Henry K Miller

Critic

UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

eclisse, L'

1962

Michelangelo Antonioni

Fall, The

1969

Peter Whitehead

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1986

John Hughes

Go-Between, The

1971

Joseph Losey

Goodfellas

1990

Martin Scorsese

His Girl Friday

1939

Howard Hawks

Rear Window

1954

Alfred Hitchcock

Red Shoes, The

1948

Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger

Règle du jeu, La

1939

Jean Renoir

Zodiac

2007

David Fincher

Comments

Creating this list was a bittersweet experience: rewatching films I no longer understood, rewatching films I finally understood. The ten directors I most regret leaving out are Altman, Assayas, Bertolucci, Boorman, Thorold Dickinson, Jancsó, Lye, Michael Mann, Resnais, and Welles. If Where Eagles Dare misses out on the overall list by only one vote, I’ll be very upset. Worryingly, I have seen just two of my list projected.

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