Friday, November 14, 2008

1976 at 24fps

My favourite films released in the U.S. in 1976. Top 30 & many honorables.

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30.        GOD TOLD ME TO

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29.      ALICE SWEET ALICE

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28.             THE OMEN

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                    THE MAN
27.     WHO FELL TO EARTH

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26.      BOUND FOR GLORY

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25.          NICKELODEON

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24.            OBSESSION

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23.                  MEAT

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22.              DEEP RED

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              MOTHER KUSTERS
21.         GOES TO HEAVEN

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20.             THE FRONT

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19.        MIKEY AND NICKY

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18.         SMALL CHANGE

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17.              NETWORK

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                IN THE REALM
16.         OF THE SENSES

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15.     KINGS OF THE ROAD

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   BUFFALO BILL & THE INDIANS,
14.   OR SITTING BULL'S HISTORY LESSON

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                 THE KILLING
13.   OF A CHINESE BOOKIE

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12.                DUELLE

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11.         EDVARD MUNCH

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10.   HARLAN COUNTY U.S.A.

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9. THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES

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8.     THE BAD NEWS BEARS

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7.   PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK

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6.                SOLARIS

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5.                 CARRIE

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4.             THE TENANT

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3.   ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13

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2. THE SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE

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1.             TAXI DRIVER


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ALSO ESSENTIAL. NOT RANKED. 
(other titles of '76 I loved that could've placed)







THE EAGLE HAS LANDED

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THE LITTLE GIRL
WHO LIVES DOWN THE LANE

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ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
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KADDU BEYKAT
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MARATHON MAN
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SEVEN BEAUTIES
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MINDSCAPE
[LE PAYSAGISTE]
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LED ZEPPLIN:
THE SONG REMAINS SAME

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SHIVERS
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LISA AND THE DEVIL
[the Italian cut]

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THE MARQUISE OF "O"

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MAITRESSE

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LOGAN'S RUN

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KEOMA

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UP!

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ROCKY

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THE SHOOTIST

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THE SIGNALMAN
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ROBIN AND MARIAN

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BLACK & WHITE IN COLOR

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THE CARS THAT ATE PARIS

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FACE TO FACE

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CAR WASH

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KATIE TIPPEL

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FROM NOON TILL THREE
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IL MESSIA
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TWO MEN IN TOWN
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PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN

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THE STREET
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DRUM

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SILENT MOVIE

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1976
TOP 30
  1. TAXI DRIVER (Scorsese)
  2. SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE (Erice)
  3. ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 (Carpenter)
  4. THE TENANT (Polanski)
  5. CARRIE (De Palma)
  6. SOLARIS (Tarkovsky)
  7. PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (Weir)
  8. BAD NEWS BEARS (Michael Ritchie)
  9. OUTLAW JOSEY WALES (Eastwood)
  10. HARLAN COUNTY U.S.A. (Kopple)
  11. EDVARD MUNCH (Watkins)
  12. DUELLE (Rivette)
  13. KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE (Cassavetes)
  14. BUFFALO BILL AND THE INDIANS (Altman)
  15. KINGS OF THE ROAD (Wenders)
  16. IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES (Ôshima)
  17. NETWORK (Lumet)
  18. SMALL CHANGE (Truffaut)
  19. MIKEY AND NICKY (Elaine May)
  20. THE FRONT (Martin Ritt)
  21. MOTHER KUSTERS (Fassbinder)
  22. DEEP RED (Argento)
  23. MEAT (Wiseman)
  24. OBSESSION (De Palma)
  25. NICKELODEON (Bogdanovich)
  26. BOUND FOR GLORY (Ashby)
  27. THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (Roeg)
  28. THE OMEN (Donner)
  29. ALICE SWEET ALICE (Alfred Sole)
  30. GOD TOLD ME TO (Cohen)

RUNNER UP
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED (Sturges), LITTLE GIRL WHO LIVES DOWN THE LANE (Gessner), ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (Pakula), KADDU BEYKAT (Safi Faye), MARATHON MAN (Schlesinger), SEVEN BEAUTIES (Wertmüller), MINDSCAPE (Jacques Drouin), ZEPPLIN: SONG REMAINS SAME (Peter Clifton), SHIVERS (Cronenberg), LISA AND THE DEVIL [ITALIAN CUT] (Bava), THE MARQUISE OF O (Rohmer), MAITRESSE (Schroeder), LOGAN'S RUN (Michael Anderson), KEOMA (Enzo G. Castellari), UP! (Russ Meyer), ROCKY (Avildsen), THE SHOOTIST (Don Siegel), THE SIGNALMAN (Lawrence Gordon Clark), ROBIN AND MARIAN (Richard Lester), BLACK & WHITE IN COLOR (Annaud), CARS THAT ATE PARIS (Weir), FACE TO FACE (Bergman), CAR WASH (Michael Schultz), KATIE TIPPEL (Verhoeven), FROM NOON TILL THREE (Frank D. Gilroy), IL MESSIA (Rossellini), TWO MEN IN TOWN (José Giovanni), PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN (Edwards), THE STREET (Caroline Leaf), DRUM (Steve Carver), SILENT MOVIE (Mel Brooks)

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