The Life & Times of an Auteur.

Commentary on Pop Culture, and maybe creating some of my own.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Movies that I consider worthwhile

I don't know why I did this. But I was recently asked what movies I consider worthwhile. Now, I know for a fact that the person who asked won't check most of them out, because he is more than a bit of a troglodyte. But, I may as well re-post the list here in the hopes that it will be helpful to somebody.

Casablanca
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II
Pulp Fiction
Citizen Kane
Reservoir Dogs
Titus
Bonnie and Clyde
There Will Be Blood
Goodfellas
The Lord of the Rings
Lost In Translation
A Clockwork Orange
The Last Temptation of Christ
Richard III (the Ian McKellan version)
True Romance
Annie Hall
The Big Lebowski
The Shining
Sleeping Beauty
The Dark Knight
The Usual Suspects
Casino
The Departed
Kill Bill
Raging Bull
Taxi Driver
Munich
Psycho
Jaws
The Silence of the Lambs
Gangs of New York
The Maltese Falcon
The Shawshank Redemption
The Dreamers
Batman Begins
Raiders of the Lost Ark
On the Waterfront
Vertigo
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Amadeus
All About Eve
Sunset Boulevard
Moholland Drive
Lost Highway
Blue Velvet
Chinatown
Alien
Aliens
Changeling
The Royal Tenenbaums
Inglourious Basterds
Serenity
Inception
Harold and Maude
High Fidelity
Sid and Nancy
Die Hard
Heat
Lawrence of Arabia
Shaun of the Dead
No Country For Old Men
The Hurt Locker
Chasing Amy
Dogma
Marathon Man
Dr. Strangelove
Star Wars
The Empire Strikes Back
American Beauty
In the Heat of the Night
Blow

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