|1000 Greatest Films 2011 INTRO 1000-991 900-801 800-701 700-601 600-501 500-401 400-301 300-201 200-101 100-1||
198. My Darling Clementine
DIR John Ford
DIR Christopher Nolan
196. Last Year At Marienbad
DIR Alain Resnais
DIR John Boorman
194. Inglorious Basterds
DIR Quentin Tarantino
193. The Red Shoes
DIR Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger
192. Love's A Bitch
DIR Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
DIR Alfred Hitchcock
190. The New World
DIR Terence Malick
189. The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
DIR Julian Schnabel
DIR Sidney Lumet
187. My Neighbour Totoro
DIR Hayao Miyazaki
186. The Matrix
DIR Andy Wachowski/Lana Wachowski
185. The Pianist
DIR Roman Polanski
184. Life Is Beautiful
DIR Roberto Benigni
DIR Oliver Hirschbiegel
182. A Prophet
DIR Jacques Audiard
181. A. I. Artificial Intelligence
DIR Steven Spielberg
The film tells the story of two plots to assassinate the Nazi Germany political leadership.
'Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds is a big, bold, audacious war movie that will annoy some, startle others and demonstrate once again that he’s the real thing, a director of quixotic delights.' Roger Ebert
The film is an anthology film containing three distinct stories which are connected by a car accident in Mexico City.
'Recalling Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction - but edgier than both - this is a hell of a first film. For all its bonecrunching savagery, it's also a fundamentally moral work.' Geoff Andrew
The film is a historical adventure depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the historical figures Captain John Smith and Pocahontas.
'The New World is a work of breathtaking imagination, less a movie than a mode of transport, and in every sense a masterpiece.' Carina Chocano
The film depicts journalist Jean-Dominique Bauby's life after he suffers a massive stroke at the age of 42, which left him with locked-in syndrome.
'Here is the life force at its most insistent, lashing out against fate with stubborn resolve. And also with lust, hunger, humor and all of the other notes that this man once played so easily.' Roger Ebert
Władysław Szpilman, a famous Polish Jewish pianist, sees his whole world collapse with the outbreak of World War II and the invasion of Poland.
'This is not a thriller, and avoids any temptation to crank up suspense or sentiment; it is the pianist's witness to what he saw and what happened to him.' Roger Ebert
The film depicts the final ten days of Adolf Hitler's life in his Berlin bunker and Nazi Germany in 1945. The film begins in East Prussia with a group of German women being escorted to Adolf Hitler's compound.
'Any film that reminds us what our darkest nature looks like has value for that reason alone.' Kenneth Turan
Set sometime in the future, humanity's best efforts to maintain civilization have led to the creation of new robots known as mechas. A.I. tells the story of David, a child-like mecha programmed with the unique ability to love.
'Deeply thoughtful and thoroughly fascinating.' Todd McCarthy
The film tells the story of Benjamin Braddock, a recent university graduate who is seduced by an older woman, but then falls in love with her daughter.
'Nichols provides a masterclass in using the widescreen frame to elucidate complex emotional situations with ease and understatement.' Almar Haflidason
The film stars Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby, a man with anterograde amnesia which renders his brain unable to store new memories.
'Provocatively structured and thrillingly executed film noir, an intricate, inventive use of cinema's possibilities that pushes what can be done on screen in an unusual direction.' Kenneth Turan
The film shows a future in which global infertility have left humanity with less than a century to survive.
'Cuaron fulfills the promise of futuristic fiction; characters do not wear strange costumes or visit the moon, and the cities are not plastic hallucinations, but look just like today, except tired and shabby.' Roger Ebert
199. The Graduate
DIR Mike Nichols
200. Children Of Men
DIR Alfonso Cuaron
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