• Boyhood Boyhood
  • Like Father, Like Son Like Father, Like Son
  • All Is Lost All Is Lost
  • Nebraska Nebraska
  • Under the Skin Under the Skin

Best of the last 12 months (or so)

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Not exactly a list of films produced in 2014, instead it contains films seen since my last similar list. In…

  • The Secret of Kells The Secret of Kells
  • Life Is Sweet Life Is Sweet
  • Dying at Grace Dying at Grace
  • Late Autumn Late Autumn
  • An Autumn Afternoon An Autumn Afternoon

Best older films watched in 2014

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Best older films watched for the first time in 2014. Obviously a list in progress.

  • Late Spring Late Spring
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • A Story of Floating Weeds A Story of Floating Weeds
  • Late Autumn Late Autumn
  • Floating Weeds Floating Weeds

Yasujirō Ozu: Ranked

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At the last minute I decided to pick Late Spring for no. 1 over Tokyo Story. There were other tough…

  • Rushmore Rushmore
  • The Royal Tenenbaums The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
  • The Darjeeling Limited The Darjeeling Limited
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox Fantastic Mr. Fox

45 Directors, 100 Films

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Jacob Olsen 100 films 4 9

This is another shot at making a Top 100.
(See also this list, in which I've picked 100 films from…

  • Goodfellas Goodfellas
  • The Mask The Mask
  • Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
  • Amadeus Amadeus
  • Get Carter Get Carter

My DVD collection

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Jacob Olsen 1,177 films 6 10

Did not include films from Blu-ray+DVD-packages as they are already listed here.

Neither have I included titles that are already…

  • The World's End The World's End
  • John Dies at the End John Dies at the End
  • Gravity Gravity
  • Sightseers Sightseers
  • Stoker Stoker
  • Coraline Coraline
  • Chungking Express Chungking Express
  • Cool Hand Luke Cool Hand Luke
  • Sharkwater Sharkwater
  • Drag Me to Hell Drag Me to Hell

My Blu-ray collection

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Jacob Olsen 314 films 3 2

Did not include TV-series although a few were in fact available here.

Neither have I included titles that are already…

  • Grand Illusion Grand Illusion
  • Seven Samurai Seven Samurai
  • The Lady Vanishes The Lady Vanishes
  • Amarcord Amarcord
  • The 400 Blows The 400 Blows

My Criterion Collection

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See notes for editions - if no comments it's the currently available DVD version. Quite a few are Out Of…

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Pitfall The Pitfall
  • The Face of Another The Face of Another
  • Asphalt Asphalt
  • Metropolis Metropolis
  • Wide Open Wide Open
  • Anita Anita
  • Exposed Exposed
  • Thriller: A Cruel Picture Thriller: A Cruel Picture
  • The Skin I Live In The Skin I Live In
  • Ace in the Hole Ace in the Hole
  • Antonio Gaudí Antonio Gaudí
  • The Apartment The Apartment
  • L'avventura L'avventura
  • The Big Country The Big Country

DVDs I need to upgrade to Blu - sooner or later

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Jacob Olsen 49 films 1

Some of these are already available in the superior format, others hopefully will be.
As I think of more titles…

  • High and Low High and Low
  • Seven Samurai Seven Samurai
  • Three Colors: Red Three Colors: Red
  • Black Narcissus Black Narcissus
  • Red Beard Red Beard

My favorite films from The Criterion Collection

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Titles from The Criterion Collection that I hold in high regard. I have rated these no less than 4.5 stars.…