History of Changes to Dan Sallitt's Favorite Films

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21 Jul 14 to 25 Oct 14:


2014: BAD AT DANCING, HILL OF FREEDOM added to ten-best list; TWO SHOTS FIRED and AIMER, BOIRE ET CHANTER (LIFE OF RILEY) added to runners-up

2013: THE PARROT AND THE SWAN and LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH: "SINGAPORE PANDA" added to runners-up

2012: LOW TIDE added to runners-up

1998: THE FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI moved down on ten-best list

1997: PRONTO moved up among runners-up

1993: THE PUPPETMASTER moved down among runners-up

1986: THE SIDEWALKS OF SATURN added to ten-best list

1984: VENGEANCE IS MINE (HAUNTED) added to ten-best list; THE DAY IS LONGER THAN THE NIGHT added to runners-up

1982: PILGRIM, FAREWELL added to runners-up

1977: SEVERAL INTERVIEWS ON PERSONAL MATTERS added to runners-up

1971: BLEAK MOMENTS moved down among runners-up

1969: PIROSMANI added to ten-best list

1968: THERESE AND ISABELLE dropped from runners-up

1960: THE APPROACH OF AUTUMN moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1953: I LOVE MELVIN added to runners-up

1952: EL BRUTO moved from runners-up to ten-best list; THE IRON MISTRESS added to runners-up

1951: THE BIG NIGHT moved up among runners-up

1945: DETOUR moved down among runners-up

1943: NORTHERN PURSUIT dropped from runners-up

1939: FIVE CAME BACK moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1932: LA NUIT DE CARREFOUR moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1931: KAMARADSCHAFT moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1930: WESTFRONT 1918 moved up on ten-best list; JOURNEY'S END added to runners-up

1929: PANDORA'S BOX moved up on ten-best list; THE IRON MASK moved down on ten-best list

1927: THE PATENT LEATHER KID added to runners-up


27 Apr 14 to 20 Jul 14:


2014: new list

2013: EXHIBITION, STAND CLEAR OF THE CLOSING DOORS and AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER added to ten-best list; PALO ALTO, THE SEVENTH CODE, FINSTERWORLD, and THE MAN OF THE CROWD added to runners-up

2009: ELEMENTARY TRAINING FOR ACTORS added to ten-best list

2007: THE SOPRANOS: "MADE IN AMERICA" moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1999: THE SOPRANOS pilot moved down on ten-best list

1996: CONTE D'ÉTÉ moved down on ten-best list

1994: THE FRIENDS added to ten-best list

1992: AND LIFE GOES ON... moved from 1991 and added to ten-best list

1991: AND LIFE GOES ON... moved to 1992

1990: THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH moved to 1989

1989: THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH moved from 1990 and added to ten-best list

1985: LOST CHAPTER OF SNOW: PASSION added to runners-up

1969: KILLED THE FAMILY AND WENT TO THE MOVIES added to ten-best list

1966: THE AUTHENTIC TRIAL OF CARL-EMMANUEL JUNG added to runners-up

1965: FISTS IN THE POCKET moved down among runners-up

1964: NOTHING BUT A MAN added to runners-up

1956: A WIFE'S HEART moved up on ten-best list; THE KREUTZER SONATA added to runners-up

1953: DANGEROUS WHEN WET moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1952: OTHELLO added to runners-up

1944: MUSASHI MIYAMOTO added to runners-up

1939: THE WHOLE FAMILY WORKS moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1935: MARY BURNS, FUGITIVE added to runners-up; THREE SISTERS WITH MAIDEN HEARTS moved up among runners-up


14 Jan 14 to 26 Apr 14:


2013 - MES SÉANCES DE LUTTE; BAD HAIR; TIREZ LA LANGUE, MADEMOISELLE; and STOP THE POUNDING HEART added to ten-best list; ELLE S'EN VA and LA ISLA added to runners-up

2011 - UNCLE KENT moved down on ten-best list; ART HISTORY moved up among runners-up

2007 - HANNAH TAKES THE STAIRS moved from runners-up to ten-best list

2003 - NO REST FOR THE BRAVE moved up on ten-best list

2001 - CE VIEUX REVE QUI BOUGE moved from runners-up to ten-best list; DU SOLEIL POUR LES GUEUX added to runners-up

1999 - LA MALADIE DE SACHS and NORTHERN SKIRTS added to runners-up

1982 - THE EYES, THE MOUTH moved up among runners-up

1980 - WHO'S SINGIN' OVER THERE? added to runners-up; BAD TIMING/A SENSUAL OBSESSION dropped from runners-up

1974 - SUPERMARKT added to runners-up

1971 - IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER added to runners-up

1968 - STOLEN KISSES dropped from runners-up

1966 - CHANGE OF LIFE added to ten-best list

1962 - LOVE AT TWENTY: "ANTOINE ET COLETTE" added to runners-up

1960 - STORIES OF THE REVOLUTION added to ten-best list; BLACK CROSS added to runners-up

1958 - POEM OF THE SEA added to runners-up

1956 - BEATRICE CENCI added to runners-up

1954 - UNA DONNA LIBERA added to runners-up

1953 - TRAVIATA '53 added to ten-best list

1950 - THE BREAKING POINT moved up among runners-up

1947 - THE SCOUT'S EXPLOIT moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1936 - SÔSHUN KÔCHIYAMA added to ten best list; SECRET AGENT moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1934 - A SEVERE YOUNG MAN added to runners-up

1933 - REUNION IN VIENNA added to runners-up

1929 - THE GHOST THAT DOES NOT RETURN added to ten-best list


13 Nov 13 to 5 Jan 14:


2013 - new list

2012 - NO MAN'S LAND added to runners-up

2009 - THE SEARCH moved up among runners-up

2002 - THE RIVER added to ten-best list; WAR added to runners-up

1996 - THE ARRIVAL OF A TRAIN: "TROFIM" added to runners-up

1991 - HAPPY DAYS added to runners-up

1969 - ACCIDENTAL LIFE added to runners-up

1960 - HELLER IN PINK TIGHTS dropped from runners-up

1959 - WOMAN OBSESSED added to runners-up

1939 - THE WOMEN dropped from runners-up

1937 - CAMILLE changes colors

1936 - ROMEO AND JULIET moved up among runners-up

1931 - TARNISHED LADY moved down among runners-up

1930 - LADIES OF LEISURE moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1929 - LES NOUVEAUX MESSIEURS added to ten-best list

1922 - NANOOK OF THE NORTH added to ten-best list


10 Jun 13 to 12 Nov 13:


2012 - ALL THE LIGHT IN THE SKY moved from runners-up to ten-best list; PECULIAR VACATION AND OTHER ILLNESSES, VIOLA and HIM, HERE AFTER added to runners-up

2011 - MACHETE LANGUAGE added to runners-up

2005 - THE SILENT HOLY STONES moved up among runners-up

2001 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: "THE BODY" added to ten-best list

1992 - PAIN OF LOVE and BETTY added to ten-best list

1988 - POLICE STORY 2 added to runners-up

1978 - KAMMESJUKJUL added to ten-best list

1977 - NEWS FROM HOME added to runners-up

1972 - CISCO PIKE moved up among runners-up

1969 - BYE BYE BARBARA added to ten-best list

1968 - LA CHAMADE changes colors; COOGAN'S BLUFF dropped from runners-up

1957 - MISE À SAC added to runners-up

1965 - PARIS VU PAR...: "LA MUETTE," "MONPARNASSE-LEVALLOIS," and "PLACE DE L'ÉTOILE" added to runners-up

1964 - LUCKY JO added to ten-best list

1960 - WHEN A WOMAN ASCENDS THE STAIRS moved up among runners-up

1957 - THE RIVER'S EDGE moved down among runners-up

1956 - SUDDEN RAIN added to runners-up

1955 - TENNESSEE'S PARTNER moved down among runners-up

1953 - WIFE moved down on ten-best list

1952 - THE BIG SKY moved down on ten-best list

1949 - SANDS OF IWO JIMA changes color; THE MAN ON THE EIFFEL TOWER added to runners-up

1947 - DRIFTWOOD moved up among runners-up

1940 - TRAVELING ACTORS moved up on ten-best list

1936 - THE ROAD TO GLORY moved down on ten-best list

1934 - IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT moved down on ten-best list

1932 - THE CROWD ROARS moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1930 - THE DAWN PATROL moved up among runners-up

1928 - A GIRL IN EVERY PORT moved down on ten-best list

1927 - PAID TO LOVE changes colors

1926 - THE LODGER added to ten-best list

1916 - INTOLERANCE moved down on ten-best list

1912 - THE THIEF'S WIFE and MAN'S CALLING added to five-best list


14 Jan 13 to 8 Jun 13:


2012 - A NIGHT IN THAILAND, AMOUR, COMING FORTH BY DAY and SHYAMAL UNCLE TURNS OFF THE LIGHTS added to ten-best list; TOWER moved from runners-up to top ten; EXIT ELENA, PARADISE: LOVE, NINA and PARADISE: FAITH added to runners-up

2011 - OLD DOG moved up on ten-best list; SUR LA PLANCHE added to ten-best list; MEANWHILE and KOLKA COOL added to runners-up

2008 - ANECDOTE added to runners-up

2006 - DESTRICTED: "IMPALED" added to runners-up

2005 - TICKETS (2nd episode) added to runners-up

2003 - TWENTIDENTITY: "SINK & RISE" added to runners-up

2000 - ANGELUS added to runners-up

1997 - CHAR ADHYAY added to ten-best list

1992 - THE SENTIMENTAL POLICEMAN added to runners-up

1987 - CHANGE OF FORTUNE added to ten-best list; CHRISTINE moved up on ten-best list

1981 - LA FILLE PRODIGUE added to ten-best list

1977 - THE REPORT added to ten-best list

1976 - BINGO LONG AND THE TRAVELLING ALL-STARS AND MOTOR KINGS moved up among runners-up

1968 - DAVID HOLZMAN'S DIARY moved to 1967

1967 - DAVID HOLZMAN'S DIARY moved from 1968 and added to ten-best list

1966 - LA LIGNE DE DÉMARCATION added to runners-up

1965 - A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA changes colors

1958 - THE GYPSY AND THE GENTLEMAN dropped from runners-up

1955 - WICHITA moved down among runners-up

1952 - EL moved up among runners-up

1945 - MY NAME IS JULIA ROSS changes colors

1933 - MORNING GLORY changes colors; QUEEN CHRISTINA and I COVER THE WATERFRONT dropped from runners-up

1929 - LE BLED dropped from runners-up

1925 - DADDY'S GONE A-HUNTING added to ten-best list


5 Aug 12 to 5 Jan 13:


2012 - new list

2011 - ALMS FOR A BLIND HORSE added to ten-best list; THIS MUST BE THE PLACE and UN MONDE SANS FEMMES added to runners-up; IN THE COMPANY OF ERIC ROHMER moved to 2010

2010 - IN THE COMPANY OF ERIC ROHMER moved from 2011 and added to ten-best list

2009 - LE NAUFRAGÉ added to runners-up

2007 - MOSAIC MÉCHANIQUE added to runners-up

2005 - KISSING ON THE MOUTH added to runners-up

2002 - TEN moved up on ten-best list

2000 - UNE VRAIE JEUNE FILLE moved to 1976

1992 - UN COEUR EN HIVER moved up among runners-up

1990 - C'EST VRAI (ONE HOUR) added to runners-up

1976 - UNE VRAIE JEUNE FILLE moved from 2000 and added to ten-best list; THE YOUTH KILLER added to ten-best list; TRÁS-OS-MONTES added to runners-up

1975 - IRACEMA - UMA TRANSA AMAZÔNICA added to ten-best list

1969 - JUSTINE removed from runners-up

1952 - THE QUIET MAN moved down on ten-best list

1950 - LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES dropped from runners-up

1948 - THREE GODFATHERS moved down on ten-best list

1939 - FRONTIER MARSHAL moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1928 - LE TOURNOI DANS LA CITÉ moved up on ten-best list

1927 - TWO ARABIAN KNIGHTS added to ten-best list


13 May 12 to 4 Aug 12:


2011 - OLD DOG added to ten-best list; THE DEEP BLUE SEA moved up among runners-up

2010 - BROWNIAN MOVEMENT added to ten-best list

2005 - BABOOSKA added to runners-up

1987 - LUMINOUS WOMAN added to runners-up

1973 - BELLE added to runners-up

1972 - CÉSAR AND ROSALIE moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1965 - L'ARME À GAUCHE added to ten-best list

1956 - WRITTEN ON THE WIND moved down on ten-best list

1948 - RED RIVER moved from ten-best list to runners-up, THE RED SHOES added to ten-best list

1947 - THE PARADINE CASE moved down on ten-best list


6 Jan 12 to 7 May 12:


2011 - MICHAEL added to ten-best list; GENERATION P moved down on ten-best list; WE BOUGHT A ZOO, LES CHANTS DE MANDRIN and BERNIE added to runners-up; MARGARET moved down on runners-up

2009 - CONTACT HIGH added to runners-up

2006 - FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY moved from runners-up to ten-best list

2003 - NIKI ARDELEAN, RESERVE COLONEL added to runners-up

2001 - THE AFTERNOON OF A TORTURER added to ten-best list

1999 - MINAZUKI added to runners-up

1997 - CAREER GIRLS moved up on ten-best list

1996 - THE DAY A PIG FELL INTO THE WELL moved down on ten-best list

1994 - AN UNFORGETTABLE SUMMER moved down on ten-best list

1989 - PALOMBELLA ROSSA added to ten-best list

1988 - DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES moved up on ten-best list

1980 - LAND AND SONS and EXTERIEUR, NUIT added to runners-up

1973 - YAKUZA GODDESS OF MERCY: MISTRESS JINGI added to runners-up

1971 - FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER added to runners-up

1945 - LES DAMES DU BOIS DU BOULOGNE changes color

1943 - LES ANGES DU PÉCHÉ dropped from ten-best list

1936 - THE CRIME OF MONSIEUR LANGE moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1933 - OKRAINA moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1928 - STORM OVER ASIA moved down on ten-best list

1926 - MISS MEND added to ten-best list


16 Oct 11 to 29 Dec 11:


2011 - THE DAY HE ARRIVES and SLEEPING BEAUTY added to ten-best list; A SEPARATION and THE DESCENDANTS added to runners-up

2008 - INLAND added to ten-best list

1989 - MIRACLE MILE added to runners-up

1985 - INTO THE NIGHT moved down on ten-best list

1973 - THE SHADOW LINE added to runners-up

1968 - THE BRIDE WORE BLACK added to runners-up

1961 - PLEINS FEUX SUR L'ASSASSIN added to runners-up

1960 - PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1953 - THE BEACH moved down among runners-up

1941 - THE LADY EVE moved down on ten-best list

1936 - DODSWORTH dropped from runners-up

1934 - BORN TO BE BAD dropped from runners-up


15 Jul 11 to 15 Oct 11:


2011 - new list

2009 - ONCE UPON A TIME PROLETARIAN, THE ZEN MASTER and IMPOLEX added to runners-up

1985 - RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD moved up among ten-best list

1979 - THE WOMAN WITH RED HAIR added to runners-up; "10" dropped from runners-up

1973 - THE WORLD OF GEISHA added to runners-up

1939 - MUD AND SOLDIERS and BEL AMI added to runners-up


4 Jan 11 to 30 Jun 11:


2010 - new list

2009 - KILL DADDY GOOD NIGHT added to ten-best list; ACHING HEARTS, MULBERRY ST., and VITAL SIGNS added to runners-up

2007 - THE WALKING MAN added to runners-up

2002 - LE DOUX AMOUR DES HOMMES added to ten-best list

1987 - BILLY THE KID AND THE GREEN BAIZE VAMPIRE added to runners-up

1986 - RIVER'S EDGE moved down on ten best-list; 8 MILLION WAYS TO DIE moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1982 - LOOKIN' TO GET OUT moved up on ten-best list; TEX moved down on ten-best list

1979 - BEING THERE changes colors

1977 - ALICE OR THE LAST ESCAPADE and SMOKE ON THE POTATO FIELDS added to runners-up

1976 - DIARY OF A LOVER added to runners-up

1974 - WALKING TALL moved down among runners-up

1973 - THE LAST DETAIL moved up on ten-best list

1968 - LA CHAMADE added to ten-best list; THE BURNING added to runners-up

1964 - LA DÉRIVE added to ten-best list

1956 - FLOWING changes colors

1935 - TONI moved from 1934 and added to runners-up

1934 - TONI moved to 1935

1929 - THE LIVING CORPSE added to runners-up

1928 - ZUFLUCHT added to runners-up


17 Oct 10 to 31 Dec 10:


2003 - ASHES added to runners-up

2001 - ÎLES FLOTTANTES added to ten-best list

1998 - PHANTOM BEIRUT added to runners-up

1993 - A TOUCH OF FEVER added to runners-up

1986 - THE CUP AND THE LIP added to ten-best list

1979 - HOT ROD moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1977 - BOYS added to ten-best list; THE ROLE added to runners-up

1972 - CISCO PIKE added to runners-up

1971 - NUMÉRO ZÉRO added to ten-best list

1969 - THE NIGHT OF COUNTING THE YEARS moved up on ten-best list

1964 - YEARNING moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1962 - L'OEIL DU MALIN added to runners-up

1959 - THE LAMP added to runners-up

1952 - CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY added to runners-up

1933 - HIS DOUBLE LIFE added to runners-up

1932 - A BLONDE DREAM added to runners-up

1931 - M changes colors; BERLIN-ALEXANDERPLATZ added to runners-up


26 Jul 10 to 9 Oct 10:


2009 - EIGHTEEN added to ten-best list; TO DIE LIKE A MAN added to runners-up

1996 - CONTE D'ÉTÉ moved up from runners-up to ten-best list

1995 - LES RENDEZ-VOUS DE PARIS moved up among runners-up

1994 - TOUT DROIT JUSQU'AU MATIN added to ten-best list

1992 - A TALE OF WINTER moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1987 - L'AMI DE MON AMIE dropped from runners-up

1983 - PAULINE AT THE BEACH moved up among runners-up

1982 - LE BEAU MARIAGE dropped from ten-best list

1978 - PERCEVAL LE GALLOIS added to ten-best list

1976 - THE MARQUISE OF O... moved up on ten-best list

1973 - LARS OLE 5.C added to runners-up

1972 - CHLOE IN THE AFTERNOON moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1967 - LA COLLECTIONNEUSE moved down on ten-best list

1963 - LA BOULANGÈRE DE MONCEAU moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1959 - THE SIGN OF THE LION dropped from runners-up

1958 - VERONIQUE ET SON CANCRE added to runners-up

1955 - THE KISS: "WOMEN'S WAYS" added to runners-up

1953 - BLOWING WILD moved down on ten-best list

1951 - EARLY SUMMER added to runners-up

1936 - MORNING'S TREE-LINED STREET added to ten-best list

1933 - ZÉRO DE CONDUITE dropped from runners-up


3 Apr 10 to 24 Jul 10:


2009 - BARBE BLEUE moved down on ten-best list; SHE, A CHINESE moved up on ten-best list; ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL and THE TENANTS added to runners-up

2008 - ITINÉRAIRE DE JEAN BRICARD added to runners-up

2000 - LA CAPTIVE moved up among runners-up

1998 - WAIT AND SEE added to ten-best list

1997 - SAME OLD SONG moved up on ten-best list

1987 - HOUSEKEEPING changes colors

1972 - MAYA DARPAN added to runners-up; WE WON'T GROW OLD TOGETHER moved up on ten-best list

1968 - THE CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA BACH added to runners-up; THE PARTY moved from ten-best list to runners-up; KAKU AND TSUNE/A TALE OF TWO YAKUZA no longer double-listed

1967 - TWO WIVES added to runners-up

1963 - LANDRU added  to runners-up

1956 - NIGHTFALL moved down on ten-best list

1954 - VOYAGE IN ITALY moved down on ten-best list; THE SILENT RAIDERS added to runners-up

1953 - THE NAKED SPUR moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1951 - DANCING GIRL added to ten-best list

1949 - ONLY A MOTHER moved up on ten-best list

1948 - PAGES OF LIFE added to ten-best list

1947 - SPRING'S AWAKENING added to ten-best list; T-MEN dropped from runners-up

1945 - TWO PEOPLE added to runners-up

1943 - THIS LAND IS MINE dropped from ten-best list; MEN OF NOVGOROD added to ten-best list

1941 - HIDEKO THE BUS CONDUCTOR added to ten-best list

1939 - EARTH added to ten-best list

1937 - GRAND ILLUSION moved down among runners-up

1936 - BURGTHEATER added to ten-best list; A DAY IN THE COUNTRY moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1935 - THE GIRL FROM THE MARSH CROFT and APRIL, APRIL! added to runners-up

1934 - MASKERADE moved up on ten-best list

1932 - LA NUIT DE CARREFOUR added to runners-up; BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING moved down among runners-up

1923 - THE NORRTULL GANG added to ten-best list

1912 - CUSTER'S LAST FIGHT added to three-best list


3 Jan 10 to 28 Mar 10:


2009 - THE KING OF ESCAPE and MY DAUGHTER added to ten-best list; THE EXPLODING GIRL moved up on ten-best list; RESTLESS added to runners-up

2008 - STELLA moved up on ten-best list; MORPHIA added to ten-best list; DE OFRIVILLIGA (INVOLUNTARY) added to runners-up

2005 - THE SILENT HOLY STONES added to runners-up

2000 - PLATFORM moved up on ten-best list

1992 - AMOUREUSE added to ten-best list

1990 - CLOSE-UP added to ten-best list

1969 - BLUE MOVIE added to runners-up

1966 - THE STRANGER WITHIN A WOMAN added to ten-best list

1964 - L'APPARTEMENT DES FILLES added to runners-up

1963 - LE FEU FOLLET added to runners-up

1961 - HERCULES CONQUERS ATLANTIS added to runners-up

1960 - ARNULF RAINER added to runners-up; EVENING STREAM moved up among runners-up

1952 - THE YOUTH OF CHOPIN added to ten-best list

1938 - TEST PILOT moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1935 - THE GIRL IN THE RUMOR moved up in ten-best list

1931 - FRANKENSTEIN added to runners-up

1929 - THE VIRGINIAN added to runners-up


15 Oct 09 to 31 Dec 09:


2009 - BROKEN EMBRACES added to ten-best list

2008 - SITA SINGS THE BLUES added to ten-best list; ME AND ORSON WELLES added to runners-up

2003 - SALT added to runners-up

1998 - THE HOLE moved up on ten-best list

1994 - UNCOVERED moved up on ten-best list

1993 - THE TREE, THE MAYOR, AND THE MEDIATHEQUE moved up on ten-best list

1992 - THE OAK dropped from runners-up

1991 - THREE DAYS added to runners-up

1966 - THE WILD ANGELS added to runners-up

1965 - GAMPERALIYA (CHANGES IN THE VILLAGE) added to runners-up

1964 - NADJA IN PARIS added to ten-best list

1963 - X - THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES added to runners-up

1962 - THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC moved from ten-best to runners-up

1960 - WILD RIVER moved down among runners-up

1959 - THE WRESTLER AND THE CLOWN moved to 1957

1957 - THE WRESTLER AND THE CLOWN moved from 1959 and added to runners-up; THE TIN STAR moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1956 - THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1940 - THE OLD JOCKEY added to ten-best list

1935 - THE GIRL IN THE RUMOR added to ten-best list

1932 - THE OLD DARK HOUSE moved up on ten-best list

1931 - WATERLOO BRIDGE moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1930 - THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY changes colors


 10 Sep 09 to 11 Oct 09:


2009 - new list

2008 - CHELSEA ON THE ROCKS and AMOROSA SOLEDAD added to runners-up

1995 - INDIAN SUMMER added to ten-best list

1985 - LA VIE DE FAMILLE changes colors

1969 - THE NIGHT OF COUNTING THE YEARS moved up on ten-best list

1968 - BENJAMIN added to ten-best list

1958 - A TIME TO LOVE AND A TIME TO DIE moved from ten-best list to runners-up


26 Jun 09 to 31 Aug 09:


2008 - ALL AROUND US added to ten-best list; 40 DAYS, BUY A SUIT, LORNA'S SILENCE and THE VANISHED EMPIRE added to runners-up

2007 - PLAYING added to runners-up

2006 - SORRELE added to runners-up

1973 - LA FEMME EN BLEU moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1972 - THE TRUE CALLING OF MAGDALENA added to runners-up

1971 - MACBETH added to runners-up

1969 - MISSISSIPPI MERMAID added to ten-best list

1965 - THE GREAT RACE moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1962 - JULES AND JIM moved up on ten-best list

1953 - THE MAN BETWEEN dropped from runners-up

1951 - ON DANGEROUS GROUND moved down on ten-best list

1948 - PITFALL moved up on ten-best list


27 Apr 09 to 10 Jun 09:


2008 - A WEEK ALONE moved up on ten-best list; FOUR NIGHTS WITH ANNA added to ten-best list

2005 - THE CHILD moved up on ten-best list

2004 - LE GRAND VOYAGE added to runners-up

1997 - BROTHER changes colors; PRONTO added to runners-up

1994 - UNCOVERED added to ten-best list

1987 - FALSCH added to runners-up

1982 - LEÇONS D'UNE UNIVERSITÉ VOLANTE: LEÇON 4 added to runners-up

1970 - DAYS AND NIGHTS IN THE FOREST dropped from runners-up

1965 - RED LINE 7000 dropped from runners-up

1946 - CLUNY BROWN moved up on ten-best list


 2 Mar 09 to 23 Apr 09:


2008 - STELLA, MID-AUGUST LUNCH and A WEEK ALONE added to ten-best list, I'M GONNA EXPLODE, ANICETO added to runners-up

2007 - DESERT DREAM added to runners-up

2003 - RAJA changes color

1983 - BREATHLESS moved up on ten-best list

1981 - CUTTER'S WAY dropped from runners-up

1979 - LA FEMME QUI PLEURE moved from 1978 and added to ten-best list; LA DRÔLESSE added to runners-up

1978 - THE CRYING WOMAN moved to 1979

1974 - LES DOIGTS DANS LA TÊTE added to runners-up

1971 - GLEN AND RANDA moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1965 - PLEASURES OF THE FLESH moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1961 - LÉON MORIN PRÊTRE changes color

1955 - LOLA MONTES moved down on ten-best list

1945 - LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN moved down on ten-best list


 25 Dec 08 to 24 Feb 09:


2008 - NIGHT AND DAY changes colors; GOMORRA and MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY added to ten-best list; TWO LOVERS added to runners-up.

2007 - THE SOPRANOS: "MADE IN AMERICA" added to ten-best list; SILENT LIGHT moved from runners-up to ten-best list; MUTUM moved up on ten-best list

2005 - BRICK moved up on runners-up list

1998 - ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE changes colors

1996 - PONETTE moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1990 - LE PETIT CRIMINEL moved up on ten-best list

1989 - LA FILLE DE 15 ANS added to ten-best list

1985 - LA VIE DE FAMILLE added to ten-best list

1946 - THE BIG SLEEP moved up on ten-best list

1942 - THE PALM BEACH STORY moved down on ten-best list

1937 - EASY LIVING moved down on ten-best list

1935 - MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION added to runners-up

1933 - BLOOD MONEY moved up on runners-up list

1931 - PLATINUM BLONDE moved from ten-best list to runners-up


5 Nov 08 to 19 Dec 08:


2008 - new list

2007 - SHADOWS FORMLESS and HOTEL CHEVALIER added to runners-up

2006 - TARACHIME added to runners-up

1991 - LA VIE DES MORTS moved up on ten-best list

1970 - THE WILD CHILD moved from 1969 and added to runners-up

1969 - THE WILD CHILD moved to 1970

1961 - THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN EYES added to ten-best list

1960 - EVENING STREAM added to runners-up

1944 - THE WAY YOU WANTED ME added to runners-up

1935 - HANDS ACROSS THE TABLE added to runners-up


 2 Sep 08 to 4 Nov 08:


2007 - COCHOCHI added to runners-up

2002 - ALL OR NOTHING moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1991 - LIFE IS SWEET moved from 1990 and added to ten-best list

1990 - LIFE IS SWEET moved to 1991

1979 - THE SEDUCTION OF JOE TYNAN dropped from runners-up

1967 - UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE moved down on ten-best list; A TREATISE ON JAPANESE BAWDY SONGS added to runners-up

1961 - THE OTHER WOMAN dropped from ten-best list

1960 - SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER moved up among runners-up

1949 - I WAS A MALE WAR BRIDE moved up on ten-best list

1941 - BALL OF FIRE moved down among runners-up

1938 - SONG OF THE SCARLET FLOWER added to ten-best liist

1936 - THE ROAD TO GLORY changes color

1935 - CEILING ZERO moved down on ten-best list

1935 - THE 39 STEPS moved down on ten-best list

1931 - THE STRUGGLE added to runners-up


31 May 08 to 10 Aug 08:


2005 - THE CHILD moved up on ten-best list

2004 - CAMPFIRE added to runners-up

2002 - THE SON changes color

2001 - LATE MARRIAGE changes color

1999 - IDLE RUNNING moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1992 - EMBRACING added to runners-up

1982 - NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1969 - BOY moved up on ten-best list

1966 - EL GRECO moved from 1963 and added to ten-best list; VIOLENCE AT NOON dropped from ten-best list

1963 - EL GRECO moved to 1966

1962 - HATARI! moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1961 - THE EXILES added to ten-best list

1957 - SAIT-ON JAMAIS... and UNTAMED added to runners-up

1953 - ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO moved up among runners-up

1949 - KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1916 - THE PILGRIM added to ten-best list


11 Apr 08 to 19 May 08:


2007 - DARLING added to ten-best list; CHARLY added to runners-up

2006 - THE PAPER WILL BE BLUE added to ten-best list

2001 - STUFF AND DOUGH added to runners-up

1999 - BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS moved down among runners-up

1985 - ADELA added to runners-up

1980 - SNAPSHOT AROUND THE FAMILY TABLE added to runners-up

1965 - PIERROT LE FOU moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1962 - THE MAD FOX dropped from runners-up

1960 - MURDER IN YOSHIWARA moved down among runners-up

1959 - CHIKAMATSU'S LOVE IN OSAKA added to runners-up; LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1958 - UNE SIMPLE HISTOIRE added to runners-up

1955 - A HOLE OF MY OWN MAKING added to ten-best list

1933 - POLICEMAN added to ten-best list


1 Mar 08 to 10 Apr 08:


2007 - TOUT EST PARDONEE added to ten-best list; THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS moved up on ten-best list; POOR BOY'S GAME added to runners-up

1975 - UNE PARTIE DE PLAISIR moved from 1974 and added to ten-best list

1974 - UNE PARTIE DE PLAISIR moved to 1975

1973 - DU CÔTÉ D'OROUËT added to ten-best list

1970 - LE BOUCHER moved from 1969 and added to ten-best list

1969 - LE BOUCHER moved to 1970; LA FEMME INFIDELE moved up among runners-up

1968 - A TALE OF TWO YAKUZA added to runners-up

1966 - CASTRO STREET added to runners-up

1965 - THE HOODLUM SOLDIER removed from runners-up

1963 - A CAUSE, A CAUSE D'UNE FEMME added to ten-best list; JUDEX removed from runners-up

1960 - EYES WITHOUT A FACE moved from 1959 and added to runners-up

1959 - EYES WITHOUT A FACE moved to 1960

1952 - SECRET PEOPLE dropped from runners-up

1949 - LE SANG DES BȆTES added to runners-up

1948 - IT ALWAYS RAINS ON SUNDAY moved to 1947

1947 - IT ALWAYS RAINS ON SUNDAY moved from 1948 and added to ten-best list; THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR removed from ten-best list


6 Jan 08 to 29 Feb 08:


2007 - MICHAEL CLAYTON added to ten-best list; BEAUFORT added to runners-up; WOLFSBERGEN moved from runners-up to ten-best list; THE BANISHMENT moved down on ten-best list; CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR moved up among runners-up

2006 - OPERA JAWA added to runners-up

2002 - TERRA INCOGNITA added to runners-up

2001 - WESH WESH, QU'EST-CE QUI SE PASSE? added to runners-up; BREVE TRAVERSEE moved down among runners-up

1998 - THE BOOK OF LIFE moved up among runners-up

1994 - PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL AT THE END OF THE 1960s IN BRUSSELS added to ten-best list

1973 - ILLUMINATION added to runners-up

1965 - IN HARM'S WAY moved down on ten-best list

1958 - UNE VIE moved up on ten-best list; THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM dropped from runners-up

1954 - FATHER BROWN added to runners-up; RIVER OF NO RETURN dropped from runners-up

1952 - ANGEL FACE moved up on ten-best list

1941 - TOBACCO ROAD added to ten-best list; HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY removed from runners-up

1938 - QUADRILLE added to runners-up

1937 - THE THIRTEEN and A STAR IS BORN added to runners-up; NOTHING SACRED removed from runners-up

1924 - THE IRON HORSE added to ten-best list


 22 Oct 07 to 1 Jan 08:


2007 - LA SOLEDAD and MADONNAS added to ten-best list; CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR and WE OWN THE NIGHT added to runners-up

2006 - LE DERNIER DES FOUS and ONE IN A MILLION added to runners-up

2005 - TURKEY GIRL and WHAT IVA RECORDED ON OCTOBER 21st, 2003 added to runners-up

2000 - SLIDING OFF THE EDGE OF THE WORLD added to runners-up

1999 - RETURN OF THE IDIOT added to ten-best list

1997 - SUZAKU added to ten-best list

1988 - JACOB added to runners-up

1981 - THE MELODY HAUNTS MY REVERIE added to ten-best list

1980 - LES BONS DEBARRAS added to ten-best list

1972 - ALFREDO, ALFREDO moved up on ten-best list

1965 - WALKOVER added to runners-up

1959 - TRAIN WITHOUT A TIMETABLE added to runners-up

1958 - FROM HELL TO TEXAS moved down on ten-best list

1952 - ROME 11 O'CLOCK added to runners-up

1950 - LA RONDE moved up among runners-up

1945 - A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN moved up on ten-best list

1944 - HOME IN INDIANA moved up on ten-best list

1939 - WHEN TOMORROW COMES moved down on ten-best list

1932 - FORBIDDEN added to ten-best list


5 Sep 07 to 16 Oct 07:


2007 - new list

1979 - SUNNYSIDE moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1967 - LOVE AFFAIR; OR THE CASE OF THE MISSING SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR moved down on ten-best list


 18 May 07 to 2 Sep 07:


2006 - LADY CHATTERLEY added to ten-best list; TRACES OF LOVE added to runners-up

1986 - ROSA LA ROSE, FILLE PUBLIQUE added to ten-best list; NOIR ET BLANC moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1979 - MANHATTAN removed from runners-up

1974 - LE BANC DE LA DESOLATION added to ten-best list; UNE INVITATION A LA CHASSE and MONSIEUR BEBE added to runners-up

1973 - THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR added to runners-up

1971 - CARRIAGE TRADE added to runners-up

1970 - ZORNS LEMMA added to runners-up

1967 - EL DORADO moved down on ten-best list

1966 - I KNEW HER WELL moved to 1965

1965 - I KNEW HER WELL moved from 1966 and added to ten-best list

1963 - LA VISITA dropped from ten-best list

1956 - ATTACK! moved down on ten-best list

1939 - THE SPY IN BLACK changes color

1936 - BY THE BLUEST OF SEAS added to runners-up

1927 - BED AND SOFA moved down on ten-best list


20 Feb 07 to 11 May 07:


2006 - BLED NUMBER ONE, STILL LIFE and EL CUSTODIO added to ten-best list; FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY, DON'T WORRY, I'M FINE, DAY NIGHT DAY NIGHT, BUG and OFFSIDE added to runners-up

1991 - AND LIFE GOES ON... moved up on ten-best list

1989 - HOMEWORK added to ten-best list

1986 - SONG OF EXPERIENCE moved from 1985 and added to ten-best list; LOVING WALTER moved to 1983

1985 - FOUR DAYS IN JULY moved from 1984 and added to ten-best list; SONG OF EXPERIENCE moved to 1986

1984 - FOUR DAYS IN JULY moved to 1985

1983 - MEANTIME moved from 1981 and added to ten-best list; LOVING WALTER moved from 1986 and added to runners-up

1982 - THE FIVE MINUTE FILMS moved to 1975

1981 - EIJANAIKA and ORDERLY OR UNORDERLY added to runners-up; MEANTIME moved to 1983

1979 - LA LUNA moved up on runners-up list

1975 - THE FIVE MINUTE FILMS moved from 1982 and added to ten-best list

1974 - LA GUEULE OUVERTE moved up on ten-best list; THE TRAVELLER added to runners-up

1972 - BLEAK MOMENTS moved to 1971

1971 - BLEAK MOMENTS moved from 1972 and added to runners-up

1967 - POINT BLANK moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1966 - OUTER AND INNER SPACE added to runners-up

1964 - INTENTIONS OF MURDER moved down on ten-best list

1963 - THE INSECT WOMAN added to ten-best list

1940 - REMEMBER THE NIGHT moved up on ten-best list

1933 - DOUBLE HARNESS added to runners-up list


7 Dec 06 to 6 Feb 07:


2006 - CHILDREN OF MEN and YOU CALLED ME added to ten-best list; FLANNEL PAJAMAS added to runners-up

1959 - GENERAL DELLA ROVERE moved down on ten-best list

1955 - WICHITA moved down on ten-best list

1949 - SHOCKPROOF moved down on runners-up list

1936 - FURY moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1932 - AFTER TOMORROW moved down on runners-up list

1914 - THE BARGAIN added to six-best list

1912 - THE LIEUTENANT'S LAST FIGHT added to two-best list


30 Sep 06 to 4 Dec 06:


2006 - WOMAN ON THE BEACH added to ten-best list

2005 - JOHANNA added to ten-best list; LES MATINES added to runners-up

2004 - WAITING added to runners-up

1990 - LE MARIAGE BLANC added to runners-up

1977 - THREE YEARS WITHOUT GOD added to runners-up

1969 - DILLINGER IS DEAD added to ten-best list

1967 - THE SHOOTING moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1966 - THE NUN changes colors; SEVEN WOMEN moved down on ten-best list

1962 - THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE moved down on ten-best list

1961 - VIVA L'ITALIA! added to ten-best list

1960 - LE TROU changes colors

1954 - VOYAGE TO ITALY moved from 1953 and added to ten-best list; THE SEVEN SAMURAI moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1953 - VOYAGE TO ITALY moved to 1954; THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT added to runners-up

1950 - STROMBOLI moved from 1949 and added to runners-up

1949 - STROMBOLI moved to 1950

1948 - GERMANY YEAR ZERO moved from 1947 and added to runners-up

1947 - GERMANY YEAR ZERO moved to 1948; THE SCOUT'S EXPLOIT added to runners-up

1946 - PAISA changes colors

1943 - DAY OF WRATH added to ten-best list


16 May 06 to 15 Sep 06:


2006 - new list

2005 - GRAIN IN EAR added to ten-best list; IT'S ONLY TALK, GUERNSEY and FRATRICIDE added to runners-up

2004 - THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS added to ten-best list

2002 - JAPON changes colors

1990 - LE PETIT CRIMINEL added to ten-best list

1988 - ZERO CITY added to ten-best list

1986 - SCENE OF THE CRIME dropped from ten-best list

1977 - LES ENFANTS DU PLACARD added to runners-up

1962 - THE MAD FOX added to runners-up

1957 - CRIME OF PASSION added to runners-up

1956 - LES GRANDES MANOEUVRES moved to 1955

1955 - THE PHENIX CITY STORY moved from runners-up to ten-best list; LES GRANDES MANOEUVRES moved from 1956 and added to ten-best list

1954 - CRIME WAVE added to runners-up

1953 - THE HITCH-HIKER added to runners-up

1951 - THE MOB and CIRCLE OF DANGER added to runners-up

1950 - STORY OF A LOVE AFFAIR changes colors

1949 - THE UNDERCOVER MAN added to runners-up

1947 - THAT'S MY MAN moved from 1946 and added to runners-up

1946 - I'VE ALWAYS LOVED YOU added to ten-best list; THAT'S MY MAN moved to 1947

1940 - THE MORTAL STORM changes colors

1935 - THE FARMER TAKES A WIFE added to runners-up

1932 - A FAREWELL TO ARMS moves up on ten-best list

1929 - THE RIVER moved up on ten-best list; PANDORA'S BOX and LUCKY STAR moved down on ten-best list

1927 - SEVENTH HEAVEN added to runners-up

1922 - L'ARLESIENNE added to ten-best list

1917 - UNTIL THEY GET ME and LE COUPABLE added to seven-best list


18 Mar 06 to 12 May 06:


2005 - SANGRE and BRICK added to ten-best list; POLICE BEAT added to runners-up; THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU and THE WAYWARD CLOUD moved up on ten-best list; BACKSTAGE moved down on runners-up list

2003 - ANA AND THE OTHERS moved from 2002 and added to ten-best list; MEMORIES OF MURDER moved down on runners-up list

2002 - ANA AND THE OTHERS moved to 2003

2000 - KAZA-HANA added to runners-up

1979 - ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ dropped from runners-up

1975 - HESTER STREET added to ten-best list

1969 - L'AMOUR FOU moved from 1968 and added to runners-up

1968 - L'AMOUR FOU moved to 1969

1967 - SCATTERED CLOUDS changes colors

1952 - MOTHER moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1951 - REPAST moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1918 - MOONSHINE added to ten-best list; THE COOK moved up on ten-best list; OUT WEST dropped from ten-best list


21 Nov 05 to 17 Mar 06:


2005 - CINEMA, ASPIRIN AND VULTURES added to ten-best list; C.R.A.Z.Y. moved up on ten-best list; CAPOTE and WHOLE NEW THING added to runners-up

1996 - HOW I STARTED AN ARGUMENT...(MY SEX LIFE) moved up on ten-best list

1972 - THE MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS added to ten-best list

1966 - TORN CURTAIN moved down on ten-best list

1960 - CLASSE TOUS RISQUES added to runners-up

1957 - FUNNY FACE moved up in top ten; SLIM CARTER added to runners-up

1956 - THE WRONG MAN moved down on ten-best list

1954 - REAR WINDOW moved from runners-up to ten-best list

1944 - LIFEBOAT moved down on ten-best list

1941 - corrected mixup in the ordering of THAT UNCERTAIN FEELING and UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1937 - YOUNG AND INNOCENT moved from ten-best list to runners-up

1936 - color change for SABOTAGE

1934 - QUEEN OF SPORTS added to runners-up

1926 - THE LODGER dropped from ten-best list

1923 - THE LOVE NEST and THE BALLOONATIC change colors

1922 - THE FROZEN NORTH moved up on ten-best list; THE BLACKSMITH moved down on ten-best list; COPS and THE PALEFACE change colors

1921 - THE HAUNTED HOUSE moved up on ten-best list; THE HIGH SIGN and HARD LUCK change colors

1920 - ONE WEEK and THE SCARECROW moved up on ten-best list; NEIGHBORS and CONVICT 13 change colors

1919 - BACK STAGE added to ten-best list

1918 - GOOD NIGHT, NURSE! added to ten-best list; THE BELL BOY moved down on ten-best list

1917 - THE BUTCHER BOY added to five-best list


9 Oct 05 to 20 Nov 05: 


2005 - FORTY SHADES OF BLUE added to ten-best list 

1995 - ON THE BEAT added to ten-best list 

1979 - VENGEANCE IS MINE moved up on runners-up list 

1964 - YEARNING moved down on ten-best list 

1960 - THE APPROACH OF AUTUMN added to runners-up list 

1958 - SUMMER CLOUDS added to runners-up list 

1957 - JOE DAKOTA added to runners-up list 

1956 - A WIFE'S HEART added to ten-best list 

1955 - FLOATING CLOUDS moved up on ten-best list 

1954 - SOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN added to ten-best list; LATE CHRYSANTHEMUMS moved down on ten-best list 

1953 - OLDER BROTHER, YOUNGER SISTER moved up on ten-best list; WIFE added to ten-best list; WILD GEESE added to runners-up list; UGETSU dropped from runners-up list 

1952 - LIGHTNING moved up on ten-best list; MOTHER added to ten-best list 

1951 - REPAST moved down on runners-up list 

1940 - TRAVELLING ACTORS added to ten-best list 

1939 - THE WHOLE FAMILY WORKS added to ten-best list 

1935 - WIFE! BE LIKE A ROSE! added to ten-best list; THREE SISTERS WITH MAIDEN HEARTS moved from ten-best list to runners-up 

1934 - STREET WITHOUT END moved from ten-best list to runners-up 

1933 - APART FROM YOU dropped from ten-best list 

1915 - ENOCH ARDEN added to seven-best list 


10 May 05 to 8 Oct 05: 


2005 - new list 

2004 - OR (MON TRESOR) and TONY TAKITANI added to ten-best list 

2001 - BULLY changes colors 

1999 - ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE moved to 1998 

1998 - ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE added to ten-best list 

1995 - KIDS moved up on ten-best list 

1978 - corrected spelling of Terrence Malick's name 

1977 - WELCOME TO L.A. moved to 1976 

1976 - WELCOME TO L.A. added to ten-best list 

1975 - MANDINGO moved up on ten-best list 

1974 - THE FRONT PAGE added to runners-up list 

1964 - MARNIE moved down on ten-best list 

1962 - HARAKIRI moved from runners-up to ten-best list; BARABBAS moved up on runners-up list 

1960 - NIGHT AND FOG IN JAPAN moved from ten-best list to runners-up 

1956 - BANDIDO moved up on ten-best list (and title spelling corrected) 

1955 - VIOLENT SATURDAY added to runners-up list 

1951 - PANDORA AND THE FLYING DUTCHMAN and THE THIRTEENTH LETTER added to runners-up list 

1949 - WHITE HEAT moved down on runners-up list 

1947 - LIVING IN A BIG WAY moved down on runners-up list 

1941 - UNFINISHED BUSINESS moved up on ten-best list 

1939 - FIFTH AVENUE GIRL dropped from runners-up list 

1936 - MY MAN GODFREY moved up on ten-best list 

1935 - SHE MARRIED HER BOSS moved from ten-best list to runners-up; PRIVATE WORLDS moved down among runners-up; THE PHANTOM LIGHT added to runners-up 

1930 - THE BIG TRAIL moved down on ten-best list 

1927 - corrected country of SUNRISE 

1925 - THE UNHOLY THREE added to ten-best list


9 Mar 05 to 9 May 05:


2004 - PALINDROMES added to ten-best list; THE NIGHT OF TRUTH and KINGS AND QUEEN added to runners-up 

1992 - LA SENTINELLE dropped from runners-up 

1979 - CHILLY SCENES OF WINTER moved down on ten-best list 

1970 - L'ENFANCE NUE moved to 1968 

1968 - L'ENFANCE NUE added to ten-best list 

1965 - MAJOR DUNDEE moved up on runners-up list 

1962 - SATAN NEVER SLEEPS dropped from runners-up 

1960 - BANDITS OF ORGOSOLO moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1948 - EASTER PARADE moved down on runners-up list 

1933 - ONLY YESTERDAY moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1924 - HOT WATER dropped from ten-best list; WILD ORANGES added to ten-best list 

1923 - WHY WORRY? moved down on ten-best list 


15 Nov 04 to 8 Mar 05:


2004 - new list 

2003 - DOWN WITH LOVE, AT FIVE IN THE AFTERNOON added to runners-up 

1995 - CLEAN, SHAVEN moved to 1994 

1994 - CLEAN, SHAVEN added to ten-best list; PASSIONS added to runners-up 

1985 - TAIPEI STORY added to runners-up 

1967 - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1966 - MASCULIN, FEMININ moved from ten-best list to runners-up 

1960 - STRANGERS WHEN WE MEET moved up on ten-best list 

1958 - THE CHASE added to runners-up 

1957 - THE CHASE moved to 1958 

1955 - THE GIRL IN THE RED VELVET SWING moved down on runners-up list 

1953 - THE BIG HEAT dropped from ten-best list 

1950 - LOS OLVIDADOS moved up on runners-up list 

1949 - MANON added to runners-up 

1943 - LE CORBEAU moved down on ten-best list 

1939 - STAGECOACH moved up on ten-best list 

1918 - THE MANDARIN added to nine-best list 

1916 - HAMNAREN added to ten-best list 


30 Jul 04 to 14 Nov 04:


2002 - TEENAGE CAVEMAN added to runners-up 

2001 - DONNIE DARKO added to runners-up 

2000 - ESTATE ROMANA added to runners-up 

1965 - A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA moved up on ten-best list 

1964 - THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE dropped from runners-up list 

1961 - EL CID moved up on ten-best list 

1955 - THE LAST FRONTIER added to runners-up 

1953 - TOKYO STORY and THE NAKED SPUR moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1950 - WINCHESTER '73 moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1948 - RAW DEAL moved down on ten-best list 

1931 - THE ROYAL BED added to runners-up; TABU moved down on runners-up list 

1930 - CITY GIRL moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1926 - FAUST color change; TARTUFFE added to ten-best list 

1924 - THE LAST LAUGH added to ten-best list 

1914 - MYSTERY OF THE HINDU IMAGE added to five-best list 


8 Jun 04 to 29 Jul 04: 


2003 - VIBRATOR added to ten-best list; STRUGGLE added to runners-up 

1999 - THE LADY OF THE HOUSE added to runners-up 

1995 - LE GARCU moved down on ten-best list 

1991 - VAN GOGH moved from runners-up to ten-best list 

1987 - UNDER THE SUN OF SATAN removed from ten-best list 

1984 - PASO DOBLE and TIME OF DESIRE added to runners-up 

1980 - CRUISING moved up on ten-best list 

1979 - GRADUATE FIRST moved down on runners-up list 

1975 - CANOA added to ten-best list 

1974 - LA GUEULE OUVERTE moved from runners-up to ten-best list; A FILM ABOUT A WOMAN WHO... added to runners-up 

1968 - SHAME added to runners-up 

1966 - PERSONA added to runners-up 

1963 - WHISTLE STOP added to ten-best list 

1958 - BRINK OF LIFE added to runners-up 

1957 - THE WRESTLER AND THE CLOWN added to runners-up 

1956 - THE KILLING removed from ten-best list 

1954 - A LESSON IN LOVE moved up among runners-up 

1941 - THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE TODA FAMILY moved up among runners-up 

1936 - SYLVIA SCARLETT moved to 1935 

1935 - SYLVIA SCARLETT moved from 1936 and added to ten-best list 


3 Apr 04 to 7 Jun 04: 


2003 - THE LAST TRAIN added to runners-up 

2002 - PAPER ROUTE added to runners-up 

1998 - OUTSKIRTS added to runners-up 

1997 - HAPPY TOGETHER moved down on ten-best list; corrected spelling of "Kiarostami" 

1991 - LA VIE DES MORTS added to ten-best list 

1975 - THE ROMANTIC ENGLISHWOMAN moved from ten-best list to runners-up 

1971 - THE GO-BETWEEN moved to 1970 

1970 - THE GO-BETWEEN moved from 1971 and added to ten-best list 

1967 - ACCIDENT moved up among runners-up 

1966 - DAISIES added to runners-up 

1962 - THE OLIVE TREES OF JUSTICE added to runners-up 

1961 - THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY added to runners-up 

1959 - BLIND DATE removed from runners-up; NORTH BY NORTHWEST moved down on ten-best list 

1957 - TIME WITHOUT PITY moved from 1956 and added to ten-best list 

1956 - TIME WITHOUT PITY moved to 1957 

1955 - TO CATCH A THIEF removed from ten-best list 

1951 - THE PROWLER moved up to ten-best list; THE BIG NIGHT moved up among runners-up 

1941 - SUSPICION added to runners-up; corrected spelling of "Jennings" 

1910-1926 - new lists added 


10 Feb 04 to 5 Apr 04:


2003 - NO REST FOR THE BRAVE and THE RETURN added to ten-best list, QUI A TUE BAMBI? moved up on runners-up list, PAS SUR LA BOUCHE and TWENTYNINE PALMS added to runners-up list 

1997 - THE PRINCE OF HOMBURG added to runners-up list 

1990 - THE SHELTERING SKY moved up on ten-best list 

1978 - DEATH OF A PRESIDENT added to ten-best list 

1973 - LA FEMME EN BLEU added to ten-best list 

1965 - FISTS IN THE POCKET moved up on runners-up list 

1963 - THE SILENCE added to ten-best list 

1962 - BEFORE THE REVOLUTION removed from runners-up 

1961 - ALYONKA moved up on ten-best list 

1955 - LOLA MONTES added to ten-best list 

1954 - TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI added to ten-best list 

1953 - TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI moved to 1954 

1948 - THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI moved to 1947 

1947 - THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI added to ten-best list, with color change 


2 Feb 04 to 9 Feb 04:


1961: JOAN OF THE ANGELS moved from runners-up to ten-best 

1930: LA PETITE LISE added to runners-up 


5 Dec 03 to 1 Feb 04:


2003 - THE HOURS OF THE DAY added to ten-best list, LES TRIPLETTES DE BELLEVILLE and THE COMPANY added to runners-up list 

1990 - color change on MIAMI BLUES 

1974 - THE WRONG MOVEMENT removed from runners-up list 

1963 - WINTER LIGHT moved down on ten-best list 

1961 - ALYONKA added to ten-best list 

1957 - JET PILOT moved up on runners-up list 

1950 - THE FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS added to runners-up list 

1934 - THE SCARLET EMPRESS removed from runners-up list 

1933 - OKRAINA moved from ten-best to runners-up list 

1932 - BLONDE VENUS moved down on ten-best list 

1931 - AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY moved up on ten-best list; DISHONORED removed from runners-up list 

1929 - THUNDERBOLT moved up on ten-best list 

1928 - THE LAST COMMAND moved from ten-best to runners-up list 


26 Oct 03 to 4 Dec 03:


2003 - JESUS, YOU KNOW added to ten-best list 

2002 - spelling correction on Cedric Klapisch 

2001 - ROBERTO SUCCO moved to ten-best list from 2000; BE MY STAR moved up on ten-best list 

2000 - ROBERTO SUCCO removed from ten-best list and added to 2001 

1998 - THE POWER OF KANGWON PROVINCE added to ten-best list 

1996 - THE DAY A PIG FELL INTO THE WELL added to ten-best list; THE FRUIT OF THY WOMB added to runners-up 

1979 - IT'S NICE TO MEET YOU added to runners-up 

1973 - spelling correction on THE GREAT ECSTASY OF THE WOODCARVER STEINER 

1972 - WE WON'T GROW OLD TOGETHER moved up on ten-best list 

1966 - AU HASARD BALTHAZAR added to ten-best list 

1962 - AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON added to ten-best list; THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC changes color 

1958 - EQUINOX FLOWER added to runners-up 

1952 - fixed typo on Bunuel's name in EL BRUTO 

1934 - A STORY OF FLOATING WEEDS added to ten-best list 

1932 - WHERE NOW ARE THE DREAMS OF YOUTH? moved from ten-best to runners-up 

1928 - THE HOUSE ON TRUBNAYA SQUARE added to ten-best list; THAT CERTAIN THING moved up on ten-best list 


13 Oct 03 to 25 Oct 03:


2003 - RAJA and CRIMSON GOLD added to ten-best list 

1968 - KAKU AND TSUNE added to runners-up 

1957 - TOKYO TWILIGHT added to runners-up 

1931 - TOKYO CHORUS added to runners-up 


17 Aug 03 to 12 Oct 03:


2003 - list added 

2002 - ANA AND THE OTHERS added to ten-best list; DES PLUMES DANS LA TETE, ZHOU YU'S TRAIN added to runners-up 

1997 - GREEN FISH added to runners-up 

1986 - THE TERRORIZER added to ten-best list 

1956 - A MAN ESCAPED added to ten-best list 

1953 - TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI moved up to ten-best list 

1945 - LES DAMES DU BOIS DU BOULOGNE lowered on ten-best list 


12 Jun 03 to 16 Aug 03:


2002 - THE EMBALMER added to ten-best list; SLAVES OF THE LORD, L'AUBERGE ESPAGNOLE and OASIS added to runners-up 

1988 - JULY added to runners-up 

1974 - THE FIERCE ONE moved up in ten-best list 

1965 - THERE ARE HORSES added to runners-up 

1960 - THE CONCRETE JUNGLE moved up within runners-up 

1952 - THE LIFE OF OHARU moved from ten-best to runners-up 

1947 - GOOD NEWS moved down on ten-best list 

1946 - CLUNY BROWN moved up on ten-best list 

1937 - FAISONS UN REVE moved from ten-best to runners-up 

1936 - MON PERE AVAIT RAISON added to runners-up 

1933 - DESIGN FOR LIVING moved down on ten-best list 

1929 - ETERNAL LOVE dropped from ten-best list; THE LOVE PARADE moved up on ten-best list 


11 May 03 to 11 Jun 03:


2002 - JAPON moved up one notch on ten-best list 

1998 - THE FLIGHT OF THE BEE added to runners-up 

1992 - THE MYSTERY OF FERNS added to ten-best list 

1989 - THE LAST STOP added to ten-best list 

1974 - THE FIERCE ONE added to ten-best list 

1967 - TENDERNESS added to runners-up 


17 Mar 03 to 10 May 03:


2002 - JAPON, HUKKLE, 17 TIMES CECILE CASSARD, and JEALOUSY IS MY MIDDLE NAME added to ten-best list; FIVE YEARS moved up to ten-best list; FACING THE TRUTH and ANGEL ON THE RIGHT added to runners-up 

1979 - GOOD NEWS removed from runners-up 

1977 - much rearrangement of the list; spelling of BOLWIESER title corrected 

1974 - EFFI BRIEST moved up among runners-up 

1971 - THERE'S ALWAYS VANILLA added to runners-up 

1970 - INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION moved up on ten-best list 

1965 - THE TENTH VICTIM moved up to ten-best list 

1962 - NUMBERED DAYS added to runners-up list 

1961 - L'ASSASSINO added to ten-best list 

1959 - THE SAVAGE INNOCENTS added to runners-up 


4 Mar 03 to 16 Mar 03:


2002 - C'EST LE BOUQUET added to runners-up 

2001 - country of DOG DAYS changed to Austria 

1969 - KATZELMACHER added to top ten 

1949 - THEY LIVE BY NIGHT moved up among runners-up 


13 Jan 03 to 3 Mar 03:


2002 - new list

2001 - BREVE TRAVERSEE added to top ten 

1971 - BEWARE OF A HOLY WHORE added to runners-up 

1970 - DEEP END moved up to top ten 

1957 - THE RIVER'S EDGE added to runners-up 

1955 - TENNESSEE'S PARTNER moved up within runners-up 

1948 - THE WALLS OF JERICHO added to runners-up 

1939 - FRONTIER MARSHAL added to runners-up 

1938 - SUEZ dropped from ten-best list 

1930 - LADIES OF LEISURE added to top ten 


4 Dec 02 to 12 Jan 03:


1993 - MOVING moved higher on ten-best list 

1974 - THIEVES LIKE US added to runners-up 

1945 - THE BELLS OF ST. MARY'S added to runners-up 

1944 - GOING MY WAY lowered on ten-best list 

1937 - MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW moved higher on ten-best list 

1929 - LIBERTY removed from ten-best list

1927-1928 - new lists


5 Oct 02 to 3 Dec 02:


2001 - THE DAYS BETWEEN added to runners-up 

1992 - LOSS IS TO BE EXPECTED added to runners-up 

1974 - THE SEEDLING added to runners-up; THE BLACK WINDMILL removed from runners-up 

1972 - DEATH LINE, DEATHDREAM added to runners-up 

1969 - ANDREI ROUBLEV moved up to top ten 

1965 - THE MAN WHO HAD HIS HAIR CUT SHORT added to top ten 

1959 - PICKPOCKET added to runners-up 

1947 - QUAI DES ORFEVRES moved down among runners-up 

1933 - HER FIRST MATE added to runners-up 


1 Aug 02 to 4 Oct 02:


2000 - SCARLET DIVA moved up on runners-up 

1983 - KHANDHAR added to runners- up 

1978 - added AUTO-MATES to runners-up 

1955 - STRANGER ON HORSEBACK added to runners-up 

1951 - CASQUE D'OR moved down on top ten 

1950 - EDOUARD ET CAROLINE added to top ten 

1949 - EASY LIVING added to runners-up 

1947 - ANTOINE ET ANTOINETTE moved from runners-up to top ten 

1946 - CANYON PASSAGE moved from runners-up to top ten 

1945 - FALBALAS moved up within top ten 

1942 - CAT PEOPLE moved from runners-up to top ten 


13 Jul 02 to 31 Jul 02:


2000 - ROBERTO SUCCO added to ten-best list 

1991 - NAKED LUNCH moved up on ten-best list 

1979 - THE BROOD moved up on runners-up list 

1976 - TELEPLAY: "The Italian Machine" added to runners-up 

1970 - TRISTANA added to ten-best list 

1961 - ADORABLE MENTEUSE added to ten-best list 

1960 - CE SOIR OU JAMAIS added to runners-up 

1953 - L'AMOUR D'UNE FEMME added to runners-up


14 May 02 to 12 Jul 02:


2001 - added THE BELIEVER to top ten; added SECRET BALLOT to runners-up

1975 - THEY CAME FROM WITHIN moved into top ten

1971 - SILENT RUNNING dropped a few notches among runners-up

1963 - THESE ARE THE DAMNED moved to 1962

1962 - THESE ARE THE DAMNED moved here from 1963

1938 - LA BETE HUMAINE added to runners-up

1937 - GUEULE D'AMOUR moved into top ten


8 Apr 02 to 13 May 02:


2000 - LA CAPTIVE added to runners-up 

1999 - LA CAPTIVE removed from runners-up 

1951 - THE SINNER added to top ten 

1933 - removed BOMBSHELL 


19 Mar 02 to 7 Apr 02:


2001 - LATE MARRIAGE and DOG DAYS added to top ten, and NO SUCH THING

added to runners-up

1974 - added THE SLAP to runners-up

1973 - added THE WANDERERS to runners-up

1970 - added DAYS AND NIGHTS IN THE FOREST to runners-up

1963 - added MAHANAGAR to runners-up

1956 - LES GRANDES MANOEUVRES now spelled correctly


22 Feb 02 to 18 Mar 02:


2001 - added Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN to runners-up

1974 - THE DOG'S BIRTHDAY moved up on runners-up list

1947 - QUAI DES ORFEVRES added to ten-best list

1929-1934: new lists


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