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The A list : the National Society of Film Critics' 100 essential films

Author: Jay Carr; National Society of Film Critics.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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In 100 memorable essays, the National Society of Film Critics lists the 100 essential films of all time (a list which may surprise some movie fans). 16 photos.
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Genre/Form: Reviews
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A list.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606592558
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Carr; National Society of Film Critics.
ISBN: 0306810964 9780306810961
OCLC Number: 48804602
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 351 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 2001 : a space odyssey (1968) / James Verniere --
42nd Street (1933) / Emanuel Levy --
The 400 blows (1959) / Peter Brunette --
All about Eve (1950) / Peter Travers --
Annie Hall (1977) / Jay Carr --
Ashes and diamonds (1958) / Peter Keough --
L'Atalante (1934) / Terrence Rafferty --
The bank dick (1940) / Henry Sheehan --
The Battleship Potemkin (1925) / Roger Ebert --
The birth of a nation (1915) / Dave Kehr --
Blow-up (1966) / Andrew Sarris --
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) / Richard Schickel --
Breathless (1960) / David Sterritt --
Bringing up Baby (1938) / Morris Dickstein --
Casablanca (1942) / Jay Carr --
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978) / Joe Morgenstern --
Children of paradise (1945) / Jay Carr --
Chinatown (1974) / James Verniere --
Citizen Kane (1941) / Godfrey Cheshire --
Close encounters of the third kind (1977) / Matt Zoller Seitz --
Closely watched trains (1967) / Richard Schickel --
Close-up (1990) / Jonathan Rosenbaum --
Dance, girl, dance (1940) / Carrie Rickey --
The decalogue (1988) / Michael Wilmington --
Diary of a country priest (1951) / Henry Sheehan --
Diner (1982) / Peter Rainer --
Do the right thing (1989) / David Sterritt --
La dolce vita (1959) / Roger Ebert --
Double indemnity (1944) / Matt Zoller Seitz --
Duck soup (1933) / William Wolf --
Easy rider (1969) / William Wolf --
Enter the dragon (1973) / Michael Sragow --
The entertainer (1960) / Charles Taylor --
The exorcist (1973) / Terrence Rafferty --
Faces (1968) / Andrew Sarris --
Fargo (1996) / Peter Travers --
Frankenstein and The bride of Frankenstein (1931, 1935) / Richard T. Jameson --
The General (1927) / Roger Ebert --
The godfather and The godfather part II (1972, 1974) / Michael Sragow --
Gone with the wnd (1939) / Eleanor Ringel --
The gosep according to St. Matthew (1964) / Rob Nelson --
The graduate (1967) / Jami Bernard --
Greed (1924) / Todd McCarthy --
Happy together (1997) / Armond White --
High noon (1952) / Emanuel Levy --
Invasion of the body snatchers (1956) / Robert Sklar --
Jailhouse rock (1957) / Carrie Rickey --
Ju Dou, Raise the red lantern, Red sorghum (1990, 1991, 1987) / Andy Klein --
Killer of sheep (1977) / Armond White --
L.A. confidential (1997) / Peter Rainer --
Landscape in the mist (1988) / Michael Wilmington --
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) / Michael Wilmington --
M (1931) / Morris Dickstein --
The Maltese falcon (1941) / Richard T. Jameson --
The mn with a movie camera (1929) / J. Hoberman --
The marriage of Maria Braun (1978) / Kevin Thomas --
Metropolis (1927) / Armond White --
Modern times (1936) / David Denby --
Mr. Smith goes to Washington (1939) / Robert Sklar --
Nashville (1975) / David Sterritt --
The night of the hunter (1955) / Peter Rainer --
Night of the living dead (1968) / Kevin Thomas --
Nosferatu (1922) / Andy Klein --
Los olvidados (1950) / Rob Nelson --
On the waterfront (1954) / Robert Sklar --
Open city (1945) / Peter Brunette --
The Palm Beach story (1942) / David Ansen --
Pandora's box (1928) / Charles Taylor --
The passion of Joan of Arc (1928) / Roger Ebert --
Pather Panchali, Aparajito, The world of Apu (1956, 1958, 1960) / Garry Arnold --
The piano (1993) / Judy Gerstel --
Psycho (1960) / Charles Taylor --
The public enemy (1931) / John Anderson --
Pulp fiction (1994) / Jami Bernard --
Raging bull (1980) / Jami Bernard --
Rashomon (1950) / Andy Klein --
Rebel without a cause (1955) / Jay Carr --
The rules of the game (1939) / Jay Carr --
Schindler's list (1993) / Jay Carr --
The searchers (1956) / Peter Travers --
The seven samurai 91954) / John Anderson --
The seventh seal (1957) --
Singin' in the rain (1952) / Judy Gerstel --
Star Wars (1977) / Matt Zoller Seitz --
La strada and Nights of Cabiria (1955, 1957) / Gary Arnold --
Sunrise (1927) / Jonathan Rosenbaum --
Sunset Boulevard (1950) / Morris Dickstein --
The thief of Baghdad (1924) / Joe Morgenstern --
Tokyo story (1953) / Kevin Thomas --
Top hat (1935) / Carrie Rickey --
Touch of evil (1958) / Michael Sragow --
Trouble in paradise (1932) / Richard Schickel --
Ugetsu Monogatari (1953) / Gerald Peary --
Unforgiven (1992) / Kenneth Turan --
Les vampires (1915) / Jonathan Rosenbaum --
Vertigo (1958) / Kenneth Turan --
The Wild Bunch (1969) / Michael Wilmington --
Winchester '73 (1950) / Gerald Peary --
The wizard of Oz (1939) / Peter Keough --
Written on the wind (1956) / J. Hoberman.
Responsibility: edited by Jay Carr.

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