Friday, January 18, 2013

Some of my DVDs

A friend of mine recently requested that I make him a list of movies I recommend watching. What I did instead was go through my DVDs and pick out sort of the best of the best of what I already own. He then requested that I make this information available in a more accessible format (I sent it to him via Facebook messenger originally). So, yeah, here it is. The order of the movies is by how I have them sorted in my collection (roughly by genre/director).

Hitchcock
Psycho
North by Northwest
Rear Window
Vertigo
The Birds
Notorious
To Catch a Thief
Rope
Stangers on a Train

Other Oldies
The Big Sleep
Double Indemnity
Casablanca
The Maltese Falcon

Coen Brothers
No Country for Old Men
Fargo
Burn After Reading
Intolerable Cruelty

Foreign Films (by English title)
Code Unknown
Breathless
400 Blows
Le Samourai
Rashomon
Yojimbo
High and Low
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Old Boy
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
3-Iron

Animated/Children's Films
Coraline
Akira
Kung Fu Panda
Wall-E
Super 8

David Lynch
Mulholland Drive
Eraserhead
Lost Highway
Blue Velvet

Quentin Tarantino
Reservoir Dogs
Pulp Fiction
Four Rooms (Quentin's is the best room)

Robert Rodriquez
From Dusk Till Dawn
Planet Terror

Modern Classics
The Prestige
Memento
Drive
Speed Racer
The Usual Suspects
LA Confidential
Lucky # Slevin
Traffic

Stanley Kubrick
Dr. Strangelove
2001: A Space Odyssey
A Clockwork Orange
Barry Lyndon
The Shining
Full Metal Jacket
Eyes Wide Shut

Martin Scorsese
Taxi Driver
Goodfellas
The Aviator

David Cronenberg
eXististenZ
Naked Lunch
Videodrome
The Fly
Scanners
A History of Violence
Cosmopolis
The Dead Zone

Horror Classics
Alien
Aliens
The Thing
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The Silence of the Lambs

Comedies
Schizopolis
I Heart Huckabees
The Informant!
Be Kind Rewind
The Butcher Boy
Zombieland

Yeah. There are a whole lot of other movies I like, but this is a good selection of the DVDs I actually own.

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