Poll

Your Favorite Arthur Penn Film Is...

The Left Handed Gun
0 (0%)
The Miracle Worker
4 (13.3%)
Mickey One
1 (3.3%)
The Chase
1 (3.3%)
Bonnie and Clyde
15 (50%)
Alice's Restaurant
0 (0%)
Little Big Man
4 (13.3%)
Night Moves
1 (3.3%)
The Missouri Breaks
0 (0%)
Four Friends
0 (0%)
Target
0 (0%)
Dead of Winter
0 (0%)
Penn & Teller Get Killed
0 (0%)
haven't seen any
3 (10%)
don't like any
1 (3.3%)
other
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 30

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2014, 09:31:15 AM »
Bonnie and Clyde: 10/10
Little Big Man:  7/10
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2014, 03:43:28 PM »
1. Night Moves (1975)

Bonnie & Clyde (1967)

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2014, 11:39:07 AM »
Night Moves (1975)

The mystery takes center stage, and yet it seems to exist outside the film, or at its edges, nipping away at the consciousness of Hackman's character. All the pieces are in place, and he thinks he's solved it, but he's looking at the wrong puzzle. A morose noir, brimming with sadness and disillusion, distracting us with a world we think we understand, while its true inner workings go unnoticed. "I didn't solve anything. I just fell in on top of it."

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2014, 12:44:45 PM »
The mystery is the hook, but I think Penn does everything he can to keep it off center stage.

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Penn, Arthur
« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2015, 01:06:39 AM »
I think he is the only director whose films land on every color level of quality.

1. Bonnie & Clyde
2. Little Big Man
3. The Chase
4. The Miracle Worker

5. The Left Handed Gun
6. Night Moves
7. Dead of Winter
8. Target

9. The Missouri Breaks
10. Alice's Restaurant
11. Mickey One

12. Penn & Teller Get Killed
« Last Edit: January 06, 2018, 12:18:31 AM by 1SO »

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #15 on: March 02, 2015, 02:21:56 AM »
Do you consider The Train more of a Penn film than a Frankenheimer film?

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #16 on: March 02, 2015, 08:51:47 AM »
I don't. It just came up when I pulled up his filmography for rankings and I didn't check it even though I thought it was Frankenheimer.
Corrected my list.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #17 on: March 02, 2015, 11:36:46 AM »
The bigger problem was that it was below Little Big Man! :)

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Arthur Penn
« Reply #18 on: March 07, 2015, 02:00:01 PM »
The Miracle Worker 4/5
Alice's Restaurant 3/5


Still need to see Bonnie and Clyde and Little Big Man
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Re: Penn, Arthur
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2016, 08:56:36 AM »
1. Bonnie and Clyde (3)
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