Sunday, 22 October 2017

Some films I quite like a lot

This was going to be a definitive list of favourites but there are too many to mention, plus there are loads of odd moments and aspects and bits-of-films, plus films I love in one way but not another, so here's a list of formative rather than favourite films....

Terminator and Terminator 2 - James Cameron
Point Break - Kathryn Bigelow
Near Dark - Kathryn Bigelow
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night - Ana Lily Amirpour
Lawn Dogs - John Duigan
The Brave One - Neil Jordan
The first two thirds of Twilight - Catherine Hardwicke
Bits of of Dark Knight, especially the interrogation scene - Christopher Nolan
Captives - Angela Pope
The Beguiled - Sofia Coppola (plus the original by Don Siegel)
Desperately Seeking Susan - Susan Seidelman
Silence of the Lambs - Jonathan Demme
Black Narcissus - Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
Close My Eyes - Stephen Poliakoff
The Love Witch - Anna Biller
Maurice - James Ivory
W.E. - Madonna
Gladiator - Ridley Scott
RoboCop the original - Paul Verhoeven
Carrie - Brian de Palma
Boys Don't Cry - Kimberly Pierce
Maleficent - Robert Stromberg
Death in Venice - Luchino Visconti
La Belle et la BĂȘte - Jean Cocteau
I Am Love - Luca Guadagnino
Call Me By Your Name - Luca Guadagnino
Carol - Todd Haynes
Clash of the Titans - Desmond Davis
Jason and the Argonauts - Don Chaffey