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Alamo Drafthouse’s List of the 100 Best Films of All-Time

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Alamo Drafthouse 100 Best Films. At the end of any year, there are inevitable top 10 lists. The Alamo Drafthouse has one-upped that with there List of the 100 Best Films of All-Time.

Alamo Drafthouse’s List of the 100 Best Films of All-Time:

Alamo Drafthouses List of the 100 Best Films of All-Time

Alamo Drafthouses List of the 100 Best Films of All-Time

How Alamo Drafthouse’s list was compiled:

the programmers (RJ LaForce, Greg MacLennan, Sarah Pitre, Tommy Swenson, and Joe Ziemba) at Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse, the theater chain notorious for its collective passion of cinema. Those programmers, as well as Drafthouse CEO and founder Tim League, put their individual lists of 100 films together, and from that list, the “Alamo 100” was born. That’s 100 films, listed in no particular order, that League and his crew of programmers feel are essentials, the best in motion pictures.

On the reasoning behind the films on the list:

“In preparing my own list, I imagined that I was on a desert island (a really improbably desert island equipped with a TV, DVD player and electricity) and could only have 100 movies to rewatch for the rest of my life,” says League. “There are plenty of lists out there that rank based on popularity or cinematic importance. We wanted the Alamo 100 list to get to the heart of why we really love movies.”

“We’re incredibly proud of the fact that our passions encompass 1960s French films and modern day rom coms, Kubrick masterpieces and epic action flicks, obscure trash-horror and feel-go0d classics,” says Pitre. “There is simply no classification that can contain our devotion to the silver screen.”

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Source: Firstshowing, Alamo100


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