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The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema

The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema
From Brazil to Japan to France and Senegal, from Neo-Realism to Dogme to J-horror, we've compiled a list of the very best films not in the English language (note: features, not documentaries). So rustle up some sushi, strike up a gauloise and make sure you've locked your bicycle as we count down the top 100 world cinema movies... 100. Night Watch Year: 2004Country: RussiaDirector: Timur Bekmambetov It's Buffy meets The Matrix meets Blade! Hollywood remake? Stream Night Watch now with Amazon Video 99. Year: 1993Country: ChinaDirector: Yuen Woo-ping It's the Robin Hood story transferred to the Ch'ing Dynasty, helmed by Yuen Woo-ping, the martial arts director that would go onto create such western fighting spectaculars such as Kill Bill and The Matrix Trilogy. Hollywood remake? Buy Iron Monkey now on Amazon 98. Year: 1985Country: JapanDirector: Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa was almost blind when he directed his biggest movie, in 1989, and yet it's possibly his most beautiful. Hollywood remake? Related:  Movies and Tvmovies

Empire Features 10,000 Empire readers, 150 of Hollywood's finest and 50 key film critics voted in the most ambitious movie poll evert attempted. 500. Ocean's Eleven (2001) Director: Steven Soderbergh Slick, suave and cooler than a penguin's knackers, Soderbergh's starry update of the Rat Pack crime caper not only outshines its predecessor, but all the lights of The Strip combined.Read our Ocean's Eleven review 499. Saw (2004) Director: James Wan The never-ending stream of sequels may have diminished its impact, but there's no denying the shock we got when we first entered the puzzle-loving psycho Jigsaw's fiendish, deathtrapped world.Read our Saw review 498. Director: Robert Zemeckis From the past to the present to the future and back again, Zemeckis hits his time-travelling stride with this chronology-screwing popcorner - only seven years to go until we discover if his vision of 2015 was on the money.Read our Back to the Future Part II review 497. 496. 495. 494. 493. 492. 491. 490. 489. 488. 487. 486.

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen Pt. 2 Human Traffic Very unique comedy about the drug/club culture in the UK. Five friends ponder society, drug use and their own lives as they go about their usual weekend of snorting, smoking, popping, dancing and sex. The Matador Pierce Brosnan plays an assassin going through a mid-life crisis as he approached retirement. The Good, The Bad, And the Weird Two comical outlaws and a bounty hunter fight for a treasure map in 1940s Manchuria while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits. Tucker and Dale vs. A group of college students go camping for the weekend and, through a series of unlucky events, begin thinking that the harmless Tucker & Dale (pictured above) are trying to kill them. New Kids Turbo An absolutely nutty movie from the Netherlands. Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang KKBB is a murder-comedy (?) Big Trouble Big Trouble is one of those movies where all of these different people end up intertwined at the end of the movie. Once Upon A Time In The West Persepolis 13 Assassins Dr. Drive

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Top 100 Tuesday: 100 Best Movies of the Decade EmailEmail Since we first published our 100 Best Movies of the Decade in 2009, films have continued to get bigger and better. Here’s an update to the original list. Here’s what we originally wrote five years ago. We are leaving Kubrick behind and fast approaching Hyams. If you get that reference, go grab yourself a cookie. Quick Year-to-Year by the Numbers: 2009 – 11 2008 – 11 2007 – 7 2006 – 14 2005 – 12 2004 – 8 2003 – 7 2002 – 12 2001 – 10 2000 – 8 100. 99. 98. 97. 96. 95. 94. 93. 92. 91. 90. 89. 88. 87. 86. 85. 84. 83. 82. 81. 28 DAYS LATER… (2002) – Danny Boyle 80. 79. 78. 77. 76. 75. 74. 73. 72. 71. 70. 69. 68. 67. 66. 65. 64. 63. 62. 61. 60. 59. 58. 57. 56. 55. 54. 53. 52. 51. 50. 49. 48. 47. 46. 45. (500) DAYS OF SUMMER (2009) – Marc Webb 44. 43. 42. 41. 40. 25th HOUR (2002) – Spike Lee 39. 38. 37. 36. 35. 34. 33. 32. 31. 30. 29. 28. 27. 26. 25. 24. 23. 22. 21. 20. WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? 19. 18. “My name is Gladiator.” 17. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.

Killer Movie Posters That You Must See I stumbled upon this site by accident and I just had to promote the artist. His name is Justin Reed, based in Vermont and he’s a wicked Illustrator whose created quite a collection of killer illustrations of classic films. According to the site there will be upcoming opportunity to get your hands on a few original illustrations which were commissioned for a group show at the APW Gallery in New York. He has done 5 works based on 5 films for the show. The five films are Taxi Driver, The Godfather, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Casablanca and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. I posted some pics below but do yourself a favor and check out his site. Artist, classic movie posters, Justin Reed Back

Year in Review: The Best Foreign Films of 2010 Welcome to my list of the best foreign films of the year! In case you’re wondering why certain films appear to be missing there are a few factors to take into account. First, films like Mother, A Prophet, The Good the Bad the Weird, and The Secret In Their Eyes are movies that made previous lists. Second, I haven’t seen everything that was released this year. I kid. But seriously, these are my picks for the ten best foreign language movies of the year in alphabetical order. About Elly (Iran) A group of friends take a weekend trip, but when one of them goes missing the truth about who she was gets lost in a haze of suspicion, judgment, and fear. Bedevilled (South Korea) An ugly incident in the city sends a woman home to the rural island where she grew up, but she discovers life there has become a living hell for her childhood friend. Enter the Void (France) A young American in Japan dies, but his spirit continues on as he once made a promise to never leave his sister again.

The 52 Most Anticipated Movies of 2013 Just yesterday, a friend of mine posted a message to her unborn child on Facebook, saying that if the little bugger came a week before the due date and ruined her chance to see Star Trek Into Darkness, there would be consequences. That’s dedication. It’s also the kind of excitement we just can’t keep bottled when we look at the upcoming slate of potential greatness lying ahead. Every year, after shoving the last 365 days into every taxonomy possible, we like to look optimistically toward the future — stretching our gaze to the fresh hope of a new cinema season where there is at least one movie a week to look forward to. At least statistically speaking. There’s nothing we can do about that one week in September where all the crap gets unloaded. But more than that, this list of 52 most anticipated movies represents the mindset of Film School Rejects itself. Go grab your calendar. 52. Release: December 25th 51. Release: TBA Read the Review Watch the Trailer Release: July 19th 49. 48. 47. 46.

15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke. Oktapodi (2007) In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes. Oxygen Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. “Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Alma

movies you should watch before you die Top 40 best free legal movies you can download right now While you constantly hear about how downloading movies is illegal, there are numerous free legal movies you can download. Sure we aren’t talking about the latest summer blockbusters here, but there are some great films out there on the Internet that can be had for free. The Internet Archive works to bring together anything and everything that resides in the public domain, and that includes movies. We’ve gathered together 40 of the best ones that will keep you entertained for hours on end, all without costing you a dime outside of using some of your bandwidth. Enjoy! You may also be interested in David Cassel’s compilation of the top 40 best free comedy movies you can watch right now compiled in 2011. Drama A Star Is Born: This 1937 version of a story of a rising star in Hollywood was remade twice, once in 1954 with Judy Garland and again in 1976 with Barbara Streisand. Captain Kidd: Charles Laughton and John Carradine star in this film of suspense on the high seas from 1945. Family Murder!

Movie posters created by the movie fans These unofficial movie posters created by the movie fans are worse and sometimes even better than the original posters. Incredible Inception Art I saw Inception on opening weekend and was blown away by the film. It is easily in my personal “Top 5″ movies that I have ever seen. If you haven’t seen it yet, please go out and watch it as soon as you possibly can! Note, none of these are my own designs. Inception is a 2010 science fiction action film written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. I purchased the 20 x 30 inch print of this, and I love it! If you haven’t picked up Inception on Blu-ray yet, I highly recommend it. Check out part two for more great Inception Art You Might Enjoy These Posts As Well Munny Madness 2

The Stories Behind Hollywood Studio Logos You see these opening logos every time you go to the movies, but have you ever wondered who is the boy on the moon in the DreamWorks logo? Or which mountain inspired the Paramount logo? Or who was the Columbia Torch Lady? 1. In 1994, director Steven Spielberg, Disney studio chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg, and record producer David Geffen (yes, they make the initial SKG on the bottom of the logo) got together to found a new studio called DreamWorks. Spielberg wanted the logo for DreamWorks to be reminiscent of Hollywood's golden age. Hunt also sent along an alternative version of the logo, which included a young boy on a crescent moon, fishing. The DreamWorks logo that you see in the movies was made at ILM from paintings by Robert Hunt, in collaboration with Kaleidoscope Films (designers of the original storyboards), Dave Carson (director), and Clint Goldman (producer) at ILM. Photo courtesy of Robert Hunt - Thanks for the neat story, Robert! 2. 3. 20th Century Fox: The Searchlight Logo 4. 5.

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