Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Cinematic Alphabet

I saw this over at Rupert Pupkin Speaks. I thought I'd take a crack at it. I should add that every letter except "X" will be used.

The Apartment (Wilder, 1960)
The Bad and the Beautiful (Minnelli, 1952)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Brooks, 1958)
The Defiant Ones (Kramer, 1958)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry, 2004)
A Face in the Crowd (Kazan, 1957)
The Grapes of Wrath (Ford, 1940)
His Girl Friday (Hawks, 1940)
In a Lonely Place (Ray, 1950)
Judgment at Nuremberg (Kramer, 1961)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Black, 2005)
The Lady Eve (Sturges, 1941)
The Manchurian Candidate (Frankenheimer, 1962)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Selick, 1993)
Once Upon a Time in the West (Leone, 1968)
The Philadelphia Story (Cukor, 1940)
Quiz Show (Redford, 1994)
Road to Perdition (Mendes, 2002)
A Single Man (Ford, 2009)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston, 1948)
Up in the Air (Reitman, 2009)
The Verdict (Lumet, 1982)
Wonder Boys (Hanson, 2000)
Young Frankenstein (Brooks, 1974)
Zodiac (Fincher, 2007)


  1. Love your picks between old classics and new quirky ones like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. This is a cool idea, the alphabet.

  2. I love that KISS KISS BANG BANG made your list. Great film!


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