Cahiers, Sight & Sound offer decade lists

Posted by · 4:21 pm · January 9th, 2010

The recent barrage of end-of-decade collectives has probably been enough to sate the appetite of even the keenest listoholic — but having consciously avoided most such lists while I worked on my own, I’m still wallowing in them. So I can’t resist mentioning out the lists of two of the world’s leading film magazines — […]

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‘Hurt Locker,’ ‘Basterds’ crack Cahiers du Cinéma list

Posted by · 8:10 am · December 16th, 2009

All cinéastes know that the annual Top 10 issued by Cahiers du Cinéma is pretty much the ne plus ultra of critics’ lists. The legendary French film magazine has taste that veers from the rigorously auteurist (recent list-toppers include “Redacted,” “Tropical Malady” and “Paranoid Park”) to the frankly perverse (“Lady in the Water” made the […]

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