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Rian Johnsons' ambitious and inventive The Last Jedi owes a debt to the films of Akira Kurosawa, just like the original Star Wars films helmed by George Lucas.
Bacurau by Brazilian directors Juliano Dornelles and Kleber Mendonça Filho had critics referencing films like Wake in Fright, Mad Max and Seven Samurai.
Quentin Tarantino loves cinema - he packs his films full of references and homages. Pulp Fiction is no exception. Have you seen Charley Varrick?
Joseph Kosinski's Only The Brave tells the real-life story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a tight-knit Arizona firefighting squad. What films have similar themes?
Days of Heaven from 1978 is Terrence Malick's pastoral masterpiece. Which films are trying to recapture its magic? Critics infer a lineage to 2020's Nomadland and many others.
Alfred Hitchcock filmed and edited Rope to look like one continuous shot. The long takes and hidden stitches have persisted in cinema ever since, moving out of the chamber play and onto the battlefield in 1917.
Todd Phillips' Joker models Arthur Fleck after Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver) and Rupert Pupkin (The King of Comedy) and even stars Robert De Niro himself in a finale channeling Network.
Paul Greengrass' News of the World starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel has critics recalling the filmographies of John Wayne and James Stewart, as well as François Truffaut's The Wild Child.
Jennifer Kent's The Babadook rekindled our interest in contemporary horror after years of remakes and retreads. Its motifs have been used in films such as Lights out, His House and Under the Shadow.