Hillary Weston

Staff Writer / Director of Social Media

Voted for

News from Home1976Chantal Akerman
Eyes Wide Shut1999Stanley Kubrick
Wandafuru Raifu1998Hirokazu Koreeda
Paris, Texas1984Wim Wenders
A Matter of Life and Death1946Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
The Passionate Friends1949David Lean
Die BITTEREN TRÄNEN DER PETRA VON KANT1972Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Opening Night1977John Cassavetes
Mulholland Dr.2001David Lynch
Performance1970Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg


It wasn't easy to limit my notion of the greatest films of all time – those that have awakened my love of cinema, become ingrained in the fabric of my life, and continue to leave me in awe upon each viewing – to a list of 10. Here is a selection of films that have also deepened my admiration for the medium as an ever-evolving artform and a source of endless passion:


Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami, 1990) 

Klute (Alan J. Pakula, 1971) 

Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1994) 

Naked (Mike Leigh, 1994) 

Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002) 

Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (Leos Carax, 1991)

Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008)

Variety (Bette Gordon, 1983)

Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946) 

Losing Ground (Kathleen Collins, 1982)

Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese,1976) 

Hiroshima mon amour (Alain Resnais,1959) 

In a Lonely Place (Nicholas Ray, 1950)