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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2008, 11:32:42 AM »
20. Todd Haynes
19. Paul Greengrass
18. Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu
17. Wes Anderson
16. Gus Van Sant
15. Micheal Winterbottom
14. David Cronenberg
13. Michel Gondry
12. Clint Eastwood
11. Darren Aronofsky
10. Stanley Kubrick
9. Ridley Scott
8. Atom Egoyan
7. Spike Lee
6. Cohens
5. Frances Ford Coppolla
4. Steven Soderbergh
3, Martin Scorsese (how is he on no lists yet!)
2. Paul Thomas Anderson
1. David Fincher

I'm jealous that so many of your favorite directors are still alive and making movies.

Rest in peace, Stanley.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2008, 11:55:44 AM »

3, Martin Scorsese (how is he on no lists yet!)


it probably has something to do with boring and over-rated (and a few of the [thurston powelly voice]cinephiles[/thurston powelly voice] have not yet responded, they know better, you know?)

All I can say to that is ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ok.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2008, 11:56:32 AM »
20. Todd Haynes
19. Paul Greengrass
18. Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu
17. Wes Anderson
16. Gus Van Sant
15. Micheal Winterbottom
14. David Cronenberg
13. Michel Gondry
12. Clint Eastwood
11. Darren Aronofsky
10. Stanley Kubrick
9. Ridley Scott
8. Atom Egoyan
7. Spike Lee
6. Cohens
5. Frances Ford Coppolla
4. Steven Soderbergh
3, Martin Scorsese (how is he on no lists yet!)
2. Paul Thomas Anderson
1. David Fincher

I'm jealous that so many of your favorite directors are still alive and making movies.

Rest in peace, Stanley.

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haha I didnt even notice that they were all alive except one. I guess I need to watch more classics.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2008, 12:20:43 PM »

3, Martin Scorsese (how is he on no lists yet!)


it probably has something to do with boring and over-rated (and a few of the [thurston powelly voice]cinephiles[/thurston powelly voice] have not yet responded, they know better, you know?)

All I can say to that is ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ok.

only kinda kidding, while i'm not a fan, i can recognize the man's brilliance on film history, his style and subject matter do about nothing for me.  i won't be unghappy if he shows up in the Top 100  ;)
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2008, 12:38:37 PM »

3, Martin Scorsese (how is he on no lists yet!)


it probably has something to do with boring and over-rated (and a few of the [thurston powelly voice]cinephiles[/thurston powelly voice] have not yet responded, they know better, you know?)

All I can say to that is ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ok.

only kinda kidding, while i'm not a fan, i can recognize the man's brilliance on film history, his style and subject matter do about nothing for me.  i won't be unghappy if he shows up in the Top 100  ;)

Even if he doesn't make my list, there's no way in hell Scorcese isn't on a top 100, hell top 50, list.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2008, 12:42:24 PM »

3, Martin Scorsese (how is he on no lists yet!)


it probably has something to do with boring and over-rated (and a few of the [thurston powelly voice]cinephiles[/thurston powelly voice] have not yet responded, they know better, you know?)

All I can say to that is ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ok.

only kinda kidding, while i'm not a fan, i can recognize the man's brilliance on film history, his style and subject matter do about nothing for me.  i won't be unghappy if he shows up in the Top 100  ;)

Even if he doesn't make my list, there's no way in hell Scorcese isn't on a top 100, hell top 50, list.

yeah, that was a joke  :D
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2008, 06:07:43 PM »
20.  Preston Sturges
19.  Terence Davies
18.  Buster Keaton
17.  Woody Allen
16.  Charles Burnett
15.  Andrei Tarkovsky
14.  Claire Denis
13.  Satyajit Ray
12.  Agnes Varda
11.  Chantal Akerman
10.  Jacques Tati
9.   Ermanno Olmi
8.   Wong Kar-wai
7.   Edward Yang
6.   Hou Hsiao-hsien
5.   Mikio Naruse
4.   Yasujiro Ozu
3.   Krzysztof Kieslowski
2.   Frederick Wiseman
1.   Jean Renoir
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2008, 06:13:20 PM »
20.  Preston Sturges
19.  Terence Davies
18.  Buster Keaton
17.  Woody Allen
16.  Charles Burnett
15.  Andrei Tarkovsky
14.  Claire Denis
13.  Satyajit Ray
12.  Agnes Varda
11.  Chantal Akerman
10.  Jacques Tati
9.   Ermanno Olmi
8.   Wong Kar-wai
7.   Edward Yang
6.   Hou Hsiao-hsien
5.   Mikio Naruse
4.   Yasujiro Ozu
3.   Krzysztof Kieslowski
2.   Frederick Wiseman
1.   Jean Renoir

Nice coup there by putting Preston Sturges. I've always liked his work quite a bit.
I have a terrible confession to make though regarding your number 1. I have a Jean Renoir box set at home which has 2-3 of his early silent films and 3-4 of his later stuff. I have yet to open it. Despite me owning about 6 of his works I have never seen a Jean Renoir film and he is hence absent from my list. Shame...on me.
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2008, 06:19:35 PM »
20.  Preston Sturges
19.  Terence Davies
18.  Buster Keaton
17.  Woody Allen
16.  Charles Burnett
15.  Andrei Tarkovsky
14.  Claire Denis
13.  Satyajit Ray
12.  Agnes Varda
11.  Chantal Akerman
10.  Jacques Tati
9.   Ermanno Olmi
8.   Wong Kar-wai
7.   Edward Yang
6.   Hou Hsiao-hsien
5.   Mikio Naruse
4.   Yasujiro Ozu
3.   Krzysztof Kieslowski
2.   Frederick Wiseman
1.   Jean Renoir

Great list, at least half of these names I badly need to catch up on.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2008, 06:22:43 PM »
Nice coup there by putting Preston Sturges. I've always liked his work quite a bit.

Glad to see another person that appreciates his work here.  Such a fantastic writer who made some of the funniest movies ever.

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I have a terrible confession to make though regarding your number 1. I have a Jean Renoir box set at home which has 2-3 of his early silent films and 3-4 of his later stuff. I have yet to open it. Despite me owning about 6 of his works I have never seen a Jean Renoir film and he is hence absent from my list. Shame...on me.

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