Fed up with formulaic "blockbusters" and overhyped cinematic turkeys? Anthony Quinn selects 100 timeless movie classics that never disappoint.Citizen Kane is down on this list at #20. Above it are surprises like A Man Escaped, Sweet Smell of Success, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Conformist, and The Battle of Algiers. I haven't browsed the lower 80 selections yet; I suspect other surprises will be in store...
22 July 2010
"100 Best Films"
It's nice to see a list of "best films" that includes some unexpected choices - perhaps because it's more Eurocentric than most lists published in the U.S..