Essential Viewing


  • Accident (1967)
  • After Hours (1985)
  • After Life (1998)
  • Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972)
  • Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (1991)
  • An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • Andrei Rublev (1966)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • The Apartment (1960)
  • Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)
  • An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
  • Ballet Adagio (1972)
  • The Bank Dick (1940)
  • Barry Lyndon (1975)
  • Barton Fink (1991)
  • Begone Dull Care (1949)
  • The Beiderbecke Affair (1985)
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
  • Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  • Big Business (1929)
  • The Big Lebowski (1998)
  • Blade Runner (1992)
  • A Blonde in Love (1965)
  • Blood Simple (1984)
  • Blue Black Permanent (1992)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • Boston Fire (1979)
  • Boys from the Blackstuff (1982)
  • Brazil (1985)
  • Breaking Bad (2008-13)
  • Brick (2005)
  • Brief Encounter (1945)
  • A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  • Buffalo '66 (1998)
  • A Canterbury Tale (1944)
  • Catch-22 (1970)
  • Caught on a Train (1980)
  • Certified Copy (2010)
  • Cheers (1982-93)
  • Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Close-Up (1990)
  • The Colour of Pomegranates (1968)
  • Columbo (1968-03)
  • Come and See (1985)
  • The Conversation (1974)
  • Convict 99 (1938)
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000-)
  • Day of Wrath (1943)
  • A Day Out (1972)
  • Days of Heaven (1978)
  • Dead of Night (1945)
  • The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Dekalog (1990)
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
  • Do the Right Thing (1989)
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  • Don't Look Now (1973)
  • Down by Law (1986)
  • Duck Amuck (1953)
  • Duck Soup (1933)
  • Early Summer (1951)
  • L'Eau Froide (1994)
  • Edvard Munch (1974)
  • The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (1987)
  • Entertainment (2015)
  • The Entire History of You (2011)
  • L'Envol (2011)
  • The Errand Boy (1961)
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  • Eternity and a Day (1998)
  • Exotica (1994)
  • Exposed (2001)
  • The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976-79)
  • Family Guy (1999-)
  • Fanny & Alexander (1982)
  • Fargo (1996)
  • Fargo (2014)
  • Fargo 2 (2015)
  • Father Ted (1995-98)
  • Fawlty Towers (1975-79)
  • February (2015)
  • Festen (1998)
  • 15 Storeys High (2002-04)
  • Final Cut – Ladies & Gentlemen (2012)
  • Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999)
  • Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  • Flavour of Green Tea over Rice (1952)
  • Frances Ha (2012)
  • The Front Page (1931)
  • The Graduate (1967)
  • Great Expectations (1946)
  • La Haine (1995)
  • Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  • Happiness (1998)
  • Harakiri (1962)
  • Harvie Krumpet (2003)
  • High and Low (1963)
  • High Hopes (1988)
  • The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
  • Hour of the Wolf (1968)
  • The Human Condition (1959-61)
  • Hunger (2008)
  • If.... (1968)
  • Ikiru (1952)
  • In the Mood for Love (2000)
  • An Inn at Osaka (1954)
  • Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
  • Inside Out (2015)
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
  • Jauja (2014)
  • Jeeves and Wooster (1990-93)
  • Krapp's Last Tape (2000)
  • The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  • The Last Picture Show (1971)
  • Late Autumn (1960)
  • Laveuses sur la Rivière (1897)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Life Is Sweet (1990)
  • Like Someone in Love (2012)
  • The Little Match Seller (1902)
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
  • The Long Day Closes (1992)
  • The Long Goodbye (1973)
  • Los (2001)
  • Lost (2004-10)
  • Lost in Translation (2003)
  • Lovers and Lollipops (1956)
  • M (1931)
  • Mad Men (2007-15)
  • Mädchen in Uniform (1931)
  • Magnolia (1999)
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  • Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
  • MASH (1970)
  • A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
  • The Meaning of Life (2005)
  • Meantime (1984)
  • memento mori (2012)
  • Merry-Go-Round (1956)
  • Metropolitan (1990)
  • Miracle Mile (1988)
  • Miss Julie (1951)
  • Mr. Shosuke Ohara (1949)
  • A Moment of Innocence (1996)
  • The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (1960)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969-74)
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
  • Mulholland Dr. (2001)
  • The Music Box (1932)
  • My Learned Friend (1943)
  • Naked (1993)
  • Narcissus (1983)
  • Network (1976)
  • North by Northwest (1959)
  • Northern Exposure (1990-95)
  • O Lucky Man! (1973)
  • Oh Boy (2012)
  • Oh, Mr.Porter! (1937)
  • Oldboy (2003)
  • Once upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
  • Ordet (1955)
  • Our Daily Bread (2005)
  • Outer Space (1999)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  • Paterson (2016)
  • Peep Show (2003-15)
  • Peeping Tom (1960)
  • Perchance to Dream (1959)
  • Persona (1966)
  • The Phil Silvers Show (1955-59)
  • The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
  • Pietà (1998)
  • Play Time (1967)
  • Il Posto (1961)
  • Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
  • Raging Bull (1980)
  • Ran (1985)
  • Rear Window (1954)
  • The Red Desert (1964)
  • Repast (1951)
  • Rick and Morty (2013-)
  • Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  • Rosetta (1999)
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
  • Rumble Fish (1983)
  • Rushmore (1998)
  • Safety Last! (1923)
  • Sansho Dayu (1954)
  • Sátántangó (1994)
  • Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
  • Secrets & Lies (1996)
  • Seinfeld (1989-98)
  • A Serious Man (2009)
  • The Seventh Seal (1957)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Show Me Love (1998)
  • Simple Men (1992)
  • The Simpsons (1989-)
  • ♪The Singing Detective♫ (1986)
  • Six Cents in the Pocket (2015)
  • Six Feet Under (2001-05)
  • Snow-White (1933)
  • Somersault (2004)
  • Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
  • Sons of the Desert (1933)
  • The Sopranos (1999-07)
  • Sound of the Mountain (1954)
  • The Squid and the Whale (2005)
  • Stalker (1979)
  • Stardust Memories (1980)
  • Stations of the Cross (2014)
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  • The Strange World of Gurney Slade (1960)
  • Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
  • Suspense. (1913)
  • A Swedish Love Story (1970)
  • Taxi Driver (1976)
  • Ten Minutes Older (1978)
  • The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)
  • The Third Man (1949)
  • Three Colours: Blue (1993)
  • Three Colours: Red (1994)
  • Throne of Blood (1957)
  • Through the Olive Trees (1994)
  • The Tin Drum (1979)
  • Together (2000)
  • Tokyo Story (1953)
  • Top Hat (1935)
  • Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis (2009)
  • Trust (1990)
  • The Twilight Zone (1959-64)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)
  • The Virgin Spring (1960)
  • Vive l'Amour (1994)
  • Walkabout (1971)
  • What Time Is It There? (2001)
  • Where Chimneys Are Seen (1953)
  • Where I Am Is Here (1964)
  • Where Is My Friend's House? (1987)
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • Willow and Wind (2000)
  • The Wind (1986)
  • The Wire (2002-08)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
  • Yearning (1964)
  • Zamboanga (2011)