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100 years, 100 movies. err....


so YAHOO! just released its list of movies you should see before you die.

I summarized the list for my own sake:


movies I want to see

The 400 Blows

8 1/2

The Bicycle Thief

Blow Up

Blue Velvet

Chinatown

Citizen Kane

Duck Soup

Grand Illusion

It Happened One Night

M

Modern Times

Network ("MAD AS HELL!")

Nosferatu

On the Waterfront

Roman Holiday (interestingly I bought this for my mom last M Day...she still has to watch it).

Wild Strawberries

Women on a Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


I HAVE seen The Searchers though.



SO, what do YOU think should have made the list?
UH WHERE IS WEST SIDE STORY AND DR. ZHIVAGO
I need to watch some Godard. at some point. I'm so uncultured.
thanks for reading!
Brittany/Britt/B.Kemp/whatever people call me anymore ("stupid slut")

Comments

  1. Ooh, ooh. I can jump on board with this.


    The 400 Blows - movies like this are the reason I'll never hate the French.

    8 1/2 - needs to be watched twice for full appreciation. What filmmaking is all about.

    The Bicycle Thief - heart wrenching.

    Blue Velvet - whacky (it is Lynch after all), but great.

    Chinatown - oh man... I wish I could watch this movie for the first time again. One of my absolute favorites. Top ten maybe.

    Citizen Kane - not the great film of all time as often cited, but its awe-inspiring what Orson Welles did with this film, especially being so young.

    M - Film noir at its finest.

    Modern Times - a masterpiece, but I still enjoy The Kid more and maybe even The Gold Rush, just for this scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoKbDNY0Zwg

    Nosferatu - extremely eerie. A good double feature with 'Shadow of the Vampire.'

    On the Waterfront - Brando's best performance, easily. One of the greatest performances of all time, for that matter.

    Wild Strawberries - one of those rare worldview altering films. Really shook me up watching it. Bergman is a god.


    Of the ones you left off, I highly, highly, highly, highly recommend The Third Man. I mean, all the movies on there are worth watching, but The Third Man above almost all.

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