Eric Henderson

Critic, Slant Magazine, CBS Minnesota

Voted for

Crime Wave1985John Paizs
Goodbye, Dragon Inn2003Tsai Ming-liang
Heart of a Dog2015Laurie Anderson
Imitation of Life1959Douglas Sirk
Outer Space1999Peter Tscherkassky
Pink Narcissus1971James Bidgood
Sans Soleil1982Chris Marker
Taste of Cherry1997Abbas Kiarostami
3 Women1977Robert Altman
Tropical Malady2004Apichatpong Weerasethakul


Any excuse to performative self-abnegation, I'm in. In that spirit, I decided to rule ineligible any film that made 2012's top 50 and any director who made the top 25 in overall mentions. Somehow that still leaves Douglas Sirk, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Altman and Chris Marker in the mix. But sorry, Luis Buñuel, the rules of the game stack yet again in your disfavour. Otherwise, I made a conscious choice to skew toward new and LGBTQ.