Kenneth Turan

film critic and author

Voted for

Bicycle Thieves1948Vittorio De Sica
Citizen Kane1941Orson Welles
Dekalog (decalogue)1988Krzystzof Kieslowski
Les Enfants du paradis1945Marcel Carné
The Godfather1972Francis Ford Coppola
Madame de...1953Max Ophuls
Seven Samurai1954Akira Kurosawa
The Third Man1949Carol Reed
Singin' in the Rain1951Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
The Clock2010Christian Marclay


The Clock


Is this properly a film? I saw it on a huge screen and its passion for cinema knocked me out. That's enough for me.

Further remarks

I've tried to find films that have both meant a lot to film history and to me personally, that have nourished the art form and the soul. I thought I'd have more changes from the list I submitted ten years ago than I do, but it turns out that what endures endures.