My Favourite Films – Alan Smith





In no particular order:


1. Things To Come (Dir. William Cameron Menzies 1936)

As a youngster I almost believed it.


2. It’s A Wonderful Life (Dir. Frank Capra 1946)

A feel good film to end them all.


3. Great Expectations (Dir. David Lean 1946)

Dickens as he should be shown.


4. 3:10 To Yuma (Dir. Delma Daves 1957)

Great performances and it’s a western!


5. The Big Country (Dir. William Wyler 1958)

Fabulous opening sequence and yes it’s another western.


6. The Train (Dir. John Frankenheimer 1964)

Gripped me to the end.


7. Once Upon a Time in the West (Dir. Sergio Leone 1968)

Ennio Morricone created a score that still sounds fantastic.


8. Blood Simple (Dir. Joel & Ethan Coen 1984)

Coen Brothers classic.


9. Fargo (Dir. Joel & Ethan Coen 1996)

Coen Brothers again. Great stuff!


10. No Country For Old Men (Dir. Joel & Ethan Coen 2007)

More Coen Brothers with the scariest villain of all.

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