Sunday, March 14, 2010

BEST OF THE 50s: FILM

The greatest decade for cinematography in my opinion. Also the decade I wish I was born into







20.       NIGHTS OF CABIRIA

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19.         PATHS OF GLORY

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18. ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS

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17.            THE BIG HEAT

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16.          LOS OLVIDADOS

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15.     WILD STRAWBERRIES

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14.                VERTIGO

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13.          A MAN ESCAPED

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12.           REAR WINDOW

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11.        THE STEEL HELMET

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10.         PATHER PANCHALI

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9.                RASHOMON

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-tie-9.                IKIRU

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8.             THE 400 BLOWS

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7.   THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER

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6.          SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

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5.              TOKYO STORY

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              THE EARRINGS OF
4.                MADAME DE...

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3.            THE SEARCHERS

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2.             SEVEN SAMURAI

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1.             JOHNNY GUITAR


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recap
1950-1959
  1. JOHNNY GUITAR (Nicholas Ray)
  2. SEVEN SAMURAI (Kurosawa)
  3. THE SEARCHERS (Ford)
  4. EARRINGS OF MADAME DE.. (Ophüls)
  5. TOKYO STORY (Ozu)
  6. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (Donen/Kelly)
  7. NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (Laughton)
  8. THE 400 BLOWS (Truffaut)
  9. RASHOMON (Kurosawa)                                                                                   -tie- IKIRU (Kurosawa)
  10. PATHER PANCHALI (Satyajit Ray)
  11. THE STEEL HELMET (Fuller)
  12. REAR WINDOW (Hitchcock)
  13. A MAN ESCAPED (Bresson)
  14. VERTIGO (Hitchcock)
  15. WILD STRAWBERRIES (Bergman)
  16. FORGOTTEN ONES (Buñuel)
  17. THE BIG HEAT (Lang)
  18. ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (Sirk)
  19. PATHS OF GLORY (Kubrick)
  20. NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (Fellini)




I encourage all of you to post your favorite pics of the 50s (or films you think I've shafted) in the comments section below.

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