Saturday, 7 October 2006

100 Landmark Films

Radio Times
The 2007 edition of the annual Radio Times Guide To Films includes a list of 100 Landmark Films, as follows (in chronological order):
  • A Trip To The Moon
  • Life Of An American Fireman
  • The Birth Of A Nation
  • Intolerance
  • The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari
  • Nanook Of The North
  • Nosferatu
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • The Gold Rush
  • Metropolis
  • The General
  • It
  • The Jazz Singer
  • Napoleon
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Man With A Movie Camera
  • Frankenstein
  • M
  • Scarface
  • Ecstasy
  • 42nd Street
  • King Kong
  • The Private Life Of Henry VIII
  • L'Atalante
  • Becky Sharp
  • Triumph Of The Will
  • The Story Of A Cheat
  • Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Gone With The Wind
  • The Rules Of The Game
  • Stagecoach
  • Fantasia
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Cat People
  • Rome: Open City
  • It's A Wonderful Life
  • Song Of The South
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Rashomon
  • M. Hulot's Holiday
  • The Robe
  • Les Diaboliques
  • On The Waterfront
  • Rebel Without A Cause
  • The Court Jester
  • Vertigo
  • Breathless
  • The 400 Blows
  • Psycho
  • Victim
  • Dr No
  • A Fistful Of Dollars
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • Blow-Up
  • Persona
  • Bonnie & Clyde
  • The Chelsea Girls
  • In The Heat Of The Night
  • The Graduate
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
  • Easy Rider
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Get Carter
  • Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • Deep Throat
  • Pink Flamingos
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • The Exorcist
  • Mean Streets
  • The Godfather II
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Jaws
  • Nashville
  • Picnic At Hanging Rock
  • Rocky
  • Annie Hall
  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope
  • Halloween
  • National Lampoon's Animal House
  • Superman
  • Alien
  • Blade Runner
  • ET: The Extra-Terrestrial
  • Tron
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Blue Velvet
  • Withnail & I
  • Do The Right Thing
  • Jurassic Park
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Toy Story
  • Ring
  • The Celebration
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • The Matrix
  • Shrek
  • Brokeback Mountain
Note that The Maltese Falcon is the John Huston version, which is actually a remake of an earlier (and inferior) Roy Del Ruth film; Frankenstein is the superior James Whale version, not the Thomas Edison silent version.

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