2018 First Watches

Renewed Appreciation: The Grandmaster, Dragon Inn, Yourself and Yours, Pierrot le fou, Alphaville, Au hasard Balthazar, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, A Woman Is a Woman, Kaili Blues, The Florida Project, Collateral, Mission: Impossible, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Day After, Masculin féminin, Mission: Impossible II, Mission: Impossible III

Shorts: “Je vous salue, Sarajevo,” “Orderly or Disorderly,” “Brouillard: Passage #14,” “Lost in the Mountains,” “Heaven Is Still Far Away,” “Associations,” “Six Cents in the Pocket,” “Dyketactics,” “Spiral Jetty,” “The Grandmother,” “…A Valparaiso,” “Joseph Kilian,” “Rodeo,” “Nine Behind”

  1. Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks) [May]
  2. Late Spring (1949, Yasujiro Ozu) [July]
  3. Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance) [June]
  4. Taipei Story (1985, Edward Yang) [January]
  5. Sansho the Bailiff (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi) [January]
  6. Gertrud (1964, Carl Theodor Dreyer) [April]
  7. That Day, on the Beach (1983, Edward Yang) [June]
  8. My Neighbor Totoro (1988, Hayao Miyazaki) [February]
  9. The Hole (1998, Tsai Ming-liang) [January]
  10. 2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai) [March]
  11. Weekend (1968, Jean-Luc Godard) [July]
  12. Cure (1997, Kiyoshi Kurosawa) [March]
  13. Les Vampires (1915, Louis Feuillade) [March]
  14. Seven Chances (1925, Buster Keaton) [March]
  15. Tropical Malady (2004, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) [June]
  16. First Reformed (2017, Paul Schrader) [May]
  17. Woman in the Dunes (1964, Hiroshi Teshigahara) [February]
  18. Millennium Mambo (2001, Hou Hsiao-hsien) [January]
  19. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944, Vincente Minnelli) [February]
  20. Beau Travail (1999, Claire Denis) [July]
  21. Spione (1928, Fritz Lang) [April]
  22. Ishtar (1987, Elaine May) [June]
  23. Still Life (2006, Jia Zhangke) [May]
  24. Fallen Angels (1995, Wong Kar-wai) [February]
  25. A Man Escaped (1956, Robert Bresson) [January]
  26. Unforgiven (1992, Clint Eastwood) [February]
  27. Happy Together (1997, Wong Kar-wai) [February]
  28. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966, Roberto Rossellini) [June]
  29. Lola Montès (1955, Max Ophuls) [July]
  30. The Lusty Men (1952, Nicholas Ray) [March]
  31. Legend of the Mountain (1979, King Hu) [January]
  32. Charulata (1964, Satyajit Ray) [March]
  33. The Long Gray Line (1955, John Ford) [July]
  34. Tokyo Olympiad (1965, Kon Ichikawa) [February]
  35. Oxhide II (2009, Liu Jiayin) [April]
  36. Come Drink With Me (1966, King Hu) [May]
  37. Insiang (1976, Lino Brocka) [January]
  38. Nobody’s Daughter Haewon (2013, Hong Sang-soo) [January]
  39. Red Beard (1965, Akira Kurosawa) [April]
  40. The Immortal Story (1968, Orson Welles) [June]
  41. Moonfleet (1955, Fritz Lang) [July]
  42. The World (2004, Jia Zhangke) [February]
  43. Simon of the Desert (1965, Luis Buñuel) [April]
  44. The Red and the White (1967, Miklós Jancsó) [July]
  45. Applause (1929, Rouben Mamoulian) [June]
  46. What Time Is It There? (2001, Tsai Ming-liang) [June]
  47. Hamlet (2000, Michael Almereyda) [February]
  48. Memories of Underdevelopment (1968, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea) [February]
  49. Oxhide (2005, Liu Jiayin) [April]
  50. The Servant (1963, Joseph Losey) [January]
  51. The Nun (1966, Jacques Rivette) [July]
  52. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965, Sergei Parajanov) [April]
  53. Mikey and Nicky (1976, Elaine May) [February]
  54. The Wedding March (1928, Erich von Stroheim) [April]
  55. Blissfully Yours (2002, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) [February]
  56. The Fate of Lee Khan (1973, King Hu) [January]
  57. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet) [May]
  58. U.S. Go Home (1994, Claire Denis) [March]
  59. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989, Hayao Miyazaki) [June]
  60. The Koumiko Mystery (1965, Chris Marker) [April]
  61. The War Is Over (1966, Alain Resnais) [May]
  62. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967, Jean-Luc Godard) [April]
  63. Mouchette (1967, Robert Bresson) [July]
  64. Zama (2017, Lucrecia Martel) [February]
  65. The Exterminating Angel (1962, Luis Buñuel) [January]
  66. Blowup (1966, Michelangelo Antonioni) [June]
  67. Un beau soleil intérieur (2017, Claire Denis) [May]
  68. Three Colors: Blue (1993, Krzysztof Kieslowski) [April]
  69. I Am Cuba (1964, Mikhail Kalatozov) [February]
  70. The Brig (1964, Jonas Mekas) [March]
  71. My Blueberry Nights (2007, Wong Kar-wai) [June]
  72. All About Eve (1950, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) [July]
  73. Cold Water (1994, Olivier Assayas) [June]
  74. Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors (2000, Hong Sang-soo) [June]
  75. Triple Agent (2004, Eric Rohmer) [April]
  76. Portrait of Jason (1967, Shirley Clarke) [June]
  77. Awaara (1951, Raj Kapoor) [April]
  78. Before We Vanish (2017, Kiyoshi Kurosawa) [March]
  79. Harakiri (1962, Masaki Kobayashi) [January]
  80. Magnificent Obsession (1954, Douglas Sirk) [February]
  81. Isle of Dogs (2018, Wes Anderson) [March]
  82. At the Top of the Stairs (1983, Paul Vecchiali) [May]
  83. Junior Bonner (1972, Sam Peckinpah) [March]
  84. Not Reconciled (1965, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet) [March]
  85. Unknown Pleasures (2002, Jia Zhangke) [January]
  86. Far From Vietnam (1967, Jean-Luc Godard & Joris Ivens & William Klein & Claude Lelouch & Chris Marker & Alain Resnais & Agnès Varda) [June]
  87. Nothing But a Man (1964, Michael Roemer) [February]
  88. One Plus One (1968, Jean-Luc Godard) [July]
  89. Toni (1935, Jean Renoir) [July]
  90. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001, Shinichiro Watanabe) [June]
  91. The Round-Up (1966, Miklós Jancsó) [May]
  92. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962, Robert Bresson) [January]
  93. Les Carabiniers (1963, Jean-Luc Godard) [June]
  94. Dishonored (1931, Josef von Sternberg) [April]
  95. Samurai Rebellion (1967, Masaki Kobayashi) [June]
  96. The Great Silence (1968, Sergio Corbucci) [May]
  97. Pasazerka (1963, Andrzej Munk) [March]
  98. The Burmese Harp (1956, Kon Ichikawa) [May]
  99. The Big City (1963, Satyajit Ray) [March]
  100. L’Enfance nue (1968, Maurice Pialat) [July]
  101. The Beaches of Agnès (2008, Agnès Varda) [April]
  102. Dil Se.. (1998, Mani Ratnam) [March]
  103. Good Manners (2017, Marco Dutra & Juliana Rojas) [June]
  104. Western (2017, Valeska Grisebach) [January]
  105. Ismael’s Ghosts (2017, Arnaud Desplechin) [May]
  106. Le Petit Soldat (1960, Jean-Luc Godard) [April]
  107. The Commuter (2018, Jaume Collet-Serra) [January]
  108. Le Départ (1967, Jerzy Skolimowski) [June]
  109. Les Biches (1968, Claude Chabrol) [July]
  110. Made in U.S.A (1966, Jean-Luc Godard) [June]
  111. Mysterious Object at Noon (2000, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) [January]
  112. Repo Man (1984, Alex Cox) [February]
  113. Band of Outsiders (1964, Jean-Luc Godard) [February]
  114. Nenette and Boni (1996, Claire Denis) [June]
  115. The Firemen’s Ball (1967, Milos Forman) [July]
  116. Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967, Dusan Makavejev) [May]
  117. Ocean’s Eleven (2001, Steven Soderbergh) [June]
  118. Il Mare (1962, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi) [January]
  119. Bicycle Thieves (1948, Vittorio De Sica) [April]
  120. In Our Time (1982, Omnibus) [March]
  121. Hamlet (1964, Grigori Kozintsev) [February]
  122. Lover for a Day (2017, Philippe Garrel) [April]
  123. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018, RaMell Ross) [July]
  124. sex, lies, and videotape (1989, Steven Soderbergh) [February]
  125. I fidanzati (1963, Ermanno Olmi) [January]
  126. The Lady Without Camelias (1953, Michelangelo Antonioni) [April]
  127. Two Plains & a Fancy (2018, Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn) [June]
  128. Loves of a Blonde (1965, Milos Forman) [April]
  129. Shin Heike Monogatari (1955, Kenji Mizoguchi) [March]
  130. Walkover (1965, Jerzy Skolimowski) [March]
  131. 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (1968, Dominique Delouche) [July]
  132. Troublemakers (1966, Norman Fruchter & Robert Machover) [May]
  133. Feast of the Epiphany (2018, Michael Koresky & Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman) [June]
  134. Faces (1968, John Cassavetes) [July]
  135. Show People (1928, King Vidor) [June]
  136. The Green Fog (2017, Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson & Galen Johnson) [April]
  137. Game Night (2018, John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein) [March]
  138. Life Upside Down (1964, Alain Jessua) [March]
  139. Enjo (1958, Kon Ichikawa) [February]
  140. Yesterday Girl (1966, Alexander Kluge) [May]
  141. Shakespeare Wallah (1965, James Ivory) [March]
  142. American Dreams (Lost and Found) (1984, James Benning) [April]
  143. The Shameless Old Lady (1965, René Allio) [May]
  144. Black Panther (2018, Ryan Coogler) [February]
  145. In the Midst of Life (1963, Robert Enrico) [January]
  146. The 15:17 to Paris (2018, Clint Eastwood) [February]
  147. Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed (1968, Alexander Kluge) [July]
  148. Partner. (1968, Bernardo Bertolucci) [July]
  149. Elvira Madigan (1967, Bo Widerberg) [June]
  150. Accattone (1961, Pier Paolo Pasolini) [May]
  151. L’Argent (1928, Marcel L’Herbier) [July]
  152. King & Country (1964, Joseph Losey) [February]
  153. Félicité (2017, Alain Gomis) [January]
  154. Six in Paris (1965, Omnibus) [March]
  155. Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971, Melvin Van Peebles) [June]
  156. The Hunt (1966, Carlos Saura) [May]
  157. Glory Sky (1962, Takis Kanellopoulos) [January]
  158. Identification Marks: None (1964, Jerzy Skolimowski) [March]
  159. Raven’s End (1963, Bo Widerberg) [May]
  160. Diary of a Chambermaid (1964, Luis Buñuel) [February]
  161. Ready Player One (2018, Steven Spielberg) [April]
  162. The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966, Pier Paolo Pasolini) [April]
  163. Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963, Omnibus) [January]
  164. She and He (1963, Susumu Hani) [March]
  165. Before the Revolution (1964, Bernardo Bertolucci) [March]
  166. 24 Frames (2017, Abbas Kiarostami) [April]
  167. Sandra (1965, Luchino Visconti) [April]
  168. Winter’s Bone (2010, Debra Granik) [June]
  169. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018, Peyton Reed) [June]
  170. Signs of Life (1968, Werner Herzog) [July]
  171. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018, Ron Howard) [May]
  172. Three (1965, Aleksandar Petrovic) [May]
  173. Fists in the Pocket (1965, Marco Bellocchio) [March]
  174. Jamaica Inn (1939, Alfred Hitchcock) [January]
  175. Qui trop embrasse… (1986, Jacques Davila) [May]
  176. Mickey One (1965, Arthur Penn) [March]
  177. Barrier (1966, Jerzy Skolimowski) [June]
  178. Three Colors: White (1994, Krzysztof Kieslowski) [April]
  179. The Guilty (2018, Gustav Möller) [May]
  180. Fail to Appear (2017, Antoine Bourges) [April]
  181. Last Men in Aleppo (2017, Feras Fayyad) [January]
  182. Father (1966, István Szabó) [June]
  183. The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (1966, André Delvaux) [May]
  184. Barravento (1962, Glauber Rocha) [January]
  185. Ava (2017, Sadaf Foroughi) [June]
  186. Hallelujah the Hills (1963, Adolfas Mekas) [January]
  187. All the Money in the World (2017, Ridley Scott) [January]
  188. Hands Over the City (1963, Francesco Rosi) [February]
  189. Quiet Please, Murder (1942, John Larkin) [February]
  190. Hunger (1966, Henning Carlsen) [May]
  191. Fail-Safe (1964, Sidney Lumet) [February]
  192. Les Créatures (1966, Agnès Varda) [April]
  193. Alone Across the Pacific (1963, Kon Ichikawa) [March]
  194. Young Törless (1966, Volker Schlöndorff) [June]
  195. L’Age d’Or (1930, Luis Buñuel) [February]
  196. Capricious Summer (1968, Jiri Menzel) [June]
  197. Avengers: Infinity War (2018, Anthony & Joe Russo) [April]
  198. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018, Desiree Akhavan) [May]
  199. Leave No Trace (2018, Debra Granik) [June]
  200. Hugo and Josephine (1967, Kjell Grede) [July]
  201. The Lion Hunters (1965, Jean Rouch) [June]
  202. La commare secca (1962, Bernardo Bertolucci) [April]
  203. Knave of Hearts (1954, René Clément) [April]
  204. When Harry Met Sally… (1989, Rob Reiner) [February]
  205. Nobody Waved Good-bye (1964, Don Owen) [February]
  206. Intimate Lighting (1965, Ivan Passer) [May]
  207. Lilith (1964, Robert Rossen) [February]
  208. The Virgin Spring (1960, Ingmar Bergman) [February]
  209. Orders (2017, Eric Marsh & Andrew Stasiulis) [January]
  210. Tonite Let’s All Make Love in London (1967, Peter Whitehead) [June]
  211. Memorandum (1965, Donald Brittain & John Spotton) [June]
  212. Pearls of the Deep (1966, Omnibus) [May]
  213. All the Way Home (1963, Alex Segal) [January]
  214. The Last Clean Shirt (1964, Alfred Leslie) [March]
  215. Looking at the Stars (2016, Alexandre Peralta) [March]
  216. Siberian Lady Macbeth (1962, Andrzej Wajda) [March]
  217. Magnet of Doom (1963, Jean-Pierre Melville) [January]
  218. Atomic Blonde (2017, David Leitch) [March]
  219. Love, Cecil (2017, Lisa Immordino Vreeland) [July]
  220. 12 Days (2017, Raymond Depardon) [January]
  221. Black Peter (1964, Milos Forman) [March]
  222. Ingrid Goes West (2017, Matt Spicer) [April]
  223. A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966, Jan Nemec) [July]
  224. Eighth Grade (2018, Bo Burnham) [July]
  225. Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017, Bruno Dumont) [April]
  226. Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010, Dibakar Banerjee) [June]
  227. Phone Booth (2002, Joel Schumacher) [May]
  228. Salvatore Giuliano (1962, Francesco Rosi) [February]
  229. Almost a Man (1966, Vittorio De Seta) [May]
  230. Le Redoutable (2017, Michel Hazanavicius) [May]
  231. Battlefield Earth (2000, Roger Christian) [May]