My Top 30 Films

"What went we out into this wilderness to find?"

It is important to know the critic whose opinions you are reading, so here are my top 30 films to give you a flavour of my film tastes.


In Bruges, Martin McDonagh (2008)

Sunset Boulevard, Billy Wilder (1950)

The Sound of Music, Robert Wise (1965)

Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino (2009)

The Witch, Robert Eggers (2005)

Titanic, James Cameron (1997)

The Talented Mr. Ripley, Anthony Minghella (1999)

A Little Princess, Alfonso Cuaron (1995)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Tim Burton (2008)

Shutter Island, Martin Scorsese (2010)

Airplane! Jim Abrahams, David Zucker & Jerry Zucker (1980)

Calvary, John Michael McDonagh (2014)

The Shining, Stanley Kubrick (1980)

Rocketman, Dexter Fletcher (2019)

Sing Street, John Carney (2016)

The Lighthouse, Robert Eggers (2019)

Call Me By Your Name, Luca Guadagnino (2017)

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Céline Sciamma (2019)

Six Shooter, Martin McDonagh (2004)

Father of the Bride, Charles Shyer (1991)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coen Brothers (2018)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Robert Altman (1971)

Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi (2020)

Chocolat, Lasse Hallstrom (2001)

Three Amigos, John Landis (1986)

Life of Brian, Terry Jones (1979)

Before Sunrise, Richard Linklater (1995)

Her, Spike Jonze (2013)

Brazil, Terry Gilliam (1985)

Ladri di biciclette, Vittorio De Sica (1948)