My favorite Criterion film for every year

If you want to read my full thoughts on each film head to Cinema Gadfly.

  • Pool Sharks
  • A Bandit's Wager
  • Take a Chance
  • The Marathon
  • High and Dizzy
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Nanook of the North
  • Safety Last!
  • The Olympic Games Held at Chamonix in 1924
  • The Gold Rush
  • Underworld
  • The White Stadium
  • Pandora's Box
  • À propos de Nice
  • M
  • Vampyr
  • Design for Living
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • The 39 Steps
  • Mr. Thank You
  • Grand Illusion
  • Pygmalion
  • The Four Feathers
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Ornamental Hairpin
  • In Which We Serve
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Ministry of Fear
  • Brief Encounter
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Monsieur Verdoux
  • The Red Shoes
  • The Third Man
  • Rashomon
  • Summer Interlude
  • Europe '51
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Seven Samurai
  • Richard III
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • 12 Angry Men
  • A Night to Remember
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Breathless
  • A Woman Is a Woman
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Charade
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Tokyo Olympiad
  • Persona
  • PlayTime
  • Faces
  • Army of Shadows
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • Harold and Maude
  • Solaris
  • F for Fake
  • Alice in the Cities
  • Nashville
  • Canoa: A Shameful Memory
  • The Ascent
  • Watership Down
  • Life of Brian
  • Hopscotch
  • My Dinner with Andre
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Big Chill
  • The Times of Harvey Milk
  • A Room with a View
  • Routine Pleasures
  • Babette's Feast
  • The Vanishing
  • For All Mankind
  • Close-Up
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Howards End
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Three Colors: Red
  • Kicking and Screaming
  • Gray's Anatomy
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Rushmore
  • Buena Vista Social Club
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Monsoon Wedding
  • Naqoyqatsi
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Certified Copy
  • Pina
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • The Great Beauty
  • Dheepan
  • Cameraperson
  • The Games of the V Olympiad Stockholm, 1912