My Favorite Keisuke Kinoshita Films

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1.   The Ballad of Narayama (1958)

2.   Twenty-Four Eyes (1954)

3.   Apostasy (1948)

4.   Army (1944)

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My Favorite Kim Ki-duk Films

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1.   Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003)

2.   3-Iron (2004)

3.   Time (2006)

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1.   Moebius (2013)

2.   Pieta (2012)

3.   The Bow (2005)

4.   The Isle (2000)

My Favorite Kim Jee-woon Films

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1.   A Bittersweet Life (2005)

2.   The Age of Shadows (2016)

3.   A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

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1.   The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

2.   I Saw the Devil (2010)

3.   The Last Stand (2013)

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

1.   Three (2002)
(Segment: “Memories”)

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 Abbas Kiarostami Films

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1.   The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

2.   Taste of Cherry (1997)

3.   Life, and Nothing More… (1992)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

4.   Close-Up (1990)

5.   Where Is the Friend’s Home? (1987)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

6.   Certified Copy (2010)

7.   Ten (2002)

8.   Like Someone in Love (2012)

9.   Shirin (2008)

10. The Traveler (1974)

11. ABC Africa (2001)
(Documentary)

12. Tickets (2005)
(co-directed with Ermanno Olmi and Ken Loach)

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

1.   Lumiere and Company (1995)
(Segment: “Dinner for One”)

 

My Favorite Irvin Kershner Films

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1.   Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

2.   Up the Sandbox (1972)

3.   Loving (1970)

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1.   Never Say Never Again (1983)

2.   The Film-Flam Man (1967)

3.   Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

4.   Robocop 2 (1990)

My Favorite Gene Kelly Films

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1.   That’s Entertainment, Part II (1976)
(Documentary)

2.   Invitation to the Dance (1956)
(Live-Action/Animation)

3.   Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
(co-directed with Stanley Donen)

4.   It’s Always Fair Weather (1955)
(co-directed with Stanley Donen)

5.   On the Town (1949)
(co-directed with Stanley Donen)

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1.   The Happy Road (1957)

2.   The Tunnel of Love (1958)

3.   Hello, Dolly! (1969)

My Favorite Buster Keaton Films

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1.   The General (1926)
(co-directed with Clyde Bruckman)

2.   Sherlock Jr. (1924)

3.   The Navigator (1924)
(co-directed with Donald Crisp)

4.   Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
(co-directed with Charles Reisner)

5.   The Cameraman (1928)
(co-directed with Edward Sedgwick)

6.   Our Hospitality (1923)
(co-directed with John G. Blystone)

7.   Seven Chances (1925)

8.   Go West (1925)

9.   Three Ages (1923)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema) (1917-1923)

1.   One Week (1920)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

2.   The Scarecrow (1920)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

3.   The Goat (1921)
(co-directed with Malcolm St. Clair)

4.   Cops (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

5.   The Playhouse (1921)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

6.   The High Sign (1921)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

7.   Neighbors (1920)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

8.   The Electric House (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

9.   The Boat (1921)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

10. Hard Luck (1921)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

11. Convict 13 (1920)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

12. The Love Nest (1923)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

13. The Blacksmith (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

14. The Paleface (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)
(no relation to the Bob Hope movie)

15. The Haunted House (1921)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

16. Day Dreams (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

17. The Balloonatic (1923)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

18. My Wife’s Relations (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

19. The Frozen North (1922)
(co-directed with Edward F. Cline)

20. The Rough House (1917)
(co-directed with Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema) (1934-1937) (Educational Pictures)

1.   Grand Slam Opera (1936)
(co-directed with Charles Lamont)

2.   Love Nest on Wheels (1937)
(co-directed with Charles Lamont)

3.   One Run Elmer (1935)
(allegedly, Charles Lamont co-directed)

4.   Allez Oop (1935)
(co-directed with Charles Lamont)

5.   The Gold Ghost (1934)
(co-directed with Charles Lamont)

6.   Blue Blazes (1936)
(co-directed with Raymond Kane)

7.   Mixed Magic (1936)
(co-directed with Raymond Kane)

8.   Tars and Stripes (1935)
(co-directed with Charles Lamont)

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1.   College (1927)
(co-directed with James W. Horne)

My Favorite Elia Kazan Films

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1.   America America (1963)

2.   Wild River (1960)

3.   On the Waterfront (1954)

4.   Splendor in the Grass (1961)

5.   A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

6.   A Face in the Crowd (1957)

7.   East of Eden (1955)

8.   Baby Doll (1956)

9.   Viva Zapata! (1952)

10. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

11. Panic in the Streets (1950)

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1.   The Last Tycoon (1976)

2.   The Visitors (1972)

3.   The Arrangement (1969)

4.   Pinky (1949)

5.   Gentlemen’s Agreement (1947)

6.   Boomerang! (1947)
(no relation to the 1992 Eddie Murphy film)

My Favorite Philip Kaufman Films

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1.   The Right Stuff (1983)

2.   Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

3.   The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

4.   The Wanderers (1979)

5.   Henry & June (1990)

6.   Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
(Cable Film)

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1.   The White Dawn (1974)

2.   Quills (2000)

3.   The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)

4.   Goldstein (1964)