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The Daemon Knows: a Personal Canon

by Black Irish
The Daemon Knows: a Personal Canon by Black Irish
These are personal favorites which have resonated with me and I continue to enjoy revisiting. While perhaps not the most diverse selection, it’s neither meant to be or suggest a finite amount of “great” cinema. Listed alphabetically, to provide for a sense of contrast and variety. Favorite Directors: - Robert Bresson - Buster Keaton - Yasujirō Ozu - Jean Renoir Potential Additions [Directors]: - Carl Th. Dreyer - Alain Resnais - Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne - Éric Rohmer - Akira Kurosawa - Terrence Malick - Kenji Mizoguchi - Jacques Rivette Most Anticipated Rewatches: - La Belle Noiseuse (Jacques Rivette, 1991) - Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins,… Read more

These are personal favorites which have resonated with me and I continue to enjoy revisiting. While perhaps not the most diverse selection, it’s neither meant to be or suggest a finite amount of “great” cinema. Listed alphabetically, to provide for a sense of contrast and variety.

Favorite Directors:

- Robert Bresson
- Buster Keaton
- Yasujirō Ozu
- Jean Renoir

Potential Additions [Directors]:

- Carl Th. Dreyer
- Alain Resnais
- Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
- Éric Rohmer
- Akira Kurosawa
- Terrence Malick
- Kenji Mizoguchi
- Jacques Rivette

Most Anticipated Rewatches:

- La Belle Noiseuse (Jacques Rivette, 1991)
- Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins, 1974)
- India Song (Marguerite Duras, 1975)
- Jeanne la Pucelle (Jacques Rivette, 1994)
- La Jetée (Chris Marker, 1962)
- Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh, 2014)
- La Notte (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1961)
- Othello (Orson Welles, 1952)
- Quiet City (Aaron Katz, 2007)
- Le Rayon Vert (Éric Rohmer, 1986)
- The River (Tsai Ming-liang, 1997)
- Toni (Jean Renoir, 1935)
- The Trial (Orson Welles, 1962)
- The Young One (Luis Buñuel, 1960)

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Latest Additions:

- Muriel ou le Temps d’un Retour (Alain Resnais, 1963)

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