Fun Fridays – Director’s Favourite Films – Peter Berg

Hello Film Doctor friends.

Our new Fun Friday post is all about contrasts: on one hand, we’ve got a spy blockbuster helmed by a rather classically trained actor & director, and on the other hand, a war drama from a US prime-time TV ‘darling’. What directorial film picks might this duo bring?

First we have Peter Berg (Friday Night LightsBattleship , Hancock) director of real-life story adaptation “Lone Survivor” (released in the UK today).


Film Doctor - Peter Berg


Here are a couple of his top influences:


And with the Kenneth Branaghdirected “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” on release in the UK today, the Film Doctor team take a quick look at Branagh’s special “Favourite Films of Laurence Olivier” list:

  • Rebecca(1940, dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
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