By The Decade: 7 From The Seventies

Here we go with another By The Decade post to help broaden my cinematic horizons and welcome your recommendations from a specific era – but this one, I’m more familiar with than others.

Following the previous 3 From The 30s4 From The 40s5 From The 50s and 6 From The 60s posts, and the brilliant suggestions from readers for their favourite films from the 1930sthe 1940sthe 1950s and the 1960s, there are loads of great suggestions for you to check out too in the By The Decades section.

I’ll be honest, I was pretty spoiled for choice this decade and it was tough to whittle them down but in selecting seven I realised just how mainstream some of the choices were. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with mainstream, especially when the quality is this high, but it means I’m hoping for some suggestions which offer something a bit new or unexpected.

As always, I’ll post the latest reader recommendations later, but in the meantime here are seven of my favourites from the 1970s.

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Your thoughts on the films that outshine their sources

It’s been quite a day for Late Reviewer, with an incredible response to our social media experiment – thanks so much to everyone who took part!

Following our Quick Read on movie adaptations that improved on their source novels, we took to Twitter to ask anyone who felt like taking part which films they’d add to the list.

The suggestions are below and in no particular order, but if nothing else, maybe they’ll help steer you towards some reading or viewing in future.

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