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My 10 + 1 favourite films (Edit: +1)

by Heloise Rondeau-Geoffrion
Making lists is hard. It’s so fucking hard. You start with 10 titles and then say to yourself: well that was easy. But then a film pops in your mind. Then another one. And then again, another one. And you wonder: Am I making a pretentious “best” list or am I making a list of films I would watch over and over again, including those “not-critically-acclaimed-films-but-fuck-you-I-like-to-watch-’em-with-no-pants-on-while-eating-cereals-on-a-lazy-sunday-afternoon”. I ended up with a 50 films list, but I finally cut it down to ten. And then another film came along, a film about films. Why not setting it as a +1. It’s my middle finger to making… Read more

Making lists is hard. It’s so fucking hard. You start with 10 titles and then say to yourself: well that was easy. But then a film pops in your mind. Then another one. And then again, another one. And you wonder: Am I making a pretentious “best” list or am I making a list of films I would watch over and over again, including those “not-critically-acclaimed-films-but-fuck-you-I-like-to-watch-’em-with-no-pants-on-while-eating-cereals-on-a-lazy-sunday-afternoon”. I ended up with a 50 films list, but I finally cut it down to ten. And then another film came along, a film about films. Why not setting it as a +1. It’s my middle finger to making round numerical lists, my small rebellion. Anyway, I feel so many great films got left out, but here it is, “che sera, sera”. I cried over the perfection of many of these films. Or they are films I can quote every fucking line.

PS: MUBI, stop translating every title in English. Some movie titles don’t even make any sense.

In no particular order [Well, kinda, it’s funny how my top favourites came first in my mind]:

EDIT: Well screw you Leone, now my list contain 12 movies.

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