Top Ten of 1968: World Premieres
1. Shame Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand A
2. In the Year of the Pig Dir. Emile de Antonio. Documentary about the Vietnam War A
3. Flesh Dir. Paul Morrissey. With Joe Dallesandro, Geraldine James, Patti D'Arbanville A
4. 2001: A Space Odyssey Dir. Stanley Kubrick. With Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood A
5. Night of the Living Dead Dir. George Romero. With Duane Jones, Karl Hardman A
6. Rosemary's Baby Dir. Roman Polanski. With Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon A–
7. Once Upon a Time in the West Dir. Sergio Leone. With Charles Bronson, Henry Fonda A–
8. Stolen Kisses Dir. François Truffaut. With Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig A–
9. Mandabi Dir. Ousmane Sembène. With Makhouredia Gueye, Ynousse N'Diaye, Isseu Niang A–
10. Petulia Dir. Richard Lester. With George C. Scott, Julie Christie, Richard Chamberlain A–

Reviews from 1968
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©   The Lion in Winter Dir. Anthony Harvey. With Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn B+
©   Night of the Living Dead Dir. George Romero. With Duane Jones, Karl Hardman A
  The Sea Gull Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Simone Signoret, David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave C+
©   Shame Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand A

More Grades from 1968
Unreviewed titles I have seen recently enough to grade
      Barbarella Dir. Roger Vadim. With Jane Fonda, Milo O'Shea, Anita Pallenberg D
      Bullitt Dir. Peter Yates. With Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Simon Oakland B
      The Charge of the Light Brigade Dir. Tony Richardson. With David Hemmings B
      Charly Dir. Ralph Nelson. With Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala D+
      Faces Dir. John Cassavetes. With Gena Rowlands, John Marley, Lynn Carlin A–
      The Fixer Dir. John Frankenheimer. With Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Ian Holm B
      Funny Girl Dir. William Wyler. With Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford C+
      The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Dir. Robert Ellis Miller. With Alan Arkin B–
      I Am Curious (Blue) Dir. Vilgot Sjöman. With Lena Nyman, Börje Ahlstedt C+
      Isadora Dir. Karel Reisz. With Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, John Fraser B
      The Killing of Sister George Dir. Robert Aldrich. With Beryl Reid, Susannah York C–
      Lonesome Cowboys Dir. Andy Warhol. With Viva, Tom Hompertz, Eric Emerson B+
      Oliver! Dir. Carol Reed. With Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Shani Wallis C+
      Planet of the Apes Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. With Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter B+
      Pretty Poison Dir. Noel Black. With Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland B
      The Producers Dir. Mel Brooks. With Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn C+
      Rachel, Rachel Dir. Paul Newman. With Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington A–
      Salesman Dirs. Peter & Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin. Documentary B+
      Star! Dir. Robert Wise. With Julie Andrews, Daniel Massey, Michael Craig C–
      The Subject Was Roses Dir. Ulu Grosbard. With Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson B–
      Teorema Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini. With Terence Stamp, Silvana Mangano, Massimo Girotti B–
      The Thomas Crown Affair Dir. Norman Jewison. With Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway B+
      Wild in the Streets Dir. Barry Shear. With Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters C+
      Will Penny Dir. Tom Gries. With Charlton Heston, Joan Hackett, Donald Pleasence B–
      Winnie-the-Pooh and the Blustery Day Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Animated B+
      Witchfinder General Dir. Michael Reeves. With Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy B

Also from 1968
The memories are fading, but they're somewhere in my brain
      Hour of the Wolf Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann (C?)
      Romeo and Juliet Dir. Franco Zeffirelli. With Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey (B?)

Still to Come from 1968
Gourmet Prospects:
      Les Biches Dir. Claude Chabrol. With Jacqueline Sassard, Stéphane Audran
      Boom! Dir. Joseph Losey. With Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Noel Coward
      The Bride Wore Black Dir. François Truffaut. With Jeanne Moreau, Michel Bouquet
      Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach Dirs. Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet
      The Color of Pomegranates Dir. Sergei Parajanov. With Sofiko Chiaureli
      The Great Silence Dir. Sergio Corbucci. With Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski
      If... Dir. Lindsay Anderson. With Malcolm McDowall, David Wood, Richard Warwick
      Memories of Underdevelopment Dir. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. With Sergio Corrieri
      Monterey Pop Dir. D.A. Pennebaker. Documentary about a rock music festival
      Partner Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci. With Pierre Clémenti, Tina Aumont, Sergio Tofano

Further Research:
      The Boston Strangler Dir. Richard Fleischer. With Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda
      Coogan's Bluff Dir. Don Siegel. With Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark
      Finian's Rainbow Dir. Francis Ford Coppola. With Fred Astaire, Petula Clark
      The Green Berets Dirs. Ray Kellogg & John Wayne. With John Wayne, David Janssen
      Hang 'Em High Dir. Ted Post. With Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Ed Begley
      Head Dir. Bob Rafelson. With the Monkees, Annette Funicello, Timothy Carey
      Hell in the Pacific Dir. John Boorman. With Lee Marvin, Toshirô Mifune
      Hot Millions Dir. Eric Till. With Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden
      I Love You, Alice B. Toklas Dir. Hy Averback. With Peter Sellers, Leigh Taylor-Young
      Ice Station Zebra Dir. John Sturges. With Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine
      Inadmissible Evidence Dir. Anthony Page. With Nicol Williamson, Eleanor Fazan
      The Legend of Lylah Clare Dir. Robert Aldrich. With Kim Novak, Peter Finch
      The Magus Dir. Guy Green. With Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn, Candice Bergen
      Mayerling Dir. Terence Young. With Omar Sharif, Catherine Deneuve, James Mason
      Negatives Dir. Peter Medak. With Peter McEnery, Diane Cilento, Glenda Jackson
      No Way to Treat a Lady Dir. Jack Smight. With Rod Steiger, Lee Remick
      The Odd Couple Dir. Gene Saks. With Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler
      The Party Dir. Blake Edwards. With Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Marge Champion
      The Secret Life of an American Wife Dir. George Axelrod. With Walter Matthau
      The Shoes of the Fisherman Dir. Michael Anderson. With Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier
      Sweet November Dir. Robert Ellis Miller. With Sandy Dennis, Anthony Newley
      The Swimmer Dir. Frank Perry. With Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule
      Vixen! Dir. Russ Meyer. With Erica Gavin, Garth Pillsbury, Harrison Page
      Where Eagles Dare Dir. Brian G. Hutton. With Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood
      Yellow Submarine Dir. George Dunning. With the Beatles, Paul Angelis

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