James Franco’s Top 10 Criterion Collection Titles

James Franco - Top 10 Criterion Collection Titles

James Franco reveals his Top 10 Criterion Collection titles.

“I am obsessed with the Criterion Collection. I have included more than ten, but I have lumped them by director. After compiling this list, I realized that I don’t have Fellini, De Sica, Godard, or Truffaut on here. Or Kurosawa, Jarmusch, Buñuel, or Fuller. Basically, I have every disc in the collection, and I am making my way through them all. It’s rare that I watch one I don’t like.”

    1. Victor Erice – The Spirit Of The Beehive (1973)
    2. Louis Malle – Murmur Of The Heart (1972) + Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
    3. Gus Van Sant – My Own Private Idaho (1991) + Mala Noche (1985)
    4. John Cassavetes – A Woman Under The Influence (1974) + Opening Night (1976)
    5. Gillo Pontecorvo – The Battle Of Algiers (1966)
    6. Albert Maysles, David Maysles & Charlotte Zwerin – Salesman (1968) + Gimme Shelter (1970)
    7. Michelangelo Antonioni – L’Eclisse (1962) + L’Avventura (1960)
    8. Ermanno Olmi – Il Posto (1961)
    9. Robert Altman – 3 Women (1977) + Secret Honor (1984)
    10. …

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