personal canon

A collection of films that represent my understanding and appreciation of film (for better or for worse)

1 per director only if I think the film encompasses enough of their filmography.

  • …ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren…

    1

  • 0.5 mm

    2

  • 13 Lakes

    3

  • The Abyss

    4

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    5

  • The Adventures of Tintin

    6

  • After Lucia

    7

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    8

  • Alamar

    9

  • All My Life

    10

  • All These Sleepless Nights

    11

  • Almost in Love

    12

  • The American Astronaut

    13

  • Angst

    14

  • Annie Hall

    15

  • The Apartment

    16

  • Asparagus

    17

  • The Asthenic Syndrome

    18

  • Astigmatismo

    19

  • The Aviator's Wife

    20

  • Ballad of a Soldier

    21

  • Beau Travail

    22

  • Before Sunset

    23

  • Begone Dull Care

    24

  • Between Fences

    25

  • Beware of a Holy Whore

    26

  • The Beyond

    27

  • Bicycle Thieves

    28

  • The Big Gundown

    29

  • Black Dynamite

    30

  • Blind Husbands

    31

  • Blondes in the Jungle

    32

  • Blow Out

    33

  • Blue Collar

    34

  • Blue Moon

    35

  • Brawl in Cell Block 99

    36

  • Breathless

    37

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    38

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    39

  • Buzzard

    40

  • Cabeza de Vaca

    41

  • Camera Buff

    42

  • Cameraperson

    43

  • Cannibal Holocaust

    44

  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

    45

  • Céline

    46

  • Chained for Life

    47

  • Cheatin'

    48

  • Chungking Express

    49

  • City of Pirates

    50

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    51

  • Closed Curtain

    52

  • cNote

    53

  • Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs

    54

  • The Color of Pomegranates

    55

  • Come and See

    56

  • Conquering the Skies

    57

  • Consuming Spirits

    58

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    59

  • A Cottage on Dartmoor

    60

  • A Countess from Hong Kong

    61

  • Crank

    62

  • Cría cuervos…

    63

  • Cure

    64

  • Dangerous Men

    65

  • Death by Hanging

    66

  • Die Hard

    67

  • Dillinger Is Dead

    68

  • Dimensions of Dialogue

    69

  • The Dirties

    70

  • Dogville

    71

  • Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 2

    72

  • Double Down

    73

  • Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

    74

  • Dragon Inn

    75

  • Duck Amuck

    76

  • Duel to the Death

    77

  • Duelle

    78

  • The Dumb Girl of Portici

    79

  • The Dungeonmaster

    80

  • Eating Raoul

    81

  • Extraordinary Stories

    82

  • Face Like a Frog

    83

  • Fanny and Alexander

    84

  • Fantômas: The Dead Man Who Killed

    85

  • Fast Film

    86

  • Field Niggas

    87

  • Finis Terrae

    88

  • First Reformed

    89

  • Fish & Cat

    90

  • The Flicker

    91

  • The Forbidden Room

    92

  • Frances Ha

    93

  • The Freshman

    94

  • From the Clouds to the Resistance

    95

  • From the Notebook of...

    96

  • The Gang's All Here

    97

  • The Gold Bug

    98

  • The Golden Boat

    99

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    100