1992: Overstreet’s Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1992.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1992The Long Day Closes Unforgiven A River Runs Through It The Crying Game Passion Fish Into the West Strictly Ballroom Glengarry Glen Ross Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography The Player Baraka Bob Roberts Bram Stoker’s Dra … [Read more...]

1991: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1991.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1991The Double Life of Veronique The Fisher King Barton Fink Delicatessen The Silence of the Lambs Raise the Red Lantern Flirting 35 Up Close to Eden Beauty and the Beast Terminator 2: Judgment Day Until the End of the World Hearts of Darkness: A F … [Read more...]

1990: Overstreet’s Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1990.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1990Close-up* Distant Voices, Still Lives* (US DVD release) Miller’s Crossing Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Metropolitan Edward Scissorhands Jesus of Montreal GoodFellas Dances with Wolves The Tall Guy Cinema Paradiso* Wild at Hea … [Read more...]

1989: Overstreet’s Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1989.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1989The Decalogue Henry V The Unbelievable Truth Jesus of Montreal Do the Right Thing The ‘Burbs Crimes and Misdemeanors The Abyss Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Kiki’s Delivery Service Cinema Paradiso sex, lies, and video … [Read more...]

1988: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1988.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1988Midnight Run My Neighbor Totoro* Distant Voices, Still Lives* Die Hard The Adventures of Baron MunchausenDangerous Liaisons The Unbearable Lightness of being Grave of the Fireflies* Cinema Paradiso A Fish Called Wanda The Last Temptation of C … [Read more...]

1987: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1987.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1987Wings of Desire Babette’s Feast Raising Arizona Empire of the Sun The Princess Bride Roxanne The Dead The Last Emperor Good Morning, Vietnam Planes, Trains and Automobiles Swimming to Cambodia Full Metal Jacket No Way Out The Unt … [Read more...]

1986: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1986.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1986Down by Law Hannah and Her Sisters The Sacrifice The Mission Aliens The Mosquito Coast Manon of the Spring Jean de Florette Blue Velvet Castle in the Sky True Stories Manhunter Stand by Me Three Amigos! Labyrinth River’s Edge Man Facing Sou … [Read more...]

1985: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1985.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1985A Room with a View Brazil Ran Witness Ladyhawke After Hours Back to the Future Legend Better Off Dead My Life as a Dog The Purple Rose of Cairo The Hit Fletch Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure 28 Up The Color Purple The Breakfast Club The Goo … [Read more...]

1984: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1984.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1984Amadeus Top Secret! Blood Simple This is Spinal Tap Paris, Texas Gremlins Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom The Terence Davies Trilogy* Stranger Than Paradise Stop Making Sense Birdy The Company of Wolves The Terminator The Brother from Another P … [Read more...]

1983: Overstreet's Favorite Films

Here is the current (but occasionally updated) list of my favorite films from 1983.In order to understand the purpose and meaning of this list, please read my introduction to the Looking Closer Favorite Films lists here.• 1983Zelig Tender Mercies Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi Koyaanisqatsi - Life Out of Balance Never Cry Wolf A Christmas Story The Right Stuff The Big Chill Local Hero Scarface The Hunger VacationAs-yet Unseen or Unratable Films of 1983 A Love in G … [Read more...]


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