• RoboCop RoboCop
  • The Terminator The Terminator
  • Commando Commando
  • Die Hard Die Hard
  • Fist of Fury Fist of Fury

100 Favourite Action Films

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Adam Cook 100 films 19 14

To continue my journey through every genre I bring you my 100 favourite action films. I have tried to be…

  • The Act of Killing The Act of Killing
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Before Midnight Before Midnight
  • Here and the Great Elsewhere Here and the Great Elsewhere
  • Lore Lore

50 Favourite Films of 2013

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Adam Cook 50 films 54 71

Based on films that received their original release in the UK in 2013. Whilst I found the summer a barren…

  • The Samurai The Samurai
  • The Apartment The Apartment
  • Once Upon a Time in the West Once Upon a Time in the West
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Persona Persona

Favourite 60 of the '60s

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Adam Cook 60 films 23 26

Other lists in the series:

80 x '80s
70 x '70s

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • Seven Samurai Seven Samurai
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc The Passion of Joan of Arc

Best vs. Favourite

In the past couple of weeks, thanks to the publication of Sight & Sound’s own exhaustive best of list, there has…

  • The Mirror The Mirror
  • Alien Alien
  • Badlands Badlands
  • Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now
  • Ryan's Daughter Ryan's Daughter

Favourite 70 Films of the '70s

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Adam Cook 70 films 57 19

Often considered the greatest decade for film and it is hard to argue when the quality and diversity was so…

  • My Neighbor Totoro My Neighbor Totoro
  • Blade Runner Blade Runner
  • The Shining The Shining
  • The Thing The Thing
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark

I ♥ the '80s: 80 Favourite Films of the Decade

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Adam Cook 80 films 70 59

Preempting jvince's inevitable community list, here are my favourite films of the 1980s. The decade is often seen as a…

  • Persona Persona
  • Winter Light Winter Light
  • Scenes from a Marriage Scenes from a Marriage
  • The Virgin Spring The Virgin Spring
  • Autumn Sonata Autumn Sonata

Bergman: From Best to Worst

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Adam Cook 26 films 22 33

Although it seems an impossible task everybody else has attempted their best of Bergman lists so I thought I’d join…

  • The Great White Silence The Great White Silence
  • Take Shelter Take Shelter
  • The Social Network The Social Network
  • Drive Drive
  • Poetry Poetry

My Top 20 of the New Decade

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Adam Cook 20 films 10 23

An ever changing top twenty of my personal favourite films from 2010 onwards (some of the films are pre-2010 but…

  • Jason and the Argonauts Jason and the Argonauts
  • Mysterious Island Mysterious Island
  • Clash of the Titans Clash of the Titans
  • First Men in the Moon First Men in the Moon
  • Mighty Joe Young Mighty Joe Young

The Films of Ray Harryhausen Ranked

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Adam Cook 15 films 19 15

Ray Harryhausen, arguably one of the most important stop-motion and special effects artists, has helped create some of the most…

  • The Thing The Thing
  • Prince of Darkness Prince of Darkness
  • Escape from New York Escape from New York
  • Big Trouble in Little China Big Trouble in Little China
  • Assault on Precinct 13 Assault on Precinct 13

John Carpenter Ranked

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Adam Cook 21 films 28 49

The films of John Carpenter ranked from best to worst.

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Nosferatu Nosferatu
  • The Phantom Carriage The Phantom Carriage
  • Safety Last! Safety Last!
  • Vampyr Vampyr
  • King Kong King Kong
  • The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Frankenstein Frankenstein