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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2011, 03:18:59 PM »
This may seem like an odd request that would take a lot of effort to pull off but I think it would be cool if the Directors were classified by country. So lets say I wanted to check out more Korean films I could just check out the list and see the different directors to choose from.

Hmm, maybe, but then what do you do with Hitchcock? Lang? Bunuel?

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2011, 03:35:05 PM »
Just have them show up twice.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2011, 04:44:26 PM »
Just have them show up twice.

Yeah, I'm not liking the sound of this.  That's a whole lot of effort and research and decisions, it sounds way too complicated.  Look at Anh Hung Tran:

* born in Vietnam, made a number of movies set in Vietnam, with Vietnamese actors speaking Vietnamese
* however, those films are usually French productions, or partially France-funded
* I Come With the Rain is a joint France/Hong Kong/Ireland/Spain/UK production
* Norwegian Wood is a Japanese production

Do I have to list him under all those countries?  Should I just toss him in the Vietnam box because he's Vietnamese?  I don't want to make those type of calls.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2011, 04:58:07 PM »
I also think it's far more work that it would be worth. I've got no problem with how the directory is set up now.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #14 on: July 27, 2011, 09:25:13 PM »
I've got a request for you Martin, how about a poll for Chuck Jones?

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2011, 09:59:39 PM »
I was just about to set one up for you, but the man's body of work is so vast! (200+ titles.)

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2011, 10:07:16 PM »
I was just about to set one up for you, but the man's body of work is so vast! (200+ titles.)

Wow, I knew he had a lot, but not that many.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2011, 10:11:38 PM »
Yeah I'm not taking that on.  If someone else wants to, be my guest and I'll add it to the index.  I would recommend limiting it to the 25-30 most popular titles, though.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2011, 11:19:45 PM »
Martin, check your link for Aki Kaurismäki. The link in your 1st post doesn't work and the one I gave you only takes you to a board with your photo of Aki. No poll. No comments.

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Re: Director's Best Index
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2011, 11:30:38 PM »
Martin, check your link for Aki Kaurismäki. The link in your 1st post doesn't work and the one I gave you only takes you to a board with your photo of Aki. No poll. No comments.

Huh, dunno how that happened.  Thanks for pointing that out, it's fixed now.