This is not a definitive list of "the best" or "my favourite" films, because who the fuck needs someone else to tell you to watch UGETSU or 2001 or THE GODFATHER or THERE WILL BE BLOOD, honestly. Work in progress.
Qualifications for omission:
Inclusion on Sight & Sound Top 100
Criterion has released it (sorry, SCHIZOPOLIS, WALKABOUT, F FOR FAKE, etc)
General unquantifiable sense that it's "high profile"
Qualifications for inclusion:
I love it.