List: Top 10 Films Of Every Year, By Year Of Production

I thought I'd keep something I could update on a semi-regular basis on here, showing my favourite films from each calendar year, separated by year of production (differing from my end-of-year lists, which favour UK release). I'm going back as far as 1940 for now, largely because the number of films per year that I've … Continue reading List: Top 10 Films Of Every Year, By Year Of Production

List: My 301 Favourite Movies (50-21)

Day Four brings us right up to the edge of the top 20, so the movies featured here are prized, one and all. This is also, perhaps, where the list gets most personal, identifying the titles that particularly make me tick (however damning that may be...)┬áBut, before we continue, a brief word on the notable … Continue reading List: My 301 Favourite Movies (50-21)

List: My 301 Favourite Movies (100-51)

Day Three and we're into the top 100... As previously I'd like to stress that this is a personal list of the films that make me tick. It's not meant to be the final word in what's worth seeing. More a statement of my taste at this particular point in time. Making lists is fun. … Continue reading List: My 301 Favourite Movies (100-51)

List: My 301 Favourite Movies (200-101)

Day Two of this mammoth, self-indulgent countdown and I'd like to address a fair criticism of both Empire's list and certainly of mine. Both sets of films lean heavily on recent releases. It'd be nice to be fair, give equal share to decades past. Have as many movies from the 30's as from the 00's. … Continue reading List: My 301 Favourite Movies (200-101)

List: My 301 Favourite Movies (301-201)

So, Empire magazine recently performed a reader's poll for their 301st issue, taking the public's temperature on what are the best films of all time. As expected the results were varied and - such is the nature of a public vote - heavily skewed to crowd-pleasing blockbusters, especially in its top section. There's nothing wrong … Continue reading List: My 301 Favourite Movies (301-201)