Top Ten 1966

BIL'S BEST ACTOR

I’d love to hand it over to Burton again, I cannot get enough of that man’s talent, but I think I’ll rest with the wise Oscar choice and let Paul Scofield keep the trophy for A Man For All Seasons (in my crazy mind, anyway). It’s a wise and profound performance in a film that is so much deeper and intelligent than you’d expect from a lavish period piece made in the mid-60s. On the other hand, it can’t be too surprising; Deborah Kerr often credited director Fred Zinnemann with getting something more human out of her than any other director she’d ever worked with, which is likely why so many actors who worked for him (Vanessa…

  • Andrei Rublev

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  • Blow-Up

    2

  • The Battle of Algiers

    3

  • War and Peace

    4

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    5

  • The Nun

    6

  • Persona

    7

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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  • Closely Watched Trains

    9

  • Tokyo Drifter

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