Sight and Sound 2022: The "Zero Votes" Redemption Round

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Poll Closing Date: Friday, 29 September 2023 00:00 (in 4 days)

Of the 264 movies polled, these 42 got not a single solitary vote. Now's the time to toss them a bone (i.e. vote for your favorite)

INTOLERANCE (D.W. Griffith; USA; 1916)
NOSFERATU (F.W. Murnau; Germany; 1922)
BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (Sergei Eisenstein; Russia; 1925)
THE CROWD (King Vidor; USA; 1928)
PANDORA'S BOX (G.W. Pabst; Germany; 1929)
LIMITE (Mário Peixoto; Brazil; 1931)
VAMPYR (Carl Theodor Dreyer; Germany-France; 1932)
MODERN TIMES (Charlie Chaplin; USA; 1936)
PAISÀ (Roberto Rossellini; Italy; 1946)
JOHNNY GUITAR (Nicholas Ray; USA; 1954)
THE BIRDS (Alfred Hitchcock; USA; 1963)
BLACK GIRL (Ousmane Sembène; Senegal-France; 1965)
LE BONHEUR (Agnès Varda; France; 1965)
PIERROT LE FOU (Jean-Luc Godard; France; 1965)
THE HOUR OF THE FURNACES (Fernando Solanas; Argentina; 1968)
SOLEIL Ô (Med Hondo; Mauritania; 1970)
WANDA (Barbara Loden; USA; 1970)
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Stanley Kubrick; UK; 1971)
SAMBIZANGA (Sarah Maldoror; Angola; 1972)
JE, TU, IL, ELLE (Chantal Akerman; France; 1974)
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER (Sara Gómez; Cuba; 1977)
BORN IN FLAMES (Lizzie Borden; USA; 1983)
VIDEODROME (David Cronenberg; Canada; 1983)
TWENTY YEARS LATER (Eduardo Coutinho; Brazil; 1984)
SHOAH (Claude Lanzmann; France; 1985)
WINGS OF DESIRE (Wim Wenders; West Germany; 1987)
DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES (Terence Davies; UK; 1988)
A CITY OF SADNESS (Hou Hsiao-hsien; Taiwan; 1989)
ORLANDO (Sally Potter; UK; 1992)
THE PIANO (Jane Campion; New Zealand; 1993)
THE WATERMELON WOMAN (Cheryl Dunye; USA; 1996)
IN VANDA'S ROOM (Pedro Costa; Portugal; 2000)
MORVERN CALLAR (Lynne Ramsay; UK; 2002)
TIE XI QU: WEST OF THE TRACKS (Wang Bing; China; 2002)
L'INTRUS (Claire Denis; France; 2004)
THERE WILL BE BLOOD (Paul Thomas Anderson; USA; 2007)
THE HEADLESS WOMAN (Lucrecia Martel; Argentina; 2008)
NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT (Patricio Guzmán; Chile; 2010)
MELANCHOLIA (Lars von Trier; Denmark-Sweden-France-Germany; 2011)
MOONLIGHT (Barry Jenkins; USA; 2016)

fair but so uncool beliefs here (Eric H.), Friday, 8 September 2023 20:10 (two weeks ago) link

or: ILX has a major, major blind spot when it comes to Third Cinema

fair but so uncool beliefs here (Eric H.), Friday, 8 September 2023 20:10 (two weeks ago) link

johnny!!! guitar!!!!

ivy., Friday, 8 September 2023 20:12 (two weeks ago) link

Was about to say none of these deserved zero votes ... but then my eye caught There Will Be Blood

fair but so uncool beliefs here (Eric H.), Friday, 8 September 2023 20:19 (two weeks ago) link

Le Bonheur, Sunrise or The Birds

or something, Friday, 8 September 2023 22:23 (two weeks ago) link

all of those are great, as are Black Girl, Wanda, In Vanda’s Room, The Headless Woman

still haven't seen Sambizanga, Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks, or The Watermelon Woman

Dan S, Friday, 8 September 2023 22:57 (two weeks ago) link

I'm stunned Sunrise got scotched

fair but so uncool beliefs here (Eric H.), Friday, 8 September 2023 23:00 (two weeks ago) link

There Will Be Blood.

clemenza, Friday, 8 September 2023 23:13 (two weeks ago) link

There will always be one

fair but so uncool beliefs here (Eric H.), Friday, 8 September 2023 23:16 (two weeks ago) link

it'll always be him

lol sorry

School of RAAC (Noodle Vague), Friday, 8 September 2023 23:17 (two weeks ago) link

City of Sadness over In Vanda's Room, though neither is exactly a fun night at the movies, even for my tastes.

Halfway there but for you, Saturday, 9 September 2023 15:39 (two weeks ago) link

Another TWBB vote from me. Sorry not sorry.

I Wanna Find an ILXor That'll Flag My Last Post Till I Have To Go (WmC), Saturday, 9 September 2023 15:57 (two weeks ago) link

I've only seen 11 or possibly 12 (can't remember if I watched Orlando or not).

I voted Black Girl. I'm not always into naturalism, but that movie is lethally concise

rob, Saturday, 9 September 2023 16:05 (two weeks ago) link

A lot of great movies on that list, but I'm shocked "Sunrise" was ignored.

Josh in Chicago, Saturday, 9 September 2023 16:17 (two weeks ago) link

I've been wanting to watch it, but as long as I've been looking A City of Sadness has not been available on streaming or on dvd in the US

Dan S, Saturday, 9 September 2023 21:48 (two weeks ago) link


Josefa, Saturday, 9 September 2023 22:05 (two weeks ago) link

I watched A City of Sadness in 2018 or '19 on YouTube.

the dreaded dependent claus (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Saturday, 9 September 2023 22:09 (two weeks ago) link

As much as Sunrise deserves to run this table, I voted Black Girl

50 Best Fellas (Eric H.), Sunday, 17 September 2023 19:32 (one week ago) link

in the absence of an ability to vote for kung fu hustle im spoiling my vote

close encounters of the third knid (darraghmac), Sunday, 17 September 2023 19:47 (one week ago) link

IN VANDA'S ROOM (Pedro Costa; Portugal; 2000)

xyzzzz__, Sunday, 17 September 2023 20:05 (one week ago) link

I voted Black Girl. I'm not always into naturalism, but that movie is lethally concise

Exactly my thought, it does so much with so little. My vote too, tho could have easily gone with Sunrise, Pandora’s Box, Johnny Guitar or The Headless Woman.

A lot of amazing films here!

Voted Symbiopsychotaxiplasm. One of my very favorite films.

Honorable mentions to Black Girl and Videodrome

budo jeru, Monday, 18 September 2023 04:21 (six days ago) link

Flipping a coin between Wanda and Videodrome

Elvis Telecom, Monday, 18 September 2023 05:01 (six days ago) link

I know Sunrise deserves this, but I’m voting for Moonlight. It’s a movie that doesn't seem to be well-liked here but it is one of those films about queer identity that has burned itself into my memory with the first watch

Dan S, Monday, 18 September 2023 23:01 (six days ago) link

I was never remotely mad about Moonlight crashing the top 100, or Get Out or etc.

More L’avventuras c. ‘62 please

50 Best Fellas (Eric H.), Tuesday, 19 September 2023 02:43 (five days ago) link

Moonlight is lovely, it's just got a lot of competition in this poll.

Daniel_Rf, Tuesday, 19 September 2023 10:43 (five days ago) link

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