"Films are always pretentious. There’s nothing more pretentious than a filmmaker."
~ John Milius
There are many reasons to see a movie: the cinematography, the acting, the writing, editing, sound, direction, set design... but almost none more important than to have the ability to comment on it when with a bunch of filmmakers.
10 movies you must see if you're a filmmaker, so people don't make fun of you:
Last Tango in Paris
Gone with the Wind
A Clockwork Orange
It's a Wonderful Life
The French Connection