Sunday, January 01, 1984

THE BEST OF THE YEAR 1983

THE FILM OF THE YEAR
Two Rode Together (John Ford)

POETS & MIND-BENDERS
¡Que Viva Mexico! (Sergei Eisenstein)
Nran guyne (Sergei Parajanov)
Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (Kenneth Anger)
Das blaue Licht (Leni Riefenstahl)
SVD (Kozintsev & Trauberg)
A Woman of Paris (Charles Chaplin)
The Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg)

FILMS WITH NEW WAYS TO SEE
Muriel (Alain Resnais)
Giulietta degli spiriti (Federico Fellini)
Providence (Alain Resnais)
Masculin-féminin (Jean-Luc Godard)
Rudolf Thome

ENGAGED CINEMA
Native Land (Hurwitz & Strand)
The Seventh Cross (Fred Zinnemann)

THE FUNNIEST
Charles Chaplin (A Day's Pleasure, Pay Day, The Pilgrim, Shoulder Arms, The Unknown Chaplin 1-3)
W.C. Fields: shorts, The Bank Dick, Million $ Legs
Harold Lloyd: Feet First, Grandma's Boy, A Sailor-Made Man, Dr. Jack, For Heaven's Sake
Buster Keaton: Seven Chances, Three Ages, Go West, The Cameraman
George Cukor: Pat and Mike
Billy Wilder: Kiss Me, Stupid
Mae West: I'm No Angel, Belle of the Nineties
Jean-Luc Godard: Charlotte et son Jules
Nelly Kaplan: La Fiancée du pirate

THE MOST CHARMING
Sheree North (The Best Things In Life Are Free)
Anna Magnani (Le Carrosse d'or)
The Love Goddesses
Frances Farmer (Come and Get It)
Haydée Politoff (La Collectionneuse)
Catherine Hessling (Nana)
Janet Leigh (Jet Pilot)
Brigitte Helm (L'Atlantide)
Jennifer Jones (Ruby Gentry)

HORROR
The Black Room (Roy William Neill)
Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper)
Night of the Demon (Jacques Tourneur)
Kwaidan (Masaki Kobayashi)
The Plague of the Zombies (John Gilling)
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene)
Das Wachsfigurenkabinett (Paul Leni)
Mighty Joe Young (Ernest B. Schoedsack)
The Mystery of the Wax Museum (Michael Curtiz)
The Most Dangerous Game (Ernest B. Schoedsack)
The Old Dark House (James Whale)
Vampyr (Carl Th. Dreyer)

THRILLERS
Criss Cross (Robert Siodmak)
The Next of Kin (Thorold Dickinson)
Phantom Lady (Robert Siodmak)
The Prowler (Joseph Losey)
The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock)
Dial M for Murder (Alfred Hitchcock)

CLASSICS REVISITED
Bronenosets Potyomkin (Sergei Eisenstein)
Arsenal (Aleksandr Dovzhenko)
Ladri di biciclette (Vittorio De Sica)
Miracolo a Milano (Vittorio De Sica)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (John Ford)

MUSIC
A Star Is Born (George Cukor)
A Salute to Fred Astaire
Rockrullen
Grace Jones: A One Man Show
Jazz On a Summer's Day (Bert Stern)
The Doors Are Open

COSMOS (Carl Sagan)

DIRECTORS OF THE YEAR:
HOWARD HAWKS (Air Force, Red River)
FRITZ LANG (Hangmen Also Die!, Fury, Siegfried, M, Man Hunt, Moonfleet, The Blue Gardenia)
KENJI MIZOGUCHI (Gion bayashi, Musashino fujin, Uwasa no onna, Gubijinso, Meito Mijomaru)
YASUJIRO OZU (Tokyo monogatari, Akibiyori)
NICHOLAS RAY (Lusty Men, In a Lonely Place)
JEAN RENOIR (Boudu, Le Carrosse d'or, Nana, La petite marchande d'allumettes, The Southerner, Madame Bovary, This Land Is Mine)
ERIC ROHMER (La Boulangère de Monceau, La Carrière de Suzanne, La Collectionneuse, Die Marquise von O.)
JEAN ROUCH (Les Maîtres fous, La Chasse au lion à l'arc, Jaguar, Moi, un noir, La Pyramide humaine)
ARNE SUCKSDORFF (Det stora äventyret, En sommarsaga, Människor i stad, Trut!)
ERIC M. NILSSON (Lourdes, I Tunisien, Europa 1900, Det var en gång)
PETER VON BAGH (Olavi Virta, Suomi pop series)