Domino Renee Perez

Director and associate professor, Department of English and the Centre for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas, Austin

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Belle et la Bete, La

1946

Jean Cocteau

Blade Runner

1982

Ridley Scott

Cabinet of Dr Caligari, The

1919

Robert Wiene

Exterminating Angel, The

1962

Luis Buñuel

Jetée, La

1962

Chris Marker

Lone Star

1995

John Sayles

Metropolis

1927

Fritz Lang

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Seven Samurai

1954

Akira Kurosawa

Singin' in the Rain

1951

Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly

Comments

The overlap between greatest and most influential is considerable, but it does not make the selection process any easier. I would have liked to have found a place for The Big Sleep (Hawkes), All About My Mother (Almodóvar), or Old Boy (Chan-wook).

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