Fun Friday – Director’s Favourite Films – Paul Thomas Anderson

Hi Film Folk!

With this week’s release of The Master starring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Film Doctor Team have chosen its director and arty legend Paul Thomas Anderson for Fun Friday.

Watch the influences behind such classics as Magnolia and There Will Be Blood and maybe one day you’ll be listing them as yours!

Here’s Paul’s list:

1. Putney Swope (Robert Downey Sr, 1969).

2. Nashville (Robert Altman, 1975).

3. Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese, 1990).

4. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen, 1952).

5. Shoot the Piano Player (Francois Truffaut, 1960).

6. The Jade Pussycat (Bob Chinn, 1977).

7. Soy Cuba (Mikhail Kalatozov, 1964).

8. Melvin and Howard (Jonathan Demme, 1980).

9. Stray Dog (Akira Kurosawa, 1949).

10. Bad Day at Black Rock (John Sturges, 1954).

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