My Favorite Gregg Araki Films

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1.   The Doom Generation (1995)

2.   The Living End (1992)

3.   Nowhere (1997)
(I saw it on an old VHS Tape)

4.   Kaboom (2010)

5.   Totally F***ed Up (1993)
(Yes that is the actual title)

6.   Mysterious Skin (2004)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)

2.   Splendor (1999)

3.   Smiley Face (2007)

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My Favorite Michelangelo Antonioni Films

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1.   L’Avventura (1960)

2.   Le Amiche (1955)

3.   L’Eclisse (1962)

4.   Zabriskie Point (1970)

5.   La Notte (1961)

6.   The Passenger (1975)

7.   Red Desert (1965)

8.   Blowup (1966)

9.   Il Grido (1957)

10. Identification of a Woman (1982)

11. Beyond the Clouds (1995)
(co-directed with Wim Wenders)

12. The Mystery of Oberwald (1981)

13. Story of a Love Affair (1950)

14. I Vinti (1952)

15. The Lady Without Camelias (1953)
(I saw it on an old VHS Tape)

My Favorite Kenneth Anger Films

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* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   Fireworks (1947)

2.   Scorpio Rising (1960)

3.   Eaux d’Artifice (1953)

4.   Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954)

5.   Rabbit’s Moon (1950)

6.   Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969)

7.   Lucifer Rising (1972)

8.   Kustom Kar Kommandos (1965)

9.   Puce Moment (1949)

My Favorite Wes Anderson Films

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1.   Rushmore (1998)

2.   The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

3.   Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

4.   Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
(Animated Film)

5.   The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

6.   The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

7.   The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

8.   Bottle Rocket (1996)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   Hotel Chevalier (2007)

My Favorite Paul Thomas Anderson Films

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1.   Inherent Vice (2014)

2.   Phantom Thread (2017)

3.   There Will Be Blood (2007)

4.   The Master (2012)

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1.   Hard Eight (1996)

2.   Boogie Nights (1997)

3.   Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

4.   Magnolia (1999)

My Favorite Lindsay Anderson Films

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1.   O Lucky Man! (1973)

2.   if…. (1968)

3.   This Sporting Life (1963)

4.   In Celebration (1975)

5.   Britannia Hospital (1982)

6.   Is That All There Is? (1992)
(
Available as an extra on the Criterion DVD of “This Sporting Life”)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   O Dreamland (1953)
(Documentary Short)
(I watched it online)

2.   Thursday’s Children (1953)
(Documentary Short)
(Available as an extra on the Criterion Collection DVD of “if….”)

3.   Wakefield Express (1952)
(Documentary Short)
(Available as an extra on the Criterion Collection DVD of “This Sporting Life”)

4.   Meet the Pioneers (1948)
(Documentary Short)
(Available as an extra on the Criterion Collection DVD of “This Sporting Life”)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   A Look Back in Anger (1980)
(TV Film)
(I watched it on an old VHS Tape)

My Favorite Robert Altman Films

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1.   Nashville (1975)

2.   McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

3.   Short Cuts (1993)

4.   The Long Goodbye (1973)

5.   Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)

6.   Tanner ’88 (1988)
(Cable Mini-Series)

7.   The Player (1992)

8.   3 Women (1977)

9.   MASH (1970)

10. Kansas City (1996)

11. California Split (1974)

12. Streamers (1983)

13. A Wedding (1978)

14. Fool for Love (1985)

15. Secret Honor (1984)

16. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

17. Gosford Park (2001)

18. Cookie’s Fortune (1999)

19. The Company (2003)

20. Vincent & Theo (1990)

21. Tanner on Tanner (2004)
(Cable Mini-Series)

22. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976)

23. Thieves Like Us (1974)

24. Popeye (1980)

25. Brewster McCloud (1970)

26. Images (1972)

27. Health (1980)
(I watched it online)

28. Dr. T & the Women (2000)

29. Ready to Wear (1994) (aka Pret-a-Porter)

30. A Perfect Couple (1979)

31. Quintet (1979)

32. Beyond Therapy (1987)

33. O.C. & Stiggs (1985)
(theatrically released in 1987)

34. The Gingerbread Man (1998)

35. That Cold Day in the Park (1969)

36. Countdown (1968)

37. The Delinquents (1957)

38. The Caine Mutiny Court Martial (1988)
(TV Film)

39. Robert Altman’s Jazz ’34 (1997)
(Great Performances Special)
(Documentary)

40. The James Dean Story (1957)
(Co-directed with George W. George)
(Documentary)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (TV Episodes)

1.   Gun (1997)
(Episode from 1997: “All the President’s Women”)

2.   Combat (1962-1967)
(Episodes from 1962: “Forgotten Front”, “Rear Echelon Commandos”, “Any Second Now”, “Escape to Nowhere”, “Cat and Mouse”, “I Swear by Apollo” and “The Prisoner”)
(Episodes from 1963: “The Volunteer”, “Off Limits” and “Survival”)

3.   The Gallant Men (1962-1963)
(Pilot Episode from 1962: “Battle Zone”)

4.   Route 66 (1960-1964)
(Episode from 1961: “Some of the People, Some of the Time”)   

5.   Peter Gunn (1958-1961)
(Episode from 1961: “The Murder Bond”)

6.   Lawman (1958-1962)
(Episode from 1961: “The Robbery”)

7.   Bonanza (1959-1973)
(Episodes from 1960: “Silent Thunder”)
(Episodes from 1961: “Bank Run”, “The Duke”, “The Rival”, “The Secret”, “The Dream Riders”, “Sam Hill” and “The Many Faces of Gideon Finch”)

8.   Maverick (1957-1962)
(Episode from 1960: “Bolt from the Blue”)

9.   Bronco (1958-1962)
(Episode from 1960: “The Mustangers”)

10. Sugarfoot (1957-1961)
(Episode from 1959: “Apollo with a Gun”)
(Episode from 1960: “The Highbinder”)

11. M Squad (1957-1960)
(Episode from 1958: “Lover’s Lane Killing”)

12. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1965)
(Episode from 1957: “The Young One”)
(Episode from 1958: “Together”)

My Favorite Pedro Almodovar Films

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1.   Talk to Her (2002)

2.   The Skin I Live In (2011)

3.   All About My Mother (1999)

4.   Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

5.   Volver (2006)

6.   Bad Education (2004)

7.   Live Flesh (1997)

8.   Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990)

9.   Law of Desire (1987)

10. Matador (1986)

11. Broken Embraces (2009)

12. Julieta (2016)

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1.   What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)

2.   Dark Habits (1983)

3.   Labyrinth of Passion (1982)

4.   The Flower of My Secret (1995)

5.   High Heels (1991) 

My Favorite Woody Allen Films

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1.   Manhattan (1979)

2.   Annie Hall (1977)

3.   Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

4.   Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

5.   Husbands and Wives (1992)

6.   Zelig (1983)

7.   Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

8.   Bullets over Broadway (1994)

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1.   Stardust Memories (1980)

2.   Deconstructing Harry (1997)

3.   The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

4.   Radio Days (1987)

5.   Sleeper (1973)

6.   Love and Death (1975)