Top Ten 1945

BIL'S BEST ACTOR

Despite the fact that time hasn’t been kind to Billy Wilder’s early directorial triumph, Ray Milland‘s performance in The Lost Weekend still has a lot of kick to it. His idea of an alcoholic is histrionic to say the least, and the film has a twee attitude towards the subject that pales when you compare it to a more modern example like Leaving Las Vegas, but the actor still manages to make something watchable out of it.

Honour Roll: Trevor Howard, Brief Encounter

BIL'S BEST ACTRESS

Marcel Carne created one of the most beautiful, poetic films of all time when he defied Nazi occupation and came up with the three hour long masterpiece Children Of Paradise. Headlining…

  • Children of Paradise

    1

  • Leave Her to Heaven

    2

  • Mildred Pierce

    3

  • The True Glory

    4

  • Brief Encounter

    5

  • Rome, Open City

    6

  • Dead of Night

    7

  • I Know Where I'm Going!

    8

  • Madonna of the Seven Moons

    9

  • Lady on a Train

    10