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250 Quintessential Noir Films

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The TSPDT 250 Quintessential Noir Films list contains 241 films that all contain three key ingredients.

1) They…

  • The Dangers in a Fisherman’s Life
  • The Big Christening
  • Fant
  • Gjest Baardsen
  • Tante Pose

Significant Norwegian films in chronological order

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So, fellow letterboxders... please add suggestions! :-)

It's worth mentioning perhaps, that not all of these are to be considered…

  • Johnny Guitar
  • Rio Bravo
  • The Big Sky
  • Man Without a Star
  • The Naked Spur

L'Ouestern: French critics' top ten Westerns

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Probably one of the most interesting Western canons, from Raymond Bellour's book Le Western (1971) for which 27 French critics…

  • Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Fall of the House of Usher

Akira Kurosawa's Top 101 Films!

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Source: From Chapter 3 of A Dream is a Genius, ISBN 4-16-355570. Edited by Bungeishunju. © 1999 Bungeishunju. Translated from…

  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • Evil Dead II
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Apartment

The Reader: Essential books on Cinema

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I thought it would be nice to have a list of books for those interested, covering the subject of Cinema.…

  • Rio Bravo
  • The Naked Spur
  • Ulzana's Raid
  • The Searchers
  • Once Upon a Time in the West

My 100 favorite Westerns

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Just as sure as the turnin' of the earth.

  • Angel's Flight
  • Brainstorm
  • Bullitt
  • Harper
  • Le Samouraï

Neo-Noir / Modern Noir (Post-1964)

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The Neo Noir/Modern Noir (Post-1964) section lists 91 films made after the 'golden age' of film noir. These…

  • Blacksmith Scene
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • This Is Cinerama
  • The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
  • How the West Was Won

The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio

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I thought this 18-minute guide could be of interest to all movie lovers.

The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History…

  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Paths of Glory
  • The Human Condition Collection
  • Lawrence of Arabia

My 100 favorite War films

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As usual, I feel that my ranking is pretty accurate down to at least no. 30, maybe 50. After those,…

  • The Collection

Arranging your DVD collection, how?

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Every film site has one, a thread where you can argue which method is better - alphabetical, genre, region, spine…

  • High and Low
  • Seven Samurai
  • Red Beard
  • Rashomon
  • The Hidden Fortress

Akira Kurosawa: Ranked

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I notice that I have made a few small adjustments since I originally published this list on another site.

  • Another Man's Poison
  • Appointment with Crime
  • The Flanagan Boy
  • The Big Frame
  • Murder by Proxy

Non-American Noir Films (1940-1964)

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The Non-American Noir Films (1940-1964) section lists 93 Non-American films (mainly British) from 'the golden period' that are…