1. The Last Movie (Dennis Hopper, 1971)

    Strangers in a Strange Land 

     
  2. River of Grass (Kelly Reichardt, 1994) 

     
  3. The Blood of Jesus (Spencer Williams, 1941) 

    On a Highway to Hell 

     
  4. Ali (Michael Mann, 2001)

    Visible Man

     
  5. Flesh + Blood (Paul Verhoeven, 1985) 

    Love + Death 

     
  6. The Green Ray (Eric Rohmer, 1986) 

    Alone in a Crowd

     
  7. Touki Bouki (Djibril Diop Mambéty, 1973) 

    Progress + Resistance

     
  8. City of Pirates (Raul Ruiz, 1983)

    Doors + Windows 

     
  9. Sightseers (Ben Wheatley, 2013)

    Five shots in quick succession; montage at its most potent.

     
  10. Wake in Fright (Ted Kotcheff, 1972)

    Beer as fuel for masculinity, mischief, misogyny and madness in the Australian outback 

     
  11. The Unspeakable Act (Dan Sallitt, 2013)

    In The Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

     
  12. Trouble in Mind (Alan Rudolph, 1985)

    Red and Green as shifting signifiers in a movie where all roles are fluid (good guys are bad guys / drag queens are gangsters)