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The Best Films of 1965

by Christopher Beaubien • March 15, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

Juliet of the Spirits (dir. Federico Fellini)
The Sound of Music (dir. Robert Wise)
Alphaville, Une Étrange Aventure de Lemmy Caution | Pierrot le Fou
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Repulsion (dir. Roman Polanski)
A Patch of Blue (dir. Guy Green)
Doctor Zhivago (dir. David Lean)
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (dir. Russ Meyer)
The Agony and the Ecstasy (dir. Carol Reed)

The Best Films of 1964

by Christopher Beaubien • March 14, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
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My Fair Lady (dir. George Cukor)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (dir. Jacques Demy)
Woman in the Dunes (dir. Hiroshi Teshigahara)
A Hard Day’s Night (dir. Richard Lester)
Fail-Safe (dir. Sidney Lumet)
Mary Poppins (dir. Robert Stevenson)
Kwaidan (dir. Masaki Kobayashi)
Marnie (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
A Fistful of Dollars (dir. Sergio Leone)

Honourable Selection: “The Twilight Zone”

Seasons 1 – 5 (created by Rod Serling, 1959 – 1964)

The Best Films of 1963

by Christopher Beaubien • March 13, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

8 ½ (dir. Federico Fellini)
Contempt (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
High and Low (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
The Great Escape (dir. John Sturges)
The Leopard (dir. Luchino Visconti)
The Birds (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Sword in the Stone (dir. Wolfgang Reitherman)
Jason and the Argonauts (dir. Don Chaffey)

Honourable Selection: “Trilogy of Faith”

The Silence (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
Winter Light (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
Through a Glass Darkly (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1961)

The Best Films of 1962

by Christopher Beaubien • March 12, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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Lawrence of Arabia {dir. David Lean)
Ivan’s Childhood (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
The Manchurian Candidate (dir. John Frankenheimer)
My Life to Live: Film en Douze Tableaux (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Jules and Jim (dir. François Truffaut)
To Kill a Mockingbird (dir. Robert Mulligan)
Lolita (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Cape Fear (dir. J. Lee Thompson)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (dir. Robert Aldrich)
The Trial of Joan of Arc (dir. Robert Bresson)
The Miracle Worker (dir. Arthur Penn)
Carnival of Souls (dir. Herk Harvey)

The Best Films of 1961

by Christopher Beaubien • March 11, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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Last Year at Marienbad (dir. Alain Resnais)
La Dolce Vita (dir. Federico Fellini)
Yojimbo (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
The Hustler (dir. Robert Rossen)
Viridiana (dir. Luis Buñuel)
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (dir. Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske)
West Side Story (dir. Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins)
The Exiles (dir. Kent MacKenzie)
The Innocents (dir. Jack Clayton)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (dir. Blake Edwards)
Splendor in the Grass (dir. Elia Kazan)

Honourable Selection: “The Human Condition”

Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1961)
Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)
Human Condition I: No Greater Love (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)