Maddy’s Favourites

Here are just a few of my favourite films, series, directors, actors, and composers. From the classic era, to the present day. This list would be never ending if I included all the titles and people I’m a fan of.

Films: The Passionate Friends. Charulata. The Fabulous Baker Boys. The Wings Of The Dove. They Might Be Giants. Under The Clock. The Secret Garden(1993). Scaramouche. House Of Flying Daggers. Pickup on South Street. Hell Is A City. Dodsworth. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison. It Always Rains On Sunday. Little Women (1949 and 1994 versions). The Dark Corner. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. Ikiru. Millions Like Us. The Apartment. Daybreak(1948). Nothing But a Man. The Quiet Duel. Grand Hotel. Red Dust. Cornered. There Was a Father. Sisters of the Gion. The Whole Wide World. The Years Between. The Magician. Blanche Fury. A Patch of Blue. Jaws. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. In The Heat of the Night. Farewell My Lovely(1944). Priceless (2006). Nayak: The Hero. To Have and Have Not. The Red Shoes. Begin Again. The Innocents. The Tomb Of Ligeia. Jurassic Park. Carmen Jones. The Indiana Jones Trilogy. Shooting Stars(1928). Sunday in New York. The Ten Commandments (1956). The Remains of the Day. The Virgin Spring. The Fog. Notorious. The Birds. The Lady Vanishes. Vertigo. Marnie. The Birds. Psycho. Shadow of a Doubt. North By Northwest. How To Steal A Million. Pretty Woman. Roman Holiday. The Big Heat. Sunset Blvd. A Room With A View. Pool of London. The Naked Spur. Shenandoah.The League of Gentlemen(1960). Brief Encounter. International Velvet. The Big Chill. Late Spring. Singin in the Rain,.The Thin Man. San Francisco. The Pelican Brief. The Firm. A Night To Remember. The Invisible Man(1933). The Others. The Changeling. Hardcore. The Blues Brothers. Zodiac. Random Harvest. Black Narcissus. The Railway Children. The Hustler. Hud. Summertime. Up The Down Staircase. La Strada. A Passage To India. Wings. The Thief Of Bagdad. The Silence Of The Lambs. Ghostbusters(1984). Ice Cold In Alex. Bridget Jones’s Diary. My Best Friends Wedding. Shadowlands. Legends Of The Fall. Catch Me If You Can. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman. Alien. Hello Dolly. South Pacific. Hook. The Goonies. Some Kind Of Wonderful. Mr. Skeffington. Waterloo Bridge (1940). Portrait Of Jennie. Pink String and Sealing Wax. Chocolat. The More The Merrier.

 
TV Series: The Bridge. The Jewel In The Crown. Ripper Street. The Thorn Birds. Elizabeth R. The Twilight Zone(1959-1964). Mad Men. Spiral. Prime Suspect. The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. The Bill. Rome. The Duchess Of Duke Street. Upstairs, Downstairs. UFO. The West Wing. House of Cards(both the British and US versions).George Gently. Inspector Morse. Endeavour. Game Of Thrones. Peaky Blinders. The Blacklist. Outlander. A Woman of Substance. Gotham. Penny Dreadful. The Killing (Danish version). The X-Files. Reilly Ace of Spies. Quantum Leap. Star Trek. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Victoria.

 
Actors and Actresses: George Sanders. Claude Rains. Stanley Baker. Alex Jennings. Robert Mitchum. Jared Harris. Shashi Kapoor. Cary Grant. Buster Keaton. Geoffrey Rush. Emily Watson. Cate Blanchett. Ruan Lingyu. Richard Burton. Ingrid Thulin. Meryl Streep. Vincent Price. Michael Redgrave. Sidney Poitier. Jean Harlow.Gong Li. Takashi Shimura. Edward Everett Horton. James Mason. James Stewart. Denzel Washington. Gregory Peck. John Mills. Dick Powell. Eva Green. Michelle Pfeiffer. Viola Davis.Paul Giamatti. Kevin Spacey. Paul Freeman. Anthony Hopkins. Sean Pertwee. Jon Pertwee. Lon Chaney Sr. Clara Bow. Ingrid Bergman. Eric Portman. Gary Cooper. Bryan Brown. Alan Rickman. Michael Caine. Rachel Weisz. Deborah Kerr. Madhabi Mukherjee. Timothy Dalton. Sam Neill. Ian Richardson. Robert Ryan. David Morrissey. Kate Winslet. Rita Hayworth. Dorothy Dandridge.Vivien Leigh and Ziyi Zhang.

 
Directors: Kenji Mizoguchi. Billy Wilder.  David Fincher. Fritz Lang. Alfred Hitchcock. Michael Powell. David Lean. Akira Kurosawa. Yasujiro Ozu. Ida Lupino. Steven Spielberg. Mikio Naruse. Satyajit Ray. Martin Scorsese. Anthony Mann. Ken Loach. Peter Weir. Cecil B. DeMille and John Ford.

 
Composers: Bernard Herrmann. John Barry. Rachel Portman. John Williams. Danny Elfman. Thomas Newman. Howard Shore. Alex North. Carter Burwell. Zbigniew Preisner. Jerry Goldsmith. James Horner and Ramin Djawadi.

 

 

 

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