My Favorite Max Ophuls Films (Revised and Updated)

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1.   The Earrings of Madame de… (1953)

2.   The Reckless Moment (1949)
(I watched it on TCM a few years back)

3.   La Ronde (1950)

4.   Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

5.   Le Plaisir (1952)

6.   Caught (1949)

7.   Lola Montes (1955)

8.   Liebelei (1933)
(I saw it on an old VHS Tape)

9.   La Signora di Tutti (1934)
(I saw it on an old VHS Tape)

10. The Exile (1947)
(I watched it on TCM a while back)

My Favorite Ernst Lubitsch Films (Revised and Updated)

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1.   Trouble in Paradise (1932)

2.   The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)

3.   The Wildcat (1921)

4.   Monte Carlo (1930)

5.   Lady Windermere’s Fan (1925)

6.   The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

7.   The Love Parade (1929)

8.   Ninotchka (1939)

9.   So This is Paris (1926)

10. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

11. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

12. One Hour with You (1932) (Co-directed with George Cukor)

13. The Merry Widow (1934)

14. The Marriage Circle (1924)

15. Design for Living (1933)

16. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

17. Eternal Love (1929)

18. Madame DuBarry (1919)

19. Angel (1937)

20. The Oyster Princess (1919)

21. Cluny Brown (1946)

22. Anna Boleyn (1920)

23. Sumurun (1920)

24. The Doll (1919)

25. Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife (1938)

26. Carmen (1918)

My Favorite Fred C. Newmeyer Films (New)

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1.   Safety Last! (1923) (Co-directed with Sam Taylor)

2.   The Freshman (1925) (Co-directed with Sam Taylor)

3.   Girl Shy (1924) (Co-directed with Sam Taylor)

4.   Grandma’s Boy (1922)

5.   Why Worry? (1923) (Co-directed with Sam Taylor)

6.   Hot Water (1924) (Co-directed with Sam Taylor)

7.   Dr. Jack (1922)

8.   A Sailor-Made Man (1921)

My Favorite F.W. Murnau Films (Revised and Updated)

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1.   Sunrise (1927)

2.   Nosferatu (1922)

3.   Tabu (1931)

4.   The Last Laugh (1924)

5.   Faust (1926)

6.   Phantom (1922)

7.   City Girl (1930)

8.   Tartuffe (1925)

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1.   The Burning Soil (1922)

2.   The Haunted Castle (1921)

3.   The Finances of the Grand Duke (1924)

My Favorite Kenji Mizoguchi Films (Revised and Updated)

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1.   Ugetsu (1953)

2.   Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

3.   The Life of Oharu (1952)

4.   The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums (1939)

5.   Osaka Elegy (1936)

6.   The 47 Ronin (1941)

7.   Sisters of the Gion (1936)

8.   The Downfall of Osen (1935)

9.   Street of Shame (1956)

10. Princess Yang Kwei-Fei (1955)

My Favorite Hayao Miyazaki Films (Revised and Updated)

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1.   Spirited Away (2001) (Anime)

2.   My Neighbor Totoro (1988) (Anime)

3.   Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989) (Anime)

4.   Princess Mononoke (1997) (Anime)

5.   Castle in the Sky (1986) (Anime)

6.   Porco Rosso (1992) (Anime)

7.   Ponyo (2008) (Anime)

8.   The Wind Rises (2013) (Anime)

9.   Howl’s Moving Castle (2005) (Anime)

10. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) (Anime)

11. The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) (Anime)