(Editor’s note: Sight & Sound magazine recently published the newest edition of their esteemed poll of the “greatest films of all time” and we thought it will be interesting to ask our own writers about which ten films they consider as the greatest. Personal favorites? Most Influential? There is no criterion for their choices. First up, we have our former writer R.M. Crossin‘s top 10 movies.)
These are ten of my favorite films. (R.M. Crossin)
1. Pulp Fiction (1994, dir. Quentin Tarantino, USA). There’s nothing I can say about this film that you haven’t already read. It is endlessly quotable and has only improved with age.
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, dir. Stanley Kubrick, UK/USA). Ambitious filmmaking of the highest order.
3. Taxi Driver (1976, dir. Martin Scorsese, USA). Scorsese’s portrait of a post-Vietnam antihero is a snapshot of loneliness in New York City’s urban jungle. Continue reading