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 John Huston Films

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1.   Wise Blood (1979)

2.   The Maltese Falcon (1941)

3.   Fat City (1972)

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

1.   The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

2.   The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

3.   The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (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 Lina Wertmuller Films

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

1.   Seven Beauties (1975)

2.   Love & Anarchy (1973)

3.   Swept Away (1974)

4.   The Seduction of Mimi (1972)

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

1.   Ciao, Professore! (1992)

2.   All Screwed Up (1974)

3.   Ferdinando and Carolina (1999)

4.   Blood Feud (1978)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

5.   A Night Full of Rain (1978)

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 Josef von Sternberg Films

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

1.   The Devil Is a Woman (1935)

2.   Anatahan (1953)

3.   The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

4.   Thunderbolt (1929)

5.   The Scarlet Empress (1934)

6.   The Docks of New York (1928)

7.   Morocco (1930)

8.   Shanghai Express (1932)

9.   The Blue Angel (1930)

10. The Last Command (1928)

11. Underworld (1927)

12. The Salvation Hunters (1925)
(I watched it on youtube. Choose the link that gives a running time of 1:25:43)

13. Blonde Venus (1932)

14. Dishonored (1931)

15. An American Tragedy (1931)

My Favorite King Vidor Films

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

1.   The Crowd (1928) 

2.   Our Daily Bread (1934)

3.   The Big Parade (1925)

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

1.   Show People (1928)

2.   The Patsy (1928)
(no relation to the 1964 Jerry Lewis film)

3.   Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)

4.   La Boheme (1926)

5.   Street Scene (1931)

6.   Not So Dumb (1930)

7.   Our Daily Bread (1934)

8.   Duel in the Sun (1946)

9.   Hallelujah (1929)

10. Billy the Kid (1930)

11. Bird of Paradise (1932)

12. Stella Dallas (1937)

13. The Champ (1931)

14. The Citadel (1938)

15. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)

16. The Wedding Night (1935)

17. The Texas Rangers (1936)