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Favorites of 1934

28 films

I like 1934, champeenions.

  • Super Citizen
  • Ah Fei
  • Red Persimmon
  • If I Were for Real
  • Run Away

Under 30

176 films

Flickers with thirty or fewer views here, choice "obscure gems." Not all masterpieces, heck no.

Avoiding any overlap with Rischka's…

  • The Trial Needs a Judge
  • Common People
  • The Goat Horn
  • The City
  • Sunday Children


110 films

I add.

  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Seven Samurai
  • Sound of the Mountain
  • The Purple Plain
  • An Inn at Osaka

Favorites of 1954

45 films

What a year, o supers (but ain't every year in the 1950s?)! Japan! And I didn't even get to see…

  • Arsenal
  • The Strongest
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Eternal Love
  • Mother Hummingbird

Favorites of 1929

27 films

Tough call for the #1, especially since it's been awhile since I've seen ARSENAL, oh chimps.

  • The Travelling Players
  • Mirror
  • Pastorale
  • The Man Who Would Be King
  • One Hundred Days After Childhood
  • By the Law
  • Mother
  • The Girl with the Hat Box
  • Bed and Sofa
  • The Club of the Big Deed

Back in the USSR - Expanded Edition!

201 films

Top 200 from: Armenian SSR Azerbaijan SSR Byelorussian SSR Estonian SSR Georgian SSR Kazakh SSR Kirghiz SSR Latvian SSR Lithuanian…

  • Father of a Soldier
  • A Fox Hunt
  • Farewell
  • The Commissar
  • Everything for Sale

Classic Soviet and Eastern European Movies Represented on LB by Lousy DVD Covers or Stills Rather Than Fine Old Posters

7 films

Because I dislike seeing the tasteless RUSCICO (& co-offenders) DVD covers of movies that have excellent posters from back in…

  • King of the Children
  • Travelling Circus
  • Landscape in the Mist
  • Heart of a Dog
  • A Woman For Two

Favorites of 1988

34 films

No World Masterpieces for the Ages that I know of, but plenty excellent smaller films, supers. No clear #1 for…

  • The Big City
  • High and Low
  • Donovan's Reef
  • Contempt
  • The House Is Black

Favorites of 1963

51 films

Good, champs.

  • Sunday
  • Taste of Cherry
  • The Eel
  • The Crazy Stranger
  • Voyage to the Beginning of the World

Favorites of 1997

29 films

A rather dull year with no clear masterpiece risen above all others, champs.

  • A Distant Cry from Spring
  • The Constant Factor
  • Who's Singin' Over There?
  • Build a House, Plant a Tree
  • Kagemusha

Favorites of 1980

57 films

Not at all an unpleasant year, champs.