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Posted on Sep 12, 2012 7:54:38 AM PDT
After Sloan

Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
Errol Morris - 1
George A. Romero - 4
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

- Romero
+ Coppola

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 12:32:15 AM PDT
C. J. Vasta says:
After Bill

Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
Errol Morris - 1
George A. Romero - 3
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

- Romero
+ Coppola

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 12:37:36 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 13, 2012 12:38:13 AM PDT
Oz le Fou says:
Aftre Vatssa,

Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
Errol Morris - 0 (Did NOT survive Mr. Death Part 2)
George A. Romero - 4
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

Minus Morris Minor and the Majors
Plus Georjay

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2012 12:39:04 AM PDT
Oz le Fou says:
___↑↑↑ Movie director's pantheon ↑↑↑___

Jean Cocteau+++++++++
Henry Hathaway
Agnieszka Holland
Spike Jonze
Mike Leigh
Otto Preminger
Martin Scorsese

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

______↓↓↓ Movie director's basement! ↓↓↓______

Richard Brooks
David Mamet
Errol Morris
Robert Rodriguez
Steven Spielberg
Oliver Stone

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2012 12:41:49 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 13, 2012 12:44:23 AM PDT
J. Baker says:
After orange rinds in his mouth, acts apey, keels over,

errrr- no, after I refresh page and see I can pick one next... okay.

Ingmar Bergman - 5
Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 5
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ George A. Romero
- Francis F. Coppola

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2012 8:18:55 AM PDT
After JB demonstrating one of his relatively few lapses in good taste (I say it with love)

Ingmar Bergman - 5
Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 4
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Coppola
- Romero

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2012 1:37:53 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 13, 2012 1:38:48 PM PDT
J. Baker says:
We have a different view on what "good" is sometimes, is all.
Yesterday I looked at the profile a poster on IMBd called Timmy. His two favorite directors? #1: Alain Resnais; #2: Raoul Ruiz. Haaa! Interesting.
I swear that I've tried with Ruiz, on the balance I just haven't developed an appreciation for his work.
His #8 is Martin Scorsese, who you respect considerably more than I do, and Timmy's #11 is Hayao Miyazaki, who vice versa!

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2012 2:31:24 PM PDT
El Emmarino says:
After William,

Ingmar Bergman - 5
Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 5
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

Plus George (I hate splitting my votes between Francis and George. I absolutely adore them both)

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 13, 2012 4:15:12 PM PDT
After EmJ (welcome back! Hope you're layin' off the sushi...):

Ingmar Bergman - 6
Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 5
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Bergman

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2012 12:31:24 AM PDT
J. Baker says:
After Pastor Pacifist,

Ingmar Bergman - 6
Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 6
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

Romero > Coppola

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2012 12:35:33 AM PDT
Oz le Fou says:
After Bakerist,

Ingmar Bergman - 6
Francis Ford Coppola - 3
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 7
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

Romero > Coppola

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2012 5:31:57 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 14, 2012 7:21:54 AM PDT
After Sloany:

Ingmar Bergman - 7
Francis Ford Coppola - 3
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 7
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Bergman

P.S. I find it weird that George Lucas was once attached to direct Apocalypse Now. But considering how good American Graffiti was and is (I saw it on the big screen about four weeks ago or so), he probably would have done a good job.

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 7:54:31 AM PDT
After PoM

Ingmar Bergman - 7
Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 6
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Coppola
- Romero

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 9:23:28 AM PDT
C. J. Vasta says:
After WAS

Ingmar Bergman - 7
Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 5
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Coppola
- Romero

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 9:29:53 AM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2012 1:29:42 PM PDT
El Emmarino says:
After C.J.

Ingmar Bergman - 7
Francis Ford Coppola - 6
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 5
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Godfather Francis

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2012 7:27:06 PM PDT
J. Baker says:
re: "George Lucas was once attached to direct Apocalypse Now"

Oh dear. I can imagine what that might be like...

Colonel Walter Kurtz (played by puppet, voiced by Frank Oz):
"Horrors, seen I ... you've seen horrors, that ...but murderer call me not.
Have right to kill me, you do. Right to, that you do... but judge me, have you no right to...." et cetera.....

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 7:32:06 PM PDT
J. Baker says:
More from Kurtzoda: [intercepted radio message]:

"Watched snail crawl along straight razor of the edge, did I . . . Dream, that's mine; Nightmare, that's mine. Along the straight razor surviving edge of slithering crawling. . . .

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2012 9:37:36 PM PDT
Baker: I don't think he would have even gotten to make Star Wars had he directed Apocalypse Now.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 15, 2012 12:36:03 AM PDT
J. Baker says:
After Pastaholic,

Ingmar Bergman - 7
Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 6
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Romero!
- Coppola!

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 15, 2012 1:50:12 AM PDT
Oz le Fou says:
After Jontastic,

Ingmar Bergman - 7
Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 7
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

Plus Zombie Pizza
Minus Vampire Pizza

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 15, 2012 6:47:39 AM PDT
After Sloany:

Ingmar Bergman - 8
Francis Ford Coppola - 3
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 7
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Fanny and Alexander
- Jack?????

Posted on Sep 15, 2012 8:30:58 AM PDT
After PoM

Ingmar Bergman - 8
Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 6
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Coppola
- Romero

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 15, 2012 3:55:48 PM PDT
El Emmarino says:
After William,

Ingmar Bergman - 8
Francis Ford Coppola - 5
Werner Herzog - 8
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 6
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+Coppola (Never saw Jack, so I'm ignoring that one)

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 16, 2012 12:19:35 AM PDT
J. Baker says:
After Em, standing by her spaghetti side,

Ingmar Bergman - 8
Francis Ford Coppola - 4
Werner Herzog - 9
Guy Maddin - 6
George A. Romero - 6
W.S. Van Dyke - 5

+ Werner Herzog, not all gems to be sure, but originality goes a long way.
- Don Coppola... I can't un-see all the horror, the horror, in the second half of his oeuvre, so I must punish the dogfather.
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