FILM LIST: ‘Top 10 Cinema Spectacles’

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Cinema Spectacles was suggested by Whizzmop68 and we had a tremendous response, with some wonderful titles having to be left out.

Spectacles, in cinema it seems, are primarily a tool for the absurd…

In no particular order.

Jane Horrocks, Timothy Spall and Claire Skinner in Mike Leigh's Life Is Sweet (1990). Nominated by @brianrooney15 & @TheGreatDamFino.
Jane Horrocks, Timothy Spall and Claire Skinner in Mike Leigh’s Life Is Sweet (1990). Nominated by @brianrooney15 & @TheGreatDamFino.
A bonus Timothy Spall in Life Is Sweet.
A bonus Timothy Spall in Life Is Sweet.
Cary Grant in Howard Hawks' Bringing Up Baby (1938). Suggested by @Movienut14.
Cary Grant in Howard Hawks’ Bringing Up Baby (1938). Suggested by @Movienut14.
Robert De Niro in Scorsese's Casino (1995). Suggested by @TheSandyWilson.
Robert De Niro in Scorsese’s Casino (1995). Suggested by @TheSandyWilson.
Michael Caine in The Ipcress File (Sidney J. Furie, 1965). Nominated by @annatwigg.
Michael Caine in The Ipcress File (Sidney J. Furie, 1965). Nominated by @annatwigg.

Louis Jouvet in Dr Knock (Guy Lefranc, 1951). Thanks to @EdouardVidon for this one.
Louis Jouvet in Dr Knock (Guy Lefranc, 1951). Thanks to @EdouardVidon for this one.

Marcello Mastroianni in Fellini's 81/2 (1963). Suggested by @LionelTwigg.
Marcello Mastroianni in Fellini’s 81/2 (1963). Suggested by @LionelTwigg.

Joan Fontaine in Hitchcock's Suspicion. @jhpcine suggested this one.
Joan Fontaine in Hitchcock’s Suspicion. @jhpcine suggested this one.
Richard Attenborough in 10 Rillington Place (Richard Fleischer, 1971). Nominated by @PaulFitz1963.
Richard Attenborough in 10 Rillington Place (Richard Fleischer, 1971). Nominated by @PaulFitz1963.
Richard Burton in The Assassination of Trotsky, by Joseph Losey, 1972.
Richard Burton in The Assassination of Trotsky, by Joseph Losey, 1972.
Marilyn Monroe in How To Marry A Millionaire (Negulesco, 1953). Suggested by @SarahGrahamCCB & @movienut14.
Marilyn Monroe in How To Marry A Millionaire (Negulesco, 1953). Suggested by @SarahGrahamCCB & @movienut14.
Matti Pelonpaa in Aki Kaurismaki's Ariel (1988).
Matti Pelonpaa in Aki Kaurismaki’s Ariel (1988).
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