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 Post subject: Re: Rank a Director's Filmography
PostPosted: Wed October 25, 2017 7:01 pm 
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Not ranking things, but the run of Sicario -> Arrival -> Blade Runner 2049 is pretty great...

His previous three, Incendies->Prisoners->Enemy is also a nice one-two-three

Yeah, I really like Incendies and Enemy. Wasn't a big fan of Prisoners.

Prisoners wasn't perfect, but it was gripping as hell. Uncommonly so. I put it on late at night, planning to watch half of it one day and the rest the next day. Even though i never felt myself loving the movie, I couldn't turn it off. That's rare and very difficult and impressive. It might be my favorite of his for that reason

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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
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Not ranking things, but the run of Sicario -> Arrival -> Blade Runner 2049 is pretty great...

His previous three, Incendies->Prisoners->Enemy is also a nice one-two-three

Yeah, I really like Incendies and Enemy. Wasn't a big fan of Prisoners.

Enemy was fun but hokey; definitely not as great as Arrival and BR2049. Prisoners looks upsetting, I'll probably never watch it. I know nothing about Incendies.


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I'm impressed that Villeneuve has six movies over the last eight years, especially considering the scope of some of them.

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Updated Spielberg:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Saving Private Ryan
Jurassic Park
War of the Worlds
Jaws
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Empire of the Sun
Amistad
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
The Post
The Color Purple
Duel
Bridge of Spies
War Horse
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Always
Catch Me If You Can
Munich
Minority Report
The Terminal
1941
Ready Player One
The Sugarland Express
Hook
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Lincoln
Schindler's List
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The Adventures of Tintin
The BFG

Ridley Scott:

Alien
Alien: Covenant
Legend
Prometheus
Exodus: Gods and Kings
Gladiator
Blade Runner
The Duellists
The Counselor
Body of Lies
Matchstick Men
American Gangster
Black Hawk Down
Black Rain
White Squall
The Martian
Thelma & Louise

Need to rewatch Hannibal and Kingdom of Heaven before I'd feel comfortable ranking them.

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Ridley Scott:

Alien
Blade Runner
Gladiator
Legend
Black Hawk Down
Matchstick Men
Thelma & Louise
Hannibal
Black Rain
The Martian
Kingdom of Heaven
G.I. Jane
Prometheus

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It’s very hard for me to wrap my head around the facts that Scott:

1. Was 40 years old when he made his first film.
2. Is 80 years old.

I am not prepared for him to die any time soon.

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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
It’s very hard for me to wrap my head around the facts that Scott:

1. Was 40 years old when he made his first film.
2. Is 80 years old.

I am not prepared for him to die any time soon.


That's good perspective. He's really a hugely underrated influence on the culture of the last forty years, if you think about it.


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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
It’s very hard for me to wrap my head around the facts that Scott:

1. Was 40 years old when he made his first film.
2. Is 80 years old.

I am not prepared for him to die any time soon.


That's good perspective. He's really a hugely underrated influence on the culture of the last forty years, if you think about it.

Gives me some hope that my second 40 years won't be as disastrous as the first.

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BurtReynolds wrote:
Orpheus wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
It’s very hard for me to wrap my head around the facts that Scott:

1. Was 40 years old when he made his first film.
2. Is 80 years old.

I am not prepared for him to die any time soon.


That's good perspective. He's really a hugely underrated influence on the culture of the last forty years, if you think about it.

Gives me some hope that my second 40 years won't be as disastrous as the first.

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 Post subject: Re: Rank a Director's Filmography
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Someone more familiar with it, do Ron Howard’s list. I’ll start with what I know:
1) Willow
2) Solo (I’m safely assuming)
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 Post subject: Re: Rank a Director's Filmography
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Apollo 13

Whatever else

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 Post subject: Re: Rank a Director's Filmography
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Yeah Apollo 13 is great

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 Post subject: Re: Rank a Director's Filmography
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Of the ones i've seen:

Apollo 13
Frost/Nixon
Splash
Ransom
Willow
Cocoon
Parenthood
EdTV
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A Beautiful Mind


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Steven Soderbergh (this is only like half his filmography)

Out of Sight
Erin Brockovich
Contagion
Ocean's Eleven
Behind the Candelabra
The Informant!
Logan Lucky
Traffic
Side Effects
The Limey
Ocean's Thirteen
Ocean's Twelve
Solaris
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I haven't seen enough of Spike Lee's films but here's how I'd rank the ones I have seen:

Do The Right Thing
Black Klansman
Summer of Sam
25th Hour
Inside Man
Miracle at St. Anna


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Spike Lee

Do the Right Thing
BlacKkKlansman
When the Levees Broke
25th Hour
Clockers
Inside Man
Jungle Fever
4 Little Girls
Summer of Sam
Bamboozled
He Got Game
She Hate Me
Malcolm X
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I need to see Malcolm X. I know I've seen some of it but not the whole thing.


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The acting in Gladiator is so bad. I had to turn it off last time I tried watching.

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durdencommatyler wrote:
I need to see Malcolm X. I know I've seen some of it but not the whole thing.

it's rather tedious, is my best memory. but i could stand to watch it again.


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I need to see Malcolm X. I know I've seen some of it but not the whole thing.

it's rather tedious, is my best memory. but i could stand to watch it again.

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