My Favorite Wim Wenders Films

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1.   Kings of the Road (1976)

2.   Paris, Texas (1984)

3.   Alice in the Cities (1974)

4.   Wings of Desire (1987)

5.   The Wrong Move (1975)

6.   The American Friend (1977)

7.   The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1972)
(a.k.a. The Goalkeeper’s Fear of the Penalty)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

8.   Lightning Over Water (1980)
(co-directed with Nicholas Ray)
(Documentary)

9.   Beyond the Clouds (1995)
(co-directed with Michelangelo Antonioni)

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

1.   Ten Minutes Older (2002)
(Segment: “Twelve Miles to Trona”)

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1.   The Salt of the Earth (2014)
(Documentary)

2.   Pina (2011)
(Documentary)

3.   Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
(Documentary)

4.   The Soul of a Man (2003)
(Documentary)
(Episode of PBS’s “The Blues”)
(TV Documentary miniseries)

5.   Notebook on Cities and Clothes (1989)
(Documentary)

My Favorite Lars von Trier Films

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1.   Dogville (2003)

2.   Melancholia (2011)

3.   Dancer in the Dark (2000)

4.   Breaking the Waves (1996)

5.   Antichrist (2009)

6.   The Kingdom (1994-1997)
(Danish TV miniseries)

7.   The Idiots (1998)

8.   The Five Obstructions (2003)
(Documentary)

9.   Europa (1991)
(no relation to Europa Europa)

10. Manderlay (2005)

11. Medea (1988)
(Danish TV Film)

12. Nymphomaniac (2013)

13. The Element of Crime (1984)

14. The Boss of It All (2006)

15. Epidemic (1987)

16. The House That Jack Built (2018)

My Favorite Krzysztof Kieslowski Films

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1.   The Decalogue (1988)
(Polish TV Miniseries)

2.   Three Colors: Red (1994)

3.   Three Colors: Blue (1993)

4.   Three Colors: White (1994)

5.   The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)

6.   A Short Film About Love (1988)

7.   A Short Film About Killing (1988)

8.   No End (1985)

9.   Camera Buff (1979)

10. The Scar (1976)

11. Blind Chance (1987)

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

1.   The Office (1966)

2.   Tramway (1966)

3.   Concert of Requests (1967) 

My Favorite Walter Hill Films

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1.   Southern Comfort (1981)

2.   Deadwood – Season 1 (2004)
2a. Episode: “Pilot”
(Cable/Television)

3.   The Warriors (1979)

4.   Hard Times (1975)

5.   The Driver (1978)

6.   The Long Riders (1980)

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

1.   Tales from the Crypt (1990)
1a. Episode: “Cutting Cards”)
(Cable/Television)

2.   Tales from the Crypt (1989)
2a. Episode: “The Man Who Was Death”
(Cable/Television)

3.   Tales from the Crypt (1991)
3a. Episode: “Deadline”
(Cable/Television)

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

1.   48 Hrs. (1982)

2.   Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

3.   Wild Bill (1995)

4.   Broken Trail (2006)
(Miniseries)
(Cable/Television)

My Favorite Rainer Werner Fassbinder Films

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1.   Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
(German Miniseries)

2.   Querelle (1982)

3.   The Third Generation (1979)

4.   In a Year of 13 Moons (1978)

5.   Despair (1978)

6.   The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)

7.   Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)

8.   Effi Briest (1974)

9.   Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)

10. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

11. Veronika Voss (1982)

12. Fox and His Friends (1975)

13. Lola (1981)
(no relation to the 1961 film)

14. Mother Kusters’ Trip to Heaven (1975)

15. Chinese Roulette (1976)

16. Satan’s Brew (1976)

17. I Only Want You To Love Me (1976)
(German TV Film)

18. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)

19. Martha (1974)
(German TV Film)

20. World on a Wire (1973)
(German TV Serial)

21. Whity (1971)

22. Gods of the Plague (1970)

23. Katzelmacher (1969)

24. The American Soldier (1970)

25. Love Is Colder Than Death (1969)

26. Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970)
(co-directed with Michael Fengler)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Anthology Films)

1.   Germany in Autumn (1978)
(Documentary)