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Canon

Some are classics. Some are decidedly less so. All of them are films that make up my personal canon. Miniseries no longer included.

One per director, sorted alphabetically.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Akira
  • All That Jazz
  • Androids Dream
  • Anguish
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Begotten
  • Beyond the Black Rainbow
  • A Bittersweet Life
  • Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre
  • Blast of Silence
  • Branded to Kill
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Carlito's Way
  • Carnival of Souls
  • City on Fire
  • Cold Wind Blowing
  • Combat Shock
  • Come and See
  • Crank: High Voltage
  • Cruising
  • Cut-Throats Nine
  • De Profundis
  • Deep Red
  • Devilman - Volume 1: The Birth
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Disorder
  • Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot!
  • Dragged Across Concrete
  • The Driver
  • Duck, You Sucker
  • Falconhead II... The Maneaters
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • Fear X
  • Fireworks
  • Fireworks
  • The First Love
  • Flores
  • Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
  • The Great Silence
  • Guinea Pig 5: Mermaid in the Manhole
  • Guzoo: The Thing Forsaken by God - Part I
  • Happy Together
  • Hitch Hike
  • The House by the Cemetery
  • Hunters' Sense of Touch
  • Häxan
  • I Am Cuba
  • Ichi the Killer
  • Irreversible
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jigoku
  • Keoma
  • The Killer
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • L'Argent
  • La Haine
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Le SamouraĂŻ
  • Let the Corpses Tan
  • Light Sleeper
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Lost Paradise: Riding Habit Harakiri
  • Macross Plus: Movie Edition
  • Man of the West
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • Maniac
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Miami Vice
  • Midori
  • Miracle Mile
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
  • Murder by Contract
  • MĂ©canix
  • Nails
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • The Night Comes for Us
  • Night Tide
  • Nocturama
  • Noisy Requiem
  • Noroi: The Curse
  • Nostos: The Return
  • A Page of Madness
  • Patriotism
  • Perfect Blue
  • Phase IV
  • Pi
  • Pig
  • Pink Narcissus
  • Point Blank
  • Prince of Darkness
  • The Professionals
  • Punishment Park
  • Querelle
  • Rebels of the Neon God
  • Rolling Thunder