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The Greatest Films I've Ever Seen

by Zachary Phillip Brailsford
This is just a short list of those ten films that I think can be constituted as the best ever (for me, obviously). Since I still have much to see, of course, I cannot say that this list will stay the same, but it’s a good depiction of what I think is great right now. 8/17/13: I have edited this list to put on a few films that have been, for a while, circling around in my head as “Greatest-of” material, but to which I was in denial (Yi Yi being better than The Terrorizers, F for Fake being better than The Trial, Breaking the Waves, while still a masterpiece in my eyes, being less good than at least ten other films ever made). The only thing… Read more

This is just a short list of those ten films that I think can be constituted as the best ever (for me, obviously). Since I still have much to see, of course, I cannot say that this list will stay the same, but it’s a good depiction of what I think is great right now.

8/17/13: I have edited this list to put on a few films that have been, for a while, circling around in my head as “Greatest-of” material, but to which I was in denial (Yi Yi being better than The Terrorizers, F for Fake being better than The Trial, Breaking the Waves, while still a masterpiece in my eyes, being less good than at least ten other films ever made). The only thing I regret about this list right now is its absence of Sherlock, Jr., which I am sure deserves to be on a list such as this.










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