Sunday, January 19, 2014

Megalist: My two favorite films of every year

Inspired by Anthony Strand's blog post (http://zeppomarxist.blogspot.com/2013/08/favorite-movie-of-year.html) here are my two favorite films of every year:
2013 Gravity/Girl Most Likely 
2012 Dark Knight Rises/Argo
2011 Artist/Tree of Life
2010 Inception/True Grit
2009 Inglourious Basterds/Up in the Air
2008 Gran Torino/Frost/Nixon
2007 Lars and the Real Girl/3:10 to Yuma
2006 Departed/Little Miss Sunshine
2005 Junebug/New World
2004 Aviator/Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
2003 Cold Mountain/Last Samurai
2002 City of God/Road to Perdition
2001 Royal Tenenbaums/Ghost World
2000: Gladiator/Wonderboys
1999 Three Kings/Cider House Rules
1998 Truman Show/Life is Beautiful
1997 Titanic/Good Will Hunting
1996 Independence Day/Evita
1995 Apollo 13/Mr Holland's Opus
1994 Shawshank Redemption/Client/Ed Wood/Forrest Gump/Quiz Show
(I racked my brain trying to eliminate three of these two, sorry)
1993 Fugitive/Pelican Brief
1992 Unforgiven/Player/League of their Own
1991: Fisher King/Terminator 2
1990: Postcards from the Edge/Goodfellas
1989: Do the Right Thing/Dead Poets Society
1988: Who Framed Roger Rabbit/Rain Man
1987: Good Morning Vietnam
1986: Children of a Lesser God/American Tail
1985: Back to the Future/Brazil
1984:  Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom/Passage to India
1983: Year of Living Dangerously/ Return of the Jedi
1982: Fast Times at Ridgemont High/ET
1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark/On Golden Pond
1980: The Gods Must be Crazy/Bronco Billy
1979: Kramer vs Kramer
1978: Days of Heaven/Monty Python and the Life of Brian
1977: Star Wars
1976: Network/Marathon Man
1975: Man Who Would be King
1974: Chinatown/Blazing Saddles
1973: American Graffiti/Three Musketeers
1972: Cabaret/Poseidon Adventure
1971: McCabe and Mrs Miller
1970: Airport/MASH
1969: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kidd/Wild Bunch
1968: Lion in the Winter/Rosemary's Baby
1967: Wait Until Dark/In the Heat of the Night
1966: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf/Our Man Flint
1965: Ship of Fools/Cat Ballou
1964: Beckett/Goldfinger
1963: Charade/Great Escape
1962: Manchurian Candidate/To Kill a Mockingbird
1961: West Side Story/Judgment at Nuremberg
1960: The Apartment/Inherit the Wind
1959: Some Like it Hot/North by Northwest
1958 Vertigo/Touch of Evil
1957: Bridge on the River Kwai/Spirit of St Louis
1956: The Searchers/Around the World in 80 Days
1955: Kismet/All that Heaven Allows
1954: Caine Mutiny/Brigadoon
1953: From Here to Eternity/Roman Holiday
1952: High Noon/Singing in the Rain
1951: American in Paris/African Queen
1950: All About Eve/Harvey
1949: Pinky/The Third Man
1948: Johnny Belinda/Key Largo
1947: Out of the Past
1946: It's a Wonderful Life/Big Sleep
1945: Detour/Mildred Pierce
1944: Double Indemnity/Meet me in St Louis
1943: Shadow of a Doubt/Arsenic and Old Lace
1942: Sabetour
1941: Ball of Fire/Meet John Doe
1940: His Girl Friday/Rebecca
1939: Rules of the Game/Mr Smith Goes to Washington

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