#189 The Children of Paradise (Les enfants du paradis) (1945)

The history of Children of Paradise, considered to be one of the (if not the) greatest French Films of all time, … More

#885 Man Bites Dog (C’est arrivé près de chez vous / It Happened in Your Neighborhood) (1992)

With a $33,000 budget (or as the creators in the Criterion interviews indicate, zero budget that they supplemented by asking … More

#483 Young Girls of Rochefort (Les demoiselles de Rochefort) (1967)

The Young Girls of Rochefort is Jaques Demy’s follow-up to his moving and absolutely stunning The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (one … More

#599 Amarcord (1973)

Amarcord is one of Fellini’s later films and is a semiautobiographical sendoff to the small Italian community of his youth. The … More

#1022 The Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King (2003)

Some of the best lines appear in the third film in terms of the soliloquies, fraternity in the face of insurmountable odds, breathtaking images of architecture and the Army of the Dead whisking past Aragon’s beautiful hair as he attacks in slow motion in at least three parts of the film…. It is awe inspiring and beautiful, exciting and unique, sprawling and gorgeous with this incredible hybrid CGI / real New Zealand atmosphere.