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My Personal Best: 1970s [When Even Slapstick Comedy Became Transgressive]

by Coheed 2.5
My Personal Best: 1970s [When Even Slapstick Comedy Became Transgressive] by Coheed 2.5
1979: 1. Stalker 2. Apocalypse Now 3. Vengeance Is Mine 4. Life Of Brian 5. Nosferatu The Vampyre 6. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting 7. Camera Buff 8. All That Jazz 9. Alien 10. The Castle of Cagliostro Honourable Mentions (In Preference): The Odd Couple [Sammo Hung]; Starcrash; Avalanche Express; Brown Study [Peter De Rome Short]; Salem’s Lot; Nocturna Artificialia To Rewatch = Manhatten; Golden Dragon, Silver Snake; Woyzeck; Radio On To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Caligula; Fascination; Jaguar Lives!; Hardcore; The Marriage of Maria Braun; Scum; Starcrash; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Warriorsl Que Viva… Read more

1979:
1. Stalker
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Vengeance Is Mine
4. Life Of Brian
5. Nosferatu The Vampyre
6. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting
7. Camera Buff
8. All That Jazz
9. Alien
10. The Castle of Cagliostro

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): The Odd Couple [Sammo Hung]; Starcrash; Avalanche Express; Brown Study [Peter De Rome Short]; Salem’s Lot; Nocturna Artificialia

To Rewatch = Manhatten; Golden Dragon, Silver Snake; Woyzeck; Radio On

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Caligula; Fascination; Jaguar Lives!; Hardcore; The Marriage of Maria Braun; Scum; Starcrash; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Warriorsl Que Viva Mexico

1978:
1. Halloween
2. Days of Heaven
3. The Shout
4. Autumn Sonata
5. Dawn of the Dead
6. Lupid The Third: The Secret of Mamo
7. Jubilee
8. Grease

To Rewatch = Long Weekend; The Driver; The Suspended Vocation; Inglorious Bastards; Mardi Gras Massacre; Vertical Features Remake

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Blue Collar; Faces of Death; Hitler: A Film from Germany; Let Me Die A Woman; Pennies From Heaven; 36th Chamber of Shaolin; Alucarda; Empire of Passion; The Grapes of Death; In A Year of 13 Moons

1977:
1. Opening Night
2. Stroszek
3. Killer of Sheep
4. Shock [Mario Bava]
5. The Devil, Probably
6. Eraserhead
7. Death Bed: The Bed That Eats
8. Soldier of Orange
9. Szpital

To Rewatch = Eaten Alive; The Kentucky Fried Movie; Suspiria; Valentino; Inferno Carnal

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Allegro non Troppo; The Chess Players; Exorcist II: The Heretic; Sorcerer; Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up and Scald Myself With Tea; The American Friend; The Black Panther; Fight For Your Life; A Tale of Sorrow and Sadness; Jubilee

1976:
1. Central Bazaar
2. Taxi Driver
3. The Witch Who Came from the Sea
4. The Killing of The Chinese Bookie
5. Carrie
6. Obsession [Brian De Palma]
7. Smile Orange

To Rewatch = Assault On Precinct 13; Dirty Ho; The Girl Chewing Gum; Chesty Anderson USN; The Man Who Fell To Earth; 1900 [Bertolucci];

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Chinese Roulette; Fellini’s Casanova; Godspeed You! Black Emperor; In The Realm of the Senses; The Opening of Misty Beethoven; Salon Kitty; Sebastiane; The Tenant; Who Can Kill A Child?; The House With Laughing Windows

1975:
1. Welfare
2. Monty Python and The Holy Grail
3. Dog Day Afternoon
4. Xala
5. Mirror
6. Dersu Uzala
7. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
8. Salo, or The 120 Days of Sodom
9. Footprints On The Moon
10. Night Train Murders

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): Grey Gardens

To Rewatch = Lisztomania; Death Race 2000; Shivers; Sholay; Deep Red; Island of Death; Water Wrackets; The Beast

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Barry Lyndon; Black Moon; Coonskin; Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles; Mondo candido; Nashville; Numero deux; The Passenger; Thundercrack!; Requiem For A Village

1974:
1. Edvard Munch
2. The Conversation
3. Celine and Julie Go Boating
4. Phantom of Liberty
5. Lust For Gold
6. The Godfather Part II
7. Lancelot du Lac
8. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
9. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
10. Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): Street Law; What Have They Done To Your Daughters?

To Rewatch = The Freakmaker; Phantom of the Paradise; Cockfighter; Sweet Movie; Mahler; The Street Fighter; Behindert; Blood For Dracula; Les hautes solitudes

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Ali: Fear Eats The Soul; Alice in the Cities; Female Trouble; Jukti, Takko Aar Gappo; Rabid Dogs; Pastoral: Hide and Seek; Phase IV; School of the Holy Beast; A Woman Under The Influence; Zardoz

1973:
1. F For Fake
2. Spirit of the Beehive
3. Juvenile Court
4. The Wicker Man
5. Fantastic Planet
6. World On A Wire
7. The Long Goodbye
8. The Holy Mountain
9. Electric Glide In Blue
10. Amarcord

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): The Erotic Films of Peter De Rome; Tod und Teufel; Enter The Dragon

To Rewatch = Ostrov; Mean Streets; Une collection particuliere; Female Prisoner #701 Scorpion: Beast Stable; Zamjeer; La Grande bouffe; H Is For House; Fist of Unicorn; Touki Bouki; Turkish Delight; Flesh For Frankenstein

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Badlands; Dyn Amo; Female Vampire; Ganja & Hess; Belladonna of Sadness; Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid; Scenes From A Marriage; Spirit of the Beehive; Battles Without Honor and Humanity; Themroc

1972:
1. Fellini’s Roma
2. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
3. Solaris
4. Lucifer Rising [Kenneth Anger]
5. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
6. Fist of Fury
7. Avanti!
8. Prometheus (Peter De Rome Short)
9. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx/Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)/Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
10. Who Saw Her Die?

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): Don’t Torture A Duckling; Savage Messiah

To Rewatch = The Godfather; Cries and Whispers; The Merchant of Four Seasons; Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41; The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant; Fritz The Cat; Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion; Last Tango In Paris; Diabel [Zulawski]; Frenzy; Salome; Heat [Morrissey]; What?; The Gore Gore Girls

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Behind The Green Door; Cocksucker Blues; Fat City; The Harder They Come; Morgiana; Pink Flamingos; The Ruling Class; Tout va bien; We Won’t Grow Old Together; Deliverance

1971:
1. Duck, You Sucker [Sergio Leone]
2. The Devils
3. Silence [Masahiro Shinoda]
4. The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes
5. Straw Dogs
6. Jabberwocky (Jan Svankmajer Short)
7. Just Before Nightfall [Claude Chabrol]
8. Wake In Fright
9. Cat O’Nine Tails
10. Basic Training

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): Moulage [Peter De Rome]

To Review = Beware of a Holy Whore; Bronco Bullfrog; Duffer; Punishment Park; Vampyros lesbos; Cold Eyes of Fear; The Shiver of the Vampires; Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song; The Third Part of the Night; The Abominable Dr. Phibes; The Blood On Satan’s Claw; Rio das Mortes; Twitch of the Death Nerve [Mario Bava]; Lizard in a Woman’s Skin; Orloff and the Invisible Man; Szindbád; Finis Hominis

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Goodbye Uncle Tom; The Decameron; Emperor Tomato Ketchup; Fata Morgana; The Hellstrom Chronicle; The Last Movie; Out 1; Two-Lane Blacktop; W.R. – Mysteries of the Organism; Four Flies on Grey Velvet

1970:
1. The Conformist
2. Dance of the Seven Veils
3. Gimme Shelter
4. This Transient Life
5. Deep End
6. The Bird With The Crystal Plummage
7. Tristana
8. Adelheid
9. Trash [Paul Morrissey]
10. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

Honourable Mentions (In Preference): A Swedish Love Story; Play (Sally Potter Short); The Ossuary (Jan Svankmajer Short)

To Rewatch = Beyond The Valley of the Dolls; Hatchet For A Honeymoon; Kureopatora [Tezuka]; Performance; Gods of the Plague; The Lickerish Quartet; Valerie and Her Week of Wonders; Le Vent d’est; Zabriskie Point; The American Soldier [Fassbinder]; Awakening of the Beast; A Woman’s Case; The Double Garden; The Niklashausen Journey

To See For First Time [10 Max At A Time] – Le Cercle rouge; Dodes’ka-den; Even Dwarfs Started Small; Husbands; The Man Who Left His Will On Film; Myra Breckinridge; They Call Me Trinity…; Watermelon Man; Why DoeS Herr R. Run Amok?; Woodstock

Best of the 1970s:
1. The Conformist
2. Stalker
3. Apocalypse Now
4. Duck, You Sucker [Sergio Leone]
5. Edvard Munch
6. The Conversation
7. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
8. F For Fake
9. Fellini’s Roma
10. Welfare

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