Michael Atkinson

Critic

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Aguirre, Wrath of God

1972

Werner Herzog

Atalante, L'

1934

Jean Vigo

Blue Velvet

1986

David Lynch

Celine and Julie Go Boating

1974

Jacques Rivette

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Late Spring

1949

Ozu Yasujirô

Man Escaped, A

1956

Robert Bresson

Pierrot le Fou

1965

Jean-Luc Godard

Règle du jeu, La

1939

Jean Renoir

Sherlock Jr

1924

Buster Keaton

Comments

How would the final results change if the poll’s ten-votes-per-list metric took on, say, lists of 20 or even 30 selections? Would it make a more pertinent list? Hard to say; I just wanted to list more, dammit.

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