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TM2YC's 1001 Movies (Chronological up to page 25/post 481)

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I've had an edition of the ever popular '1001 Movies To See Before You Die' for the last decade. This edition specifically...

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I've ticked off movies as I've seen them and it's helped point me towards some great stuff but I've only seen just over 300 of them. So I've decided to work my way through chronologically, in an effort to challenge myself to see all the many obscure ones that I've skipped over. It'll also be interesting to see how film techniques we take for granted emerged over the last century.

This might be a pretty tough challenge as many of these movies are possibly not easily available. But in the last few years a lot of early silent movies have been lovingly restored, so it's easier than it was :).

2005 edition complete list...

Le Voyage dans la lune (1902)
The Great Train Robbery (1903)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Les Vampires (1915)
Intolerance (1916)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Way Down East (1920)
Within Our Gates (1920)
The Phantom Carriage (1921)
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
La Souriante Madame Beudet (1922)
Dr. Mabuse, Der Spieler (1922) Parts 1 and 2
Nanook of the North (1922)
Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922)
Häxan (1923)
Foolish Wives (1922)
Our Hospitality (1923)
The Wheel (1923)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Strike (1924)
Greed (1924)
Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Der Letzte Mann (1924)
Seven Chances (1925)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
The Battleship Potemkin (1925)
The Gold Rush (1925)
The Big Parade (1925)
Metropolis (1927)
Sunrise (1927)
The General (1927)
The Unknown (1927)
October (1927)
The Jazz Singer (1927)
Napoléon (1927)
The Kid Brother (1927)
The Crowd (1928)
The Docks of New York (1928)
Un Chien Andalou (1928)
La Passion de Jeanne dâArc (1928)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Storm over Asia (1928)
Blackmail (1929)
The Man with the Movie Camera (1929)
Pandora's Box (1929)
The Blue Angel (1930)
L'Ãge D'Or (1930)
Earth (1930)
Little Caesar (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
à Nous la Liberté (1931)
Le Million (1931)
Tabu (1931)
Dracula (1931)
Frankenstein (1931)
City Lights (1931)
The Public Enemy (1931)
M (1931)
La Chienne (1931)
Vampyr (1932)
Love Me Tonight (1932)
Boudu Sauvé des Eaux (1932)
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
Scarface (1932)
Shanghai Express (1932)
Freaks (1932)
Me and My Gal (1932)
Zéro de Conduite (1933)
42nd Street (1933)
Footlight Parade (1933)
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Duck Soup (1933)
Queen Christina (1933)
Las Hurdes (1933)
King Kong (1933)
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
Sons of the Desert (1933)
It's a Gift (1934)
Triumph of the Will (1934)
L'Atalante (1934)
The Black Cat (1934)
Judge Priest (1934)
It Happened One Night (1934)
The Thin Man (1934)
Captain Blood (1935)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
A Night at the Opera (1935)
The 39 Steps (1935)
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Top Hat (1935)
Une Partie de Campagne (1936)
Modern Times (1936)
Swing Time (1936)
My Man Godfrey (1936)
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Camille (1936)
Sabotage (1936)
Dodsworth (1936)
Things to Come (1936)
The Story of a Cheat (1936)
Captains Courageous (1937)
Midnight Song (1937)
La Grande Illusion (1937)
Stella Dallas (1937)
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937)
The Awful Truth (1937)
Pépé Le Moko (1937)
Jezebel (1938)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
Olympia (1938)
The Baker's Wife (1938)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Stagecoach (1939)
The Story of the Late Chrysanthemums (1939)
Babes in Arms (1939)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Destry Rides Again (1939)
Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Le Jour Se Lève (1939)
Gunga Din (1939)
Ninotchka (1939)
La Règle du jeu (1939)
Wuthering Heights (1939)
His Girl Friday (1940)
Rebecca (1940)
Fantasia (1940)
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Pinocchio (1940)
The Mortal Storm (1940)
The Bank Dick (1940)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Lady Eve (1941)
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Sergeant York (1941)
Dumbo (1941)
High Sierra (1941)
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Now, Voyager (1942)
Casablanca (1942)
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Cat People (1942)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
Fires Were Started (1943)
The Man in Grey (1943)
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
The Seventh Victim (1943)
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Ossessione (1943)
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
To Have and Have Not (1944)
Laura (1944)
Gaslight (1944)
Henry V (1944)
Ivan the Terrible (1944) Parts 1 and 2
Double Indemnity (1944)
Farewell My Lovely (1944)
The Battle of San Pietro (1945)
Spellbound (1945)
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Les Enfants du Paradis (1945)
Roma, città aperta (1945)
The Lost Weekend (1945)
Detour (1945)
I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Brief Encounter (1946)
Paisà (1946)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
The Stranger (1946)
La Belle et la Bête (1946)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Killers (1946)
A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
Great Expectations (1946)
Notorious (1946)
Black Narcissus (1946)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Gilda (1946)
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
Build My Gallows High (1947)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Odd Man Out (1947)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
Secret Beyond the Door (1948)
Force of Evil (1948)
Spring in a Small Town (1948)
Red River (1948)
Rope (1948)
The Snake Pit (1948)
The Lady from Shanghai (1948)
The Paleface (1948)
The Red Shoes (1948)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Louisiana Story (1948)
The Heiress (1949)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Gun Crazy (1949)
Adam's Rib (1949)
Whisky Galore! (1949)
White Heat (1949)
The Reckless Moment (1949)
The Third Man (1949)
On the Town (1949)
Orphée (1949)
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Rashomon (1950)
Winchester '73 (1950)
Rio Grande (1950)
All About Eve (1950)
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Los Olvidados (1950)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
The Big Carnival (1951)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
The African Queen (1951)
Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
An American in Paris (1951)
A Place in the Sun (1951)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The Quiet Man (1952)
Jeux Interdits (1952)
Angel Face (1952)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Ikiru (1952)
Europa '51 (1952)
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
The Big Sky (1952)
High Noon (1952)
Umberto D (1952)
The Golden Coach (1952)
The Bigamist (1953)
The Band Wagon (1953)
Madame De⦠(1953)
From Here to Eternity (1953)
Tokyo Story (1953)
Roman Holiday (1953)
Wages of Fear (1953)
The Naked Spur (1953)
Pickup on South Street (1953)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
The Big Heat (1953)
Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot (1953)
Voyage in Italy (1953)
Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)
Shane (1953)
Beat the Devil (1953)
Johnny Guitar (1954)
On the Waterfront (1954)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
Les Diaboliques (1954)
Animal Farm (1954)
Rear Window (1954)
A Star Is Born (1954)
The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
La Strada (1954)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
Senso (1954)
Silver Lode (1954)
Carmen Jones (1954)
Sanshô Dayû (1954)
Salt of the Earth (1954)
Artists and Models (1955)
Guys and Dolls (1955)
Pather Panchali (1955)
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
The Mad Masters (1955)
Hill 24 Doesnât Answer (1955)
The Ladykillers (1955)
Marty (1955)
Ordet (1955)
Bob Le Flambeur (1955)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
The Man from Laramie (1955)
Rebel without a Cause (1955)
The Phenix City Story (1955)
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Night and Fog (1955)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Lola Montès (1955)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
The Burmese Harp (1956)
The Searchers (1956)
A Man Escaped (1956)
Written on the Wind (1956)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Giant (1956)
All That Heaven Allows (1956)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The Wrong Man (1956)
Bigger Than Life (1956)
High Society (1956)
The Ten Commandments (1956)
12 Angry Men (1957)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Throne of Blood (1957)
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Aparajito (1957)
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Mother India (1957)
The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Man of the West (1958)
Touch of Evil (1958)
Cairo Station (1958)
Gigi (1958)
The Defiant Ones (1958)
Vertigo (1958)
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
Dracula (1958)
Mon Oncle (1958)
The Music Room (1958)
Les Quatre cents coups (1959)
North by Northwest (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Les Yeux Sans Visage (1959)
Ride Lonesome (1959)
Black Orpheus (1959)
Shadows (1959)
The World of Apu (1959)
A bout de souffle (1959)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Pickpocket (1959)
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Rio Bravo (1959)
Le Trou (1959)
Floating Weeds (1959)
Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
La Dolce Vita (1960)
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
Tirez sur le pianiste (1960)
L'Avventura (1960)
The Young One (1960)
The Cloud-Capped Star (1960)
The Housemaid (1960)
Psycho (1960)
Black Sunday (1960)
Peeping Tom (1960)
The Apartment (1960)
Spartacus (1960)
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
La Jetée (1961)
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Lola (1961)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
La Notte (1961)
Jules et Jim (1961)
Viridiana (1961)
The Ladies Man (1961)
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Chronique dâun été (1961)
The Hustler (1961)
West Side Story (1961)
Mondo Cane (1962)
Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962)
Dog Star Man (1962)
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
L'Eclisse (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Lolita (1962)
Keeper of Promises (1962)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Vivre sa vie (1962)
Heaven and Earth Magic (1962)
The Birds (1963)
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Blonde Cobra (1963)
The Cool World (1963)
8 1/2 (1963)
Passenger (1963)
Le Mépris(1963)
Hud (1963)
Winter Light (1963)
Flaming Creatures (1963)
The Great Escape (1963)
Shock Corridor (1963)
Il Gattopardo (1963)
Barren Lives (1963)
Méditerranée (1963)
The House is Black (1963)
The Haunting (1963)
An Actor's Revenge (1963)
The Servant (1963)
Goldfinger (1964)
Scorpio Rising (1964)
Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (1964)
Marnie (1964)
My Fair Lady (1964)
Woman in the Dunes (1964)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
The Red Desert (1964)
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1964)
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Before the Revolution (1964)
Gertrud (1964)
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Black God, White Devil (1964)
Onibaba (1964)
Vinyl (1965)
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
The War Game (1965)
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
The Battle of Algiers (1965)
The Sound of Music (1965)
The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
Alphaville (1965)
Chimes at Midnight (1965)
Repulsion (1965)
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Pierrot Le Fou (1965)
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Golden River (1965)
The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (1965)
Hold Me While I'm Naked (1966)
Blowup (1966)2
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Daisies (1966)
Come Drink with Me (1966)
Seconds (1966)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Persona (1966)
Masculin, Féminin (1966)
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
2 ou 3 choses que je sais dâelle (1967)
The Graduate (1967)
Playtime (1967)
Report (1967)
Hombre (1967)
Belle de Jour (1967)
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort (1967)
Week End (1967)
Le Samouraï (1967)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Point Blank (1967)
Wavelength (1967)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
The Red and the White (1967)
Marketa Lazarová (1967)
The Jungle Book (1967)
The Fireman's Ball (1967)
Earth Entranced (1967)
Closely Observed Trains (1967)
Vij (1967)
The Cow (1968)
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Faces (1968)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Ifâ¦. (1968)
Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
The Producers (1968)
David Holzman's Diary (1968)
Shame (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Targets (1968)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
My Night at Maud's (1969)
LucÃa (1969)
A Touch of Zen (1969)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Satyricon (1969)
Z (1969)
The Conformist (1969)
Easy Rider (1969)
High School (1969)
In the Year of the Pig (1969)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Andrei Rublev (1969)
Le Boucher (1969)
The Color of Pomegranates (1969)
Kes (1969)
Tristana (1970)
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
El Topo (1970)
Woodstock (1970)
Deep End (1970)
The Spider's Stratagem (1970)
Little Big Man (1970)
The Ear (1970)
Patton (1970)
M*A*S*H (1970)
Performance (1970)
Gimme Shelter (1970)
Zabriskie Point (1970)
The Bird with The Crystal Plumage (1970)
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Wanda (1971)
W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The Sorrow and the Pity (1971)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971)
Walkabout (1971)
Klute (1971)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Red Psalm (1971)
Get Carter (1971)
The French Connection (1971)
Shaft (1971)
Dirty Harry (1971)
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song (1971)
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Straw Dogs (1971)
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Cabaret (1972)
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
High Plains Drifter (1972)
Sleuth (1972)
Deliverance (1972)
Solaris (1972)
The Godfather (1972)
Cries and Whispers (1972)
Fat City (1972)
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie (1972)
Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra Von Kant (1972)
Frenzy (1972)
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Superfly (1972)
The Sting (1973)
La Maman et la putain (1973)
Badlands (1973)
American Graffiti (1973)
Papillon (1973)
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Mean Streets (1973)
The Long Goodbye (1973)
The Wicker Man (1973)
La Nuit Américaine(1973)
Don't Look Now (1973)
Sleeper (1973)
Serpico (1973)
The Exorcist (1973)
Turkish Delight (1973)
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Fantastic Planet (1973)
Amarcord (1973)
The Harder They Come (1973)
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)
Dersu Uzala (1974)
The Conversation (1974)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Mirror (1974)
A Woman under the Influence (1974)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Chinatown (1974)
Céline et Julie vont en bateau (1974)
Blazing Saddles (1974)
The Godfather Part II (1974)
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
The Wall (1975)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Fox and His Friends (1975)
India Song (1975)
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Manila in the Claws of Brightness (1975)
Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Nashville (1975)
Cria! (1975)
The Travelling Players (1975)
Jaws (1975)
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Carrie (1976)
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
All the President's Men (1976)
Rocky (1976)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Network (1976)
Ascent (1976)
Ai No Corrida (1976)
Novecento (1976)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Star Wars (1977)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The Last Wave (1977)
Annie Hall (1977)
Last Chants for a Slow Dance (1977)
Stroszek (1977)
Man of Marble (1977)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Killer of Sheep (1977)
Eraserhead (1977)
Ceddo (1977)
The American Friend (1977)
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Soldier of Orange (1977)
Suspiria (1977)
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Grease (1978)
Days of Heaven (1978)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Shaolin Master Killer (1978)
Up in Smoke (1978)
Halloween (1978)
Die Ehe der Maria Braun (1979)
Real Life (1979)
My Brilliant Career (1979)
Stalker (1979)
Alien (1979)
Breaking Away (1979)
Die Blechtrommel (1979)
All That Jazz (1979)
Being There (1979)
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Life of Brian (1979)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Jerk (1979)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Manhattan (1979)
Mad Max (1979)
Nosferatu (1979)
Ordinary People (1980)
Atlantic City (1980)
Le Dernier métro (1980)
The Shining (1980)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Elephant Man (1980)
The Big Red One (1980)
Loulou (1980)
Airplane! (1980)
Raging Bull (1980)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Das Boot (1981)
Gallipoli (1981)
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Body Heat (1981)
Reds (1981)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Three Brothers (1981)
Man of Iron (1981)
Too Early, Too Late (1981)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1981)
E.T. The Extra-Terestrial (1982)
The Thing (1982)
Poltergeist (1982)
Blade Runner (1982)
The Evil Dead (1982)
Tootsie (1982)
Yol (1982)
Diner (1982)
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Gandhi (1982)
The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)
A Question of Silence (1982)
Fanny och Alexander (1982)
A Christmas Story (1983)
El Norte (1983)
Videodrome (1983)
Return of the Jedi (1983)
The Big Chill (1983)
Sans Soleil (1983)
Le Dernier Combat (1983)
L'Argent (1983)
Utu (1983)
Terms of Endearment (1983)
The Fourth Man (1983)
The King of Comedy (1983)
The Right Stuff (1983)
Koyaanisqatsi (1983)
Once Upon a Time in America (1983)
Scarface (1983)
The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
Amadeus (1984)
The Terminator (1984)
Paris, Texas (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Ghostbusters (1984)
A Passage to India (1984)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
The Killing Fields (1984)
The Natural (1984)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Ran (1985)
Come and See (1985)
The Official Story (1985)
Out of Africa (1985)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Back to the Future (1985)
The Time to Live and the Time to Die (1985)
Brazil (1985)
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
The Quiet Earth (1985)
Mishima (1985)
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Vagabond (1985)
Shoah (1985)
The Color Purple (1985)
Manhunter (1986)
Stand By Me (1986)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
The Fly (1986)
Aliens (1986)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Down by Law (1986)
A Room with a View (1986)
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Platoon (1986)
Caravaggio (1986)
Tampopo (1986)
Peking Opera Blues (1986)
Salvador (1986)
Top Gun (1986)
Sherman's March (1986)
The Horse Thief (1986)
Yeelen (1987)
Wings of Desire (1987)
Project A, Part II (1987)
Babette's Feast (1987)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Withnail and I (1987)
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
Broadcast News (1987)
Housekeeping (1987)
The Princess Bride (1987)
Moonstruck (1987)
The Untouchables (1987)
Red Sorghum (1987)
The Dead (1987)
Fatal Attraction (1987)
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
The Vanishing (1988)
Bull Durham (1988)
Ariel (1988)
The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Akira (1988)
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Hôtel Terminus: Klaus Barbie et son temps (1988)
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
The Naked Gun (1988)
Big (1988)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Landscape in the Mist (1988)
The Decalogue (1988)
Die Hard (1988)
A Tale of the Wind (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Rain Man (1988)
The Story of Women (1988)
Alice (1988)
Batman (1989)
When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989)
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
My Left Foot (1989)
The Killer (1989)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Roger & Me (1989)
Glory (1989)
The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)
Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989)
Say Anything (1989)
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
A City of Sadness (1989)
No Fear, No Die (1990)
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Goodfellas (1990)
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
King of New York (1990)
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Europa Europa (1990)
Pretty Woman (1990)
Archangel (1990)
Trust (1990)
Close-Up (1990)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1990)
Total Recall (1990)
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Boyz 'n the Hood (1991)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Delicatessen (1991)
A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
The Naked Lunch (1991)
La Belle Noiseuse (1991)
The Rapture (1991)
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
JFK (1991)
Slacker (1991)
Tongues Untied (1991)
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
The Player (1992)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Romper Stomper (1992)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Unforgiven (1992)
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1992)
The Crying Game (1992)
Man Bites Dog (1992)
The Actress (1992)
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
Thirty Two Films about Glenn Gould (1993)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Short Cuts (1993)
Philadelphia (1993)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Puppetmaster (1993)
Schindler's List (1993)
Three Colours: Blue (1993)
The Piano (1993)
The Blue Kite (1993)
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Three Colours: Red (1994)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Clerks (1994)
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
The Lion King (1994)
Satantango (1994)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
The Last Seduction (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The Wild Reeds (1994)
Chungking Express (1994)
Crumb (1994)
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Riget (1994)
Dear Diary (1994)
Casino (1995)
Deseret (1995)
Babe (1995)
Toy Story (1995)
Braveheart (1995)
Safe (1995)
Clueless (1995)
Heat (1995)
Zero Kelvin (1995)
Seven (1995)
Smoke (1995)
The White Balloon (1995)
Cyclo (1995)
Underground (1995)
The Brave Heart Will Take the Bride (1995)
Dead Man (1995)
The Usual Suspects (1995)
Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
Shine (1996)
Fargo (1996)
Independence Day (1996)
Secrets and Lies (1996)
Breaking the Waves (1996)
The English Patient (1996)
Gabbeh (1996)
Lone Star (1996)
Trainspotting (1996)
Scream (1996)
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Happy Together (1997)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (1997)
The Butcher Boy (1997)
The Ice Storm (1997)
Boogie Nights (1997)
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Funny Games (1997)
Taste of Cherry (1997)
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Mother and Son (1997)
Titanic (1997)
Tetsuo (1998)
Festen (1998)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Buffalo 66 (1998)
Run Lola Run (1998)
Rushmore (1998)
Pi (1998)
Happiness (1998)
The Thin Red Line (1998)
The Idiots (1998)
Sombre (1998)
Ring (1998)
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Magnolia (1999)
Beau Travail (1999)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Gohatto (1999)
Rosetta (1999)
All About My Mother (1999)
Three Kings (1999)
The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Time Regained (1999)
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Ali Zaoua, Prince of the Streets (2000)
Gladiator (2000)
Kippur (2000)
Yi Yi (2000)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Amores Perros (2000)
Meet the Parents (2000)
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Traffic (2000)
The Gleaners and I (2000)
Memento (2000)
Dancer in the Dark (2000)
Amelie (2001)
What Time Is It There? (2001)
Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)
Kandahar (2001)
Spirited Away (2001)
The Piano Teacher (2001)
The Son's Room (2001)
No Man's Land (2001)
Moulin Rouge (2001)
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Lantana (2001)
Fat Girl (2001)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Gangs of New York (2002)
The Pianist (2002)
Talk to Her (2002)
City of God (2002)
Hero (2002)
Russian Ark (2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Oldboy (2003)
Kill Bill, Vol. 1 (2003)
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Collateral (2004)
The Aviator (2004)
Million Dollar Baby (2004)

BFI Top 100 Briitish Films (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Year Title Director Rank
1938 The Lady Vanishes Alfred Hitchcock 35
1939 Goodbye, Mr Chips Sam Wood 72
1942 In Which We Serve Noël Coward and David Lean 92
1948 Hamlet Laurence Olivier 69
1954 The Belles of St Trinian's Frank Launder 94
1959 Room at the Top Jack Clayton 32
1959 I'm All Right Jack John Boulting 47
1963 Tom Jones Tony Richardson 51
1963 This Sporting Life Lindsay Anderson 52
1965 Darling John Schlesinger 83
1966 Alfie Lewis Gilbert 33
1967 Far From the Madding Crowd John Schlesinger 79
1968 Carry On... Up the Khyber Gerald Thomas 99
1969 Women in Love Ken Russell 87
1970 The Go-Between Joseph Losey 57
1971 Sunday, Bloody Sunday John Schlesinger 65

1980 Gregory's Girl Bill Forsyth 30
1982 The Draughtsman's Contract Peter Greenaway 80
1983 Local Hero Bill Forsyth 37

1983 Educating Rita Lewis Gilbert 8
1985 My Beautiful Laundrette Stephen Frears 50
1985 A Room with a View James Ivory 73
1986 Mona Lisa Neil Jordan 67
1988 Distant Voices, Still Lives Terence Davies 82

1990 Life Is Sweet Mike Leigh 95
1991 The Commitments Alan Parker 38
1993 The Remains of the Day James Ivory 64

1995 Sense and Sensibility Ang Lee 62
1995 Small Faces Gillies Mackinnon 98
1997 Nil By Mouth Gary Oldman 97
1998 My Name Is Joe Ken Loach 91

Time Out 100 best British films (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

83 A Cottage on Dartmoor 1929 Anthony Asquith
38 Went the Day Well? 1942 Alberto Cavalcanti
42 Listen to Britain 1942 Humphrey Jennings
17 A Canterbury Tale 1944 Powell and Pressburger
68 Dead of Night 1945 Alberto Cavalcanti/Charles Crichton/Basil Dearden/Robert Hamer
37 It Always Rains on Sunday 1947 Robert Hamer

46 The Fallen Idol 1948 Carol Reed
87 Night and the City 1950 Jules Dassin
98 School for Scoundrels 1960 Robert Hamer
18 The Innocents 1961 Jack Clayton
36 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 1962 Tony Richardson
78 Billy Liar 1963 John Schlesinger
50 Culloden 1964 Peter Watkins
69 Oliver! 1968 Carol Reed
99 The Railway Children 1970 Lionel Jeffries

27 Bill Douglas Trilogy (My Childhood/My Ain Folk/My Way Home) 1972/1973/1978 Bill Douglas
96 Theatre of Blood 1973 Douglas Hickox
71 Edvard Munch 1974 Peter Watkins
76 Penda's Fen 1974 Alan Clarke
63 Nuts in May 1979 Mike Leigh
55 Radio On 1980 Chris Petit
70 Bad Timing 1980 Nicholas Roeg
72 The Long Day Closes 1992 Terence Davies

11 Naked 1993 Mike Leigh
82 Orlando 1993 Sally Potter
39 London 1994 Patrick Keiller
91 Land and Freedom 1995 Ken Loach

49 Gallivant 1996 Andrew Kötting
52 Robinson In Space 1997 Patrick Keiller
80 Under the Skin 1997 Carine Adler
40 Ratcatcher 1999 Lynne Ramsay
66 Wonderland 1999 Michael Winterbottom
75 A Room for Romeo Brass 1999 Shane Meadows
100 In This World 2002 Michael Winterbottom
88 This is England 2006 Shane Meadows
95 London to Brighton 2006 Paul Andrew Williams
48 Hunger 2008 Steve McQueen
84 Fish Tank 2009 Andrea Arnold

101 Action Movies (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Perils of Pauline, The 1914
Safety Last! 1923
Lives of a Bengal Lancer, The 1935
Mark of Zorro, The 1940
Three Musketeers, The 1948
Our Man Flint 1966
Airport 1970
Anderson Tapes, The 1971
Five Fingers of Death 1972
Getaway, The 1972
Slaughter 1972
Taking of Pelham One Two Three, The 1974
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot 1974
Rollerball 1975

Cannonball 1976
Drunken Master 1978
Knightriders 1981

Shaolin Temple, The 1982
Police Story 1985
Bloodsport 1988
La Femme Nikita 1990
Point Break 1991
Heroic Trio, The 1993
Iron Monkey 1993
Clear and Present Danger 1994
Fist of Legend 1994
Blade 1998
Fast and the Furious, The 2001
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2001
Transporter, The 2002
Bourne Supremacy, The 2004
District B13 2004

101 Cult Movies (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Reefer Madness 1936
Blob, The 1958
Plan 9 From Outer Space 1959
Jazz On A Summer's Day 1960
Bande A Part 1964
Chelsea Girls 1966
Les Idoles 1968
Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls 1970
Lickerish Quartet, The 1970

Vampyros Lesbos 1971
Sisters 1973
Night Porter, The 1974
Phantom Of The Paradise 1974
Grey Gardens 1975
Sholay 1975
Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes 1978
I Spit On Your Grave 1978
Wiz, The 1978
Zoltan, Hound Of Dracula 1978
Ms. 45 1981
Basket Case 1982
Wild Style 1983
Toxic Avenger, The 1984
Hitcher, The 1986
Amazon Women On The Moon 1987
Barfly 1987
Decline Of Western Civilization Part II, The: The Metal Years 1988
Hairspray 1988
Mystery Train 1989
Frankenhooker 1990
Barton Fink 1991
Dazed And Confused 1993
City Of Lost Children, The 1995
La Haine 1995
Crash 1996
Twilight Of The Ice Nymphs 1997
Le Diner Des Cons 1998
Office Space 1999
Ichi The Killer 2001
Kamikaze Girls 2004

101 Gangster Movies (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Musketeers Of Pig Alley, The 1912
Regeneration 1915
Underworld 1927
Racket, The 1928
City Streets 1931
Testament Of Dr. Mabuse, The 1933
Manhattan Melodrama 1933
G-Men 1935
Petrified Forest, The 1936
Bullets Or Ballots 1936
Marked Woman 1937
Dead End 1937
Each Dawn I Die 1939
Roaring Twenties, The 1939
This Gun For Hire 1942
Glass Key, The 1942
Kiss Of Death 1947
T-Men 1947
I Walk Alone 1948
Drunken Angel 1948
They Live By Night 1949
Enforcer, The 1951
Big Combo, The 1955
Rififi 1955
Al Capone 1959
Rise And Fall Of Legs Diamond, The 1960
1,000 Eyes Of Dr. Mabuse, The 1960
Underworld USA 1961
Branded To Kill 1967
St. Valentine's Day Massacre, The 1967
Bullitt 1968
Brotherhood, The 1968
Bloody Mama 1970
Dillinger 1973
Thieves Like Us 1974
Better Tomorrow, A 1986
Miller's Crossing 1990

Grifters, The 1990
New Jack City 1991
Bugsy 1991
American Me 1992
Menace II Society 1992
Sonatine 1993
Bronx Tale, A 1993
Short Sharp Shock 1998
Brother 2000
Infernal Affairs 2002

101 Horror Movies (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Golem, The 1920
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1931
White Zombie 1932
Old Dark House, The 1932
Island of Lost Souls 1932

Bad Seed, The 1956
Tingler, The 1959
Carnival of Souls 1962
Viy 1967
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders 1970
Abominable Dr. Phibes, The 1971
Daughters of Darkness 1971
Last House on the Left, The 1972
Deathdream 1974
Deep Red 1975
Phantasm 1979
Brood, The 1979

Cannibal Holocaust 1980
Friday the 13th 1980
Dressed to Kill 1980
Howling, The 1981
Hunger, The 1983
Cemetery Man 1994
Devil's Backbone, The 2001
Tale of Two Sisters, A 2003
High Tension 2003
Ju-on 2003
Saw 2004
Descent, The 2005
Orphanage, The 2007

101 Sci-Fi Movies (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Trip to Mars, A 1918
Aelita 1924
Paris Asleep 1925
Invisible Man, The 1933
Thing from Another World, The 1951
When Worlds Collide 1951
Invaders From Mars 1953
It Came from Outer Space 1953
Them! 1954
Godzilla/Gojira 1954
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 1954
Journey to the Center of the Earth 1959
Time Machine, The 1960
Amphibian Man, The 1962
Robinson Crusoe on Mars 1964
Tenth Victim, The 1965
Fahrenheit 451 1966
Fantastic Voyage 1966
Who Killed Jessie? 1966
Quatermass and the Pit 1967
Slaughterhouse-Five 1972
Time After Time 1979
Repo Man 1984
Brother from Another Planet, The 1984
Navigator, The 1988
Signs 2002
Code 46 2003
Primer 2004
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004

101 War Movies (not in 1001 list, that I haven't seen yet):

Battle of the Somme, The 1916
Wings 1927
Charge of the Light Brigade, The 1936
Buck Privates 1941
Mrs. Miniver 1942
Sands of Iwo Jima 1949
Red Badge of Courage, The 1951
Stalag 17 1953
Kanal 1957
Two Women 1960
Guns of Navarone, The 1961
Ivan's Childhood 1962
Longest Day, The 1962
Hell in the Pacific 1968
Oh! What a Lovely War 1969
Army of Shadows 1969
Battle of Britain 1969
Catch-22 1970
Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970
Lacombe Lucien 1974
Eagle Has Landed, The 1976
Empire of the Sun 1987

Stalingrad 1993
Welcome to Sarajevo 1997
Ride with the Devil 1999
Divided We Fall 2000
Devils on the Doorstep 2000
Dark Blue World 2001
Brotherhood 2004
Merry Christmas 2005
Black Book 2006
Counterfeiters, The 2007
 
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113 years ago...

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A Trip To The Moon (1902)
Director: Georges Méliès
Country: France
Length: 14 minutes
Type: Silent, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

I'd seen many pieces of it before, mostly in Scorsese's 'Hugo' but never watched the whole thing. I found a nice HD version of the restored colour cut on YouTube...


...with a fantastic soundtrack provided by Air.

The VisFX are still impressive and really are like magic tricks. Many techniques are invented here and still used today. However, sometimes it was frustrating to watch as things like POV shots, closeups, zooms etc aren't there. This is all locked-off wide shots, so it's like watching an elaborate stage show. Except with a stage show you have the benefit of sound and voice to help you understand where to look. Not here, stuff just happens and if you aren't looking at the right part of the frame, tough you missed it and you missed that part of the story. It'll be interesting to see this side of film craft develop in "future" movies.
 

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^ That's a great film. I like that it is like watching a stage show. I'm not really a fan of the audio in the version you posted.
 

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ThrowgnCpr said:
I'm not really a fan of the audio in the version you posted.

What would you recommend?
 

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Look like we got a new Frantic Canadian in the house!
 

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TM2YC said:
What would you recommend?

Though the film was "silent" it was typically shown with a narrator and live music. Anything period appropriate would be fitting. The audio track in the version you posted is strangely contemporary. The video is beautiful, but with the newer score, the whole thing feels off.

Here on some notes on the music that Méliès had commissioned not long after release:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Trip_to_the_Moon#Music

I can't seem to find a version with that offhand, but this seems a bit better:

 

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^ I like that. It's almost got a John Williams feel which is good for Sci-Fi.




112 years ago...

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The Great Train Robbery (1903)
Director: Edwin S. Porter
Country: USA
Length: 12 minutes
Type: Silent, Western


This feels quite close to a modern documentary, or like a staged news-reel. The composition of shots and mostly realistic acting gives it an authenticity. The location scenes still look great, although the set bound stuff looks pretty fake (No more so than some recent CGI blockbusters though :-D). It is also surprisingly violent (In pre-code days, perhaps not so surprising) with people being koshed and shot, heads being mashed in with rocks and innocent bystanders being shot in the back. It ends with an iconic closeup of a gunmen firing out at the audience, which must be an early example of the "jump scare".

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I'm going to watch 2001 movies in chronological order. Should only take about 4.5 hours.
 

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TV's Frink said:
I'm going to watch 2001 movies in chronological order. Should only take about 4.5 hours.

2001 is a slow movie IMO but it's not that bad.



Started watching 'Birth of a Nation'. A 3-hour rascist silent epic... this should be "interesting".
 

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I said "movies."

And yes, it is. :p
 

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TV's Frink said:
I said "movies."

Exactly, now there are two of them. I asumed you you'd be watching this one...

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...then this one...

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100 years ago...

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The Birth Of A Nation (1915)
Director: D.W. Griffith
Country: US
Length: 190 minutes
Type: Silent, War, Historical, Racist


I've finished/endured all 3 hours of this movie :dodgy: . Obviously going into it, I knew it made the KKK out to be heroes but I was expecting that to be just one unfortunate element of a wider story. But no, this is full-on vile racism almost from start to finish, in every scene (I say almost, as there is one atypical 30minute patch where racist stuff isn't brought up and I actually enjoyed myself). Apart from two "loyal" servants, all the black characters are portrayed as evil, corrupt, degenerate, bestial monsters and rapists. Watching it feels like having your soul sickened and polluted. One positive to take away, is that it makes you think the world isn't so bad these days, because 100 years later, films like this aren't blockbusters anymore.

That aside (Which isn't easy to lay to one side), this is an influential technical tour de force clearly. The battle scenes are thrilling and impressively filmed (Even some FX shots in there). The score by Joseph Carl Breil is really wonderful and almost carries the story on it's own. The film looks great and made me think that films have actually got worse looking over the last century (Or the last decade at least). Many parts pointed to the influence the direction has had e.g. The Klan Knights chasing around on horseback were shot just like the Ringwraiths in the Arwen chase in FOTR. The finale was clearly parodied in 'Duck Soup', which I hadn't realised before (I just thought it was funny anyway).

The love subplot is beautifully told which made it even more annoying that the hero you've been rooting for for the first 2 hours, turns out to be the guy who founds the KKK! His fiance dumps him when she finds out he's a racist. But by the end of the movie she forgives him and actually agrees with him, with the final moral of the film being "Don't trust black people because they'll only rape and kill you"... f**k this f**king movie!

I actually had to sit down and re-watch Spielberg's 'Lincoln' (Which roughly covers the same time period and depicts some of the same people) afterwards as a way to filmically cleanse my mind.

Next up is 7-hour silent French Vampire movie. It can only be better.
 

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They're not on the list but Winsor McCay's cartoons are pretty amazing for the time. You can find his shorts on YouTube from 1911 onward. The pacing is slow but they usually had music or narration or both for the audio. Check out The Pet from 1921 which is an early Godzilla tale

(skip to 7:00 to skip the slow beginning)

and The Centaurs from 1921 which was pretty much ripped off by Disney for Fantasia.
 

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Well I really dropped the ball on this "project" last year when I ran up against this daunting task...

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Next up is 7-hour silent French Vampire movie

Okay deep breath, it's 10 episodes, so at least one episode a day and I can get through this in a week or so :-D... oh and it turns out it's not actually about Vampires.... it's just called "The Vampires". Then I can get onto the famous stuff I want to watch like 'Intolerance', 'Broken Blossoms' and 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari'.
 

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You might think about putting up a list.
Otherwise people will make weird ass suggestions,
such as La Maison du Mystère from 1923.
6+ hours! Great after Les Vampires.
 

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is this a frantic canadian thread? :p

seriously, it's neat hearing about movies i've never heard about and/or don't think i can stomach, e.g., birth of a nation. thanks for the write-ups, tm2yc.
 

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Vultural said:
You might think about putting up a list.
Otherwise people will make weird ass suggestions,

Sure, why not (Pasted into the OP... I'm just assuming it's accurate) but I don't mind suggestions.

ssj said:
thanks for the write-ups, tm2yc.

No problem :).
 

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6 episodes and 3.5hrs of 'Les Vampires' down, 4 episodes and 3.5hrs left to go :-|. So far it's definitely got it's charms but is a bit of a chore to get through due to the extremely slow pacing and length.... it could do with a fanedit ;-).
 

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It only took me a year to finish watching all 7-hours of this...

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The Vampires (1915-1916)
Director: Louis Feuillade
Country: France
Length: 417 minutes (7 hours)
Type: Silent, Crime, Soap-Opera

This is basically an early mini-series/soap-opera across ten "episodes" of varying length. It's not about Nosferatu but a gang of black "Lycra" wearing murderous thieves that go by the name "The Vampires". The main villain-ess being the evil 'Irma Vep' (You'll never guess what that's an anagram of!) and the hero is the plucky reporter Philipe Guérande, who is a bit Tintin-esque but rather more bland.

Philipe's sometime comedy sidekick Mazamette was the real star for me. He's constanly breaking the fourth wall and winking at us the audience and mucking about. His big-nosed rubber-faced cheekiness is made for comedy. He made the whole thing much more bearable.

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The galcial slowness of the pacing tested my patinece throughout. It's a shame as there is some great crime-caper stuff in there. A faneditor could have a field day with this material. The score I listened to was by the 'Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra' and was a delight at first but it soon gets repetitive and after 7-hours it positively grates.


I'm keen to get on with watching the films on this list, as I plan on watching the new BFI Blu-Ray of the 5.5-hour 'Napoleon' soon, so it'd make sense to see it in order/context.
 
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