Contributing writer for The Nation. Editor of Downtime Magazine. Freelance writer and critic.
|The Last Laugh
|Only Angels Have Wings
|Pierrot le fou
|Close Encounters of the Third Kind
|A Brighter Summer Day
|Dazed and Confused
I chose these 10 films from a list of roughly 65, all of which made an impact on my worldview and aesthetic priorities. These selections should be taken as a snapshot of my current mood. They are transparently insufficient and reflective of my biases. I inevitably will have many regrets and misgivings over these choices in the near future. But, much like life, they are still mine and mine alone.