The list is a solid one though. I like those guys and I've got no issue with it. You can read about how their list came to be, the parameters/rules used and all that jazz right here, but here also is my two cents on how anyone could justify such a list and the verbiage used. *Ahem*...
- This is a list about personal opinion and nothing more. Period.
- The list is a list of the greatest "movies" of all time. Not the greatest "films" of all time.
Now back off for a second. I know that sounds pretentious, but stay with me...
I believe the word "movie" reflects more to the simple experience of watching a motion picture up on the silver screen. It's a personal perspective driven largely by how the movies make us feel as individuals or as members of a group of like-minded enthusiasts (sometimes referred to as fans, nerds or geeks).
Conversely, I believe the word "film" would reflect titles known more for their artistic, cultural and technical impact and should be assembled with a more neutral perspective that takes into account how these films have inspired, enlightened and affected the worldwide community as a legitimate work of art more than as simple entertainment.
But hey, I like comic books, so what do I know?