Diana Drumm

Director of Marketing & Communications (Quad Cinema), Assistant Editor (Cineaste Magazine), Person behind @FemaleCritics

Voted for

The Adventures of Robin Hood1938Michael Curtiz, William Keighley
The Quiet Man1952John Ford
North by Northwest1959Alfred Hitchcock
Jules et Jim1962François Truffaut
In the Mood for Love2000Wong Kar Wai
The Tales of Hoffmann1951Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
The Piano1992Jane Campion
Malcolm X1992Spike Lee
New York New York1977Martin Scorsese


The Adventures of Robin Hood

1938 USA

"Why, you speak treason!"


The Quiet Man

1952 USA

"Impetuous! Homeric!"

North by Northwest

1959 USA

"That wasn't very sporting, using real bullets."

Jules et Jim

1962 France

"You said, 'I love you.' I said, 'Wait.' I was about to say, 'Take me.' You said, 'Go away.'"

In the Mood for Love

2000 Hong Kong, France

"Why did you call me at the office today?"

"I had nothing to do. I wanted to hear your voice."

The Tales of Hoffmann

1951 United Kingdom

*cue the Barcarolle*

The Piano

1992 Australia, France

"What a death! What a chance! What a surprise! My will has chosen life! Still, it has had me spooked and many others besides!"

Malcolm X

1992 USA

"Don't be ashamed when l call you Black. Because that's what you are. You're Black! You're Black and you're beautiful. Because Black is beautiful."


1926 Germany

"All things in heaven and on earth are wonderful! But the greatest miracle of all is man's freedom to choose between good and evil!"

New York New York

1977 USA

"A major chord is when everything in your life works out perfectly. When you have everything you could ever possibly want. Everything! You have the woman you want, you have the music you want, and you have enough money to live comfortably. And that's a major chord."