FILM LIST: ‘Top 10 Cinema Spectacles’ Published by James on May 28, 2016 | Leave a response Follow @distractedfilm 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. A bonus Timothy Spall in Life Is Sweet. Cary Grant in Howard Hawks’ Bringing Up Baby (1938). Suggested by @Movienut14. Robert De Niro in Scorsese’s Casino (1995). Suggested by @TheSandyWilson. 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. Marcello Mastroianni in Fellini’s 81/2 (1963). Suggested by @LionelTwigg. Joan Fontaine in Hitchcock’s Suspicion. @jhpcine suggested this one. Richard Attenborough in 10 Rillington Place (Richard Fleischer, 1971). Nominated by @PaulFitz1963. 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. Matti Pelonpaa in Aki Kaurismaki’s Ariel (1988).