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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #80 on: September 24, 2018, 02:16:04 PM »
I know I've had a turn, but since no one's playing anymore, Kelly Reichardt.
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #81 on: September 24, 2018, 02:41:10 PM »
Well, if we're allowing seconds, then I'll remove the one I should have done in the first place: Bahman Ghobadi
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #82 on: September 24, 2018, 02:51:15 PM »
Seconds seems kinda problematic, but I guess there are not enough active users to get through it otherwise. Maybe require two second-time votes to remove someone ? Mine goes to Jeff Nichols for Midnight Special.
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #83 on: September 24, 2018, 04:00:10 PM »
Can you please take Hayao Miyazaki off the list? Indifference weighs heavier than dislike.

Mine goes to Jeff Nichols for Midnight Special.

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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #84 on: September 24, 2018, 04:13:43 PM »
This is why we only get one selection. We all have to live with the remaining names. The lack of active members is built into the consequences.
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #85 on: September 24, 2018, 04:52:06 PM »
I can think of a few in Coppola's filmography. I'm really surprised she's still standing actually, given the reputation Somewhere and The Bling Ring get.

I'll go with Coppola, for these two specifically, but not exclusively.  I'm usually cold to her films, though I did enjoy The Beguiled.     

Can't be sure from the phrasing. Are you saying you're taking Coppola out?

Sorry for the confusing wording.  Yes, I'm taking down Coppola, mainly for Somewhere and The Bling Ring, but I also didn't care for Marie Antoinette or even The Virgin Suicides

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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #86 on: September 24, 2018, 05:08:52 PM »
Done. 11 Directors remain.
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #87 on: September 24, 2018, 07:44:09 PM »
Mine goes to Jeff Nichols for Midnight Special.

I don't think I have weighed in here, so I will second this one if Teproc's vote can't be counted. Anything by Jeff Nichols will be among my most anticipated but I would put MS in my bad category
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #88 on: September 24, 2018, 07:49:38 PM »
A lot of fallen heroes today. We are down to 10.


Ramin Bahrani
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
Asghar Farhadi
Bahman Ghobadi
Todd Haynes
Jia Zhangke
Pablo Larraín
Kelly Reichardt
Edgar Wright


And here are the Directors stricken off the list:
J.J. Abrams - Removed by roujin
Paul Thomas Anderson - Removed by smirnoff
Wes Anderson - Removed by Dave the Necrobumper
Jacques Audiard - Removed by AliceGuyBlache
Noah Baumbach - Removed by Jeff Schroeck
Andrew Bujalski - Removed by MartinTeller
Sofia Coppola - Removed by jswysin
Nicole Holofcener - Removed by PeacefulAnarchy
Bong Joon-ho - Removed by Same the Cinema Snob
Mike Leigh - Removed by Antares
Guy Maddin - Removed by oldkid
Hayao Miyazaki - Removed by Knocked Out Loaded
Jeff Nichols - Removed by jdc
Alexander Payne - Removed by pixote
Martin Scorsese - Removed by DarkeningHumour
Quentin Tarantino - Removed by Monty
Pablo Trapero - Removed by Teproc
Denis Villeneuve Removed by Bondo
Ben Wheatley - Removed by 1SO
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Re: Film Directors Who Never Made a Bad Movie
« Reply #89 on: September 24, 2018, 09:16:04 PM »
Edgar Wright probably entertains me more than any other name on the list, but if his movies resemble guilty pleasures in the face of someone like. say, Asghar Farhadi, then I guess I'd vote Wright off.