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Your Favorite Cameron Crowe film is...

haven't seen any
2 (15.4%)
don't like any
0 (0%)
1989 - Say Anything
2 (15.4%)
1992 - Singles
0 (0%)
1996 - Jerry Maguire
1 (7.7%)
2000 - Almost Famous
6 (46.2%)
2001 - Vanilla Sky
1 (7.7%)
2005 - Elizabethtown
0 (0%)
2011 - The Union (doc)
0 (0%)
2011 - Pearl Jam Twenty (doc)
0 (0%)
2011 - We Bought a Zoo
0 (0%)
2015 - Aloha
1 (7.7%)
2016 - Roadies (TV)
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 11

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2008, 06:26:36 PM »
Wish you had separated Almost Famous and offered Untitled (The Director's Cut) as an option.  It's one of the more significantly different Director's Cuts and ranks with the Director's Cut of Kingdom of Heaven.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2008, 08:01:16 PM »
I am the curmudgeon.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2008, 08:10:59 PM »
Almost Famous - it captures that magical point where childhood innocence gives way to adulthood.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2008, 12:05:35 AM »
Say Anything

I find most teen movies from the 80s are vastly overrated in certain circles (especially John Hughs stuff), but this completely lived up to the hype when I saw it.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2008, 07:12:52 PM »
Wish you had separated Almost Famous and offered Untitled (The Director's Cut) as an option.

I agree.  Either cut would still be my pick but I'd be curious to know how many people prefer each cut.


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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2008, 04:35:41 PM »
Wish you had separated Almost Famous and offered Untitled (The Director's Cut) as an option.

I agree.  Either cut would still be my pick but I'd be curious to know how many people prefer each cut.



how different are they?  i was surprised to see AF run away with this one, it seems such a standard feel good flick.  apparently i should revisit this one too.  i voted for VS
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2008, 04:53:03 PM »
I remember prefering the theatrical cut to the longer version but I couldn't name a single difference off the top of my head.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2008, 06:39:29 PM »
I have to go with Say Anything. While I still like Almost Famous and Jerry Maguire (not a big fan of Elizabethtown or Vanilla Sky) I think they delve a little too much into nostalgia and sentimentality, respectively. Say Anything doesn't have any of those pitfalls. Plus, Lloyd Dobler is one of the greatest characters to grace a movie screen, so that puts it more than over the top.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2008, 09:45:40 AM »
To me, SAY ANYTHING is easily his best film. ALMOST FAMOUS was fine but very overrated, JERRY MAGUIRE has really aged badly (I thought it was OK when it came out, but shameless audience pandering), and VANILLA SKY is just OK (granted, I'm not a big fan of the original OPEN YOUR EYES either). Haven't seen SINGLES or ELIZABETHTOWN. Overall, a good and sometimes great writer but is there anyone who thinks he's a great director? If so, why?

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Cameron Crowe
« Reply #19 on: May 11, 2010, 09:33:22 AM »
i voted for VS

I wish skjerva was around still. He knows what's up with VS. :)