Category Archives: Lists

Kamran Ahmed’s Top 25 Films of 2014

It comes time to credit the cinema standouts of 2014. Here I am again, perplexed by the ratings and statistics, the festivals and the box offices, the ways in which we organize films into tiny fragmented collections. We want an … Continue reading

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Kamran’s Top Twenty of 2013

Top Twenty Films of the Year Through a combination of graceful crane movements that unravel the mystery, and still close ups to depict human repose, strength, and dignity, McQueen covers all the bases, both eliciting highly emotional experiences as well … Continue reading

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Bresson, Ranked

“Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.” Bresson’s style of accentuating minimalist details — closing up and slowing down on body parts or material items — repletes his films with a transcendental slowing down of one’s … Continue reading

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Tarkovsky, Ranked

“We can express our feelings regarding the world around us either by poetic or by descriptive means. I prefer to express myself metaphorically. Let me stress: metaphorically, not symbolically. A symbol contains within itself a definite meaning, certain intellectual formula, … Continue reading

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The Juxtaposition Of Beauty And Tragedy: A List Of My Favourite Film Endings

Three Colours: Blue Nights Of Cabiria Ikiru Late Spring Solaris

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Aronofsky, Ranked

While his films all leave a great impression in my mind, I have never been so awestruck as to call one of his films a masterpiece. I have given each of his films a 4/5 rating without hesitation; they are … Continue reading

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Malick, Ranked

Definitely one of the finest director’s of our time, especially regarding cinematography and scope. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Malick; while I’ve always loved his use of the formal aspects of cinema, creating majestic land-pieces out … Continue reading

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Nolan, Ranked

Memento Following The Prestige Inception Batman Begins The Dark Knight Doodlebug (Short) Insomnia

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