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FAVORITE MOVIES EVER

by nikos
What makes a movie great? And what is it that makes some movies our favorite ones? Is there an objective truth ih that ? I believe there is, otherwise a list is pointless. This is a list with some of my favorite movies ever, aiming at suggesting a certain way of appreciating great cinema. There is visual excellence, a certain appreciation of the pace, the style and the uniqueness of these films, that does not end with the finding of the meanings but does not neglect the need for meaning also. The films included belong mainly to the modern cinema as I appreciate the virtues of the so called masterpieces of the remote past that haunt the lists… Read more

What makes a movie great? And what is it that makes some movies our favorite ones? Is there an objective truth ih that ? I believe there is, otherwise a list is pointless. This is a list with some of my favorite movies ever, aiming at suggesting a certain way of appreciating great cinema. There is visual excellence, a certain appreciation of the pace, the style and the uniqueness of these films, that does not end with the finding of the meanings but does not neglect the need for meaning also. The films included belong mainly to the modern cinema as I appreciate the virtues of the so called masterpieces of the remote past that haunt the lists of critics everywhere but I believe that in spirit most of them look dated, where as much has been done in cinema over the lasr fifty years(altough unfortunately these days it is quite rare to bump on a real masterpiece).

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