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My Personal Best: 1960s [The Experimental Era]

by Coheed 2.5
My Personal Best: 1960s [The Experimental Era] by Coheed 2.5
“I need to watch for older films” I realise when I go before 1965 or so, but I can say I have seen a lot of fascinating and great films from this decade nonetheless. 1969: 1. The Milky Way 2. Porcile 3. Invocation of My Demon Brother 4. The Wild Bunch 5. Antonio das Mortes 6. Law and Order 7. Que la bête meure 8. Blind Beast 9. T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G 10. Shonen Honourable Mentions (In Preference): La Femme infidèle; A Touch of Zen; Funeral Parade of Roses; The Frightened Woman; Venus In Furs [Jess Franco]; Double Exposure [Peter De Rome Short]; Bambi Meets Godzilla To Rewatch = The Bed Sitting Room; The Fall [Peter Whitehead]; For My Crushed… Read more

“I need to watch for older films” I realise when I go before 1965 or so, but I can say I have seen a lot of fascinating and great films from this decade nonetheless.

1969:
1. The Milky Way
2. Porcile
3. Invocation of My Demon Brother
4. The Wild Bunch
5. Antonio das Mortes
6. Law and Order
7. Que la bête meure
8. Blind Beast
9. T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G
10. Shonen

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): La Femme infidèle; A Touch of Zen; Funeral Parade of Roses; The Frightened Woman; Venus In Furs [Jess Franco]; Double Exposure [Peter De Rome Short]; Bambi Meets Godzilla

To Rewatch = The Bed Sitting Room; The Fall [Peter Whitehead]; For My Crushed Right Eye; Women In Love; The Undefeated; Z; Go, Go Second Time Virgin; A Quiet Week in the House [Jan Svankmajer short]; Black Rose Mansion; The Joke; The Magic Christian; Visual Training; Fellini Satyricon; Katzelmacher; Love Is Colder Than; My Night At Maud’s; Camille 2000

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Dillinger Is Dead; Fruit of Paradise; Horrors of Malformed Men; Invasion; L’Amour fou; Medium Cool; Mr. Freedom; Putney Swope; They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?; Eggshells

1968:
1. The Profound Desire of the Gods
2. Danger Diabolik
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey
4. Teorema
5. Valley of the Bees
6. Hour of The Wolf
7. Flesh
8. The Great Silence
9. Death Laid An Egg
10. The Story of a Three-Day Pass

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): Joanna; Pas de deux; Picnic with Weissmann [Jan Svankmajer Short]

To Rewatch = Notes for a Film on India [Pasolini]; Head; If…; Kuroneko; I Am Curious (Blue); Strange World of Coffin Joe; Fando and Lis; Sympathy For The Devil; Coogan’s Bluff; Faces; Once Upon A Time In The West

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Black Lizard; The Color of Pomegrantes; Goke, Body Snatcher From Hell; Goto, Island Of Love; High School; Murder a la Mod; Salesman; Shame; Targets

1967:
1. Marketa Lazarová
2. Portrait of Jason
3. Holy Ghost People
4. A Man Vanishes
5. Entranced Earth
6. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
7. The Nude Resturant
8. The Big Shave

To Rewatch = Play Time; Point Blank; Branded To Kill; I Am Curious (Yellow); This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse; Belle de jour; Herostratus; Wavelength

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – David Holzman’s Diary; Fantastic Argoman; Mouchette; Le Samourai; Titicut Follies; Viy; The Young Girls of Rochefort; Japanese Summer; Double Suicide; La Chinoise

1966:
1. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
2. Daisies
3. Andrei Rublev
4. Lapis
5. Batman
6. The Party and The Guests
7. Punch and Judy [Jan Svankmajer Short]
8. Boy With Cat
9. Scopo [Peter De Rome Short]

To Rewatch = Chromophobia; The Office; Persona; Et Cetera [Jan Svankmajer Short]; Happy End; Red Angel; Violence At High Noon; Patriotism [Mishima]; The Hawks and Sparrows; Tokyo Drifter; Au hasard Balthazar; Blow-Up; Masculin Feminin; Trans-Europ-Express; Made In U.S.A.;

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Chelsea Girls; The Face of Another; Kill Baby, Kill; Massacre Time; The Pornographers; The Round-Up; Seconds; Grand Pix; The Battle of Algiers; A Bullet For The General

1965:
1. Happiness [Varda]
2. The War Game
3. Les Escargots
4. Kustom Kar Kommandos
5. Time Piece
6. Alphaville
7. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
8. It Happened Here

To Rewatch = A Game of Stones [Jan Svankmajer]; Repulsion; The Saragossa Manuscript; For A Few Dollars More

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Chimes At Midnight; Fists In The Pocket; Juliet of the Spirits; Pierrot le fou; Primitive London; Red Beard; Simon of the Desert; Tokyo olympiad; Die! Die! My Darling!; Major Dundee

1964:
1. Gertrud
2. Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors
3. Go! Go! Go!
4. The Pumpkin Eater
5. Scorpio Rising
6. Culloden
7. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
8. Woman In The Dunes
9. Diary fo A Chambermaid
10. The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): I Am Cuba; The Last Trick (Jan Svankmajer); Black God, White Devil

To Rewatch = 8/64 – Aktion Brus; Where I Am Is Here [Margerat Tait Short]; Kwaidan; Onibaba; The Pawnbroker; Red Desert; At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul; A Fistful of Dollars

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Band of Outsiders [Godard]; Lemonade Joe; The Masque of the Red Death; The Phantom of Soho; Seance on a Wet Afternoon; Two Thousand Maniacs!; The Umbrellas of Cherbourg; The Cool World; Manji; Diamonds of the Night

1963:
1. The Birds
2. The Leopard
3. Flaming Creatures
4. The Silence
5. The Damned
6. From Russia With Love
6. The House Is Black

To Rewatch – Mothlight; Shock Corridor; 8½; Dementia 13

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Black Sabbath; Contempt; High and Low; The Insect Woman; Normal Love; Revenge of a Kabuki Actor; RoGoPaG; Alone Across The Pacific; The Small World of Sammy Lee; Muriel ou Le temps d’un retour

1962:
1. Cleo From 5 To 7
2. Winter Light
3. Pitfall
4. Window Water Baby Moving
5. The Exterminating Angel
6. La Jette
7. The Trial of Joan of Arc
8. Ivan’s Childhood
9. Boccaccio ’70
10. What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?

To Rewatch = The Trial; Vivre Sa Vie; Elgar [Ken Russell]; The Intruder; Carnival of Souls;

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – El baron del terror; Dog Star Man; L’Eclisse; Harakiri; Lawrence of Arabia; Mondo cane; Sanjuro; The World’s Greatest Sinner; The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner; The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

1961:
1. Mother Joan of Angels
2. Through A Glass Darkly
3. The Exiles
4. The Day The Earth Caught Fire
5. One-Eyed Jacks
6. Blazes

To Rewatch = The Musicians; Pigs and Battleships; Mothra; Last Year At Marienbad; Viridiana; The Beast of Yucca Flats

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Accattone; Baron prasil; La Notte; One, Two, Three; Underworld U.S.A.; A Woman Is A Woman; Yojimbo; The End of Summer; Nude On The Moon; Splendor In The Grass

1960:
1. The Naked Island
2. La Dolce vita
3. The Apartment
4. Yoshiwara: The Pleasure Quarter
5. The Testament of Orpheus
6. Psycho
7. The Virgin Spring
8. When A Woman Ascends The Stairs
9. The Steamroller and The Violin

To Rewatch = Saturday Night And Sunday Morning; Peeping Tom; Breathless; L’avventura

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – The Bad Sleep Well; Black Sunday; Eyes Without A Face; Flaming Star; Paris nous appartient; Rocco and His Brothers; Romeo, Juliet and Darkness; The Savage Innocents; The Stray Bullets]
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Best of the 1960s
1. Marketa Lazarová
2. The Milky Way
3. Gertrud
4. Invocation of My Demon Brother
5. Cleo From 5 To 7
6. The Wild Bunch
7. The Profound Desire of the Gods
8. Danger Diabolik
9. The Birds
10. Mother Joan of Angels

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