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Favorite films

This list changes almost all the time!

  • 8½
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Pather Panchali Pather Panchali
  • The 400 Blows The 400 Blows

Matt's Top 1000

Matt Severson

Matt Severson 1,003 films 5

I am constantly tweaking and updating this list. For me, it's most helpful to view (under sort) via Release Date,…

  • All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now
  • The Ascent The Ascent
  • Ashes and Diamonds Ashes and Diamonds
  • Barry Lyndon Barry Lyndon
  • Late Spring Late Spring
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • Ugetsu Ugetsu
  • In the Mood for Love In the Mood for Love
  • Rashomon Rashomon

My Favorite Feature Films

This is a list of my favorite feature films, I tried to put them in a specific order but it…

  • Late Spring Late Spring
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • Floating Weeds Floating Weeds
  • Rashomon Rashomon
  • Ikiru Ikiru

50+ Favorite Directors

Three films to represent one director. I usually edit this list at end of each month!

Filmmakers are in some…

  • Raise the Red Lantern Raise the Red Lantern
  • To Live To Live
  • Hero Hero
  • The Road Home The Road Home
  • Ju Dou Ju Dou
  • As It Is in Heaven As It Is in Heaven
  • Amores Perros Amores Perros
  • A Prophet A Prophet
  • Children of Heaven Children of Heaven
  • The Celebration The Celebration
  • Contempt Contempt
  • Time Masters Time Masters
  • The Mirror The Mirror
  • Deep Red Deep Red
  • Even Dwarfs Started Small Even Dwarfs Started Small
  • Blonde Crazy Blonde Crazy
  • Trouble in Paradise Trouble in Paradise
  • Gold Diggers of 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
  • 42nd Street 42nd Street
  • Footlight Parade Footlight Parade

Hidden Gems of Cinema

ZapperLife

ZapperLife 141 films 11

Movies hardly anyone have seen, with stories worth telling. There won't be too many totally overlooked masterpieces, but a lot…

  • Raise the Red Lantern Raise the Red Lantern
  • To Live To Live
  • House of Flying Daggers House of Flying Daggers
  • Street Angel Street Angel
  • A Touch of Sin A Touch of Sin

Chinese Love

Mainland Chinese films that I've seen in the order from favorite to least favorite. Note that many of these rankings…

  • Scream Scream
  • Europa Europa Europa Europa
  • Pretty Woman Pretty Woman
  • Total Recall Total Recall
  • King of New York King of New York
  • Fallen Angels Fallen Angels
  • Ip Man Ip Man
  • Chungking Express Chungking Express
  • Days of Being Wild Days of Being Wild
  • In the Mood for Love In the Mood for Love