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  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Jaws
  • Munich
  • Schindler's List
  • One Week
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • Safety Last!
  • Sherlock, Jr.

Favorite Film of Each Year, 1920-2012

93 films

Note: some of the listed dates may not correspond to their actual years of release.

  • Ace in the Hole
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Alien
  • L'Argent
  • Army of Shadows

My Top 100

100 films

List is alphabetical. One film per director

  • Bigger Than Life
  • Bitter Victory
  • Johnny Guitar
  • In a Lonely Place
  • The Lusty Men
  • Romancing in Thin Air
  • This Is Not a Film
  • Cosmopolis
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • The Color Wheel

Best of 2012

25 films

List in progress. Will be finalized at end of year.

  • No Country for Old Men
  • Zodiac
  • Youth Without Youth
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • Secret Sunshine

Best of 2007

10 films

  • Prince of Darkness
  • In the Mouth of Madness
  • The Thing
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • They Live
  • Miami Vice
  • Inland Empire
  • Syndromes and a Century
  • The Prestige
  • Exiled

Best of 2006

15 films

2007 was the year I really got into movies as an artform, which was handy as it was a famously…

  • Monsieur Verdoux
  • The Gold Rush
  • City Lights
  • A King in New York
  • Limelight

Chaplin's features, ranked

11 films

Charlie Chaplin made 11 feature films. All of them are great. So good are they, in fact, that even to…

  • Carlito's Way
  • Hi, Mom!
  • Blow Out
  • Body Double
  • Phantom of the Paradise

Brian De Palma, Ranked

27 films

One of America's most stylish, provocative, occasionally unbearable filmmakers, from best to worst.