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Z. W. Lewis

April ’17 Viewing Top 10

Posted on May 1, 2017

takashighost
  1. Takashi Ito filmography (1981 – )
  2. Border (Laura Waddington, 2004)
  3. Tomatos Another Day (James Sibley Watson, 1930)
  4. Gold Diggers of 1933 (Mervyn LeRoy, 1933)
  5. I Am Not Madame Bovary (Feng Xiaogang, 2016)
  6. Streetscapes Series (Heinz Emigholz, 2016-17)
  7. Gradiva (Raymonde Carasco, 1978)
  8. Shift (Toshio Matsumoto, 1982)
  9. A Curing Ceremony (John Marshall, 1969)
  10. Welcome to New York (Abel Ferrara, 2014)

HM: Ghost in the Shell (Rupert Sanders, 2017) // Hinterlands (Scott Barley, 2016)

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March ’17 Viewing Top 10

Posted on March 30, 2017

peking duck soup
  1. Chinois, encore un effort pour être révolutionnaires! (René Viénet, 1977)
  2. Heraclitus the Dark (Patrick Deval, 1967)
  3. How It Feels to Be Run Over (Cecil M. Hempworth, 1900)
  4. The Pressures of the Text (Peter Rose, 1983)
  5. The Unchanging Sea (D. W. Griffith, 1910)
  6. Final Destination 2 (David R. Ellis, 2003)
  7. They Do Not Exist (Mustafa Abu Ali, 1974)
  8. Prai Takian (N/A, 1940)
  9. Mutable Fire (Bradley Eros, 1984)
  10. Hollywood Shuffle (Robert Townsend, 1987)

February ’17 Viewing Top 10

Posted on March 1, 2017

yoyo
  1. Yoyo (Pierre Étaix, 1965)
  2. Vigilante Force (George Armitage, 1976)
  3. The Trap (Adam Curtis, 2007)
  4. Thames Film (William Raban, 1986)
  5. West of Zanzibar (Tod Browning, 1928)
  6. Thames Barrier (William Raban, 1977)
  7. The Green Ray (Tacita Dean, 2001)
  8. John Wick: Chapter Two (Chad Stahelski, 2017)
  9. Runs Good (Pat O’Neill, 1971)
  10. The Ister (Daniel Ross & David Barison, 2004)

January ’17 Viewing Top 10

Posted on February 1, 2017

imagesof
  1. Images of the World and the Inscription of War (Harun Farocki, 1989)
  2. tabula rasa (Peter Tscherkassky, 1989)
  3. La chinoise (Jean-Luc Godard, 1967)
  4. Bouquets 1-10 (Rose Lowder, 1995)
  5. Electric Moon No. 2 (Jud Yalkut & Nam June Paik, 1966)
  6. Workers Leaving the Factory (Harun Farocki, 1995)
  7. Shoulder Arms (Charles Chaplin, 1918)
  8. Blicklust (Dietmar Brehm, 1992)
  9. Free Huey! (Sally Pugh, 1968)
  10. Best of Luck with the Wall (Josh Begley, 2016)

March ’15 Viewing Top 10

Posted on April 1, 2015

moses
  1. Moses and Aaron (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, 1975)
  2. The Tarnished Angels (Douglas Sirk, 1957)
  3. Moving (Shinji Somai, 1993)
  4. The Last Dive (João César Monteiro, 1992)
  5. Great Day in the Morning (Jacques Tourneur, 1956)
  6. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz, 2014)
  7. The Chase (Arthur Penn, 1966)
  8. Haywire (Steven Soderbergh, 2011)
  9. Tale of Cinema (Hong Sang-soo, 2005)
  10. Run All Night (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2015)

a-g shout-outs: Text of Light (Stan Brakhage, 1974) / The Yellow Bank (J. P. Sniadecki, 2010) / This Is a History of New York (Jem Cohen, 1987)

February ’15 Viewing Top 10

Posted on March 1, 2015

boris-godounov
  1. Boris Godounov (Andrzej Zulawski, 1989)
  2. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (Mamoru Oshii, 2004)
  3. Our Neighbor, Miss Yae (Yasujiro Shimazu, 1934)
  4. Zardoz (John Boorman, 1974)
  5. All That Jazz (Bob Fosse, 1979)
  6. Deep Cover (Bill Duke, 1992)
  7. An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli, 1951)
  8. Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-liang, 2013)
  9. Step Up 3D (Jon M. Chu, 2010)
  10. Bitter Lake (Adam Curtis, 2015)

a-g shout-outs: Things (Ben Rivers, 2014) / Mongoloid (Bruce Conner, 1978) / Vivian (Bruce Conner, 1965) / One Way Boogie Woogie/27 Years Later (James Benning, 1975-2005) / Natural History (James Benning, 2014) / Greetings to the Ancestors (Ben Russell, 2015)

January ’15 Viewing Top 10

Posted on February 1, 2015

keaton
1. Our Hospitality (John G. Blystone, Buster Keaton, 1923)
2. Anxiety (Manoel de Oliveira, 1998)
3. Turn Left, Turn Right (Johnnie To, 2003)
4. The Big Bounce (George Armitage, 2004)
5. Deep End (Jerzy Skolimowski, 1970)
6. Citizenfour (Laura Poitras, 2014)
7. Dead or Alive (Takashi Miike, 1999)
8. The Man Who Stole the Sun (Kazuhiko Hasegawa, 1979)
9. The Public Woman (Andrzej Zulawski, 1984)
10. Man on Fire (Tony Scott, 2004) / Blackhat (Michael Mann, 2015)
a-g shout-outs: ‘Rameau’s Nephew’ by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen (Michael Snow, 1974) / Skagafjördur (Peter Hutton, 2004) / Serene Velocity (Ernie Gehr, 1970) / New York Portrait, Chapters I-III (Peter Hutton, 1979-1990) / Time and Tide (Peter Hutton, 2000) / California Trilogy (James Benning, 2000-2002) / small roads (James Benning, 2011) / Podwórka (Sharon Lockhart, 2009)