movie (Frawley) ***
12. Family Nest (Tarr) ***
13. Mad Max (Miller) ***
14. Manhattan (Allen) ***
15. The Tempest (Jarman) **1/2
16. Rocky II (Stallone) **1/2
17. The Tin Drum (Schlondorff) **1/2
18. Caligula (Brass) **
19. The Warriors (W. Hill) **
20. Nocturnal Uproar (Breillat) *1/2

The Black Hole (Nelson)
The Black Stallion (Ballard)