My Favorite Sam Raimi Films

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

1.   Evil Dead II (1987)

2.   The Evil Dead (1981)

3.   Spider-Man 2 (2004)

4.   Drag Me to Hell (2009)

5.   Army of Darkness (1992)

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

1.   Ash vs Evil Dead – Season 1 (2015)
1a. Episode: “El Jefe”
(Cable/Television)

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

1.   Darkman (1990)

My Favorite Stephen and Timothy Quay Films

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

1.   Street of Crocodiles (1986)
(Animated Short)

2.   The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984)
(Animated Short)

3.   Are We Still Married? (1992)
(Animated Short)

4.   Stille Nacht IV: Can’t Go Wrong Without You (1993)
(Animated Short)

5.   De Artificiali Perspectiva (1991)
(Animated Short)

6.   Tales from Vienna Woods: Stille Nacht III. (1993)
(Animated Short)

7.   Rehearsals for Extinct Anatomies (1988)
(Animated Short)

8.   Stille Nacht: Dramolet (1988)
(Animated Short)

9.   Nocturna Artificialia (1979)

10. The Comb (1991)
(Animated Short)

11. Maska (2010)
(Animated Short)

12. Through the Weeping Glass (2011)
(Documentary Short)

13. In Absentia (2000)
(Animated Short)

14. The Phantom Museum (2003)
(Animated Short)

15. Unmistaken Hands (2013)
(Animated Short)

16. The Unnameable Little Broom (1985)
(Animated Short)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Feature Films)

1.   Institute Benjamenta (1995)

2.   The Piano Turner of Earthquakes (2005)
(Animated Film)

My Favorite Otto Preminger Films

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

1.   Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

2.   Angel Face (1953)

3.   Bonjour Tristesse (1958)

4.   Laura (1944)

5.   Daisy Kenyon (1947)

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

1.   Fallen Angel (1945)

2.   Such Good Friends (1971)

3.   Whirlpool (1949)

4.   Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

5.   Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

6.   Porgy and Bess (1959)
(I watched it online)

7.   The 13th Letter (1951)

My Favorite Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger Films

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

1.   A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

2.   The Red Shoes (1948)

3.   Peeping Tom (1960)
(Pressburger had no involvement)

4.   Black Narcissus (1947)

5.   The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

6.   The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

7.   I Know Where I’m Going! (1945)

8.   Gone to Earth (1950)
(I watched it on youtube)

9.   A Canterbury Tale (1944)

10. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
(co-directed with Ludwig Berger and Tim Whelan)

11. The Small Back Room (1949)

12. The Edge of the World (1937)
(Pressburger had no involvement)

13. Age of Consent (1969)
(Pressburger had no involvement)

14. Return to the Edge of the World (1978)
(TV Documentary)

My Favorite Roman Polanski Films

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

1.   Cul-de-sac (1966)

2.   Bitter Moon (1992)

3.   The Tenant (1976)

4.   The Ghost Writer (2010)

5.   Repulsion (1965)

6.   Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

7.   Knife in the Water (1962)

8.   Chinatown (1974)

9.   The Pianist (2002)

10. Macbeth (1971)

11. Tess (1979)

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

1.   Venus in Fur (2013)

2.   The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

3.   Carnage (2011)

4.   What? (1972)

5.   Death and the Maiden (1994)

6.   The Ninth Gate (1999)

My Favorite Sam Peckinpah Films

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

1.   Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

2.   The Wild Bunch (1969)

3.   Cross of Iron (1977)

4.   Ride the High Country (1962)

5.   The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

6.   Junior Bonner (1972)

7.   ABC Stage 67 (1966)
7a. Episode: “Noon Wine”
(Television)

8.   Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

9.   Straw Dogs (1971)

10. Major Dundee (1965)

11. The Getaway (1972)

12. The Deadly Companions (1961)

13. The Killer Elite (1975)

14. The Osterman Weekend (1983)

15. Convoy (1978)

16. Route 66 (1961)
16a. Episode: “Mon Petit Chou”
(Television)

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

1.   The Rifleman – Season 1 (1958-1959)
1a. Episode: “The Marshall” (1958)
1b. Episode: “The Boarding House” (1959)
1c. Episode: “The Money Gun” (1959)
(Television)

2.   The Rifleman – Season 2 (1960)
(Episode: “The Baby Sitter”
(Television)

3.   The Westerner – Season 1 (1960)
3a. Episode: “Jeff”
3b. Episode: “Brown”
3c. Episode: “The Courting of Libby”
3d. Episode: “Hand on the Gun”
3e. Episode: “The Painting”
(Television)

4.   Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theatre – Season 3 (1959)
4a. Episode: “Trouble at Tres Cruces”
(Television)

5.   Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theatre – Season 4 (1959-1960)
5a. Episode: “Lonesome Road” (1959)
5b. Episode: “Miss Jenny” (1960)
(Television)

My Favorite Pier Paolo Pasolini Films

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

1.   Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) 

2.   The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)

3.   Teorema (1968)

4.   Mamma Roma (1962)

5.   Oedipus Rex (1967)

6.   Arabian Nights (1974)

7.   Medea (1969)

8.   The Decameron (1971)

9.   Pigsty (1969)

10. The Canterbury Tales (1972)

11. Accattone (1961)

12. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)

13. Love Meetings (1964)
(Documentary)

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

1.   Ro.Go.Pa.G (1963)
(Segment: “La ricotta”)
(Anthology Film)

2.   Love and Anger (1969)
(Segment: “The sequence of the paper flower”)
(Anthology Film)

3.   The Witches (1967)
(Segment: “The Earth Seen From The Moon”)
(Anthology Film)

My Favorite Park Chan-wook Films

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

1.   Oldboy (2003)

2.   The Handmaiden (2016)

3.   Joint Security Area (2000)

4.   Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

5.   Lady Vengeance (2005)

6.   Thirst (2009)

7.   I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (2006)

8.   Stoker (2013)

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

1.   Three… Extremes (2004)
(Segment: “Cut”)
(Anthology Film)