Isaac Mizrahi's Shortlist

Isaac Mizrahi's Shortlist

Movie recommendations from womenswear fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, known for ‘Project Runway: All-Stars,’ ‘Unzipped’

Isaac Mizrahi is an American womenswear fashion designer, TV host, and Chief Designer of the Isaac Mizrahi brand for Xcel Brands. Previously he co-created and was the subject of ‘Unzipped,’ a documentary about the making of his Fall 1994 collection. He is based in New York City and is best known for his multiple eponymous fashion lines. He currently serves as a judge on ‘Project Runway: All Stars.’

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Isaac Mizrahi's Shortlist
  • Isaac Mizrahi Recommends 'Diva'

    "Diva is such a relevant movie right now for young people."

  • Diva

    1981 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, International

    Art, fashion and music collide in this Parisian crime caper.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This groundbreaking thriller became a cult classic and started a new highly stylized genre of French filmmaking.

    Eighteen year-old Jules, an opera buff and post of...

  • Isaac Mizrahi Recommends 'The King of Comedy'

    "There’s something divine about the atmosphere of New York in the early eighties."

  • The King of Comedy

    1983 • PG • Drama, Comedy, Crimes & Thrillers

    “Better to be king for a night than a schmuck for a lifetime.”

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Scorsese’s satirical black comedy influenced scores of modern comedians and remains all too relevant in today’s media obsessed culture.

    Rupert Pupkin is a social...

  • Isaac Mizrahi Recommends 'The Nights of Cabiria'

    "That’s what’s so great about Fellini… there’s this levity to it."

  • The Nights of Cabiria

    1967 • NR • Drama, Award Winning, International

    A naïve prostitute searches for love in this late '50s classic.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This gritty Fellini film is a must-see, and one of the seminal filmmaker's most moving works.

    Giulietta Masina (Federico Fellini’s wife) is Cabiria, an endle...