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All-Time Favourites (January 2013)

by CSFolkers
All-Time Favourites (January 2013) by CSFolkers
I try to update the list every new year, with three conditions: For a film to qualify: 1. I have to have seen it at least twice, and 2. It must be at least five calendar years old. Additionally: 3. No director may occupy more than three spots on the list. To me, these rules make for a more broadly representative list, and, most importantly, one that takes into account the all-important “staying-power” factor. In my experience, there are few things worse than adding something to the old All-Time list only to sheepishly withdraw the title after a lackluster second viewing, or if the film has not withstood the test of time particularly well.… Read more

I try to update the list every new year, with three conditions:

For a film to qualify:
1. I have to have seen it at least twice, and
2. It must be at least five calendar years old.

Additionally:
3. No director may occupy more than three spots on the list.

To me, these rules make for a more broadly representative list, and, most importantly, one that takes into account the all-important “staying-power” factor. In my experience, there are few things worse than adding something to the old All-Time list only to sheepishly withdraw the title after a lackluster second viewing, or if the film has not withstood the test of time particularly well. Always unpleasant.

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