Joaquín Chazarreta

Film critic | Artistic Producer (BAFICI) | Filmmaker

Voted for

The Wizard of Oz1939Victor Fleming
Rear Window1954Alfred Hitchcock
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly1966Sergio Leone
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre1974Tobe Hooper
Jaws1975Steven Spielberg
Apocalypse Now1979Francis Ford Coppola
Stop Making Sense1984Jonathan Demme
Die Hard1988John McTiernan
Toy Story1995John Lasseter
Phantom Thread2017Paul Thomas Anderson


Bearing in mind the impossibility that lays within the task —there could never be an objective and comprehensive list of the ten best films in the history of cinema— I took the liberty of merely putting together a deeply personal one. To me, these films are masterpieces in their own terms. Sure, I regret having to exclude the work of many renowned filmmakers which I admire profusely, but I also chose these ten because I just cannot help coming back to them over and over again: they inspire me, fill me with joy and, moreover, they reaffirm my never-ending love for cinema every single time I watch them. “Greatest Films of All Time”? Maybe, I don’t know. “Greatest Films I Simply Couldn’t Live Without At This Particular Moment in My Life”? You got that right.