My Favorite Vincente Minnelli Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Gigi (1958)

2.   Home from the Hill (1960)

3.   The Band Wagon (1953)

4.   Some Came Running (1958)

5.   Cabin in the Sky (1943)

6.   Tea and Sympathy (1956)

7.   Brigadoon (1954)

8.   Madame Bovary (1949)

9.   An American in Paris (1951)

10. Father of the Bride (1950)

11. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

12. Father’s Little Dividend (1951)

13. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)

14. The Long, Long Trailer (1954)

15. Goodbye Charlie (1964)

16. The Sandpiper (1965)

17. The Cobweb (1955)

18. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

19. A Matter of Time (1976)

20. Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)

21. Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
(I also love the 1921 silent version)

22. Lust for Life (1956)

23. The Clock (1945)

24. Kismet (1955)

25. Bells are Ringing (1960)

26. The Story of Three Loves (1953) (Segment” “Madamoiselle”)

27. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) (Judy Garland Segments)

28. Ziegfeld Follies (1945) (The Fred Astaire Dance Numbers)

29. The Pirate (1948)

30. I Dood It (1943)

31. Yolanda and the Thief (1945)

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

1.   The Reluctant Debutante (1958)

2.   Designing Woman (1957)

3.   Undercurrent (1946)

4.   The Courtship of Eddie’s Father (1963)

My Favorite Jean-Pierre Melville Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Le Samourai (1967)

2.   Army of Shadows (1969)

3.   Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

4.   Leon Morin, Priest (1961)

5.   Le Doulos (1962)

6.   The Silence of the Sea (1949)

7.   Bob le flambeur (1956)

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

1.   Un flic (1972)

2.   Second Breath (1966)

3.   Les Enfants Terribles (1950)

My Favorite Leo McCarey Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

2.   Duck Soup (1933)

3.   The Awful Truth (1937)

4.   Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

5.   Love Affair (1939)

6.   Good Sam (1948)

7.   The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)

8.   Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)

9.   Going My Way (1944)

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

1.   My Son John (1952)

2.   The Milky Way (1936)

3.   An Affair to Remember (1957)

My Favorite Anthony Mann Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The Naked Spur (1953)

2.   Winchester ’73 (1950)

3.   He Walked by Night (1948) (co-directed with Alfred L. Werker)

4.   Bend of the River (1952)

5.   The Man from Laramie (1955)

6.   The Far Country (1954)

7.   Man of the West (1958)

8.   The Furies (1950)

9.   Devil’s Doorway (1950)

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

1.   T-Men (1947)

2.   Raw Deal (1948) (No relation to the 1986 film)

3.   The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

4.   El Cid (1961)

5.   Side Street (1950)

6.   Railroaded! (1947)

7.   The Tin Star (1957)

8.   Border Incident (1949)

My Favorite Louis Malle Films (New)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Lacombe, Lucien (1974)

2.   Murmur of the Heart (1971)

3.   Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)

4.   Au revoir les enfants (1987)

5.   Atlantic City (1980)

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

1.   The Fire Within (1963)

2.   Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

3.   The Lovers (1958)

4.   My Dinner with Andre (1981)

My Favorite Terrence Malick Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The New World (2005)

2.   The Thin Red Line (1998)

3.   Days of Heaven (1978)

4.   Badlands (1973)

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

1.   Knight of Cups (2015)

2.   To the Wonder (2012)

My Favorite Mohsen Makhmalbaf Films (New)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   A Moment of Innocence (1996)

2.   Gabbeh (1996)

3.   The Silence (1998)

4.   The Cyclist (1989)

5.   Kandahar (2001)

6.   Boycott (1985)

7.   Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)

8.   Marriage of the Blessed (1989)

9.   The Actor (1993)

10. Sex & Philosophy (2005)

Note: If their is a Mohsen Makhmalbaf you do not see on there that is because I have not seen them yet and speaking of which, I would love to see The Gardner and his more recent film The President get a Blu-ray/DVD release.

My Favorite Guy Maddin Films (New)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   My Winnipeg (2007) (Part Documentary)

2.   Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)

3.   Brand Upon the Brain! (2006)

4.   The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

5.   Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary (2002)

6.   Archangel (1990)

7.   Careful (1992)

8.   Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)

9.   Keyhole (2011)

10. Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997)

Note: I plan on seeing Maddin’s The Forbidden Room when it opens here in Illinois. I am hoping it will come before the end of 2015. 🙂

My Favorite Chris Marker Films (New)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   La Jetee (1962) (Short)

2.   Sans Soleil (1983) (Documentary)

3.   One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich (1999) (Documentary)

4.   Grin Without a Cat (1977) (Documentary)

5.   A.K. (1985) (Documentary)