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The Architecture Is Against You

36 films

When the location becomes a labyrinth of fantastical topography.

  • High Noon
  • Rififi
  • The Hustler
  • Blow-Up
  • Le Samouraï

The Consummate Professional

51 films

Films with individuals who are highly skilled in a specific area, who operate alone. They have a clear code of…

  • The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
  • Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • Monster from the Ocean Floor
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • Godzilla

Chris Ryan & Sean Fennessey: Garbage Fish

116 films

From the Big Picture Podcast

  • Collateral
  • Blade
  • John Wick
  • The Dark Knight
  • Man on Fire

Club Brawlers

15 films

Action scenes and shootouts in nightclubs

  • Pickpocket
  • Le Samouraï
  • The Gambler
  • Mikey and Nicky
  • Dog Day Afternoon

Chris Ryan & Sean Fennessey The Prestige Dirtbag

64 films

From the Big Picture podcast ‘Prestige Dirtbag Movie: A Celebration’ 10th September 2021

  • Den of Thieves
  • A Walk Among the Tombstones
  • Sleepless
  • The Transporter
  • The Negotiator

Chris Ryan & Sean Fennessey Garbage Crime

44 films

From The Big Picture podcast ‘Introducing the Garbage Crime Movie Oscars’ 10th November 2020

  • Moonfall
  • Kimi
  • S1m0ne
  • In Time
  • Sunshine

Chris Ryan & Sean Fennessey Junk Sci Fi

49 films

From The Big Picture podcast ‘Top 10 Junk Sci Fi films’ 11th Feb 2022

  • Top Gun
  • Iron Eagle
  • Die Hard 2
  • Sully
  • Flight

Chris Ryan & Sean Fennessey Sky Trash

21 films

From The Big Picture podcast: ‘Plane and the Top 10 Sky Trash Movies’ 1st February 2023

  • The Day of the Jackal
  • The Killer Elite
  • Ronin
  • The Bourne Identity
  • The Bourne Supremacy

Chris Ryan & Sean Fennessey Trash Special Ops

19 films

From The Big Picture Podcast: The Grey Man and Top 10 Trash Soecial Ops Movies, 29th July 2022

  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • Station Six-Sahara
  • Brief Ecstasy
  • The Halfway House
  • Went the Day Well?

Scorsese - British Film Reccomendations

50 films

List of British films that Martin Scorsese recommended to Edgar Wright via e-mail and that were discussed by Wright and…

  • Kontroll
  • Subway
  • Death Line
  • Creep
  • The Warriors


8 films

Films which prominently feature an underground transport system as part of the core narrative.

  • What Is Cinema?
  • The Story of Film: An Odyssey
  • The Story of Film: A New Generation
  • 40 Days to Learn Film
  • Guilt-Free Pleasures

Cinema Looks at Itself: Both Sides of the Screen

392 films

Documentaries that look at various aspects of cinema around the world -- the themes and genres, the eras and evolution,…