Time magazine on Monday published its list of 100 all-time favorite movies ranging from Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights” (1931) to Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” (1993) and 2003 computer-animated hit “Finding Nemo.”

But critics Richard Schickel and Richard Corliss snubbed several classics such as 1939’s “Gone with the Wind” in which hero Rhett Butler leaves Scarlett O’Hara with the memorable line, “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”



“Neither of us really cared for that film,” Schickel told Reuters, calling “Gone With the Wind” a “faux epic.”



He said his first criteria was whether the film contained any “magic,” meaning whether it wowed him. But he conceded that what one person liked wasn’t always what another one fancied.



“In the end, all moviegoing is very subjective. You love things that you can’t fully explain, and you despise things that you can’t fully explain,” he said.



Schickel and Corliss each picked 100 films, and 40 to 50 titles made both lists. The two debated other choices before determining the final list that includes many genres.



The pair then chose one favorite for each decade since Time first hit newsstands in 1923. German director Fritz Lang’s futuristic “Metropolis” (1927) dominated the 1920s, while U.S. titles “Dodsworth” and “Citizen Kane” ruled the 1930s and 1940s, respectively.



In modern times, director Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction” led the 1990s, and Time picked 2002’s “Talk to Her” from Spain’s Pedro Almodovar as the best of the current crop.



Almost half of the films were made outside the United States. Some of those titles include 2002 Brazilian film “City of God,” Japanese legend Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 movie, “Ikiru,” and Poland’s “Dekalog” (1989) from director Krzysztof Kieslowski.



“If you cut off your moviegoing to only seeing contemporary and U.S. movies, you’re cutting yourself off from some really, really wonderful films,” Schickel said.



U.S. filmmaker Martin Scorsese, who has never won an Oscar as best director, made the list with three movies, more than any other director. Those were “Goodfellas” (1990), “Raging Bull” (1980) and “Taxi Driver” (1976).



Robert DeNiro, who starred in “Raging Bull” and “Taxi Driver,” had five of his films make the list, more than any other actor. But best performances went to Marlon Brando for “On the Waterfront,” James Cagney in “White Heat,” Cary Grant for “Notorious,” Faye Dunaway for “Chinatown,” and Barbara Stanwyck for “Double Indemnity.”



The List here.

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