The 100 best films of the decade (so far), #1-20 · Best of. Going in, we knew that this list—totaled up from ballots submitted by 11 A.V.
3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets · Film Review. The toxic paranoia poisoning American life is on display in 3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets, a fine and timely documentary about the 2012 killing of black youth Jordan Davis in a convenience store parking lot by Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man who believed that the 17-year-old student meant to do him harm—and later that Florida’s infamous Stand Your Ground laws would protect him in court, as they did George Zimmerman.
The outcome of the case is now a matter of public record, but Marc Silver’s film, which was mostly shot over the course of the trial and features plenty of footage of the proceedings, still bristles with tension and uncertainty. Not about Dunn’s culpability, which is established early on and never really rebutted—even by his own defense team. The question here is whether a statewide legal system that seems currently designed to offer unrepentant killers an escape route can itself stand up to any sort of sustained cross-examination.
EL CRIMEN DE ZACARIAS BARRIENTOS. British film on the crest of a new wave. At Cannes, in May, there was anxious talk.
Of the 70-plus features showcased at the film festival only two of them were British. Did it signal a decline in the UK industry? By the end of 2013, would our film people be wringing their hands while cinemagoers queued up for American fare and the House of Lords unhappily convened a select committee? Without a doubt, the pair of British films on show at Cannes were excellent – Clio Barnard's The Selfish Giant and Paul Wright's For Those in Peril – both bruising, powerful dramas.
But French and American and Mexican and Chinese and Cambodian film-makers left Cannes with the top prizes; meanwhile fans and boosters of British cinema travelled back across the Channel in mild panic. Scoot forward a few months, the international festival train having rolled on from Cannes through Locarno and Venice and Telluride and Toronto, and everything looks different. Top 100 Viewed and Rated - Documentary Addict. Below are two top 100 collections of all docs on DA - Most Viewed followed by Highest Rated.
Ranked by most popular from 1st to 100th. How can you help improve the list? Easy - By sharing and rating the docs you watch! This page is automatically updated. If you've just discovered DA, there are over 4,000 docs for your enjoyment so sit back and watch one or two (3+ if you're an addict)! Food Inc. Health. The 10 best films of 2013, No 10 – Wadjda. Wadjda is the first Saudi Arabian feature to be directed by a woman.
Shot in the suburbs of Riyadh, Haifaa Al-Mansour's film tells the story of an 10-year-old who wants to buy a green bicycle to race against her friend Abdullah. Wadjda (Waad Mohammed) shouldn't want a bike (her mum's worried – it could ruin her virginity), she shouldn't – as a girl on the edge of puberty – really be playing with Abdullah. But she does, cheerfully and with cursory regard for mum's fretting or the disapproval of her staunchly traditionalist teacher. She wears Converse under her traditional garb – a handy visual metaphor for the film itself. Because Wadjda is a funny, romantic story hiding its political edge. Wadjda is a film about working for change under the radar, with small victories.
Al-Mansour has described Saudi Arabia as a "moving society" – a male-dominated country that is slowing coming around to the need for change. The best films for spring 2013. Link to video: The Look of Love: watch the trailer Spring Breakers (dir.
Harmony Korine) Harmony Korine beguiles some and infuriates others. The best films of 2013. Most movies are about relationships—between law and order, between desire and duty, between the past and the present.
But in 2013, many of the great and memorable films—the ones that moved or shocked or stuck with us—were about relationships in the most traditional sense of the word: This was the year of Jesse and Céline, of Adèle and Emma, and of Joaquin Phoenix and his computer. There were mysterious romances, like the pig-related courtship of Upstream Color, and platonic love stories, like Frances Ha and Prince Avalanche. For cinephiles, love wasn’t just in the movies, but also in the air: There was so much to adore—so many fine, unconventional films, a large number of them American—that a list of 20 almost doesn’t do the year justice.
Regardless, that’s what we’ve assembled below, joining heads to count down the best of what 2013 had to offer. 20. 19. 18. 10 best films of 2013. Top 10 silent movies. 10.
City Lights City Lights was arguably the biggest risk of Charlie Chaplin's career: The Jazz Singer, released at the end of 1927, had seen sound take cinema by storm, but Chaplin resisted the change-up, preferring to continue in the silent tradition. In retrospect, this isn't so much the precious behaviour of a purist but the smart reaction of an experienced comedian; Chaplin's films rarely used intertitles anyway, and though it is technically "silent", City Lights is very mindful of it own self-composed score and keenly judged sound effects. At its heart, Chaplin's film is a mismatched love story in the vein of DW Griffiths' Broken Blossoms, made some 10 years earlier, but Chaplin knowingly modernises it, moving the location from the seedy docks of Limehouse to the bustle of the city centre, where Chaplin's vagrant falls for a blind flower-seller. 9.
Earth, capped by that avowedly secular title, is a lyrical, carnal movie about birth, death, sex and rebellion. 8. 7. 6. 5. Top 10 documentaries. 10.
Man With a Movie Camera To best understand this 1929 silent documentary, one ought to know that its director, the exotically named "Dziga Vertov", was actually born David Abelevich Kaufman in 1896. Some say the name derives from the Russian word for spinning top, but the pseudonym is more likely an onomatopeic approximation of the sound made by the twin reels of film as the director ran them backwards and forwards through his flatbed editor. For Vertov, film was something physical, to be manipulated by man, and yet, paradoxically, he also saw it as a medium that revealed the truths of life.
10 películas del Festival de Cannes que no nos queremos perder >> Versión muy original. De la extensa selección de películas que se presentarán del 15 al 26 de mayo en el Festival de Cannes, hemos elegido diez que estamos deseando ver (ocho de ellas se presentan a concurso).
No ha sido fácil dejar fuera alguna, pero tampoco queremos alargar esta videogalería más de lo necesario. Y además tendréis toda la información a diario desde Cannes con Carlos Boyero y Gregorio Belinchón en EL PAÍS en esta página especial del Festival de Cannes (pincha aquí). * Only lovers left alive, de Jim Jarmusch. Reparto: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt y Anton Yelchin. Jarmusch se lanza al mundo vampírico con este drama romántico (intuímos que algo de comedia habrá también, al estilo Jarmusch) que cuenta de la historia de dos vampiros enamorados durante siglos.
American Film Institute names top 10 films of 2013 ahead of Oscars. The American Film Institute has named its top films of 2013, offering up one of the most accurate pictures so far of the likely nominees for next year's Oscar for best film. The AFI list is, in alphabetical order: American HustleCaptain PhillipsFruitvale StationGravityHerInside Llewyn DavisNebraskaSaving Mr BanksTwelve Years a SlaveThe Wolf of Wall Street. Last year eight out of the 10 films chosen by the institute were also named by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the best picture category.
Oscars experts are predicting that this year's list of Academy award nominees could be shorter, so the AFI rundown is bad news indeed for missing awards-season hopefuls such as Lee Daniels's The Butler, Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, and the Aids drama Dallas Buyers Club. The best films of 2012. The best films of 2012: Philip French's choice. The 23 best film directors in the world today. 1 - Paul Thomas Anderson Dillon Freasier and Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood. Photo: Allstar. Best films of 2012 so far: an annotated checklist.
Two times a year—at the halfway point and during list-making season in November—I send out a list of “significant” movies to the film staff so they can try to see as many as possible before our Year In Film feature. It’s just a simple checklist, presented in the order each film was released theatrically in New York City. The idea is to give our writers time to catch up and give relative obscurities like The Arbor (last year’s No. 13 on our conjoined Best Of The Year list) the same collective consideration as more widely heralded efforts like The Tree Of Life. In the interest of transparency—and recommending a bunch of movies we love—I’m making the halftime list public this year so our readers can play along at home. A few caveats: 100 Best French Films - Time Out Paris. Tlatelolco: a 44 años de la tragedia, ocho películas y documentales en memoria de los caídos. Ciudad de México, 2 de oct (Sinembargo.mx) – A 44 años de la “Matanza de Tlatelolco”,es importante conocer más acerca de los orígenes y las causas de este lamentable hecho.
Un crimen en el cual el Estado mexicano tuvo responsabilidad, y por el cual los señalados como supuestos responsables aún no pagan. No se sabe la cifra exacta de los y las estudiantes que perdieron la vida, tampoco se ha publicado una lista oficial con sus identidades. La Estela que se localiza en la Plaza de las Tres Culturas, en ese conjunto habitacional de la Ciudad de México, registra los nombres de 20 personas, y termina con un fragmento de un poema de Rosario Castellanos: “…y muchos otros compañeros cuyos nombres y edades aún no conocemos“. Aquella tarde y noche del 2 de octubre de 1968, no sólo se arrebató la vida de decenas, cientos o miles de personas, sino también -coinciden los líderes sobrevivientes- se cortó de tajo con la rabia ideológica juvenil. 1. 2.La masacre de Tlatelolco 3.Borrar de la memoria.