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  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
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  • The Act of Killing
  • Persepolis

Because you can't really escape politics

19 films

My favourite political films (Documentaries included).

  • Children of Men
  • James White
  • Incendies
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • Oslo, August 31st

For Fares

16 films

  • Thief
  • Drive
  • Breathless
  • Trainspotting
  • Blow-Up
  • A Death In Cairo
  • Holler
  • The Social Network
  • Gone Girl
  • Fight Club
  • Se7en
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Enemy
  • Incendies
  • Sicario
  • Polytechnique
  • Arrival
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Detroit
  • The Beguiled
  • Satantango
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • Children of Men
  • I Am Cuba
  • Enter the Void

Most Awe-inspiring Long Takes in Film

17 films

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  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Django Unchained
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • The Conversation
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather: Part III
  • Enter the Void
  • Post Tenebras Lux
  • I Am Cuba
  • Only God Forgives
  • Morvern Callar

Them Visuals Them Lightings

50 films

Some of the most visually seductive films I've seen. Many more to be added subsequently.

  • Beau Travail
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • White Material
  • Chocolat
  • Trouble Every Day