Dave Kehr

Columnist, the New York Times, Film Comment

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Big Trail, The

1930

Raoul Walsh

Docks of New York, The

1928

Josef von Sternberg

Intolerance

1916

D.W. Griffith

Journey to Italy

1954

Roberto Rossellini

Make Way for Tomorrow

1937

Leo McCarey

mépris, Le

1963

Jean-Luc Godard

Playtime

1967

Jacques Tati

Sansho Dayu

1954

Mizoguchi Kenji

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

Comments

All long-take, mise en scène movies, with the partial exception of Intolerance. Perhaps this is my knee-jerk reaction against the current mania for machine-gun editing.

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