My Favorite Richard Fleischer Films

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

1.   Mandingo (1975)

2.   The Narrow Margin (1952)

3.   The Boston Strangler (1968)

4.   10 Rillington Place (1971)

5.   The Vikings (1958)

6.   20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

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

1.   Compulsion (1959)

2.   The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)

3.   Violent Saturday (1955)

4.   So This Is New York (1948)

My Favorite Takashi Miike Films

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

1.   Audition (1999) 

2.   Ichi the Killer (2001)

3.   13 Assassins (2010)

4.   Masters of Horror (2006)
4a. Episode: “Imprint”
(Cable/Television)

5.   Three… Extremes (2004)
5a. Segment: “Box”
(Anthology Film)

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

1.   Dead or Alive 2: Birds (2000)

2.   Visitor Q (2001)

3.   Dead or Alive (1999)

4.   Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)

5.   Ley Lines (1999)

6.   Blade of the Immortal (2017)

7.   Rainy Dog (1997)

8.   Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)

9.   Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)

10. Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

My Favorite King Hu Films

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

1.   A Touch of Zen (1971)

2.   Dragon Inn (1967)

3.   Come Drink with Me (1966)

4.   The Fate of Lee Khan (1973)
(I watched it on youtube)

5.   Legend of the Mountain (1979)

6.   Raining in the Mountain (1979)
(I watched it on youtube)

7.   The Valiant Ones (1975)

Note: King Hu only partially directed The Swordsman (1990).

My Favorite Edgar Wright Films

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

1.   Shaun of the Dead (2004)

2.   Baby Driver (2017)

3.   Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

4.   Hot Fuzz (2007)

5.   The World’s End (2013)

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

1.   Grindhouse (2007)
(Fictitious Trailer: “Don’t”)
(Anthology Film)

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

1.   Spaced (1999-2001)

My Favorite John Woo Films

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

1.   Hard Boiled (1992)

2.   The Killer (1989)

3.   Bullet in the Head (1990)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

4.   A Better Tomorrow (1986)

5.   Red Cliff (2008)

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

1.   Face/Off (1997)

2.   A Better Tomorrow II (1987)

My Favorite Wong Kar-wai Films

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

1.   In the Mood for Love (2000)

2.   Fallen Angels (1995)

3.   Chungking Express (1994)

4.   2046 (2004)

5.   Days of Being Wild (1990)

6.   Ashes of Time (1994)

7.   Happy Together (1997)

8.   The Grandmaster (2013)

9.   My Blueberry Nights (2007)

10. As Tears Go By (1988)

My Favorite Raoul Walsh Films

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

1.   White Heat (1949)

2.   The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

3.   The Roaring Twenties (1939)

4.   Regeneration (1915)

5.   Band of Angels (1957)

6.   Sadie Thompson (1928)

7.   Gentleman Jim (1942)

8.   Going Hollywood (1933)
(I watched it on TCM)

9.   High Sierra (1941)

10. The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

11. Pursued (1947)

12. Colorado Territory (1949)

13. They Drive by Night (1940)

14. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

15. Me and My Gal (1932)

16. The Big Trail (1930)

17. The Man I Love (1947)

18. Dark Command (1940)

19. Manpower (1941)

20. Big Brown Eyes (1936)

21. Cheyenne (1947)
(I watched it on TCM a few years ago)

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

1.   Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)

2.   The World in His Arms (1952)

3.   Along the Great Divide (1951)

4.   The Tall Men (1955)

5.   Distant Drums (1951)

6.   Battle Cry (1955)

7.   The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

8.   The Naked and the Dead (1958)

9.   A Distant Trumpet (1964)

10. Saskatchewan (1954)

11. The Lawless Breed (1953)

12. The King and Four Queens (1956)

13. Gun Fury (1953)

14. Blackbeard the Pirate (1953)

15. The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)

My Favorite Paul Verhoeven Films

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

1.   Showgirls (1995)

2.   Black Book (2006)

3.   The Fourth Man (1983)

4.   Elle (2016)

5.   Turkish Delight (1973)

6.   Basic Instinct (1992)

7.   Starship Troopers (1997)

8.   Soldier of Orange (1977)

9.   Robocop (1987)

10. Spetters (1980)

11. Total Recall (1990)

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

1.   Flesh+Blood (1985)

My Favorite Quentin Tarantino Films

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

1.   Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

2.   Inglourious Basterds (2009)

3.   Jackie Brown (1997)

4.   Django Unchained (2012)

5.   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – Season 5 (2005)
5a. Episode: “Grave Danger”
(Television)

6.   The Hateful Eight (2015)

7.   Pulp Fiction (1994)

8a. Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003)
8b. Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004)

9.   Reservoir Dogs (1992)