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Around One Thousand Films To Watch...Give Or Take, Maybe Include A Few More and Cheat...

by Coheed 2.5
Around One Thousand Films To Watch...Give Or Take, Maybe Include A Few More and Cheat... by Coheed 2.5
If anyone wants to recommend any films for this, please be free to do so. If I have seen it, I will let you know, but if I haven’t, I will add it as a candidate. How films are placed on the list, replaced ones I’ve gone through, means it may be a while for them to be added, but I will add them. Note – The ones I really, really want to see can be seen here – Somethings I Can Never Have – with a bit more description. All the following are the others. Hopefully this will continually change as I watch more films this year. Note #2 – Yes, the categories for the films are arbitrary at best, but ordering a ‘To-Watch’ list, while practical, isn’t… Read more

If anyone wants to recommend any films for this, please be free to do so. If I have seen it, I will let you know, but if I haven’t, I will add it as a candidate. How films are placed on the list, replaced ones I’ve gone through, means it may be a while for them to be added, but I will add them.

Note – The ones I really, really want to see can be seen here – Somethings I Can Never Have – with a bit more description. All the following are the others. Hopefully this will continually change as I watch more films this year.

Note #2 – Yes, the categories for the films are arbitrary at best, but ordering a ‘To-Watch’ list, while practical, isn’t going to turn it into an Encyclopaedia Britannia for cinema. Attempting to place the action films into sub-categories is even more annoying if you don’t have enough. say, Dolph Lundgren movies to do so.

06/10/2011 – Added 15 extra films so that the total is 1050 altogether. Its not a perfect number to work with, but still a nice even number to lock the list on. No more new films (or visual work) can be added to this now unless its replacing a viewed one.

I will try to submit all of the works that I add on this list, good or god awful, if they are not already in the Auteur’s database.

50s Sci-Fi
Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The (1953, Dir: Eugène Lourié)
Fiend Without a Face (1958, Dir: Arthur Crabtree)
Forbidden Planet (1956, Dir: Fred M. Wilcox)
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958, Dir: Gene Fowler Jr.)
Incredible Shrinking Man, The (1957, Dir: Jack Arnold)
Mole People, The (1956, Dir: Virgil W. Vogel)
War of the Worlds, The (1953, Dir: Byron Haskin)

Africa
Waiting for Happiness (2002, Dir: Abderrahmane Sissako)

Agnès Varda
The Beaches of Agnès aka. Plages d’Agnès, Les (2008, Dir: Agnès Varda)
Vagabond (1985, Dir: Agnès Varda)

Aki Kaurismäki
Man Without a Past, The (2002, Dir: Aki Kaurismäki)

Alain Resnais
Night and Fog (1955, Dir: Alain Resnais)
Life Is a Bed of Roses aka. Vie est un roman, La (1983, Dir: Alain Resnais)
Wild Grass (2009, Dir: Alain Resnais)

Albert Pyun
Cyborg (1989, Dir: Albert Pyun)
Sword and the Sorcerer, The (1982, Dir: Albert Pyun)

Alejandro Jodorowsky
The Rainbow Thief (1990, Dir: Alejandro Jodorowsky)

Alex Cox
Highway Patrolman (1991, Dir: Alex Cox)

Altman
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971, Dir: Robert Altman)
Nashville (1975, Dir: Robert Altman)
O.C. and Stiggs (1985, Dir: Robert Altman)
Short Cuts (1993, Dir: Robert Altman)

American Late 60s/70s Cinema
Cool Hand Luke (1967, Dir: Stuart Rosenberg)
Emperor of the North (1973, Dir: Robert Aldrich)
Freebie and the Bean (1974, Dir: Richard Rush)
Harold and Maude (1971, Dir: Hal Ashby)
Last Detail, The (1973, Dir: Hal Ashby)
Mandingo (1975, Dir: Richard Fleischer)
Rollercoaster (1977, Dir: James Goldstone)
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969, Dir: Sydney Pollack)
Towering Inferno, The (1974, Dir: John Guillermin)
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971, Dir: Monte Hellman)
Wanderers, The (1979, Dir: Philip Kaufman)

American Action Films
Lock Up (1989, Dir: John Flynn)
Parole Violators (1994, Dir: Patrick G. Donahue)
Point Break (1991, Dir: Kathryn Bigelow)
Red Dawn (1984, Dir: John Milius)
The Revenger (1989, Cedric Sundstrom)
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991, Dir: Mark L. Lester)
Stone Cold (1991, Dir: Craig R. Baxley)

American Experimental
As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000, Dir: Jonas Mekas)
Dog Star Man (1962, Dir: Stan Brakhage)
David Holzman’s Diary (1967, Dir: Jim McBride)
Finnegan’s Wake (1966, Dir: Mary Ellen Bute)
Last Movie, The (1971, Dir: Dennis Hopper)
Lot in Sodom (1933, Dir: Melville Webber)

American South and All Its Stereotypes
Smokey and the Bandit (1977, Dir: Hal Needham)

Andrew Kotting
Louyre – This Our Still Life (2011, Dir: Andrew Kotting)

Angelopoulos
Beekeeper, The (1986, Dir: Theodoros Angelopoulos)
Eternity and a Day (1998, Dir: Theodoros Angelopoulos)
Ulysses’ Gaze (1995, Dir: Theodoros Angelopoulos)

Angels and Demons
Angel Heart (1987, Dir: Alan Parker)
Prophecy, The (1995, Dir: Gregory Widen)

Anh Hung Tran
Cyclo (1995, Dir: Anh Hung Tran)
Norwegian Wood (2010, Dir: Anh Hung Tran)

Animated Weirdness
Aachi and Ssipak (2006, Dir: Jo Beom-jin)
Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman aka. Dengeki Oshioki Musume Gōtaman: Gōtaman Tanjō-hen (1994, Dir: Iku Suzuki)

Animation Nation
5 Centimeters per Second (2007, Dir: Makoto Shinkai)
Book of the Dead, The (2005, Dir: Kihachiro Kawamoto)
Cars (2006, Dir: John Lasseter)
Dark Crystal, The (1982, Dir: Frank Oz)
Fear(s) of the Dark (2007, Dir: Blutch)
Genius Party (2007, Dir: Kôji Morimoto)
Genius Party Beyond (2008, Dir: Kôji Morimoto)
Heavy Metal (1981, Dir: Gerald Potterton)
Horton Hears a Who! (2008, Dir: Jimmy Hayward)
Midori-ko (2010, Dir: Keita Kurosaka)
Mind Game (2004, Dir: Masaaki Yuasa)
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941, Dir: Dave Fleischer)
Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985, Dir: Gisaburo Sugii)
Otaku no video (1991, Dir: Takeshi Mori)
Powerpuff Girls Movie, The (2002, Dir: Craig McCracken)
Princess Iron Fan (1941, Dir: Wan Laiming)
Revolutionary Girl Utena (1999, Dir: Kunihiko Ikuhara)
Robot Carnival aka. Robotto kânibaru (1987, Dir: Hiroyuki Kitakubo)
Sea Prince and the Fire Child (1981, Dir: Masami Hata)
Taro the Dragon Boy (1979, Dir: Kiriro Urayama)
Tekkonkinkreet (2006, Dir: Michael Arias)
Time Masters (1982, Dir: René Laloux)
¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985, Dir: Juan Padrón)
Wind Named Amnesia, A (1993, Dir: Kazuo Yamazaki)
Wings of Honneamise (1987, Dir: Hiroyuki Yamaga)
Yellow Submarine (1968, Dir: George Dunning)

Antonioni
Notte, La (1961, Dir: Michelangelo Antonioni)
Passenger, The (1975, Dir: Michelangelo Antonioni)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Mysterious Object at Noon (2000, Dir: Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Syndromes and a Century (2006, Dir: Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

Araki
Nowhere (1997, Dir: Gregg Araki)

Argento
Mother of Tears (2007, Dir: Dario Argento)

Asian Cinema
Help Me Eros (2007, Dir: Kang-sheng Lee)

Atom Egoyan
Adjuster, The (1991, Dir: Atom Egoyan)
Sweet Hereafter, The (1997, Dir: Atom Egoyan)

Austria
Angst aka. Fear (1983, Dir: Gerald Kargl)
Hotel (2004, Dir: Jessica Hausner)

Australia
Age of Consent (1969, Dir: Michael Powell)
Book of Revelation, The (2006, Dir: Ana Kokkinos)
Running on Empty (1982, Dir: John Clark)

Bela Tarr
Almanac of Fall (1985, Dir: Béla Tarr)

Bergman
Fanny and Alexander (1982, Dir: Ingmar Bergman)
Shame (1968, Dir: Ingmar Bergman)

Bertolucci
The Spider’s Stratagem aka. Strategia del ragno (1970, Dir: Bernardo Bertolucci)

Bertrand Tavernier
L.627 (1992, Dir: Bertrand Tavernier)

Bille August
Best Intentions, The (1992, Dir: Bille August)

Bill Forsyth
Comfort and Joy (1984, Dir: Bill Forsyth)

Blaxploitation
Black Belt Jones (1974, Dir: Robert Clouse)
Dolemite (1975, Dir: D’Urville Martin)
J.D.’s Revenge (1976, Dir: Arthur Marks)

Bresson
Mouchette (1967, Dir: Robert Bresson)

British Cinema
Alfie (1966, Dir: Lewis Gilbert)
Boy Meets Girl (1994, Dir: Ray Brady)
Final Programme, The (1973, Dir: Robert Fuest)
Ladykillers, The (1955, Dir: Alexander Mackendrick)
Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The (1943, Dir: Michael Powell)
Modesty Blaise (1966, Dir: Joseph Losey)
Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966, Dir: Karel Reisz)
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985, Dir: Stephen Frears)
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951, Dir: Albert Lewin)
Paperhouse (1988, Dir: Bernard Rose)
Petulia (1968, Dir: Richard Lester)
Queen of Spades, The (1949, Dir: Thorold Dickinson)
Red Monarch (1983, Dir: Jack Gold)
RocknRolla (2008, Dir: Guy Ritchie)
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964, Dir: Bryan Forbes)
Threads (1984, Dir: Mick Jackson)

Luis Buñuel
Brute, The (1953, Dir: Luis Buñuel)

Canada
Journals of Knud Rasmussen, The (2006, Dirs: Norman Cohn and Zacharias Kunuk)
Tracey Fragments, The (2007, Dir: Bruce McDonald)

Cannes Film Festival
Michael (2011, Dir: Markus Schleinzer)
We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011, Dir: Lynne Ramsay)

Cannon Pictures
Enter the Ninja (1981, Dir: Menahem Golan)
Runaway Train (1985, Dir: Andrei Konchalovsky)

Carl Theodor Dreyer
Passion of Joan of Arc, The (1928, Dir: Carl Theodor Dreyer)

Carpenter
In the Mouth of Madness (1995, Dir: John Carpenter)
They Live (1988, Dir: John Carpenter)

Cassavetes
A Woman Under the Influence (1974, Dir: John Cassavetes)
Husbands (1970, Dir: John Cassavetes)
Love Streams (1984, Dir: John Cassavetes)

Catching Up With 2010 Releases
Blue Beard (2009, Dir: Catherine Breillat)
City of Life and Death (2009, Dir: Chuan Lu)
Father of My Children (2009, Dir: Mia Hansen-Løve)
Fish Story (2009, Dir: Yoshihiro Nakamura)
Illusionist, The (2010, Dir: Sylvain Chomet)
Lourdes (2009, Dir: Jessica Hausner)
Mother (2009, Dir: Joon-ho Bong)
Revanche (2008, Dir: Götz Spielmann)
Samson and Delilah (2009, Dir: Warwick Thornton)
Shed Your Tears and Walk Away (2009, Dir: Jez Lewis)
Skeletons (2010, Dir: Nick Whitfield)
Vincere (2009, Dir: Marco Bellocchio)
Whip It (2009, Dir: Drew Barrymore)
Winter’s Bone (2010, Dir: Debra Granik)
Women Without Men (2009, Dir: Shirin Neshat)

Charles Burnett
To Sleep with Anger (1990, Dir: Charles Burnett)

Charles Chaplin
Limelight (1952, Dir: Charles Chaplin)
Pawnshop, The (1916, Dir: Charles Chaplin)

China
Infra-man (1975, Dir: Shan Hua)

Chris Marker
Case of the Grinning Cat, The (2004, Dir: Chris Marker)

Christophe Gans
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001, Dir: Christophe Gans)

Claire Denis
Chocolat (1988, Dir: Claire Denis)
White Material (2009, Dir: Claire Denis)

Coens
Man Who Wasn’t There, The (2001, Dir: Joel Coen)
Raising Arizona (1987, Dir: Joel Coen)

Comedy
Caddyshack (1980, Dir: Harold Ramis)
Eating Raoul (1982, Dir: Paul Bartel)
Something Wild (1986, Dir: Jonathan Demme)
Sunshine Cleaning (2009, Dir: Christine Jeffs)
Very Bad Things (1998, Dir: Peter Berg)
Wayne’s World (1992, Dir: Penelope Spheeris)

Coppola
Apocalypse Now Redux (2001, Dir: Francis Ford Coppola)
One from the Heart (1982, Dir: Francis Ford Coppola)
Rain People, The (1969, Dir: Francis Ford Coppola)

Cult
Alligator (1980, Dir: Lewis Teague)
Apple, The (1980, Dir: Menahem Golan)
Cry-Baby (1990, Dir: John Waters)
FP, The (2011, Dir: Jason Trost)
Glen or Glenda (1953, Dir: Edward D. Wood Jr.)
I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957, Dir: Gene Fowler Jr.)
Maniac (1980, Dir: William Lustig)
Motel Hell (1980, Dir: Kevin Connor)
Motorama (1991, Dir: Barry Shils)
Ninth Configuration, The (1980, Dir: William Peter Blatty)
Reflecting Skin, The (1990, Dir: Philip Ridley)
Six-String Samurai (1998, Dir: Lance Mungia)
We Are Going To Eat You aka. Di yu wu men (1980, Dir: Hark Tsui)

David Gordon Green
All the Real Girls (2003, Dir: David Gordon Green)
George Washington (2000, Dir: David Gordon Green)
Pineapple Express (2008, Dir: David Gordon Green)

David Mamet
Spartan (2004, Dir: David Mamet)

Dennis Potter
Pennies from Heaven (1978, Dir: Piers Haggard)
Singing Detective, The (1986, Dir: Jon Amiel)

De Palma
Blow Out (1981, Dir: Brian De Palma)

Dick Maas
Amsterdamned (1988, Dir: Dick Maas)
Sint (2010, Dir: Dick Maas)

Disney
Cinderella (1950, Dir: Clyde Geronimi)

Documentary
9/11 (2002, Dir: James Hanlon)
Acéra ou Le bal des sorcières (1972, Dir: Jean Painlevé)
Black Sun (2005, Dir: Gary Tarn)
Blindsight (2006, Dir: Lucy Walker)
Corporation, The (2003, Dir: Mark Achbar)
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008, Dir: Kurt Kuenne)
Eat the Kimono (1989, Dirs: Kim Longinotto, Jano Williams)
The Great White Silence (1924, Dir: Herbert G. Ponting)
Hell’s Highway: The True Story of Highway Safety Films (2003, Dir: Bret Wood)
Hellstrom Chronicle, The (1971, Dir: Walon Green)
Hoop Dreams (1994, Dir: Steve James)
Housing Problems (1935)
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007, Dir: Jonathan Demme)
Middletown (1982, Dir: Peter Davis)
My Architect (2003, Dir: Nathaniel Kahn)
Pink Saris (2010, Dir: Kim Longinotto)
Point of Order (1964, Dir: Emile de Antonio)
Salesman (1968, Dir: Albert Maysles)
Spellbound (2002, Dir: Jeffrey Blitz)
Terror’s Advocate (2007, Dir: Barbet Schroeder)
Visions of Light (1992, Dir: Arnold Glassman)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006, Dir: Spike Lee)
Workingman’s Death (2005, Dir: Michael Glawogger)

Drama
Afterschool (2008, Dir: Antonio Campos)
Away With Words (1999, Dir: Christopher Doyle)
Bad Influence (1990, Dir: Curtis Hanson)
Cleopatra (1963, Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
Harvey (1950, Dir: Henry Koster)
Last Days of Disco, The (1998, Dir: Whit Stillman)
Mad Dog Time (1996, Dir: Larry Bishop)
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937, Dir: Leo McCarey)
Night Porter, The (1974, Dir: Liliana Cavani)
Station Agent, The (2003, Dir: Thomas McCarthy)
Swept Away (1974, Dir: Lina Wertmüller)
Ten Canoes (2006, Dir: Peter Djigirr)
Venus (2006, Dir: Roger Michell)

Dumont
Flandres (2006, Dir: Bruno Dumont)
L’Humanité (1999, Dir: Bruno Dumont)
Twentynine Palms (2003, Dir: Bruno Dumont)

Earling Studios
Went the Day Well? (1942, Dir: Alberto Cavalcanti)

Eastern European Cinema
Capricious Summer aka. Rozmarné léto (1968, Dir: Jirí Menzel)
Diamonds of the Night (1964, Dir: Jan Nemec)
Interrogation (1982, Dir: Ryszard Bugajski)
I Served the King of England (2006, Dir: Jirí Menzel)
Love (1971, Dir: Károly Makk)
Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project (2010, Dir: Kornél Mundruczó)

Eastwood (As A Director)
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006, Dir: Clint Eastwood)
Outlaw Josey Wales, The (1976, Dir: Clint Eastwood)
Space Cowboys (2000, Dir: Clint Eastwood)

Emir Kusturica
Underground (1995, Dir: Emir Kusturica)

Eric Khoo
Be with Me (2005, Dir: Eric Khoo)

Eric Rohmer
The Romance of Astree and Celadon aka. Amours d’Astrée et de Céladon, Les (2007, Dir: Eric Rohmer)

Errol Morris
First Person (2000, Dir: Errol Morris)
Gates of Heaven (1978, Dir: Errol Morris)
Vernon, Florida (1982, Dir: Errol Morris)

Everyone Has Seen This Except Me
Cronos (1993, Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
Devil’s Backbone, The (2001, Dir: Guillermo del Toro)
Five Easy Pieces (1970, Dir: Bob Rafelson)
Flash Gordon (1980, Dir: Mike Hodges)
Last Picture Show, The (1971, Dir: Peter Bogdanovich)
Princess Bride, The (1987, Dir: Rob Reiner)
Right Stuff, The (1983, Dir: Philip Kaufman)

Experimental
Electroma (2006, Dir: Thomas Bangalter)
Hitler – ein Film aus Deutschland (1978, Dir: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg)
Hotel (2001, Dir: Mike Figgis)
I Am a Sex Addict (2005, Dir: Caveh Zahedi)
Multiple Sidosis (1970, Dir: Sid Laverents)
One Way Boogie Woogie (1977, Dir: James Benning)

Exploitation
Arena, The (1974, Dir: Steve Carver)
High School Caesar (1960, Dir: O’Dale Ireland)
Traffic in Souls (1913, Dir: George Loane Tucker)

Fassbinder
Chinese Roulette (1976, Dir: Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

Fellini
Fellini’s Casanova (1976, Dir: Federico Fellini)
Nights of Cabiria (1957, Dir: Federico Fellini)

Ferrara
Funeral, The (1996, Dir: Abel Ferrara)
Ms .45 (1981, Dir: Abel Ferrara)

Films About Film
American Movie (1999, Dir: Chris Smith)
Best Worst Movie (2009, Dir: Michael Stephenson)
Flooding with Love for the Kid (2010, Dir: Zachary Oberzan)
The Humiliated (1998, Dir: Jesper Jargil)
Marlene (1984, Dir: Maximilian Schell)
Mommie Dearest (1981, Dir: Frank Perry)
Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, The (2006, Dir: Sophie Fiennes)

France
Betty Blue (1986, Dir: Jean-Jacques Beineix)
Clubbed To Death (Lola) (1996, Dir: Yolande Zauberman)
The Dream Life of Angels (1998, Dir: Erick Zonca)
La Grande Vadrouille aka. Don’t Look Now… We’re Being Shot At! (1966, Dir: Gérard Oury)
Quest for Fire (1981, Dir: Jean-Jacques Annaud)
Regular Lovers (2005, Dir: Philippe Garrel)
Time Out (2001, Dir: Laurent Cantet)
Under the Bombs (2007, Dir: Philippe Aractingi)
The Valley (Obscured By Clouds) (1972, Dir: Barbet Schroeder)

François Ozon
refuge, Le (2009, Dir: François Ozon)

Frank Tashlin
Artists and Models (1955, Dir: Frank Tashlin)
Girl Can’t Help It, The (1956, Dir: Frank Tashlin)
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957, Dir: Frank Tashlin)

Fred Olen Ray
Alienator (1989, Dir: Fred Olen Ray)
Evil Toons (1992, Dir: Fred Olen Ray)
Terminal Force (1989, Dir: Fred Olen Ray)

Fulci
Aenigma (1987, Dir: Lucio Fulci)

Gaspar Noé
I Stand Alone (1998, Dir: Gaspar Noé)

Gentlemen’s Guide To Midnight Cinema
Black (2009, Dir: Pierre Laffargue)
C.H.U.D. (1984, Dir: Douglas Cheek)
Cry of a Prostitute (1974, Dir: Andrea Bianchi)
Super Fuzz (1980, Dir: Sergio Corbucci)
Who Can Kill a Child? (1976, Dir: Narciso Ibáñez Serrador)
Wraith, The (1986, Dir: Mike Marvin)

Germany
Yesterday Girl (1966, Dir: Alexander Kluge)

Giallo
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971, Dir: Paolo Cavara)
Fifth Cord, The (1971, Dir: Luigi Bazzoni)
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972, Dir: Umberto Lenzi)
Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975, Dir: Andrea Bianchi)
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972, Dir: Massimo Dallamano)

Giuseppe Tornatore
Malena (2000, Dir: Giuseppe Tornatore)

Gloriously Weird
Bread and Circus (2003, Dir: Martin Loke)
Darktown Strutters (1975, Dir: William Witney)
Executive Koala (2005, Dir: Minoru Kawasaki)
Freeway (1996, Dir: Matthew Bright)
Funky Forest: The First Contact aka. Naisu no mori: The First Contact (2005, Dir: Katsuhito Ishii)
The Gong Show Movie (1980, Dir: Chuck Barris)
In the Aftermath (1989, Dir: Carl Colpaert)
Lady Terminator (1988, Dir: H. Tjut Djalil.)
Prime Time (1977, Dir. Dradley R. Swirnoff)
World’s Greatest Sinner, The (1962, Dir: Timothy Carey)

Greece
Morning Patrol (1987, Dir: Nikos Nikolaidis)

Guilty Pleasure?
Black Roses (1988, Dir: John Fasano)
Boxing Helena (1993, Dir: Jennifer Chambers Lynch)
Class of 1999 (1990, Dir: Mark L. Lester)
Hard Rock Zombies (1985, Dir: Krishna Shah)
I Know Who Killed Me (2007, Dir: Chris Sivertson)
Jaws: The Revenge (1987, Dir: Joseph Sargent)
Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare (1987, Dir: John Fasano)
Troll 2 (1990, Dir: Claudio Fragasso)

Guy Maddin
Brand Upon the Brain! (2006, Dir: Guy Maddin)

Hammer House
Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb (1971, Dir: Seth Holt)
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965, Dir: Silvio Narizzano)
One Million Years B.C. (1966, Dir: Don Chaffey)

Haneke
Benny’s Video (1992, Dir: Michael Haneke)
Code Unknown (2000, Dir: Michael Haneke)
Time of the Wolf, The (2003, Dir: Michael Haneke)

Harmony Korine
David Blaine: Above the Below (2003, Dir: Harmony Korine)
Gummo (1997, Dir: Harmony Korine)

Henri-Georges Clouzot
Diabolique (1955, Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot)
Wages of Fear, The (1953, Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot)

Herzog
Encounters at the End of the World (2008, Dir: Werner Herzog)
Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970, Dir: Werner Herzog)

Hideaki Anno
Gunbuster aka. Top wo Nerae! (1988, Dir: Hideaki Anno)

Hirokazu Koreeda
Air Doll (2009, Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda)
Still Walking (2008, Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda)

Hong Kong
Color Blossoms aka. Toh sik (2004, Dir: Yonfan)

Horror
Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002, Dir: Herschell Gordon Lewis)
Deadly Blessing (1981, Dir: Wes Craven)
Hitcher, The (1986, Dir: Robert Harmon)
Intruder (1989, Dir: Scott Spiegel)
Mad Love (1935, Dir: Karl Freund)
Orphan (2009, Dir: Jaume Collet-Serra)
Slashers (2001, Dir: Maurice Devereaux)
Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism, The aka. Castle Of The Walking Dead (1967, Dir: Harald Reinl)
Xtro (1983, Dir: Harry Bromley Davenport)

Hsiao-hsien Hou
Flight of the Red Balloon (2008, Dir: Hsiao-hsien Hou)
Puppetmaster, The (1993, Dir: Hsiao-hsien Hou)

Humphrey Jennings
The Silent Village (1943, Dir: Humphrey Jennings)

If It Makes Money, We Can Milk It
Howard the Duck (1986, Dir: Willard Huyck)
Transformers: The Movie, The (1986, Dir: Nelson Shin)

India
Bandit Queen (1994, Dir: Shekhar Kapur)
The Cloud-Capped Star aka. Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960, Dir: Ritwik Ghatak)
Earth (1998, Dir: Deepa Mehta)
Fire (1996, Dir: Deepa Mehta)
River Called Titas aka. Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (1973, Dir: Ritwik Ghatak)
Water (2005, Dir: Deepa Mehta)

Iran
At Five in the Afternoon (2003, Dir: Samira Makhmalbaf)
Black Tape: A Tehran Diary, the Videotape Fariborz Kambari Found in the Garbage (2002, Dir: Fariborz Kamkari)
Circle, The (2000, Dir: Jafar Panahi)
Stray Dog (2004, Dir: Marziyeh Meshkini)

Ishirô Honda
Destroy All Monsters (1968, Dir: Ishirô Honda)
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962, Dir: Ishirô Honda)

Italian Genre Films
10th Victim, The (1965, Dir: Elio Petri)
Hitch-Hike (1977, Dir: Pasquale Festa Campanile)
Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985, Dir: Michele Massimo Tarantini)
Ricco The Mean Machine (1973, Dir: Tulio Demicheli)

J. Stuart Blackton
Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911, Dir: J. Stuart Blackton)

Jack Hill
Spider Baby (1968, Dir: Jack Hill)
Switchblade Sisters (1975, Dir: Jack Hill)

Jamaa Fanaka
Penitentiary III (1987, Dir: Jamaa Fanaka)
Welcome Home Brother Charles aka. Soul Vengeance (1975, Dir: Jamaa Fanaka)

James Whale
Old Dark House, The (1932, Dir: James Whale)
Show Boat (1936, Dir: James Whale)

Jane Campion
Holy Smoke (1999, Dir: Jane Campion)
Piano, The (1993, Dir: Jane Campion)

Jan Kounen
Blueberry (2004, Dir: Jan Kounen)
Dobermann (1997, Dir: Jan Kounen)

Japan
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001, Dir: Shunji Iwai)
Bounce KoGals (2000, Dir: Masato Harada)
Face of Another, The (1966, Dir: Hiroshi Teshigahara)
Kamikaze Taxi (1995, Dir: Masato Harada)
Page of Madness, A (1926, Dir: Teinosuke Kinugasa)
Tokyo Trash Baby (2000, Dir: Ryuichi Hiroki)

Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Very Long Engagement, A (2004, Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet)

Jean-Pierre Melville
Cercle rouge, Le (1970, Dir: Jean-Pierre Melville)
Le Samourai (1967, Dir: Jean-Pierre Melville)

Jerzy Skolimowski
Moonlighting (1982, Dir: Jerzy Skolimowski)

Joel Schumacher
Falling Down (1993, Dir: Joel Schumacher)

Jim Wynorski
Chopping Mall (1986, Dir: Jim Wynorski)

John Boorman
Deliverance (1972, Dir: John Boorman)

John Ford
Judge Priest (1934, Dir: John Ford)

John Frankenheimer
99 and 44/100% Dead (1974, Dir: John Frankenheimer)

John Huston
Under the Volcano (1984, Dir: John Huston)

John Landis
Schlock (1973, Dir: John Landis)

John Sayles
Brother from Another Planet, The (1984, Dir: John Sayles)
Return of the Secaucus 7 (1980, Dir: John Sayles)

Johnnie To
Election (2005, Dir: Johnnie To)

Jules Dassin
Naked City, The (1948, Dir: Jules Dassin)

Kiarostami
Ten (2002, Dir: Abbas Kiarostami)
Through the Olive Trees (1994, Dir: Abbas Kiarostami)

Kieslowski
No End (1985, Dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski)

Kim Ki-duk
Real Fiction (2000, Dir: Ki-duk Kim)
Time (2006, Dir: Ki-duk Kim)

Kinji Fukasaku
Black Lizard (1968, Dir: Kinji Fukasaku)
Cops vs. Thugs (1975, Dir: Kinji Fukasaku)
Makai Tensho: Samurai Reincarnation (1981, Dir: Kinji Fukasaku)
Triple Cross (1992, Dir: Kinji Fukasaku)
Yakuza Papers 1: Battles Without Honor and Humanity, The (1973, Dir: Kinji Fukasaku)

Kitano
Brother (2000, Dir: Takeshi Kitano)

Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Charisma (1999, Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
Cure (1997, Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself! (1995-96, Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa/Film Series)
– Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself 1 – The Heist
– Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself 2 – The Escape
– Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself 3 – The Loot
– Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself 4 – The Reversal
– Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself 5 – The Nouveau Riche
– Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself 6 – The Hero
Sweet Home (1989, Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
Tôkyô sonata (2008, Dir: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)

Klaus Kinski
Kinski Paganini (1989, Dir: Klaus Kinski)

Kon Ichikawa
Burmese Harp, The (1956, Dir: Kon Ichikawa)
Fires on the Plain (1959, Dir: Kon Ichikawa)

Kubrick
Barry Lyndon (1975, Dir: Stanley Kubrick)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999, Dir: Stanley Kubrick)
Spartacus (1960, Dir: Stanley Kubrick)

Kurosawa
Dodes’ka-den (1970, Dir: Akira Kurosawa)
Dreams (1990, Dir: Akira Kurosawa)
High and Low (1963, Dir: Akira Kurosawa)
I Live in Fear (1955, Dir: Akira Kurosawa)
Red Beard (1965, Dir: Akira Kurosawa)
Stray Dog (1949, Dir: Akira Kurosawa)

Lang
Nibelungen: Kriemhild’s Revenge, Die (1924, Dir: Fritz Lang)
Scarlet Street (1945, Dir: Fritz Lang)

Lars von Trier
Dancer In The Dark (2000, Dir: Lars von Trier)
Kingdom (1994, Dir: Lars von Trier)

Larry Clark
Wassup Rockers (2005, Dir: Larry Clark)

Larry Cohen
Black Caesar (1973, Dir: Larry Cohen)

Lesser Known Films By Acclaimed Auteurs
Lola Montès (1955, Dir: Max Ophüls)
Naked Venus, The (1959, Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer)

LGBT
I Like You, I Like You Very Much (1994, Dir: Oki Kiroyuki)
Let Me Die a Woman (1978, Dir: Doris Wishman)
North Sea Texas (2011, Dir: Bavo Defurne)
Querelle (1982, Dir: Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Water Lilies (2007, Dir: Céline Sciamma)
Watermelon Woman, The (1996, Dir: Cheryl Dunye)

Louis Malle
Atlantic City (1980, Dir: Louis Malle)

Luchino Visconti
Senso (1954, Dir: Luchino Visconti)

Lukas Moodysson
Hole in My Heart, A (2004, Dir: Lukas Moodysson)
Together (2000, Dir: Lukas Moodysson)

Malick
Badlands (1973, Dir: Terrence Malick)

Manga Adaptation
BAOH (1989, Dir: Hiroyuki Yokoyama)
Fist of the North Star (1986, Dir: Toyoo Ashida)
Fist of the North Star (1995, Dir: Tony Randel)
Guyver (1991, Dir: Steve Wang)

Mark Rappaport
Rock Hudson’s Home Movies (1992, Dir: Mark Rappaport)

Martial Arts/Combat
8 Diagram Pole Fighter, The (1984, Dir: Chia-Liang Liu)
Defender, The (1994, Dir: Corey Yuen)
Game of Death (1978, Dir: Robert Clouse)
In Hell (2003, Dir: Ringo Lam)
Ip Man (2008, Dir: Wilson Yip)
Kill Zone (2005, Dir: Wilson Yip)
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1975, Dir: Yu Wang)

Michael Mann
Manhunter (1986, Dir: Michael Mann)

Michele Soavi
Church, The (1989, Dir: Michele Soavi)

Miike
The Bird People in China (1998, Dir: Takashi Miike)
Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002, Dir: Takashi Miike)
Graveyard of Honor (2002, Dir: Takashi Miike)
Izo (2004, Dir: Takashi Miike)
Zebraman (2004, Dir: Takashi Miike)

Mike Leigh
Another Year (2010, Dir: Mike Leigh)
Naked (1993, Dir: Mike Leigh)
Topsy-Turvy (1999, Dir: Mike Leigh)

Miklós Jancsó
Private Vices Public Virtues (1976, Dir: Miklós Jancsó)
Red and the White, The (1967, Dir: Miklós Jancsó)
Red Psalm (1972, Dir: Miklós Jancsó)
Round-Up, The (1966, Dir: Miklós Jancsó)

Milos Forman
Man on the Moon (1999, Dir: Milos Forman)

Ming-liang Tsai
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (2006, Dir: Ming-liang Tsai)

Mondo Films
Des morts (1981, Dir: Dominique Garny)

Music
Across the Universe (2007, Dir: Julie Taymor)
Afghan Star (2009, Dir: Havana Marking)
Benjamin Smoke (2000, Dir: Jem Cohen)
Fame (1980, Dir: Alan Parker)
Hallelujah I’m a Bum (1933, Dir: Lewis Milestone)
Harder They Come, The (1972, Dir: Perry Henzell)
Shock Treatment (1981, Dir: Jim Sharman)
Singin’ in the Rain (1952, Dir: Gene Kelly)
Swing Time (1936, Dir: George Stevens)
Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005, Dir: R. Kelly)
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (1964, Dir: Jacques Demy)
Under the Cherry Moon (1986, Dir: Prince)
Xanadu (1980, Dir: Robert Greenwald)
Young Girls of Rochefort, The (1967, Dir: Agnès Varda)

Nicolas Roeg
Eureka (1984, Dir: Nicolas Roeg)
Insignificance (1985, Dir: Nicolas Roeg)

Nicolas Winding Refn
Pusher (1996, Dir: Nicolas Winding Refn)
Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands (2004, Dir: Nicolas Winding Refn)
Pusher III: I’m the Angel of Death (2005, Dir: Nicolas Winding Refn)

Noah Baumbach
Squid and the Whale, The (2005, Dir: Noah Baumbach)

Noir
Kiss Me Deadly (1955, Dir: Robert Aldrich)

Novel/Short Story/Stage Play Adaptations
Country Doctor, A (2007, Dir: Koji Yamamura)
Day of the Locust, The (1975, Dir: John Schlesinger)
Jane Eyre (1944, Dir: Robert Stevenson)
Jane Eyre (2011, Dir: Cary Fukunaga)
L.A. Confidential (1997, Dir: Curtis Hanson)
Misérables, Les (1934, Dir: Raymond Bernard)
Pretty Poison (1968, Dir: Noel Black)
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972, Dir: George Roy Hill)
Vanishing, The (1988, Dir: George Sluizer)
Wait Until Dark (1967, Dir: Terence Young)

Nuns (Of All Kinds)
The Calling (2009, Dir. Jan Dunn)
Satánico pandemonium (1975, Dir: Gilberto Martínez Solares)
School Of The Holy Beast (1974, Dir: Norifumi Suzuki)

Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Clouds of May (1999, Dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia aka. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da (2011, Dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan)

Obscure By This List’s Standards
1-Ichi (2003, Dir: Masato Tanno)
Firebird 2015 AD (1981, Dir: David M. Robertson)
Legacy of Satan (1974, Dir: Gerard Damiano)
Mr. No Legs (1979, Dir: Ricou Browning)
Nasty Girl, The (1990, Dir: Michael Verhoeven)
Nice Girls Don’t Explode (1987, Dir: Chuck Martinez)

Overlooked?
Frailty (2001, Dir: Bill Paxton)
Ishtar (1987, Dir: Elaine May)
Jawbreaker (1999, Dir: Darren Stein)
Last Night (1998, Dir: Don McKellar)
Little Murders (1971, Dir: Alan Arkin)
Marie Antoinette (2006, Dir: Sofia Coppola)
Narc (2002, Dir: Joe Carnahan)
Observe and Report (2009, Dir: Jody Hill)
Ronin (1998, Dir: John Frankenheimer)
Scarlet Diva (2000, Dir: Asia Argento)

Ozploitation
Dead End Drive-In (1986, Dir: Brian Trenchard-Smith)
Next of Kin (1982, Dir: Tony Williams)
Stone (1974, Dir: Sandy Harbutt)
Stunt Rock (1978, Dir: Brian Trenchard-Smith)
Thirst (1979, Dir: Rod Hardy)
Wolf Creek (2005, Dir: Greg McLean)

Ozu
I Was Born, But… (1932, Dir: Yasujiro Ozu)
Tokyo Story (1953, Dir: Yasujiro Ozu)

Pang Brothers
Bangkok Dangerous (1999, Dir: Oxide Pang Chun)
Re-Cycle (2006, Dirs: Danny and Oxide Pang)

Paolo Sorrentino
Family Friend aka. Amico di famiglia, L’ (2006, Dir: Paolo Sorrentino)

Patrick Keiller
London (1994, Dir: Patrick Keiller)
Robinson in Space (1997, Dir: Patrick Keiller)

Paul Schrader
Blue Collar (1978, Dir: Paul Schrader)
Cat People (1982, Dir: Paul Schrader)
Hardcore (1979, Dir: Paul Schrader)
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985, Dir: Paul Schrader)

Peckinpah
Ballad of Cable Hogue, The (1970, Dir: Sam Peckinpah)
Cross of Iron (1977, Dir: Sam Peckinpah)

Pedro Almodóvar
High Heels (1991, Dir: Pedro Almodóvar)
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990, Dir: Pedro Almodóvar)

Pen-ek Ratanaruang
Headshot (2011, Dir: Pen-ek Ratanaruang)
Invisible Waves (2006, Dir: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang)

Pedro Costa
Colossal Youth (2006, Dir: Pedro Costa)

Peter Greenaway
Terence Conran (1981, Dir: Peter Greenaway)

Peter Watkins
Commune (Paris, 1871), La (2000, Dir: Peter Watkins)
Gladiators, The (1969, Dir: Peter Watkins)

Pinku Films
A Lonely Cow Weeps at Dawn aka. Chikan gifu: Musuko no yome to… (2003, Dir: Daisuke Gotô)
Abnormal Family (1984, Dir: Masayuki Suo)
Empty Rooms (2001, Dir: Toshiki Sato)
Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai, The (2003, Dir: Mitsuru Meike)
Lunch Box aka. Tamamono (2004, Dir: Shinji Imaoka)
S&M Hunter aka. Kinbaku SM 18-sai (1986, Dir: Shûji Kataoka)
Sex & Fury (1973, Dir: Norifumi Suzuki)

Plympton
Idiots and Angels (2008, Dir: Bill Plympton)
I Married a Strange Person! (1997, Dir: Bill Plympton)
Tune, The (1992, Dir: Bill Plympton)

Polanski
Chinatown (1974, Dir: Roman Polanski)
Tenant, The (1976, Dir: Roman Polanski)

Politics
Battle of Algiers, The (1966, Dir: Gillo Pontecorvo)
Burn! (1969, Dir: Gillo Pontecorvo)
The Hour of the Furnaces (1968, Dir: Fernando E. Solanas)
Medium Cool (1969, Dir: Haskell Wexler)
Mr. Freedom (1969, Dir: William Klein)

Pornography
Cafe Flesh (1982, Dir: Rinse Dream aka. Stephen Sayadia)
Deep Throat (1972, Dir: Gerard Damiano)
Erotic Nights of the Living Dead (1980, Dir: Joe D’Amato)
Nightdreams (1981, Dir: Francis Delia)

(Potential) 2011 Release
Attenberg (2010, Dir: Athina Rachel Tsangari)
Ballast (2008, Dir: Lance Hammer)
Biutiful (2010, Dir: Alejandro González Iñárritu)
The Fish Child (2009, Dir: Lucía Puenzo)
Future, The (2011, Dir: Miranda July)
Rabbit Hole (2010, Dir: John Cameron Mitchell)
Treacle Jr. (2010, Dir: Jamie Thraves)

Possibly Crap, But I Still Want To Watch It
Bio-Dome (1996, Dir: Jason Bloom)
Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971, Dir: Al Adamson)
Drive-In Massacre (1976, Dir: Stu Segall)
Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000, Dir: Danny Leiner)
Evil Breed: The Legend of Samhain (2003, Dir: Christian Viel)
From Justin to Kelly (2003, Dir: Robert Iscove)
Gigli (2003, Dir: Martin Brest)
Hisss (2010, Dir: Jennifer Chambers Lynch)
Immortal Combat (1994, Dir: Dan Neira)
Journey to the End of the Night (2006, Dir: Eric Eason)
Killing Me Softly (2002, Dir: Chen Kaige)
Mac and Me (1988, Dir: Stewart Raffill)
Mr. 3000 (2004, Dir: Charles Stone III)
Ninja Mission, The (1984, Dir: Mats Helge)
Satan’s Little Helper (2004, Dir: Jeff Lieberman)
Vegas Vampires (2003, Dir: Fred Williamson)
Weirdsville (2007, Dir: Allan Moyle)

Praying This Gets A UK Release
Abraxas (2010, Dir: Naoki Kato)
Another Earth (2011, Dir: Mike Cahill)
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu aka. Autobiografia lui Nicolae Ceausescu (2010, Dir: Andrei Ujica)
Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010, Dir: Mark Hartley)
Moloch Tropical (2009, Dir: Raoul Peck)
My Joy (2010, Dir: Sergey Loznitsa)
Poetry (2010, Dir: Chang-dong Lee)
Post Mortem (2010, Dir: Pablo Larrain)
Symbol (2009, Dir: Hitoshi Matsumoto)
Tucker & Dale vs Evil (2010, Dir: Eli Craig)

Preston Sturges
Sullivan’s Travels (1941, Dir: Preston Sturges)

Propaganda
Triumph of the Will (1935, Dir: Leni Riefenstahl)

Quay Brothers
Piano Tuner of Earthquakes, The (2005, Dir: Stephen Quay)

Ralph Bakshi
Coonskin (1975, Dir: Ralph Bakshi)
Wizards (1977, Dir: Ralph Bakshi)

Remakes and Sequels
Breathless (1983, Dir: Jim McBride)
Scanners II: The New Order (1991, Dir: Christian Duguay)
Scanners III: The Takeover (1991, Dir: Christian Duguay)
Teenage Caveman (2002, Dir: Larry Clark)

Richard Attenborough
Magic (1978, Dir: Richard Attenborough)

Richard Lester
Hard Day’s Night, A (1964, Dir: Richard Lester)

Rivette
Ne Touchez pas la hache (Don’t Touch the Axe, Jacques Rivette, 2007)
Va Savoir (2001, Dir: Jacques Rivette)

Romania
12:08 East of Bucharest (2006, Dir: Corneliu Porumboiu)
Police, Adjective (2009, Dir: Corneliu Porumboiu)
Tales from the Golden Age (2009, Dir: Cristian Mungiu)
Tuesday, After Christmas (2010, Dir: Radu Muntean)

Romero
Crazies, The (1973, Dir: George A. Romero)
Dark Half, The (1993, Dir: George A. Romero)
Martin (1977, Dir: George A. Romero)
Season of the Witch (1972, Dir: George A. Romero)

Rossellini
Generale della Rovere, Il (1959, Dir: Roberto Rossellini)

Rouben Mamoulian
Love Me Tonight (1932, Dir: Rouben Mamoulian)

Ruggero Deodato
Barbarians, The (1987, Dir: Ruggero Deodato)
Phantom of Death (1988, Dir: Ruggero Deodato)
Washing Machine, The (1993, Dir: Ruggero Deodato)

Ruiz
Klimt (2006, Dir: Raoul Ruiz)
Mysteries of Lisbon (2010, Dir: Raoul Ruiz)
Time Regained (1999, Dir: Raoul Ruiz)

Russia/Former Soviet Union
Earth (1930, Dir: Aleksandr Dovzhenko)
Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks, The (1924, Dir: Lev Kuleshov)
Mother and Son (1997, Dir: Aleksandr Sokurov)
Visitor of a Museum (1989, Dir: Konstantin Lopushansky)
Winnie the Pooh Goes Visiting aka. Vinni-Pukh idyot v gosti (1971, Dir: Fyodor Khitruk)

Russ Meyer
Pandora Peaks (2001, Dir: Russ Meyer)

Sally Potter
Gold Diggers, The (1983, Dir: Sally Potter)
Rage (2009, Dir: Sally Potter)

Samuel Fuller
Baron of Arizona, The (1950, Dir: Samuel Fuller)
Naked Kiss, The (1964, Dir: Samuel Fuller)
White Dog (1982, Dir: Samuel Fuller)

Satyajit Ray
The Holy Man aka. Mahapurush (1965, Dir: Satyajit Ray)

Scandinavian Cinema
After the Wedding (2006, Dir: Susanne Bier)
Festen (1998, Dir: Thomas Vinterberg)
O’ Horten (2007, Dir: Bent Hamer)

Sci-Fi
Day of the Dolphin, The (1973, Dir: Mike Nichols)
Dernier combat, Le (1983, Dir: Luc Besson)
Galaxy of Terror (1981, Dir: Bruce D. Clark)
Hardware (1990, Dir: Richard Stanley)

Scorsese
Kundun (1997, Dir: Martin Scorsese)
Who’s That Knocking at My Door (1967, Dir: Martin Scorsese)

Seijun Suzuki
A Tale of Sorrow and Sadness aka. Hishu monogatari (1977, Dir: Seijun Suzuki)
Fighting Elegy (1966, Dir: Seijun Suzuki)
Gate of Flesh (1964, Dir: Seijun Suzuki)
Kanto Wanderer (1963, Dir: Seijun Suzuki)

Series
BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad (2004-5, Dir: Osamu Kobayashi)
Broken Saints (2001, Dir: Brooke Burgess)
Busô renkin (2006, Dir: Takao Kato)
Green Porno (2008+)
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni/When They Cry (2006-7, Dir: Chiaki Kon)
Ninja Scroll: The TV Series (2003, Dir: Tatsuo Sato)
Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1994)
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1979, Dir: John Irvin)
Witch Hunter Robin (2002, Dir: Shukou Murase)

Sex, Nudity, Sleaze!
The Cheerleaders (1973, Dir: Paul Glicker)
Daughters of Lesbos (1968, Dir: Peter Woodcock)
Flesh Gordon (1974, Dir: Michael Benveniste)
Hot Skin (1977, Dir: Stephen Gibson)
The Naughty Stewardesses (1973, Dir: Al Adamson)
Nude on the Moon (1961, Dir: Raymond Phelan)
Revenge of the Cheerleaders (1976, Dir: Richard Lerner)
Score (1973, Dir: Radley Metzger)
Veronica 2030 (1999, Dir: Gary Graver)
Viva Erotica aka. Se qing nan nu (1996, Dir: Tung-Shing Yee)

Shinya Tsukamoto
Gemini (1999, Dir: Shinya Tsukamoto)
Haze (2005, Dir: Shinya Tsukamoto)
Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009, Dir: Shinya Tsukamoto)

Shirley Clarke
Cool World, The (1964, Dir: Shirley Clarke)

Shohei Imamura
Eel, The (1997, Dir: Shohei Imamura)
Intentions of Murder (1964, Dir: Shohei Imamura)
Pornographers, The (1966, Dir: Shohei Imamura)

Should Not Be On This List, But Since This Is A ‘To Watch’ List…
David Gilmour: Remember That Night – Live At The Royal Albert Hall (2006)

Shûji Terayama
Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971, Dir: Shuji Terayama)
Farewell to the Ark (1984, Dir: Shuji Terayama)
Fruits Of Passion, The (1981, Dir: Shuji Terayama)
Young Person’s Guide to Cinema (1974, Dir: Shûji Terayama)

Sick and Twisted
Ebola Syndrome (1996, Dir: Herman Yau)
Men Behind the Sun (1988, Dir: Tun Fei Mou)
Untold Story, The (1993, Dir: Danny Lee)

Silent
He Who Gets Slapped (1924, Dir: Victor Sjöström)
Mother (1926, Dir: Vsevolod Pudovkin)
Trip to the Moon, A (1902, Dir: Georges Méliès)Vampires, Les (1915, Dir: Louis Feuillade)

Sion Sono
Exte: Hair Extensions (2007, Dir: Sion Sono)
Noriko’s Dinner Table (2005, Dir: Sion Sono)

Slasher
My Bloody Valentine (1981, Dir: George Mihalka)

Soderbergh
Full Frontal (2002, Dir: Steven Soderbergh)

Sogo Ishii
August in the Water (1995, Dir: Sogo Ishii)
Crazy Thunder Road (1980, Dir: Sogo Ishii)
Gojo reisenki: Gojoe (2000, Dir: Sogo Ishii)

South American Cinema
Invasión (1969, Dir: Hugo Santiago)
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985, Dir: Hector Babenco)
Violin, El (2005, Dir: Francisco Vargas)
Zona, La (2007, Dir: Rodrigo Plá)

South Korea
Breathless (2009, Dir: Yang Ik-Joon)
Day a Pig Fell Into the Well, The (1996, Dir: Sang-soo Hong)
Housemaid, The (2010, Dir: Sang-soo Im)
I Saw the Devil (2010, Dir: Ji-woon Kim)
Phone (2002, Dir: Byeong-ki Ahn)
Quiet Family, The (1998, Dir: Ji-woon Kim)
Resurrection of the Little Match Girl (2002, Dir: Sun-Woo Jang)
Treeless Mountain (2008, Dir: So Yong Kim)
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?: A Zen Fable (1989, Dir: Yong-Kyun Bae)

Spain
Golden Balls (1993, Dir: Bigas Luna)
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998, Dir: Julio Medem)

Spielberg
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001, Dir: Steven Spielberg)

Stephen Frears
Gumshoe (1971, Dir: Stephen Frears)

Steven Seagal
Submerged (2005, Dir: Anthony Hickox)

Studio Ghibli
Grave of the Fireflies (1988, Dir: Isao Takahata)
Little Norse Prince (1968, Dir: Isao Takahata)
Nausicaä (1984, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki)
Porco Rosso (1992, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki)

Superheroes and Their Anxieties and Doppelgängers
Batman (1943, Dir: Lambert Hillyer)
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008, Dir: Yasuhiro Aoki)
Confessions of a Superhero (2007, Dir: Matthew Ogens)
Catwoman (2004, Dir: Pitof)
Elektra (2005, Dir: Rob Bowman)
Jaguar Lives! (1979, Dir: Ernest Pintoff)
Shadow, The (1994, Dir: Russell Mulcahy)
Special (Hal Haberman, Jeremy Passmore, 2006)
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987, Dir: Sidney J. Furie)

Svankmajer
Faust (1994, Dir: Jan Svankmajer)

Sword and Sandals
Barbarian Queen (1985, Dir: Héctor Olivera)
Beastmaster, The (1982, Dir: Don Coscarelli)
Conan the Barbarian (1982, Dir: John Milius)
Jason and the Argonauts (1963, Dir: Don Chaffey)
Krull (1983, Dir: Peter Yates)
Warrior and the Sorceress, The (1984, Dir: John C. Broderick)

Taiwan
Yi Yi (Edward Yang, 2000)

Technology
Demonlover (2002, Dir: Olivier Assayas)
Tron (1982, Dir: Steven Lisberger)

Terence Davies
Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988, Dir: Terence Davies)
Long Day Closes, The (1992, Dir: Terence Davies)

Terry Gilliam
Jabberwocky (1977, Dir: Terry Gilliam)

Tony Richardson
Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, The (1962, Dir: Tony Richardson)
Look Back in Anger (1958, Dir: Tony Richardson)
Taste of Honey, A (1961, Dir: Tony Richardson)

To Rewatch
28 Days Later (2002, Dir: Danny Boyle)
Dead Man’s Shoes (2004, Dir: Shane Meadows)
Fight Club (1999, Dir: David Fincher)
Haine, La (1995, Dir: Mathieu Kassovitz)
Joint Security Area (2000, Dir: Chan-wook Park)

Toshio Matsumoto
Demons (1971, Dir: Toshio Matsumoto)

Turkish Genre Cinema
3 dev adam (1973, Dir: T. Fikret Uçak)
Tarkan and the Blood of the Vikings aka. Tarkan Viking kani (1971, Dir: Mehmet Aslan)

Uwe Boll
Auschwitz (2011, Dir: Uwe Boll)
Far Cry (2008, Dir: Uwe Boll)
Tunnel Rats (2008, Dir: Uwe Boll)

Vampires
Embrace of the Vampire (1995, Dir: Anne Goursaud)

Van Sant
Drugstore Cowboy (1989, Dir: Gus Van Sant)
Elephant (2003, Dir: Gus Van Sant)
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993, Dir: Gus Van Sant)
Gerry (2002, Dir: Gus Van Sant)

Verhoeven
Flesh & Blood (1985, Dir: Paul Verhoeven)

Video Nasties
Cannibal Man, The (1972, Dir: Eloy de la Iglesia)
Toolbox Murders, The (1978, Dir: Dennis Donnelly)

Walter Hill
Red Heat (1988, Dir: Walter Hill)
Southern Comfort (1981, Dir: Walter Hill)
Warriors, The (1979, Dir: Walter Hill)

War
All This and World War II (1976, Dir: Susan Winslow)
Castle Keep (1969, Dir: Sydney Pollack)

Welles
Chimes at Midnight (1965, Dir: Orson Welles)
Mr. Arkadin (1955, Dir: Orson Welles)

Westerns of All Kinds
Bullet for the General, A (1966, Dir: Damiano Damiani)
Deadlock (1970, Dir: Roland Klick)
Death Rides a Horse (1967, Dir: Giulio Petroni)
Heaven’s Gate (1980, Dir: Michael Cimino)
Hired Hand, The (1971, Dir: Peter Fonda)
They Call Me Trinity… (1970, Dir: Enzo Barboni)

Wilder
Double Indemnity (1944, Dir: Billy Wilder)
One, Two, Three (1961, Dir: Billy Wilder)

Wim Wenders
American Friend, The (1977, Dir: Wim Wenders)
Buena Vista Social Club (1999, Dir: Wim Wenders)
Lisbon Story (1994, Dir: Wim Wenders)
Million Dollar Hotel, The (2000, Dir: Wim Wenders)
Palermo Shooting (2008, Dir: Wim Wenders)
Tokyo-Ga (1985, Dir: Wim Wenders)
Until the End of the World (1991, Dir: Wim Wenders)

Winterbottom
Butterfly Kiss (1995, Dir: Michael Winterbottom)

Wong Kar-Wai
wkw/tk/1996@7’55’’hk.net (1996, Dir: Kar Wai Wong)

Woo
Hard Target (1993, Dir: John Woo)
Heroes Shed no Tears (1986, Dir: John Woo)
Red Cliff (2008, Dir: John Woo)
Red Cliff II (2009, Dir: John Woo)

Woody Allen
Annie Hall (1977, Dir: Woody Allen)
Cassandra’s Dream (2007, Dir: Woody Allen)
Love and Death (1975, Dir: Woody Allen)

Yasuzo Masumura
Giants and Toys (1958, Dir: Yasuzo Masumura)
Kisses (1957, Dir: Yasuzo Masumura)
Manji (1964, Dir: Yasuzo Masumura)

Zombies
Return of the Evil Dead (1973, Dir: Amando de Ossorio)

Zulawski
Important c’est d’aimer, L’ (1975, Dir: Andrzej Zulawski)

To Sort Through…
Dynamite Warrior (2006, Dir: Chalerm Wongpim)
Rapa Nui (1994, Dir: Kevin Reynolds)
L’ Inferno (1911, Dir: Giuseppe de Liguoro)
Trava: Fist Planet (2003, Dir: Katsuhito Ishii)
Boris Godounov (1989, Dir: Andrzej Zulawski) [Not On Criticker?]
Secret Sunshine (2007, Dir: Chang-dong Lee)
First Blood (1982, Dir: Ted Kotcheff)
In Praise of Love aka. Éloge de l’amour (2001, Dir: Jean-Luc Godard)
Moment of Innocence, A (1996, Dir: Mohsen Makhmalbaf)
Burn Up! (1991, Dir: Yasunori Ide)
Silence of the Lambs, The (1991, Dir: Jonathan Demme)
Cheeky (2000, Dir: Tinto Brass)
Two-Legged Horse aka. Asbe du-pa (2008, Dir: Samira Makhmalbaf)
Fathom (1967, Dir: Leslie H. Martinson)
Time of the Gypsies (1988, Dir: Emir Kusturica)
A Night of Nightmares (2012, Dir: Buddy Giovinazzo) [Not On Criticker]
Pathology (2008, Dir: Marc Schoelermann)
Animated Self-Portraits (1989, Dir: Jan Svankmajer)
Max Payne (2008, Dir: John Moore)
Ghost (1990, Dir: Jerry Zucker)
Hundra (1983, Dir: Matt Cimber)
Rosemary’s Baby (1968, Dir: Roman Polanski)
Aimless Bullet aka. Stray Bullet, The (1960, Dir: Hyun Mok Yoo)
Manderlay (2005, Dir: Lars von Trier)
L’argent (1983, Dir: Robert Bresson)
Living End, The (1992, Dir: Gregg Araki)
Follow, The (2001, Dir: Kar Wai Wong)
A Sixth of the World aka. Shestaya chast mira (1926, Dir: Dziga Vertov)
Death by Hanging aka. Koshikei (1968, Dir: Nagisa Oshima)
Cutie Honey (2004, Dir: Hideaki Anno)
Re: Cutie Honey (2004)
Family Jewels, The (1965, Dir: Jerry Lewis)
Deathstalker II: Duel of the Titans (1987, Dir: Jim Wynorski)
Prefab People, The (1982, Dir: Béla Tarr)
Fox and His Friends (1975, Dir: Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

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