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(from Village Voice "Take One" Poll)

contributed by John Powers

All About My Mother (Pedro Almodovar)
Autumn Tale (Eric Rohmer)
Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)
Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick)
The Hole (Tsai Ming-liang)
Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Matrix (The Wachowski Brothers)
Sicilia! (Jean-Marie Straub & Danielle Huillet)
The Straight Story (David Lynch)
Topsy-Turvy (Mike Leigh)

Best Films of the 1990s

(from Village Voice "Take One" Poll)

contributed by John Powers

Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier)
Bullet in the Head (John Woo)
Caro Diario (Nanni Moretti)
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai)
Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami)
Fireworks (Takeshi Kitano)
Mother and Son (Alexsandr Sokurov)
The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
The Quince Tree Sun (Victor Erice)
Red (Krzysztof Kiewslowski)
Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino)
Satantango (Bela Tarr)
Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)

The following lists were compiled by Mike D'Angelo.

Previous Years: 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 80's
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 90's


(Village Voice)
01. High Hopes (Mike Leigh)
02. Heathers (Michael Lehmann)
03. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)
04. sex, lies and videotape (Steven Soderbergh)
05. Distant Voices, Still Lives (Terence Davies)
06. A Tale of the Wind (Joris Ivens)
07. The Documentator (Istvan Darday/Gyorgy Szalai)
08. Roger & Me (Michael Moore)
09. Ariel (Aki Kaurismaki)
10. A City of Sadness (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
11. Henry V (Kenneth Branagh)
12. Born on the Fourth of July (Oliver Stone)


(Village Voice)
01. The Decalogue (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
02. White Hunter, Black Heart (Clint Eastwood)
03. Landscape in the Mist (Theo Angelopoulos)
04. Freeze--Die--Come to Life (Vitali Kanevsky)
05. GoodFellas (Martin Scorsese)
06. Sweetie (Jane Campion)
07. To Sleep With Anger (Charles Burnett)
08. American Dream (Barbara Kopple)
09. Blue Steel (Kathryn Bigelow)
10. Wild at Heart (David Lynch)
11. Dances With Wolves (Kevin Costner)


(Village Voice)
01. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
02. Poison (Todd Haynes)
03. La Belle Noiseuse (Jacques Rivette)
04. The Garden (Derek Jarman)
05. My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant)
06. Korczak (Andrzej Wajda)
07. Naked Lunch (David Cronenberg)
08. The Killer (John Woo)
09. Jungle Fever (Spike Lee)
10. The Rapture (Michael Tolkin)


(Village Voice)
01. Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)
02. Save and Protect ()
03. Histoire(s) du Cinema (Jean-Luc Godard)
04. Dream of Light (Victor Erice)
05. The Oyster Princess (Ernst Lubitsch, 1919?)
06. The Best Intentions (Bille August)
07. Light Sleeper (Paul Schrader)
08. Lovers ()
09. Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino)
10. One False Move (Carl Franklin)


(Village Voice)
01. The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
02. Valley of Abraham (Manoel de Oliveira)
03. Guelwaar (Ousmane Sembene)
04. The Last Bolshevik (Chris Marker)
05. Highway Patrolman (Alex Cox)
06. Naked (Mike Leigh)
07. In the Name of the Father (Jim Sheridan)
08. Household Saints (Nancy Savoca)
09. La Chasse aux Papillons (Otar Iosseliani)
10. Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis)
11a. The Piano (Jane Campion)
11b. The Age of Innocence (Martin Scorsese)


(Village Voice)
01. The Devil, Probably (Robert Bresson)
02. JLG by JLG (Jean-Luc Godard)
03. A Tale of Winter (Eric Rohmer)
04. Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
05. White (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
06. Caro Diario (Nanni Moretti)
07. The Firm (Alan Clarke)
08. Little Women (Gillian Armstrong)
09. Hoop Dreams (Steve James)
10. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
11. Quiz Show (Robert Redford)
12. Sure Fire (Jon Jost)


(Village Voice)
01. [left intentionally blank]
02. I Can't Sleep (Claire Denis)
03. Clockers (Spike Lee)
04. Devil in a Blue Dress (Carl Franklin)
05. Safe (Todd Haynes)
06. Heat (Michael Mann)
07. Through the Olive Trees (Abbas Kiarostami)
08. Crumb (Terry Zwigoff)
09. The Bridges of Madison County (Clint Eastwood)
10. Exotica (Atom Egoyan)