• Young Frankenstein Young Frankenstein
  • High Anxiety High Anxiety
  • The Producers The Producers
  • Spaceballs Spaceballs
  • Blazing Saddles Blazing Saddles

The Directors' 50: My five favorite films from my ten favorite directors

As part one in a potential series celebrating filmmakers, here are my five favorite films from my ten favorite directors.…

  • The Descendants The Descendants
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Up in the Air Up in the Air
  • Michael Clayton Michael Clayton
  • Out of Sight Out of Sight

The Actors' 25: The five best performances from my five favorite actors

As part five in a series celebrating filmmakers, here are the five best performances, in my estimation, from my five…

  • Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
  • The Tree of Life The Tree of Life
  • Take Shelter Take Shelter
  • The Debt The Debt
  • The Help The Help

The Actresses' 25: The five best performances from my five favorite actresses

As part seven in a series celebrating filmmakers, here are the five best performances, in my estimation, from my five…

  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Dances with Wolves Dances with Wolves
  • Braveheart Braveheart
  • The Lost Boys The Lost Boys

Top 25 of All Time

My 25 favorite films...ever.

  • The Prestige The Prestige
  • Tristan & Isolde Tristan & Isolde
  • Stranger Than Fiction Stranger Than Fiction
  • X-Men: The Last Stand X-Men: The Last Stand
  • The Lake House The Lake House

Top Ten of 2006

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My favorite films released in 2006.

  • The Lost Boys The Lost Boys
  • Alien Alien
  • Jaws Jaws
  • Night of the Living Dead Night of the Living Dead
  • The Fly The Fly

The Genre Top 15: Horror

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  • Cloud Atlas Cloud Atlas
  • Argo Argo
  • The Cabin in the Woods The Cabin in the Woods
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Les Misérables Les Misérables

Top Ten of 2012

My ten favorite films released in 2012.

  • We Bought a Zoo We Bought a Zoo
  • The Descendants The Descendants
  • Moneyball Moneyball
  • The Adjustment Bureau The Adjustment Bureau
  • Hugo Hugo

Top Ten of 2011

My ten favorite films released in 2011.

  • Singin' in the Rain Singin' in the Rain
  • Ben-Hur Ben-Hur
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • High Noon High Noon
  • White Christmas White Christmas

Top Ten from 1950 to 1959

My favorite films released from 1950 through 1959.

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • Star Trek: First Contact Star Trek: First Contact
  • First Knight First Knight
  • Total Recall Total Recall
  • Mulan Mulan

The Composers' 25: My five favorite scores from my five favorite film composers

As part three in a series celebrating filmmakers, here are my five favorite scores from my five favorite film composers.…

  • Slumdog Millionaire Slumdog Millionaire
  • Iron Man Iron Man
  • The Dark Knight The Dark Knight
  • Cloverfield Cloverfield
  • Mamma Mia! Mamma Mia!

Top Ten of 2008

My ten favorite films released in 2008...still awaiting a tenth.

  • King Kong King Kong
  • Stagecoach Stagecoach
  • You Can't Take It with You You Can't Take It with You
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • The Bride of Frankenstein The Bride of Frankenstein

Top Ten from 1930 to 1939

My favorite films released from 1930 through 1939. This is a woefully underscreened decade. Forgive me, cineastes.