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AN IMPERFECT LIST OF 250 GREAT FILMS

by migtan
AN IMPERFECT LIST OF 250 GREAT FILMS by migtan
The criteria I used for my “Top 11” was to choose films that I feel describe the world in which I live in today. (In chronological order): Il deserto rosso (Michelangelo Antonioni) Week-end (Jean-Luc Godard) A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick) La maman et la putain (Jean Eustache) Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman) Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini) Cet obscur objet du désir (Luis Buñuel) Videodrome (David Cronenberg) They Live (John Carpenter) Dogville (Lars von Trier) Elephant (Gus Van Sant) “There can be no poetry after Auschwitz” – Theodor Adorno “It is no longer an earth on which… Read more

The criteria I used for my “Top 11” was to choose films that I feel describe the world in which I live in today.
(In chronological order):

Il deserto rosso (Michelangelo Antonioni)
Week-end (Jean-Luc Godard)
A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick)
La maman et la putain (Jean Eustache)
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman)
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Cet obscur objet du désir (Luis Buñuel)
Videodrome (David Cronenberg)
They Live (John Carpenter)
Dogville (Lars von Trier)
Elephant (Gus Van Sant)

“There can be no poetry after Auschwitz” – Theodor Adorno
“It is no longer an earth on which human beings live today” – Martin Heidegger

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