The Green Mile 9/10
Wait Until Dark 8/10
Tokyo Story directed by Yasujiro Ozu - 10/10
This film has possibly dethroned Ozu's Late Spring to become my favorite feature film of all-time! I had high expectations for the film ever since I heard about it a year and a half ago and it has exceeded them! Ozu's ascetic visual style is here in all its glory with incredible characters and a minimalistic plot. The film is also possibly the saddest film I've ever seen. Based on what I heard about the story before I thought the film was going to be more moralistic than it actually was, the film is very objective in its portrayal of this postwar Japanese family. Even though this is my favorite film, I'm not sure if those unfamiliar to the slower Ozu style should start here, once I watch more Ozu films I'll find out which is the best introduction to his work. Anyone into family dramas, Japanese films, and slow films should definitely watch this film if they haven't already! If you've already seen it check out Late Spring and An Autumn Afternoon which are equally incredible.
Amazing film! The acting, story, and use of filming techniques to further push emotion and the development of characters is genius. A bit slow, but rewarding. One of the most underrated films I've seen.
I've seen There was a Father and one of his other films... I forgot the title. It's not the masterpiece that Tokyo Story is, but it's very well made and underrated.