As I am a movie critic i will give you the definitive top 20 movies of all time in no particular order;
- Land before time
- A new hope
- Empire strickes back
Its a little early to make any long term statements about The Dark Knight. I generally give a movie a year before making any extreme statements about it.
And WTF at Land Before Time? I mean at least pick something like Beauty and the Beast, Ratatouille, Aladdin, or something else that wasn't super cheesy.
Other than that your picks are pretty good, although I think people way too hastily overrate the LOTR and Star Wars trilogies.
I'll throw in some for the artsy crowd:
The Rules of the Game
Singin' in the Rain
The Passion of Joan of Arc
We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half full of cocaine, a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers…Also a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of beer, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls. The only thing that really worried me was the ether. There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge. –Raoul Duke
It is hard to shed anything but crocodile tears over White House speechwriter Patrick Buchanan's tragic analysis of the Nixon debacle. "It's like Sisyphus," he said. "We rolled the rock all the way up the mountain...and it rolled right back down on us...." Neither Sisyphus nor the commander of the Light Brigade nor Pat Buchanan had the time or any real inclination to question what they were doing...a martyr, to the bitter end, to a "flawed" cause and a narrow, atavistic concept of conservative politics that has done more damage to itself and the country in less than six years than its liberal enemies could have done in two or three decades. -Hunter S. Thompson