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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #80 on: December 12, 2010, 04:06:52 PM »
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“I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.”

Filmography

What Have I Done To Deserve This? (1984)
Matador (1986)
Law of Desire (1987)
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990)
Live Flesh (1997)
All About My Mother (1999)
Talk to Her (2002)
Bad Education (2004)
Volver (2006)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #81 on: December 12, 2010, 04:13:40 PM »
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"Nostalgia is a powerful feeling; it can drown out anything."

Filmography

Badlands (1973)
Days of Heaven (1978)
The Thin Red Line (1998)
The New World (2005)
The Tree of Life (2011)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #82 on: December 12, 2010, 04:15:19 PM »
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“I don't think about technique. The ideas dictate everything. You have to be true to that or you're dead.”

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The Grandmother (1970)
Eraserhead (1976)
The Elephant Man (1980)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Wild at Heart (1991)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)
Lost Highway (1997)
The Straight Story (1999)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
Inland Empire (2006)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #83 on: December 12, 2010, 04:16:58 PM »
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“Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one.”

Filmography

Camera Buff (1979)
Blind Chance (1981)
No End (1985)
A Short Film About Killing (1988)
A Short Film About Love (1988)
The Decalogue (1989)
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Three Colors: White (1994)
Three Colors: Red (1994)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #84 on: December 12, 2010, 04:19:48 PM »
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"No matter how many times you do it, you don`t get used to the sadness - for me at least - of coming to the end of a film."

Filmography

Hard Eight (1996)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Magnolia (1999)
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
There Will Be Blood (2007)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #85 on: December 12, 2010, 04:22:48 PM »
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“A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet."

Filmography

Citizen Kane (1941)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
Macbeth (1948)
The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (1952)
Mr. Arkadin (1955)
Touch of Evil (1958)
The Trial (1962)
Chimes at Midnight (1965)
F for Fake (1973)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #86 on: December 12, 2010, 04:23:54 PM »
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“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.”

Filmography

Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
Winter Light (1963)
Persona (1966)
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Cries and Whispers (1972)
Scenes From A Marriage (1973)
Fanny and Alexander (1982)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #87 on: December 12, 2010, 04:25:04 PM »
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"People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don't have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning."

Filmography

Duel (1971)
Jaws (1975)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Schindler's List (1993)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
War of the Worlds (2005)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #88 on: December 12, 2010, 04:27:05 PM »
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“I think audiences get too comfortable and familiar in today's movies. They believe everything they're hearing and seeing. I like to shake that up.”

Filmography

Following (1998)
Memento (2000)
Insomnia (2002)
Batman Begins (2005)
The Prestige (2006)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Inception (2010)

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Directors 2010: The Countdown
« Reply #89 on: December 12, 2010, 04:28:02 PM »
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“I'm in a unique situation. I'm like now an elderly retired guy who made a lot of money, and now I can just, instead of playing golf, I can make art films.”

Filmography

The Rain People (1969)
The Godfather (1972)
The Conversation (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
One From The Heart (1982)
The Outsiders (1983)
Rumble Fish (1983)
Dracula (1992)
Tetro (2009)