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I checked around and this seems pretty legit except I couldn't find reference to who exactly the 358 film-makers are. Still, I snagged it from LIFEHACKLANE who snagged it from BFI Film Forever's, The International Film Magazine Sight&Sound who do a survey once a decade, this one in 2012
        I was pleased to note that I've already seen eight of the movies that I can actually remember, in blue, two I think I've seen but can't remember, in red, and five I know I haven't or at least strongly believe I haven't. So, the ones in black and red, except for the Bicycle Thieves because they don't have it, have all gone down on Netflix. Happy watching to us.

1. Tokyo Story – Yasujiro Ozu (1953)
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick (1968)
3. Citizen Kane – Orson Welles (1941)
4. 8 ½ – Federico Fellini (1963)
5. Taxi Driver – Martin Scorsese (1976)
6. Apocalypse Now – Francis Ford Coppola (1979)
7. The Godfather – Francis Ford Coppola (1972)
8. Vertigo – Alfred Hitchcock (1958)
9. The Mirror – Andrei Tarkovsky (1974)
10. Bicycle Thieves – Vittorio De Sica (1949)
11. Breathless Jean Luc Godard (1960)
12. Raging Bull - Martin Scorsese (1980)
13. Persona - Ingmar Bergman (1966)
14. The 400 Blows - François Truffaut (1959)
15. Andrei Rublev - Andrei Tarkovsky (1966)

What about you guys? Seen them all? Or none? Any you particularly adore? Or hate? And if you could add one more movie to the list, which would you add? I'd add 12 Angry Men (1957). Or maybe Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). And then there's always The Deer Hunter (1978).




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Sep. 4th, 2016 02:31 pm (UTC)
I've only seen one of those - Vertigo. :D

Seen bits and pieces of some of the others, but was never interested in watching them.
Sep. 6th, 2016 10:37 pm (UTC)
I really love the Hitchcock/ Jimmy Stewart combining. Vertigo but especially Rear Window are I'll-watch-any-time favorites.

You don't have one you'd add to the list?
Sep. 4th, 2016 02:37 pm (UTC)
I've only seen Vertigo. I've tried The Godfather several times but all men in it look the same to me. It's very confusing :)
Sep. 6th, 2016 10:44 pm (UTC)
Well, if you've only seen Vertigo, you've seen one of my favorites. I find Jimmy Stewart, who I adore, with Hitchcock to be one of the best actor/ director pairings around even if they only did four movies together :)
Sep. 5th, 2016 01:20 am (UTC)
I have seen precisely zero of those. :/
Sep. 6th, 2016 10:47 pm (UTC)
You're a movie-person, right? Or is it that you're more a book-person? Well, I know you're a book-person. Your summer reading list is always interesting.

Do you have a favorite movie that you would add to the list?
Sep. 8th, 2016 02:35 am (UTC)
Book person, yes! Not a movie person at all, haha. SO always despairs of me because there are so many classic and/or popular films I haven't seen. :) He'll try to make a reference and then be like, "You haven't seen _____, have you? *sigh*"

I have favorite movies, though I am not sure I'd argue that any of them should make a "best of all time" list -- I just love them because I love them. Some aren't even movies, technically (the Anne of Green Gables miniseries with Megan Follows, the Colin Firth Pride and Prejudice miniseries), and then some are just sentimental favorites (the Little Women version with Winona Ryder, Newsies, Legends of the Fall, Brokeback Mountain).
Sep. 23rd, 2016 04:30 am (UTC)
Generally speaking then, your favorite movies are based on books that are set in the mid-late 1800s. Interesting :)

I love movies, old or new, black&white or color, blockbuster or indie. Still, I haven't seen Legends of the Fall so onto Netflix it will go!!
Sep. 24th, 2016 04:11 pm (UTC)
Haha, I do like historical books and movies.

Hope you enjoy Legends of the Fall. I haven't seen it in quite a few years so I'm not sure if it would hold up, but I remember Brad Pitt looking insanely gorgeous in it, so it has that going for it anyway. :P
Oct. 31st, 2016 12:43 am (UTC)
David and I watched Legends of the Fll last evening and we both loved it, a well-told story beautifully filmed. Although I must say that Brad Pitt was almost distractingly pretty :) Thanks for the rec!
Oct. 31st, 2016 02:47 am (UTC)
Oh, good, I'm glad you guys liked it!

Although I must say that Brad Pitt was almost distractingly pretty :)

Ain't that the truth. To me that and A River Runs Through It are his most gorgeous movies.
Oct. 31st, 2016 04:19 pm (UTC)
Runs off to watch a river runs through it which frankly, I don't think I've seen either. Where would I be without Netflix :)
Nov. 1st, 2016 02:05 am (UTC)
Ah, that's a good one too! Again, haven't seen it in a million years...
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