It Was The List Of Times: Hitchcock v Welles

Film Club Rule #634: Your taste may not be everyone’s taste, but that doesn’t mean it’s not good taste.

What makes a great film? What makes a film your favorite film?¬†People love lists, and everyone’s an expert. Do critics’ lists carry the significance they once held? The 2012 Sight & Sound Top 10 List is featured in this episode. ¬†Heather, Jeff, and Rusty each discuss a film on the list and discuss the relevance of each in 2016.

First up, Heather talks about the #10 film Fellini’s 8 1/2. It’s his movie within a movie romp. Does Heather think it’s one of the best films of all time? Vertigo, the film in the top spot is Rusty’s pick. Is it really better than Citizen Kane, the movie it surpassed in 2012? Would you want to take any of the ten greatest films on a desert island with you?



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