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ICM Forum Top Ten Poll 2023 - Nominations

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ICM Forum Top Ten Poll 2023 - Nominations

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Welcome to our "ICM Forum Top Ten Poll"
(similar to the Sight & Sound Poll)


The Rules
  • You can vote for 10 films. Please no more or less. I assume that each of us has a Top Ten list or ten films in mind that are special, or because you always wanted to take part in the Sight & Sound Poll and put together ten nominations.
  • I'm really very grateful, if we limit this poll to feature films, TV movies, TV mini-series, documentaries and short films. The following are therefore not eligible: TV series or individual TV episodes.
  • Your ballot can be either ranked or unranked, but I will assume it's ranked unless otherwise stated. For ranked ballots it makes it easier if you use a numbered list.
!!! Important: Along with a list of the titles, please include the corresponding list of bare IMDb -URLs for the same films. Your ballot will be deemed disqualified if the IMDb-URLs are not included.

Such a poll with only 10 nominations is of course more meaningful the more participants there are. So please join us. 😊

Basically, the 10-film principle favours special or even controversial films. I'm fully aware of that. On the other hand, “film pearls” can attract a certain amount of attention. Let's start the game.


The Scoring
The scoring will not be quite the same as the "Sight & Sound Poll". It is very welcome if lists with a ranking are submitted. This means that the 1-point rule does not apply here. In order to get a little closer to the character of the “Sight & Sound Polls”, the difference between places 1 and 10 should not be so big. Therefore the scoring will look like this:

Top Ten list with a ranking:
  • Place 1 = 7 points,
  • Place 2 & 3 = 5 points,
  • Place 4 – 6 = 4 points,
  • Place 7 -10 = 3 points
Top Ten list without a ranking:
  • Each film receives 4 points
This means that a submitted list with a ranking (41 points) will be rated one point higher than a list without a ranking (40 points). What should be emphasized is the courage to get involved in a ranking and thus determine a first place.


The Deadline
This poll will close on Friday, December 22, at 11:59 PM Anywhere on Earth (AOE, UTC -12).
For comparison, the following time zones:
Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam (Germany, France, Netherlands) UTC +1
London (United Kingdom) UTC +0
New York (United States) UTC -5
San Francisco (United States) UTC -8

You may revise or add a ballot anytime until the poll is indicated closed in the subject header.


Note:
This is my first poll. I hope I don't make too many mistakes.
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#2

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Adjustments to the rules:

11/10/2023: OK, I have come to the conclusion that short films and documentaries are allowed, entirely in the spirit of the Sight & Sound Poll.
11/21/2023: Good arguments ensure that I will see "Nymphomaniac" (which I haven't seen yet) as one film. Of course, in the hope that no other participant will only prioritize one part and find it inappropriate thats both parts will then be reflected in the final evaluation.
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... and here comes my Top Ten:

1. Cléo de cinq à sept - (Cléo from 5 to 7, France, 1962, Directed by Agnès Varda)
2. Banshun (晩春) - (Late Spring, Japan, 1949, Directed by Yasujirō Ozu)
3. Fa yeung nin wah (花樣年華) - (In the Mood for Love, Hongkong, 2000, Directed by Wong Kar-wai)
4. Brief Encounter - (United Kingdom, 1945, Directed by David Lean)
5. Le quai des brumes - (Port of Shadows, France, 1938, Directed by Marcel Carné)
6. M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder - (M, Germany, 1931, Directed by Fritz Lang)
7. Blade Runner - (United States, 1982, Directed by Ridley Scott)
8. Miller’s Crossing - (United States, 1990, Directed by Joel Coen)
9. Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain - (Amélie, France, 2001, Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
10. Lost in Translation - (United States, 2003, Directed by Sofia Coppola)

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A minor point on the scoring system. If you rank, you get 41 points to distribute. If you don’t, you get 40 points. Unless you are somehow adjusting for this, a user who submits a ranked ballot has slightly more influence than one who gives you an unranked one.
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It will be interesting to see how different a list would be under these rules; we might need a lot of ballots for it to be meaningful. Although a top 10 is way simpler to make than an unlimited top favorites of all time so more people might join.

Here is my ranked list:

1. Playtime (1967)
2. Johnny Guitar (1954)
3. Rio Bravo (1959)
4. Citizen Kane (1941)
5. Les vampires (1915)
6. Banshun (1949)
7. Love Streams (1984)
8. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
9. La règle du jeu (1939)
10. Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)

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Obgeoff wrote: November 10th, 2023, 5:18 pm A minor point on the scoring system. If you rank, you get 41 points to distribute. If you don’t, you get 40 points. Unless you are somehow adjusting for this, a user who submits a ranked ballot has slightly more influence than one who gives you an unranked one.
That was my intention to provoke that lists with a raking were mainly submitted. If this is considered inappropriate, I would only give 6 points for 1st place.
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Interesting project.

If this was S&S I would probably never have dared to vote for Heroic Purgatory as I don't think it would have stood a chance, meanwhile Le bonheur probably doesn't have a prayer here despite being on their top 250. Brand Upon the Brain is probably doomed regardless, and I thought about trading it out, but I'll go in for the first project here with no/limited strategy besides one per director, and see how it goes and then revise for future editions if needed.

1. Last Year at Marienbad (1961, Alain Resnais)
2. Le bonheur (1965, Agnès Varda)
3. Heroic Purgatory (1970, Yoshishige Yoshida)
4. The Exterminating Angel (1962, Luis Buñuel)
5. Children of Paradise (1945, Marcel Carné)
6. Die Parallelstraße / The Parallel Street (1962, Ferdinand Khittl)
7. Le mépris (1963, Jean-Luc Godard)
8. L'argent (1983, Robert Bresson)
9. India Song (1975, Marguerite Duras)
10. Stalker (1979, Andrey Tarkovsky)
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No chance for voting blocks for West Indies, Eden and After or The Elegant Life of Mr Everyman, right?

Sidenote/complaint: The no documentaries rule (and no shorts rule) feel very off given that all other forum polls, and S&S allow them. This means that The Man with a Movie Camera, which is in S&S's top 10 is ineligible, as is The Gleaners & I, Shoah, Sans Soleil, F for Fake, Koyaanisqatsi, As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty and a long list of hugely respected films.

Edit: Since Brand Upon the Brain is unlikely to get any other votes I'm changing it out with Stalker.
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St. Gloede wrote: November 10th, 2023, 5:58 pm Interesting project.

If this was S&S I would probably never have dared to vote for The Parallel Street or Heroic Purgatory as I don't think they would have stood a chance, meanwhile Le bonheur probably doesn't have a prayer here despite being on their top 250. Brand Upon the Brain is probably doomed regardless, and I thought about trading it out, but I'll go in for the first project here with no/limited strategy besides one per director, and see how it goes and then revise for future editions if needed.

No chance for voting blocks for West Indies, Eden and After or The Elegant Life of Mr Everyman, right?
Sorry, yes, no chance.
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St. Gloede wrote: November 10th, 2023, 5:58 pm Interesting project.

If this was S&S I would probably never have dared to vote for The Parallel Street or Heroic Purgatory as I don't think they would have stood a chance, meanwhile Le bonheur probably doesn't have a prayer here despite being on their top 250. Brand Upon the Brain is probably doomed regardless, and I thought about trading it out, but I'll go in for the first project here with no/limited strategy besides one per director, and see how it goes and then revise for future editions if needed.


Sidenote/complaint: The no documentaries rule (and no shorts rule) feel very off given that all other forum polls, and S&S allow them. This means that The Man with a Movie Camera, which is in S&S's top 10 is ineligible, as is The Gleaners & I, Shoah, Sans Soleil, F for Fake, Koyaanisqatsi, As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty and a long list of hugely respected films.

short films and documentaries are now eligible. Your examples convinced me.
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LeSchpountz wrote: November 10th, 2023, 6:36 pm
St. Gloede wrote: November 10th, 2023, 5:58 pm Interesting project.

If this was S&S I would probably never have dared to vote for The Parallel Street or Heroic Purgatory as I don't think they would have stood a chance, meanwhile Le bonheur probably doesn't have a prayer here despite being on their top 250. Brand Upon the Brain is probably doomed regardless, and I thought about trading it out, but I'll go in for the first project here with no/limited strategy besides one per director, and see how it goes and then revise for future editions if needed.


Sidenote/complaint: The no documentaries rule (and no shorts rule) feel very off given that all other forum polls, and S&S allow them. This means that The Man with a Movie Camera, which is in S&S's top 10 is ineligible, as is The Gleaners & I, Shoah, Sans Soleil, F for Fake, Koyaanisqatsi, As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty and a long list of hugely respected films.

short films and documentaries are now eligible. Your examples convinced me.
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Ranked

1. Sunset Boulevard (Billy Wilder, 1950)
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)
3. 12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet, 1957)
4. Fargo (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 1996)
5. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
6. Heat (Michael Mann, 1995)
7. Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson, 1997)
8. Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone, 1968)
9. The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler, 1946)
10. The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013)
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Still a couple of 10s to rewatch but for now...

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
2. Festen (1998)
3. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
5. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
6. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
7. Le samouraï (1967)
8. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
9. The Thing (1982)
10. The Fly (1986)
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1. Werckmeister harmóniák (2000, Béla Tarr & Ágnes Hranitzky)
2. Soy Cuba (1964, Mikhail Kalatozov)
3. Nostalghia (1983, Andrei Tarkovsky)
4. Secret défense (1998, Jacques Rivette)
5. A Clockwork Orange (1971, Stanley Kubrick)
6. Le Mépris (1963, Jean-Luc Godard)
7. Limite (1931, Mario Peixoto)
8. Beoning (2018, Lee Chang-dong)
9. Rashômon (1950, Akira Kurosawa)
10. Lazzaro felice (2018, Alice Rohrwacher)

It's not my "true" top 10, I've mainstreamed it up a bit.

IMDb links coming later.
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Impossible to come up with a true top ten (one that reflects the breadth of my taste for cinema over the years, as much as those that inspired me most in their cinematic expression), though I could probably come up with a top 5 from different periods of my life.

Being that I'm now in my early 60's that would still amount to more than 20, so let me ruminate some about an appropriate answer.

In no particular order:

Double Life of Veronique (Kieslowski)
Holy Motors (Carax)
8 1/2 (Fellini)
Hiroshima Mon Amour (Resnais)
Seven Samurai (Kurosawa)
Code Unknown (Haneke)
Der Himmel über Berlin (Wenders)
Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoise (Bunuel)
Mood For Love (Wong Kat-Wai)
The Return ( Andrey Zvyagintsev)

Can't believe I left out Bergman, who was my favorite director for ages...
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1. Requiem for a Dream
2. Come and See
3. Sunset Blvd.
4. 12 Angry Men
5. Dancer in the Dark
6. Martyrs
7. Aftersun
8. A Clockwork Orange
9. Psycho
10. Le Trou
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cinewest wrote: November 11th, 2023, 12:59 am Impossible to come up with a true top ten (one that reflects the breadth of my taste for cinema over the years, as much as those that inspired me most in their cinematic expression), though I could probably come up with a top 5 from different periods of my life.

Being that I'm now in my early 60's that would still amount to more than 20, so let me ruminate some about an appropriate answer.
I get what you mean, since I myself haven't done a Top 10 since I've started with ICM.
Yet .. you're implying that it is an impossible task, and these guys somehow managed? (Okay, except for Marty, he gets a free pass!)
If S&S can, you don't have an excuse. ;)
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Torgo wrote: November 11th, 2023, 3:16 am
cinewest wrote: November 11th, 2023, 12:59 am Impossible to come up with a true top ten (one that reflects the breadth of my taste for cinema over the years, as much as those that inspired me most in their cinematic expression), though I could probably come up with a top 5 from different periods of my life.

Being that I'm now in my early 60's that would still amount to more than 20, so let me ruminate some about an appropriate answer.
I get what you mean, since I myself haven't done a Top 10 since I've started with ICM.
Yet .. you're implying that it is an impossible task, and these guys somehow managed? (Okay, except for Marty, he gets a free pass!)
If S&S can, you don't have an excuse. ;)
Did my best to come up with one for the moment. See my edit above. It's just that my love cinema is a kind of journey, one full of indelible impressions made over more than 50 years time. The most satisfying list I was able to come up with I have called 70 at 60, which touches on the highlights of that journey for me:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls505369056/? ... ail&page=1
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I have no master list of my best films of all time, only by decade and by country, so.

Kill YR Darlings...

What some of you will (have) experience(d):
- do I simply make a list of my ten favourites at this moment?
- what if my favourite director(s) are not represented in that list?
- do I make a list of every best film from every decade?
- is it a problem when 2001 is not there?
- should my list also reflect my taste from 10 or 25 years ago?
- is it a problem if one country dominates the list?
- should I add more recent titles to the list?
- did I really come up with a list with zero German titles?
- should there be a female director in the list?
- is it strange to include titles you've seen only once?
- what if my favourite director(s) are not represented in the list? (reprise)
- maybe it's time to adjust my decade and country lists with the outcome of today.

My Top 10 chronological order/unranked:
- Faces | John Cassavetes
- Eros + Massacre | Yoshida Kiju
- Zabriskie Point | Michelangelo Antonioni
- Stalker | Andrey Tarkovskiy
- Vengeance Is Mine | Imamura Shohei
- The Angelic Conversation | Derek Jarman
- Beau Travail | Claire Denis
- In the Mood for Love | Wong Kar-wai
- Distance | Kore'Eda Hirokazu
- Once Upon a Time in Anatolia | Nuri Bilge Ceylan


So:
- No Ozu, RWF, Herzog, Sirk or Sokurov
- No Passion of Joan of Arc, 2001 or Apocalypse Now
- No films from Germany, Taiwan or Canada
- No Nico...

Madness...
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1. Alien (1979, Ridley Scott)
2. Easy Rider (1969, Dennis Hopper)
3. Psycho (1960, Alfred Hitchcock)
4. Les diaboliques (1955, Henri-Georges Clouzot)
5. Blow-Up (1966, Michelangelo Antonioni)
6. Angel Heart (1987, Alan Parker)
7. Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (1981, Uli Edel)
8. Der Fan (1982, Eckhart Schmidt)
9. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971, Monte Hellman)
10. Le désordre et la nuit (1958, Gilles Grangier)
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1. The 400 Blows (1959)
2. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
3. Breathless (1960)
4. Come and See (1985)
5. Napoleon (1927)
6. M (1931)
7. Metropolis (1927)
8. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
9. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
10. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053198/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058946/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053472/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091251/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0018192/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022100/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017136/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048424/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072417/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0010323/
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Y U M E wrote: November 11th, 2023, 12:55 pm I have no master list of my best films of all time, only by decade and by country, so.

Kill YR Darlings...

What some of you will (have) experience(d):
- do I simply make a list of my ten favourites at this moment?
- what if my favourite director(s) are not represented in that list?
- do I make a list of every best film from every decade?
- is it a problem when 2001 is not there?
- should my list also reflect my taste from 10 or 25 years ago?
- is it a problem if one country dominates the list?
- should I add more recent titles to the list?
- did I really come up with a list with zero German titles?
- should there be a female director in the list?
- is it strange to include titles you've seen only once?
- what if my favourite director(s) are not represented in the list? (reprise)
- maybe it's time to adjust my decade and country lists with the outcome of today.

My Top 10 chronological order/unranked:
- Faces | John Cassavetes
- Eros + Massacre | Yoshida Kiju
- Zabriskie Point | Michelangelo Antonioni
- Stalker | Andrey Tarkovskiy
- Vengeance Is Mine | Imamura Shohei
- The Angelic Conversation | Derek Jarman
- Beau Travail | Claire Denis
- In the Mood for Love | Wong Kar-wai
- Distance | Kore'Eda Hirokazu
- Once Upon a Time in Anatolia | Nuri Bilge Ceylan


So:
- No Ozu, RWF, Herzog, Sirk or Sokurov
- No Passion of Joan of Arc, 2001 or Apocalypse Now
- No films from Germany, Taiwan or Canada
- No Nico...

Madness...
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Your questions remind me of many I continue to have about making such a list, and I'm feeling a pang at the moment for dropping Once Upon a Time in Anatolia among others.
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1. L' année dernière à Marienbad (Resnais, 1961)
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
3. Sátántangó (Tarr, 1994)
4. PlayTime (Tati, 1967)
5. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (Mekas, 2000)
6. No quarto da Vanda (Costa, 2000)
7. Leviathan (Castaing-Taylor & Paravel, 2012)
8. 砂の女 (Teshigahara, 1964)
9. Un homme qui dort (Queysanne, 1974)
10. La région centrale (Snow, 1971)
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I can let peeptoad alone on this : will post an list when I'm back @home. Deadline is still far
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1. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
2. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
3. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)
4. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
5. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979)
6. Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders, 1987)
7. Contempt (Jean-Luc Godard, 1963)
8. Parasite (Bong Joon-ho, 2019)
9. City of God (Meirelles/Lund, 2002)
10. The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970)

I've seen all of these films at least twice, and they hold up as absolute masterpieces on rewatch. A couple of them - Wings of Desire and The Conformist - are also among my most memorable theatrical experiences.

As others have observed, this is a tricky exercise. I've limited myself to one film per director, which means North by Northwest, Apocalypse Now and Dr. Strangelove fell by the wayside as I moved down my list. Still, there are many great directors (e.g. Kurosawa, Welles, Bunuel, Kieslowski, Leone, the Coens, Scorsese, Melville etc. etc.) and great films (e.g. La Dolce Vita, The Vanishing, Burning, Chinatown, The Third Man, The Leopard, The Battle of Algiers etc. etc.) which sadly couldn't fit.
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1. Le soulier de satin / The Satin Slipper (1985 - Manoel de Oliveira)
2. Limite (1931 - Mario Peixoto)
3. Les enfants du paradis / Children of Paradise (1945 - Marcel Carné)
4. Les Maîtres du temps / Time Masters (1982 - René Laloux)
5. La maman et la putain / The Mother and the Whore (1973 - Jean Eustache)
6. Fanny och Alexander / Fanny and Alexander (1983 - Ingmar Bergman) TV Version
7. Il deserto dei tartari / The Desert of the Tartars (1976 - Valerio Zurlini)
8. Panique au village / A Town Called Panic (2009 - Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar)
9. 有りがたうさん / Arigatô-san / Mr. Thank You (1936 - Hiroshi Shimizu)
10. Odd Man Out (1947 - Carol Reed)
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Ranked:
1. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
2. 12 Angry Men (1957)
3. La La Land (2016)
4. Scarface (1983)
5. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
6. Annie Hall (1977)
7. Rear Window (1954)
8. All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
9. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
10. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
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My ranked top 10:

1. Dong dong de jiàqi - (A Summer at Grandpa's, Taiwan, 1984, Directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou)
2. Aruitemo aruitemo - (Still Walking, Japan, 2008, Directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu)
3. Go-yang-i-leul boo-tak-hae - (Take Care of My Cat, South Korea, 2001, Directed by Jae-eun Jeong)
4. Die Hard - (United States, 1988, Directed by John McTiernan)
5. Brief Encounter - (United Kingdom, 1945, Directed by David Lean)
6. Le bonheur - (Happiness, France, 1965, Directed by Agnès Varda)
7. Miami Blues - (United States, 1990, Directed by George Armitage)
8. Fried Green Tomatoes - (United States, 1991, Directed by Jon Avnet)
9. Yin shi nan nu - (Eat Drink Man Woman, Taiwan, 1994, Directed by Ang Lee)
10. Terminator 2: Judgment Day - (United States, 1991, Directed by James Cameron)
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Tim2460 wrote: November 12th, 2023, 3:38 pm I can let peeptoad alone on this : will post an list when I'm back @home. Deadline is still far
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1.Shichinin no samurai
2. Sunset Boulevard
3. Pink Floyd the wall
4. C'era una volta il West
5. The ghost and Mrs Muir
6. Gremlins
7. Rio Bravo
8. Playtime
9. The searchers
10. North by northwest
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1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/
2. Terminator 2: Judgment day (1991) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103064/
3. Dr. Strangelove (1964) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0325980/
5. Psycho (1960) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054215/
6. Bicycle Thieves (1948) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040522/
7. 12 Angry Men (1957) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050083/
8. Life is Beautiful (1997) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118799/
9. Monsters Inc. (2001) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0198781/
10. Seven Samurai (1954) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047478/
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A completely subjective list (and if even 10 is hard for me, it'll be even much harder for basically anyone else)

1. Color out of Space (USA, 2019)
2. Suzhou He (China, 2000)
3. Teströl és lélekröl (Hungary, 2017)
4. Valerie a týden divu (Czechoslovakia, 1970)
5. Suspiria (Italy, 1977)
6. Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom (South Korea, 2003)
7. Ruang rak noi nid mahasan (Thailand, 2003)
8. Les garçons sauvages (France, 2017)
9. Kaguya-hime no monogatari (Japan, 2013)
10. Eyes Wide Shut (UK, 1999)
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If i would go with 10 of the more certified classics, it would be Taxi Driver, The Third Man, Bicycle Thieves, Sunset Blvd., The Good The Bad and the Ugly, Eyes Wide Shut (again), Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Walkabout & M (for more variation in decades, it's a bit harder to pick "modern classics" since that feels more into subjective territory already). It's easier to do like top 10 lists for every decade i feel since there's more consideration for context of time in that sense, instead of just 10 favourites across all of film history.
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1. Vertigo (1958)
2. Annie Hall (1977)
3. Modern Times (1936)
4. Det sjunde inseglet (1957)
5. Giulietta degli spiriti (1965)
6. Under the Skin (I) (2013)
7. La piel que habito (2011)
8. Die Ehe der Maria Braun (1979)
9. Gone with the Wind (1939)
10. Jean de Florette (1986)
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In spite of the different format I don't expect much difference with the annual poll based on the long lists. We'll probably just get the same old titles.

Limiting yourself to a top 10 after seeing thousands of films is an interesting exercise. When you see someone's top 10 it's not so hard to guess some of the titles that would also be in their top 100.
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