Directors : classics, which inspired the contemporary directors

classics, which inspired the contemporary directors

Kansas City Confidential (1952): Quentin Tarantino has said that Reservoir Dogs (1992) was inspired by this movie.

White Zombie (1932): Rob Zombie named his first heavy metal band, White Zombie, after this movie.

His Girl Friday (1940): Quentin Tarantino cites this film as one of his favorite movies

It's a Wonderful Life (1946): Steven Spielberg cites this film as one of his favorite movies.

The lady vanishes (1938): Orson Welles reportedly saw this movie eleven times.

Stagecoach (1939): Orson Welles has put forth this film as a textbook example of filmmaking and said he had watched it more than 40 times in preparation for the making of Citizen Kane (1941).

La grande illusion/ france: Frequently cited by Woody Allen as the finest picture ever made.

Warning from Space/ japan: the film, along with other 1950s science fiction films, influenced director Stanley Kubrick, who would later direct 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).

Matango/ japan: The effect of the growing mushrooms was done through the same means later used to create the "instant pudding" in Woody Allen's Sleeper(1973).

The phantom carriage/ sweden: Ingmar Bergman watched this film at least once every summer, either alone or in the company of younger people.

Re: classics, which inspired the contemporary directors

Very interesting, but Warning From Space? Seriously?

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