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Top 10 Cinema Billiards

Top 10 Cinema Billiards

Follow @distractedfilm Alain Delon in Le Cercle Rouge (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970). Suggested by @dean_frey. Buster Keaton in his own Sherlock Jr (1924) Anna Karina in Vivre Sa Vie (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962). Nominated by @AshesOfTheSoul. Alun Armstrong in Billy The Kid And The Green Baize Vampire (Alan Clarke, 1987). And @PaulvonMitchell nominated this one. Peter Sellers […]

Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete...

Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete…

Follow @Distractedfilm …and so, after nine months, we have reached the end of what has been an extremely demanding and creatively exhilarating process. Cinema exists at that point where the imaginary and the real meet, both are transformed at the point of contact, and something new emerges, something that didn’t exist before. It is an […]

Top 10 Armchair Actors

Top 10 Armchair Actors

Follow @distractedfilm Catherine Deneuve with David Bowie in The Hunger (Tony Scott, 1983). Marcello Mastroianni with Jean-Louis Trintignant in The Sunday Woman (Luigi Comencini, 1975). Nominated by @RomantikKurbaa. Greta Garbo in Queen Christina (Rouben Mamoulian, 1933). Many thanks @believebird. Dirk Bogarde in Providence (Alain Resnais, 1977). Suggested by mskathleenquinn. Jean Gabin with Lino Ventura and […]

Top 10 Films Set-In-London-During-The-1960s

Top 10 Films Set-In-London-During-The-1960s

Follow @distractedfilm My admiration for the history of British cinema only grows, discovering beautiful new titles  during the making of this list. Thank-you, as always, to all contributors. Notable exclusions this time included; Preminger’s Bunny Lake Is Missing and Victim with Dirk Bogarde. Some others fell foul of the duplication rule, namely; Antonioni’s Blow Up and Polanski’s Repulsion. In […]

Top 10 Actors-On-Trains-In-Cinema

Top 10 Actors-On-Trains-In-Cinema

Follow @DistractedFilm We had an extraordinary response to this list, with all sorts of titles having to be excluded from the final 10. These included;  Bunuel’s That Obscure Object Of Desire, Powell And Pressburger’s A Canterbury Tale and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein. Alain Delon in Mr Klein (Joseph Losey, 1976). Fernando Rey with Gene Hackman […]