12 films that have ‘perfect’ cinematography (according to over 60 critics)

Here’s the list, from No Film School:

  • Days of Heaven (DPs: Nestor Almendros and Haskell Wexler)
  • Barry Lyndon (DP: John Alcott) 
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (DP: Geoffrey Unsworth) 
  • Citizen Kane (DP: Gregg Toland) 
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (DPs: Karl Struss and Charles Rosher) 
  • The Conformist (DP: Vittorio Storaro) 
  • The Red Shoes (DP: Jack Cardiff) 
  • McCabe and Mrs. Miller (DP: Vilmos Zsigmond) 
  • Night of the Hunter (DP: Stanley Cortez) 
  • Apocalypse Now (DP: Vittorio Storaro) 
  • The Magnificent Ambersons (DP Stanley Cortez) 
  • The Tree of LIfe (DP: Emmanuel Lubezki)

And here’s a video showing excerpts from these films. You should probably watch them all, I know I will.