In my opinion, everyone is taking this list too seriously. It is like picking the year's top ten, or five films nominated for best picture. As far as I can see, the list is a good thing in that it will stimulate discussion, and maybe inspire people to sample previously unseen films. If a Generation X movielover who has seen Top Gun 23 times is inspired to rent Only Angels Have Wings because of this list, then it is serving a constructive purpose. Yes, it is commercialized, but isn't that the history of American film? Art was a by product of commerce. The Warners, the Mayers, the Cohns, were businessmen. From their business came art. Were it not for the commercial viability of Ford, Hawks, and Hitchcock we would not have The Searchers, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, or Rear Window. So let us stop trashing the list for it flaws, and utilize it as a tool of discussion and illumination. Remember, most of us developed our love of classic cinema watching old movies on commercial TV. That a late showing of Out of the Past was sponsered by Crest did little to dull our apperciation of it. Mark Best ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.