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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #40 on: June 11, 2018, 08:02:31 PM »
I predict a Miyazaki v Farhadi finals, though I suppose Bahrani and Ghobadi could get by on obscurity.

I think that's it, and why Miyazaki is in danger. Heck, even I considered picking Miyazaki for The Wind Rises.

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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #41 on: June 11, 2018, 09:07:16 PM »
"I'm a new day rising."

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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #42 on: June 11, 2018, 10:53:00 PM »
I love Happy-Go-Lucky!

Me too. :'(

So far 5 directors were eliminated for movies I like, but that's built into the game. These are filmmakers who overall have a lot of love.
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #43 on: June 11, 2018, 11:34:04 PM »
If I was gonna ding Mike Leigh, it'd be for Happy-Go-Lucky and High Hopes. Both unpleasant experiences.

(also, after HGL and The Shape of Water, I might be ready to call Sally Hawkins overrated)
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #44 on: June 12, 2018, 03:40:42 AM »
Sally Hawkins is a treasure, and The Shape of Water is the best evidence of it we have.
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #45 on: June 13, 2018, 03:57:13 PM »
3 Days Later and until someone else decides to play these are the Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie:
J.J. Abrams
Jacques Audiard
Ramin Bahrani
Bong Joon-ho
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Sofia Coppola
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
Asghar Farhadi
Bahman Ghobadi
Todd Haynes
Nicole Holofcener
Jia Zhangke
Pablo Larraín
Hayao Miyazaki
Jeff Nichols
Kelly Reichardt
Denis Villeneuve
Edgar Wright


And here are the Directors who don't deserve to be on the list:
Paul Thomas Anderson - Removed by smirnoff
Wes Anderson - Removed by Dave the Necrobumper
Noah Baumbach - Removed by Jeff Schroeck
Andrew Bujalski - Removed by MartinTeller
Mike Leigh - Removed by Antares
Guy Maddin - Removed by oldkid
Alexander Payne - Removed by pixote
Martin Scorsese - Removed by DarkeningHumour
Quentin Tarantino - Removed by Monty
Pablo Trapero - Removed by Teproc
Ben Wheatley - Removed by 1SO
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #46 on: June 13, 2018, 04:23:33 PM »
I'll remove J.J. Abrams. He has gotten close to a good movie exactly once - Super 8.

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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #47 on: June 13, 2018, 05:26:44 PM »
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #48 on: June 13, 2018, 11:09:02 PM »
I'll remove J.J. Abrams. He has gotten close to a good movie exactly once - Super 8.

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FLY is weighing his options, just unsure if I want to play the waiting game for Everybody Knows to release or if I should take down that overrated guy straight away. Miyazaki, despite being a master, also has a number of very notable misses, so he's definitely in contention as well. And as far as recent hot names go, Villeneuve has yet to make anything good. Still need to see one of them though.

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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #49 on: June 14, 2018, 08:19:25 AM »
I'm surprised Bong Joon-ho is still on this list. The Host is probably the closest I've come to liking his films. I thought both Snowpiercer and Okja were rather bad.