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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #130 on: November 24, 2008, 07:08:17 PM »
While I love both Mononoke and Spirited Away, they're not even what I'd recommend to someone getting into Miyazaki, at least, not over My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind or Laputa.

Totoro and Spirited Away are my preferred "introductory Miyazaki" movies.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #131 on: November 24, 2008, 07:09:05 PM »
While I love both Mononoke and Spirited Away, they're not even what I'd recommend to someone getting into Miyazaki, at least, not over My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind or Laputa.

Totoro and Spirited Away are my preferred "introductory Miyazaki" movies.

Totoro is the only Miyazaki I've seen that I remember and it was really lovely.

Minor points lost for the Disneyfied Fanning sister voiceover.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #132 on: November 24, 2008, 07:16:51 PM »
Totoro is the only Miyazaki I've seen that I remember and it was really lovely.

Minor points lost for the Disneyfied Fanning sister voiceover.

Isn't that your fault for watching it dubbed? ;)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #133 on: November 24, 2008, 07:23:40 PM »
I actually brought this up in chat... but figured it might make a nice sidebar for this conversation.  Were there any directors, who if they had a larger body of work, would've been considered for your list?

A big one for me would be Yoshifumi Kondo.  Whisper of the Heart is just brilliant, and if he had another 2 or 3 films, at least, on a similar level, he would've made my list somewhere.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #134 on: November 24, 2008, 07:24:53 PM »
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #135 on: November 24, 2008, 07:28:14 PM »
But Bond movies ain't no good.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #136 on: November 24, 2008, 07:30:12 PM »
But Bond movies ain't no good.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #137 on: November 24, 2008, 07:36:37 PM »
Totoro is the only Miyazaki I've seen that I remember and it was really lovely.

Minor points lost for the Disneyfied Fanning sister voiceover.

Isn't that your fault for watching it dubbed? ;)

That's the way it was on the DVD I had.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #138 on: November 24, 2008, 07:39:14 PM »
I actually brought this up in chat... but figured it might make a nice sidebar for this conversation.  Were there any directors, who if they had a larger body of work, would've been considered for your list?

A big one for me would be Yoshifumi Kondo.  Whisper of the Heart is just brilliant, and if he had another 2 or 3 films, at least, on a similar level, he would've made my list somewhere.

I included ppl that only had 2 feature-length films to their credit. So, can't really answer that one. Totally agree that Whisper of the Heart is simply amazing and I wish he had more films to his credit too. I'm hoping to watch Only Yesterday sometime soon and I believe he worked on that one too?

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Film Directors: Your Lists
« Reply #139 on: November 24, 2008, 07:42:23 PM »
I actually brought this up in chat... but figured it might make a nice sidebar for this conversation.  Were there any directors, who if they had a larger body of work, would've been considered for your list?

A lot of them actually, I think my list is a bit biased towards dead people.  P.T. Anderson, Curon, Inaritu, Malick, Ang Lee, Miereles were all directors that might make my list someday if the managed to keep their pace up for another ten years.
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