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Skuriels Ballot

August 21, 2012

As I write this post, the Skuriels countdown of the 20 greatest movies of all time is underway. This is a joint effort by two critics organizations, the Skandies and the Muriels, and you can get a better explanation of all that here. I’ve written up a couple of my favorites that made the final cut, and those should be appearing on the Skuriels site sometime today. Meanwhile, I thought I’d post my full ballot here:


Apocalypse Now (Coppola, 1979)
Deliverance (Boorman, 1972)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoise (Bunuel, 1972)
Don’t Look Back (Pennebaker, 1967)
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Yates, 1973)
The Godfather, Part II (Coppola, 1974)
In a Lonely Place (Ray, 1950)
Jaws (Spielberg, 1975)
McCabe and Mrs. Miller (Altman, 1971)
Mulholland Dr. (Lynch, 2001)
Psycho (Hitchcock, 1960)
Repo Man (Cox, 1984)
The Road Warrior (Miller, 1981)
The Shining (Kubrick, 1980)
Slacker (Linklater, 1991)
Sleeper (Allen, 1973)
Sunset Blvd. (Wilder, 1950)
Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976)
Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston, 1948)
The Wizard of Oz (Fleming, 1939)

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