Nuria Vidal

Critic

Spain

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968

Stanley Kubrick

Blade Runner

1982

Ridley Scott

Executioner, The

1963

Luis García Berlanga

Hatari!

1961

Howard Hawks

King In New York, A

1957

Charles Chaplin

Règle du jeu, La

1939

Jean Renoir

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Singin' in the Rain

1951

Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly

Tree of Life, The

2010

Terrence Malick

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

Comments

La Règle du jeu is the basis of understanding the modern cinema. Singin’ in the Rain is the best musical film of all time. The Searchers is humanism in cinema, one of the greatest films ever. A King in New York is film and political criticism in a masterpiece. Narrative in cinema changed with Vertigo. Hatari! Gives us the adventure of life in a beautiful and big film. Berlanga is one of the great filmmakers in history and The Executioner is his best film. For me, 2001: A Space Odyssey is the most important film in cinema history. Blade Runner started a new method in modern cinema. And 40 years after 2001, Malick went one step further in the same direction with The Tree of Life.

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