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What's your favorite by Denis Villeneuve?

haven't seen any
1 (3.8%)
don't like any
1 (3.8%)
other
0 (0%)
August 32nd on Earth
0 (0%)
Maelström
0 (0%)
Polytechnique
1 (3.8%)
Incendies
2 (7.7%)
Prisoners
0 (0%)
Enemy
2 (7.7%)
Sicario
4 (15.4%)
Arrival
11 (42.3%)
Blade Runner 2049
4 (15.4%)
Dune
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 26

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Eric/E.T.

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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #70 on: April 19, 2020, 02:55:13 AM »
Arrival
Blade Runner 2049

Incendies
Dune

Sicario
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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #71 on: April 19, 2020, 06:44:20 AM »
I’m the vote for Polytechnique. I think that’s available these days (Prime/Kanopy) and is short too. In truth it’d be a toss-up with Arrival. He’s a very hit or miss director for me.

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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #72 on: April 19, 2020, 09:41:58 AM »
Need to see the earlier ones before voting, but I'd go Blade Runner at the moment, only good one he's done. Think that I'd put Enemy at a distant second.

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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #73 on: April 19, 2020, 01:22:18 PM »
Arrival
Dune
Blade Runner 2049
Sicario

Enemy


I'm not a fan at this point and him being touted as one of the thoughtful Sci-Fi directors makes me wince in pain. He wishes he could write a script half as good as Garland. Need to see if Arrival holds up.
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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #74 on: February 01, 2022, 08:01:44 AM »
Maelström (2000)
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This is the Villeneuve who made The Enemy. Psychologically fractured narrative, connected by symbols and themes more than logic. The constants between this and his more commercial works are a firm command of the technical craft and a reliance on actors faces to break through the emotionless surface.
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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #75 on: February 02, 2022, 04:49:36 AM »
Sounds like I should check it out if I can
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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #76 on: April 13, 2022, 06:25:00 AM »
Incendies 9/10
Prisoners 8/10
Arrival 8/10
Polytechnique 8/10
Blade Runner 2049 8/10
Enemy 8/10
Sicario 8/10
Maelström 7/10
Dune 6/10
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Re: Villeneuve, Denis
« Reply #77 on: April 13, 2022, 07:14:23 AM »
Changed my vote to Arrival. Of the 3 I have seen:

Arrival
Blade Runner 2049
Dune

But they are all about the same level of quality, so I may change my mind again.

 

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