When it comes to the authority on what films are worth watching, there’s no one more revered than Roger Ebert. In a career that spanned close to 50 years, as the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, his reviews were syndicated to more than 200 news outlets all over the states. He was viewed as the critic to impress. His opinion on a film would make or break the opening weekend and it seemed that if you couldn’t impress him, you had no hope in making your money back. While not everyone agreed with him, he did have an eye for a great piece of cinema.
For each year that he was active (1967-2012), he’d publish a top ten list of the best films of the year. Here’s the top film for the years up until 1990.
Check them out below and watch this channel for the rest of the list.