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August 21, 2002

Free Reads -- Cineweblistmania

Friedrich --

Sight and Sound has done their once-a-decade, "Which are the greatest movies of all time?" poll of critics and filmmakers. Results are here. A nice Web feature: as you click further into the site, you can see who voted for what, as well as comments on the movies.

Fun to go through, even though it's not as if you and I haven't seen just about all of the films named -- a few Iranian (yawn) and Chinese (snooze) things aside...

Some questions that occur to me as I leaf through the site:
*Why do I find the directors' choices more interesting than the critics' choices?
*Is "Citizen Kane" anybody's favorite movie? Really?
*Why does anyone think "The Apartment" is a great movie?
*Can anyone compare for sheer self-serious Frenchness to Catherine Breillat?

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at August 21, 2002




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