My best films of 2015 / My best films of 2014

Reviews of older films:


The Quiet Duel (Akira Kurosawa, 1949)


The Man with the Golden Arm (Otto Preminger, 1955)

The Hidden Fortress (Akira Kurosawa, 1958)

Abhijan (Satyajit Ray, 1962)

High and Low (Akira Kurosawa, 1963)

Brick and Mirror (Ebrahim Golestan, 1965)

The Land (Youssef Chahine, 1969)


Illumination (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1972)

Lucky Luciano (Francesco Rosi, 1973)

Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa, 1975)

Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975)

New Hollywood

Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman, 1971)

Badlands (Terrence Malick, 1973)

Martin (George A. Romero, 1977)

Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick, 1979)


The Houses are Full of Smoke (Allan Francovich, 1987)

Taiwanese New Wave

In Our Time (Various directors, 1982)

The Sandwich Man (Various directors, 1983)

Chinese Fifth Generation

The One and the Eight (Zhang Junzhao, 1983)

Life on a String (Chen Kaige, 1991)

Temptress Moon (Chen Kaige, 1996)


Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996)

Chinese Sixth Generation

Xiao Wu (Jia Zhangke, 1997)

I Love Beijing (Ning Ying, 2000)/ Railroad of Hope (Ning Ying, 2002)

Contemporary World Cinema

Tony Manero (Pablo Larraín, 2008)

The Ditch (Wang Bing, 2010)

The Grandmaster (Wong Kar-wai, 2013)

Jackie (Pablo Larraín, 2016) & Neruda (Pablo Larraín, 2016)

Reviews of recent films:

Bullhead (Michaël R. Roskam, 2011)

I Wish (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2011)

No (Pablo Larrain, 2012)

Caesar Must Die (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, 2012)

Beyond the Hills (Cristian Mungiu, 2012)

Reality (Matteo Garrone, 2012)

Michael H – Profession: Director (Yves Montmayeur, 2013)

White Elephant (Pablo Trapero, 2012)

Me and You (Bernardo Bertolucci, 2012)

Behind the Candelabra (Steven Soderbergh, 2013)

Our Children (Joachim Lafosse, 2012)

In the Fog (Sergei Loznitsa, 2012)

The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)

Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2013)

The Past (Asghar Farhadi, 2013)

A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke, 2013)

The Congress (Ari Folman, 2013)

Blood Ties (Guillaume Canet, 2013)

Violette (Martin Provost, 2013)

White God (Kornel Mundruczó, 2014)

Blackhat (Michael Mann, 2014)

Jauja (Lisandro Alonso, 2014)

Love is Strange (Ira Sachs, 2014)

Manakamana (Stephanie Spray, Pacho Valez, 2014)


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