Jody Rosen

Jody Rosen is the music critic for Slate.

No. 61: Bananas

What Woody wouldn’t do to get the girl

No. 62: Flirting With Disaster

Enter Stiller

No. 67: Barton Fink

An all-time great of a least one genre

No. 68: Tootsie

The screwball gets an update

No. 73: The Big Chill

Last Temptations

No. 78: The Wizard of Oz


No. 80: The Squid and the Whale

A modern Brooklyn classic

No. 82: Inglourious Basterds

Jews unleash hell on the Third Reich

No. 89: My Favorite Year

An homage to the golden age of the small screen

No. 90: Hungry Hearts

The first serious depiction of the Jewish immigrant experience

No. 92: Kramer vs. Kramer

Divorced from reality

No. 93: Top Hat

Depression-era escapism

No. 95: White Christmas

The melancholy beauty of sacred-secular America

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