Sight and Sound, the international film magazine published by The British Film Industry (BFI) announced by tweets the results of The Greatest Films of All Time: Sight & Sound’s 2012 poll, and have voted Hitchcock's Vertigo their number one best film.
The 'greatest film ever' is announced every decade by the BFI. Orson Welles' Citizen Kane has been placed first over the last fifty years. The BFI's Sight and Sound tweeted the news
of their poll yesterday.
Top 10 movies of all time
2. Citizen Kane
3. Tokyo Story
4. La Regle de Jeu
(The Rules of the Game)
5. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
6. A Space Odyssey
7. The Searchers
8. Living Russia - Man with a Movie Camera
9. The Passion of Joan of Arc
10. 8 1/2
Sight and Sound
will publish the results of their top directors poll soon.
For more about the BFI
BFI on Twitter
The BFI are also conducting a survey and competition
and want to know your favourite Hitchcock film. You can tweet the British Film Institute @BFI with your favourite movie and a reason for your choice, using the hashtag #hitchcomp. The closing date is Friday 31 August.
Read a recent Digital Journal article
about the BFI and its accolade to Alfred Hitchcock -The Genius of Hitchcock - Celebrating Cinema's Master of Suspense.