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Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« on: December 11, 2011, 06:34:18 PM »
Feel free to complain and rejoice here as the list gets unveiled in 30 minutes! Also, please refrain from posting in the countdown thread.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2011, 07:00:24 PM »
Be excited! Be, be, excited!

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2011, 07:08:35 PM »
my lack of familiarity with the recent around here might make this question/observation lazy, but are the bolded titles films in the Top 100?
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2011, 08:07:25 PM »
Bolded are just those that worm and/or roujin consider special.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2011, 10:01:40 PM »
LOL @ theBoogie Nights screencap.
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2011, 10:31:45 PM »
Great job guys.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2011, 11:11:27 PM »
Thanks for doing this again and tallying points, Big Worm and La Rouj.

Nice to see two non-Caucasoid men in the top 5.

Did more women directors make the 100 this year? 
« Last Edit: December 11, 2011, 11:19:40 PM by Verite N. Grayson »
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2011, 11:38:45 PM »
My list didn't fare well but enough about that.

Happy to see Breillat sneak on there.

Anyway, in annual fashion, the visit to those directors whose work I haven't experienced. This is what I have planned:

Jean Cocteau: Beauty and the Beast
Johnnie To: Exiled
Tsai Ming-Liang: What Time Is It There?
Eric Rohmer: My Night at Maud's

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2011, 11:44:14 PM »
I'm curious what you think of Rohmer.  I suspect Claire's Knee might be more up your alley than Maud's.  Hard to say.

I do think that if you were to find any Tsai tolerable, it would be I Don't Want to Sleep Alone.
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2011: Comments and Discussion
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2011, 11:56:07 PM »
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