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Films that made me love cinema (And want to be a filmmaker)

by Dan E Smith
Films that made me love cinema (And want to be a filmmaker) by Dan E Smith
Below is a list I’ve compiled of the films which, more than anything, affirm my love for cinema and the cinematic form. These are the films which I return to time and time again because, on some level, whether that be intellectual or purely emotional, they resonate with me, and go on to cement even further the notion that my choice to pursue film and filmmaking was not a path I should regret taking. Some of these you might think “why is that on there? There’s nothing particularly amazing about it!” – and you might well be right. However, these are simply the films which resonated with me; as many of you reading this will know, sometimes… Read more

Below is a list I’ve compiled of the films which, more than anything, affirm my love for cinema and the cinematic form. These are the films which I return to time and time again because, on some level, whether that be intellectual or purely emotional, they resonate with me, and go on to cement even further the notion that my choice to pursue film and filmmaking was not a path I should regret taking.

Some of these you might think “why is that on there? There’s nothing particularly amazing about it!” – and you might well be right. However, these are simply the films which resonated with me; as many of you reading this will know, sometimes films (and indeed, all art), no matter how stupid or ridiculous or rubbish, are just… right…

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