DVD Times Top 10 DVDs of 2009

John White

The Most Important Thing is to Love (Zulawski, Mondo Vision, US)
North by Northwest BD (Hitchcock, Warner, UK)
Dawn of the Dead BD (Romero, Arrow, UK)
Ashes Of Time Redux BD (Wong, Artificial Eye, UK)
Star of David : Hunting for Beautiful Girls (Suzuki, Discotek, US)
New York Ripper BD (Fulci, BU, US)
Seventh Seal BD (Bergman, Criterion)
Night of the Creeps BD (Dekker, Sony, US)
Big Trouble in Little China BD (Carpenter, Fox, US)
Living Dead at Manchester Morgue BD (Grau, BU, US)

Clydefro Jones

1. Pigs, Pimps & Prostitutes: 3 Films by Shohei Imamura (Criterion, US)
2. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Peter Yates, Criterion, US)
3. Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics I (Sony, US)
4. Daisies (Sedmikrásky) (Vera Chytilová, Second Run, UK)
5. The Complete Fritz Lang Mabuse Box Set (Masters of Cinema, UK)
6. Pinocchio (Luske & Sharpsteen, Disney, US) [Blu-ray]
7. Separation (Jack Bond, BFI, UK) [Blu-ray]
8. Lonely Are the Brave (David Miller, Universal, US)
9. Forbidden Hollywood Collection, Vol. 3 (William Wellman, Warner Bros., US)
10. The Samuel Fuller Collection (Sony, US)

Michael Mackenzie

Belle de jour BD (Buñuel, Optimum, UK)
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage BD (Argento, Blue Underground, US)
Braveheart BD (Gibson, 20th Century Fox, US)
Coraline BD (Selick, Universal, US)
Inglourious Basterds BD (Tarantino, Universal, UK)
Monsters, Inc. BD (Docter, Disney, UK)
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist BD (Sollett, Sony Pictures, US)
North by Northwest BD (Hitchcock, Warner, US)
Up BD (Docter, Disney, US)
Wallace & Gromit: The Complete Collection BD (Park, Lions Gate, US)

Noel Megahey

1. Comrades BD (Bill Douglas, BFI, UK)
2. The GoodTimesKid (Azazel Jacobs, Benten, US)
3. Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble (Maurice Pialat, MoC, UK)
4. In The City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerín, Axiom, UK)
5. Three Films by Marc Isaacs (Marc Isaacs, Second Run, UK)
6. The Man From London (Béla Tarr, Artificial Eye, UK)
7. Le Mépris BD (Jean-Luc Godard, Optimum, UK)
8. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (Scott Hicks, Drakes Avenue, UK)
9. Claymore (Hiroyuki Tanaka, Manga, UK)
10. 35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis, New Wave, UK)

Gary Couzens

Comrades (Bill Douglas, BFI, UK)
Doctor Who: Dalek War (Paul Bernard/David Maloney, 2 Entertain, UK)
Jeanne Dielman 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, Criterion, US)
The Films of Michael Powell: A Matter of Life and Death/Age of Consent (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger/Michael Powell, Sony, US)
Forbidden Hollywood Collection Volume 3 (William A. Wellman, Warners, US)
Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, Criterion, US)
Mike Leigh at the BBC (Mike Leigh, 2 Entertain, UK)
Sunrise (F.W. Murnau, Eureka/MoC, UK)
Wake in Fright (Ted Kotcheff, Madman, Australia)
Woodstock 3 Days of Peace & Music: Ultimate Collector's Edition (Michael Wadleigh, Warners, UK)

Matt Shingleton

1. The Seventh Seal BD (Ingmar Bergman, Criterion, USA)
2. Comrades BD (Bill Douglas, BFI, UK)
3. Hot Fuzz BD (Edgar Wright, Universal, UK)
4. Monsters, Inc. (Pete Docter, Walt Disney, UK)
5. Shaun of the Dead BD (Edgar Wright, Universal, UK)
6. Silverado BD (Lawrence Kasdan, Sony, UK)
7. Public Enemies BD (Michael Mann, Universal, UK)
8. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon BD (Ang Lee, Sony, UK)
9. The Sky Crawlers BD (Mamoru Oshii, Sony, US)
10. Akira BD (Katsuhiro Otomo, Honneamise, US)

Mike Sutton

1. Passion and Poetry: The Ballad Of Sam Peckinpah (Mike Siegel, El Dorado, R2 Germany)
2. The Exiles (Kent Mackenzie, Milestone R1)
3. The Wizard Of Oz 70th Anniversary Edition (Victor Fleming, Warner R2)
4. Zabriskie Point (Michelangelo Antonioni, Warner R1)
5. Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin (David Maloney, 2 Entertain / BBC R2)
6. Alan Bennett At The BBC (2 Entertain / BBC R2)
7. The Celluloid Closet (Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, Drakes Avenue R2)
8. BFI Film Noir Classics (BFI R2)
9. Russell Brand: Scandalous (Channel 4 R2)
10. M Butterfly (David Cronenburg, Warner R1)

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