NY/JL all-time top 25

1.  Punch-Drunk Love [1] (2002) Paul Thomas Anderson / Leslie Jones
2.  Mirror [3] (1974) Andrei Tarkovsky / Lyudmila Feiginova
3.  Don't Look Now [4] (1973) Nicolas Roeg / Graeme Clifford
4.  casting a glance [-] (2007) James Benning
5.  Nashville [24] (1975) Robert Altman / Dennis M Hill & Sidney Levin
6.  Suspiria [2](1977) Dario Argento / Franco Fraticelli
7.  The Fog [11] (1980) John Carpenter / Charles Bronstein & Tommy Lee Wallace
8.  A Canterbury Tale [-] (1944) Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger / John Seabourne
9.  The Game [9] (1997) David Fincher / James Haygood
10. The Elephant Man [17] (1980) David Lynch / Anne V Coates

11. United 93 [-] (2006) Paul Greengrass / Clare Douglas, Richard Pearson & Christopher Rouse
12. Badlands [12] (1973) Terrence Malick / Robert Estrin
13. Point Blank [10] (1967) John Boorman / Henry Berman
14. Heat [6] (1995) Michael Mann / Pasquale Buba, Dov Hoenig & Tom Rolf
15. Stardust Memories [-] (1980) Woody Allen / Susan E Morse
16. The American Friend [23] (1977) Wim Wenders / Peter Przygodda
17. American Graffiti [7] (1973) George Lucas / Verna Fields, Marcia Lucas & (uncredited) George Lucas
18. Routine Pleasures [-] (1986) Jean-Pierre Gorin / Patrick Amos, Jean-Pierre Gorin & Babette Mangolte
19. Blood Simple [14] (1984) Joel Coen & (uncredited) Ethan Coen / 'Roderick Jaynes' (i.e. Ethan and Joel Coen) & Don Wiegmann
20. Blue Velvet [18] (1986) David Lynch / Duwayne Dunham
21. Being John Malkovich [8] (1999) Spike Jonze / Eric Zumbrunnen
22. A History of Violence [-] (2005) David Cronenberg / Ronald Sanders
23. The Wrestler [-] (2008) Darren Aronofsky / Andrew Weisblum
24. The Long Goodbye [15] (1973) Robert Altman / Lou Lombardo
25. The Third Man [19] (1949) Carol Reed / Oswald Hafenrichter

then : Robinson In Space [21]; Don't Look Back [5]; The Celebration (Festen) [13]; Annie Hall [25]; The Last Picture Show [22]; Frenzy; Elephant; Funny Games [20]; Dog Star Man

key : Title [2003 position] (year) director(s) / editor(s)

the lists from 2003 and 1993