The following list is of films Mike finds particularly interesting in respect of technical expertise and creativity.

Interesting viewing

Le Cop 1984

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Chinatown 1974

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Throne of Blood 1957

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Bicycle Thieves 1948

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Cinema Paradiso 1988

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Battle of Algiers 1966

shot on the original locations

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Olympia 1936

a pioneering view of the achieving human body

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Ken Burns – Vietnam. 

documentary film making at its best.

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Touch of Evil 1958

note the opening scene all in one take… a super undertaking

Richard III 1995  

illustrating that a story may be timeless

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War & Peace (USSR) 1967

never again such real breathtaking vistas

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Catch 22  

special note to the B25 takeoff scene… it's real!

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The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968

casting at its best