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Japanese Watchlist Updated

43 films

Before one makes an extensive top list, I better get these out of the way. If your reading this, what…

  • 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 3 Women
  • 8½
  • A Clockwork Orange

My 100 Favourite Films of All Time (Unordered)

100 films

How does one order a movie list anyway? Take the numbering with a grain of salt. This is what I…

  • Seven Samurai
  • Rashomon
  • Ran
  • Modern Times
  • The Great Dictator

Top 20 Favourite Directors and 3 of their films

60 films

A list of my 20 favourite directors, and a capped selection of 3 of their films I consider their best/my…

  • Laura
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Odd Man Out
  • The Lady from Shanghai
  • Lady in the Lake

A Noir Marathon

17 films

It shall happen.

  • Love Exposure
  • Cold Fish
  • Tag
  • Journey to the Shore
  • Creepy

Looking at Directors: a watchlist (GIVE SUGGESTIONS)

83 films

With so many films on my watchlist, I think what I want to do most is to really look at…

  • Spirited Away
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Farewell My Concubine
  • Raise the Red Lantern

Top 25 Asian Films (1990 onwards)

25 films

A fairly contemporary list including Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea. While this isn't all the 'Asian' countries, it…

  • Down There By The Train
  • One Cold Midnight
  • A Place Beyond
  • A Personal Journey Through Cinema History with Thomas Pollock
  • Branded

Films I have made

7 films

Films I have been involved with making.

  • The Crying Game
  • The Butcher Boy
  • In the Name of the Father
  • My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown
  • The Boxer

Cinema of Northern IReland-Ireland

23 films

A compilation of films made in and set in Ireland and/or Northern Ireland

  • Son of Saul
  • The Revenant
  • Paterson
  • Anomalisa
  • Mustang

Top 10 of 2016- UK

10 films

Hon. Mentions: 13th, Sing Street, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Dheepan

  • Her
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • The Act of Killing
  • Amour
  • A Separation

The Cinema this Decade has to offer: Top 50

50 films

Now we are through 6 years of the decade, and so I do want to draw attention and appreciation to…

  • A Clockwork Orange
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Modern Times
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Great Dictator

My Top 250 Favourite Films by Thomas Pollock

250 films

You know you have seen a lot when choosing your top 250 is tough. I won't bother listing the honourable…

  • A Clockwork Orange
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II

Top 70 Favourite Films of the 70s

70 films

70 films from the 70s: My favourites Ingmar Bergman: 3 Francis Ford Coppola: 4 Andrei Tarkovsky: 3 Rainer Werner Fassbinder:…