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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Jesse Hawthorne Ficks's Favorite Older Films seen 1st in 2011!

Jesse Hawthorne Ficks teaches film history at the Academy of Art University, programs the film series MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS and freelances film festival reviews for the SF Bay Guardian.


Ficks' Picks of 20 Favorite Older Films Watched For-the-First-Time in 2011 (in alphabetical order)

Tim Kincaid's Bad Girls Dormitory (1986)

Vincente Minnelli's The Bandwagon (1953)

Don Siegel's The Beguiled (1971)

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black (2005)

Monte Hellman's Cockfighter (1974)

Jerzy Skolimowski's Deep End (1970)

Gerard Damiano's Deep Throat (1972)

George Stevens' Giant (1956)

Victor Sjöström's He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

Jack Nicholson & Bob Raffelson's Head (1968)

Naan Kadavul (I Am God, 2009)

Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut (2005) - 190 minute version

Luc Besson's Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle, 1983)

Vincente Minnelli's Meet Me in St Louis (1944)

Michelangelo Antonioni's La Notte (1961)

Ram Gopal Varma's Satya (1998) and Company (2002)

Avi Nesher's She (1982)

Lois Weber's Shoes (1916)

Bo Arne Vibenius' Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1974)

Michael Winterbottom's Tristam Shandy: A Cock & Bull Story (2005)


Roger L. said...

Fantastic - how can I submit my older 10 seen last year?!

Roger L

Rupert Pupkin said...

Great list sir!