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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #30 on: December 12, 2010, 02:21:11 PM »
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[noembed]Edgar Wright (1974 - present)[/noembed] (#78)

“Everything that I've done so far has had a bigger budget than the last, but I've never ever felt the benefit of the bigger budget because the ideas always exceed the budget. ”

Filmography

A Fistful of Fingers (1995)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #31 on: December 12, 2010, 02:23:35 PM »
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[noembed]Richard Linklater (1960 - present)[/noembed] (#93)

“I've always liked the minds of criminals, they seem similar to artists. ”

Filmography

Slacker (1991)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Before Sunrise (1995)
Waking Life (2001)
Tape (2001)
The School of Rock (2003)
Before Sunset (2004)
Fast Food Nation (2006)
A Scaner Darkly (2006)
Me and Orson Welles (2008)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #32 on: December 12, 2010, 02:26:38 PM »
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[noembed]Ang Lee (1954 - present)[/noembed] (#100)

“Things are being simplified a lot for us lately. I think people are hungry for something that shows more respect for the complexity of life, the depth, the grey areas.”

Filmography

Pushing Hands (1992)
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
The Ice Storm (1997)
Ride with the Devil (1999)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Hulk (2003)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Lust, Caution (2007)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #33 on: December 12, 2010, 02:30:38 PM »
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[noembed]Jean-Pierre Dardenne (1951-Present) and Luc Dardenne (1954-Present)[/noembed] (#64)

“Of course, we always hope our films will speak to people, disturb them, but we never hoped to change the world”

Filmography

Leçons d'une université volante (1982)
Falsch (1987)
Je pense à vous (1992)
La Promesse (1996)
Rosetta (1999)
The Son (2002)
The Child (2005)
Lorna's Silence (2008)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #34 on: December 12, 2010, 02:33:27 PM »
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[noembed]John Huston (1906 - 1987)[/noembed]

“The directing of a picture involves coming out of your individual loneliness and taking a controlling part in putting together a small world. A picture is made. You put a frame around it and move on.”

Filmography

The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Battle of San Pietro (1945)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Key Largo (1948)
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Fat City (1972)
Wise Blood (1979)
Under the Volcano (1984)
The Dead (1987)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #35 on: December 12, 2010, 02:37:29 PM »
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[noembed]Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953 - present)[/noembed]

“I wanted to make a fake Paris, a Paris of dreams, like in my head when I was twenty and I arrived in Paris for the first time. I wanted to avoid the bad things: traffic jams, dog shit on the street, the rain.”

Filmography

Delicatessen (1991)
The City of Lost Children (1995)
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Amélie (2001)
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Micmacs (2009)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #36 on: December 12, 2010, 02:38:32 PM »
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[noembed]Bong Joon-ho (1969 - present)[/noembed]

“Human beings basically express their feelings in the same way. They feel the same feelings. If you look at two foreigners talking to each other, you soon can see if they are fighting, or are in love.”

Filmography

Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)
Memories of Murder (2003)
The Host (2006)
Mother (2009)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #37 on: December 12, 2010, 02:40:41 PM »
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[noembed]Alfonsu Cuaron (1961 - present)[/noembed] (#50)

“The only reason you make a movie is not to make or set out to do a good or bad movie, it's just to see what you learn for the next one.”

Filmography

Solo Con Tu Pareja (1991)
A Little Princess (1995)
Great Expectations (1998)
Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Children of Men (2006)
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #38 on: December 12, 2010, 02:42:21 PM »
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[noembed]Milos Forman (1932 - present)[/noembed] (#53)

“The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship - is the self-censorship, because that twists spines, that destroys my character because I have to think something else and say something else, I have to always control myself.”

Filmography

Black Peter (1964)
The Loves of a Blonde (1965)
The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Taking Off (1971)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Ragtime (1981)
Amadeus (1984)
Valmont (1989)
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Man on the Moon (1999)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #39 on: December 12, 2010, 02:44:33 PM »
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[noembed]Mike Leigh (1943 - present)[/noembed] (#89)

“The whole thing about making films in an organic film location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across”

Filmography

Bleak Moments (1971)
Abigail's Party (1977)
High Hopes (1988)
Life is Sweet (1990)
Naked (1993)
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
All or Nothing (2002)
Vera Drake (2004)
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)