Fun Fridays – Director’s Favourite Films – Ben Affleck

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This week’s Director’s Favourite Films is focusing on the multi-hyphenate talent that all of the industry and wider world have been talking about….


Having recently walked away with 2 BAFTA awards – including Best Director – Ben Affleck feels like a natural choice for this week’s Film Doctor’s Fun Fridays.

Affleck seems to have made a rather smooth transition from in-front-of to behind-the-camera.  In a recent interview, he even admitted: “The scripts I get as a director are way more interesting than the ones I get as an actor . Or else maybe I have a different eye that I apply to it.”

His directorial inspirations come from some of the best heist & thriller movies in film history, both European & USA produced:

  • Heat (dir. Michael Mann, 1995)
  • The Killing (dir. Stanley Kubrick, 1956)

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