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Added by Mariana on 24 Dec 2011 01:12
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100 Directors: 2012 Goal

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Decade: Rating: List Type:
People who added this item 1368 Average listal rating (785 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Stanley Kubrick
People who added this item 2787 Average listal rating (1751 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
Vertigo (1958)
Alfred Hitchcock
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.


Over a career spanning more than half a century, Hitchcock fashioned for himself a distinctive and recognisable directorial style. He pioneered the use of a camera made to move in a way that mimics a person's gaze, forcing viewers to engage in a form of voyeurism. He framed shots to maximise anxiety, fear, or empathy, and used innovative film editing.

Trade Mark
___Blondes.
___Often used the "wrong man" or "mistaken identity" theme in his movies.
___Inspired the adjective "Hitchcockian" for suspense thrillers.
___Often makes the audience empathizes with the villain's plight, usually in a sequence where the villain is in danger of being caught.
___He hated to shoot on location. He preferred to shoot at the studio where he could have full control of lighting and other factors. This is why even his later films contain special effects composite and rear screen shots.
___Dark humor and dry wit, especially regarding murder.

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Vertigo


Watched: 12/02/2012
Mariana's rating:
People who added this item 4221 Average listal rating (2830 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Joel & Ethan Coen
People who added this item 383 Average listal rating (207 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 8.5
High and Low (1963)
Akira Kurosawa
People who added this item 240 Average listal rating (136 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Ashes of Time (1994)
Wong Kar Wai
People who added this item 1048 Average listal rating (683 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Four Rooms (1995)
Quentin Tarantino
Krzysztof Kieslowski
People who added this item 1830 Average listal rating (1090 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
Terrence Malick
People who added this item 2156 Average listal rating (1378 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Raging Bull (1980)
Martin Scorsese
People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (84 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Avanti! (1972)
Billy Wilder
People who added this item 2222 Average listal rating (1402 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
Annie Hall (1977)
Woody Allen
If my film makes one more person miserable, I'll feel I've done my job.


Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author, and playwright. Allen's films draw heavily on literature, sexuality, philosophy, psychology, Jewish identity, and the history of cinema.
Although his stories and style have changed over the years, he is regarded as one of the best filmmakers of our time because of his views on art and his mastery of filmmaking.

Trade Mark
___Frequently plays a neurotic New Yorker
___A lot of his movies feature at least one character who is a writer. This is often Woody himself.
___Nearly all of his films start and end with white-on-black credits, set in the Windsor typeface, set to jazz music, without any scrolling.
___Films his dialog using long, medium-range shots instead of the typical intercut close-ups.
___His films often include opening Narration or the protagonist talking directly to the audience
___References to famous writers and literary classics
___References to classic Films, particularly the works of Ingmar Bergman

I want to see next



Annie Hall



Watched: 05/01/2012
Mariana's rating:
People who added this item 2747 Average listal rating (1724 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Paul Thomas Anderson
People who added this item 3203 Average listal rating (2107 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.8
Sergio Leone
People who added this item 576 Average listal rating (328 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Werner Herzog
People who added this item 1017 Average listal rating (607 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Francis Ford Coppola
People who added this item 5791 Average listal rating (3660 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Steven Spielberg
People who added this item 2047 Average listal rating (1365 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Game (1997)
David Fincher
People who added this item 857 Average listal rating (517 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Hayao Miyazaki

(this is not from him, but is the only Studio Ghibli's movie that I didn't watch yet)
Mariana's rating:
People who added this item 2768 Average listal rating (1699 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
Citizen Kane (1941)
Orson Welles
People who added this item 605 Average listal rating (342 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Contempt (1963)
Jean-Luc Godard
People who added this item 589 Average listal rating (402 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Rio Bravo (1959)
Howard Hawks
People who added this item 394 Average listal rating (225 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
Ingmar Bergman
People who added this item 1405 Average listal rating (830 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Pedro Almodóvar
People who added this item 2432 Average listal rating (1372 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
David Lynch
People who added this item 4974 Average listal rating (3365 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Prestige (2006)
Christopher Nolan
People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
The Intruder (2005)
Claire Denis
People who added this item 1492 Average listal rating (966 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Rushmore (1999)
Wes Anderson
People who added this item 494 Average listal rating (283 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.2
The Red Shoes (1948)
Michael Powell
People who added this item 347 Average listal rating (204 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Quiet Man (1952)
John Ford
People who added this item 2543 Average listal rating (1701 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Heat (1995)
Michael Mann
People who added this item 359 Average listal rating (212 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
Charles Chaplin
People who added this item 210 Average listal rating (111 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
L'Argent (1983)
Robert Bresson
People who added this item 251 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Pina (2011)
Wim Wenders
I've turned from an imagemaker into a storyteller. Only a story can give meaning and a moral to an image.


Wenders was born in German and studied medicine and philosophy in Freiburg and Düsseldorf. However, he dropped out of university studies and moved to Paris in October 1966 to become a painter.
Much of the distinctive cinematography in his movies is the result of a highly productive long-term collaboration with Dutch cinematographer Robby Müller. Some of his more successful and critically acclaimed movies, Paris, Texas and Wings of Desire, for example, have been the result of fruitful collaborations with avant-garde authors Peter Handke and Sam Shepard.

Trade Mark
___Glasses with thick, dark rims.

I want to see next



Pina



Watched: 29/03/2012
Mariana's rating:
People who added this item 1692 Average listal rating (957 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Richard Linklater
People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (265 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8
Jean Renoir
People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
Hsiao-hsien Hou
People who added this item 844 Average listal rating (471 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
Belle de Jour (1967)
Luis Buñuel
People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Boxing Gym (2011)
Frederick Wiseman
People who added this item 2266 Average listal rating (1465 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
127 Hours (2011)
Danny Boyle
People who added this item 2231 Average listal rating (1442 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Frank Capra
People who added this item 515 Average listal rating (352 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8
Haywire (2012)
Steven Soderbergh
People who added this item 195 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
Vagabond (1985)
Agnès Varda
People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7
The Offence (1973)
Sidney Lumet
People who added this item 112 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.4
Apichatpong Weerasethakul
People who added this item 444 Average listal rating (257 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8
Jean-Pierre Melville
People who added this item 1183 Average listal rating (719 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
The 400 Blows (1959)
François Truffaut
People who added this item 1506 Average listal rating (783 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8
(1963)
Federico Fellini
People who added this item 648 Average listal rating (387 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
To Die For (1995)
Gus Van Sant
Abbas Kiarostami
My films have been progressing towards a certain kind of minimalism, even though it was never intended. Elements which can be eliminated have been eliminated. This was pointed out to me by somebody who referred to the paintings of Rembrandt and his use of light: some elements are highlighted while others are obscured or even pushed back into the dark. And it's something that we do - we bring out elements that we want to emphasize. I'm not claiming or denying that I have done such a thing but I do believe in [Robert] Bresson's method of creation through omission, not through addition


Abbas Kiarostami was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1940. He graduated from university with a degree in fine arts before starting work as a graphic designer. He then joined the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, where he started a film section, and this started his career as a filmmaker at the age of 30. Since then he has made many movies and has become one of the most important figures in contemporary Iranian film. He is also a major figure in the arts world, and has had numerous gallery exhibitions of his photography, short films and poetry. He is an iconic figure for what he has done, and he has achieved it all by believing in the arts and the creativity of his mind.

Trade Mark
___Dark sunglasses
___Scenes that take place in or around a car

I want to see next



Cerified Copy



Watched: 29/02/2012
People who added this item 558 Average listal rating (352 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.2
Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Buster Keaton
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I want to watch at least one movie from each director during 2012.
Many of them I already know, some I already watched most of their movies, but there is always one movie from them that I really still want to watch.

100 Kazan, Elia
98 Coppola, Sofia
98 del Toro, Guillermo
97 Cocteau, Jean
96 Breillat, Catherine
95 Minnelli, Vincente
94 Bigelow, Kathryn
93 Tarr, Béla
92 Sturges, Preston
91 Sirk, Douglas
90 To, Johnnie
89 Kitano, Takeshi
88 Bong, Joon-ho
87 Reichardt, Kelly
86 Gondry, Michel
85 Gilliam, Terry
84 Aronofsky, Darren
83 Cuarón, Alfonso
82 Cameron, James
81 Johnson, Rian
80 Borzage, Frank
78 Maysles, David and Albert
78 Tsai, Ming-liang
76 Campion, Jane
76 Gray, James
75 Morris, Errol
74 Jarmusch, Jim
73 Rohmer, Eric
72 Ramsay, Lynne
71 Murnau, FW
70 Park, Chan-wook
69 Yang, Edward
68 Lean, David
65 Jonze, Spike
65 Leigh, Mike
65 Scott, Ridley
64 von Trier, Lars
63 Ray, Nicholas
62 Lee, Spike
60 De Palma, Brian
60 Dreyer, Carl Theodor
59 Cronenberg, David
58 Ray, Satyajit
57 Lang, Fritz
56 Haneke, Michael
55 Ozu, Yasujiro
54 Altman, Robert
52 Dardenne, Luc & Jean-Pierre
52 Tarkovsky, Andrei
51 Polanski, Roman
50 Keaton, Buster
49 Kiarostami, Abbas
48 van Sant, Gus
47 Fellini, Federico
46 Truffaut, Francois
45 Melville, Jean-Pierre
44 Weerasethakul, Apichatpong
43 Lumet, Sidney
42 Varda, Agnès
41 Soderbergh, Steven
40 Capra, Frank
39 Boyle, Danny
38 Wiseman, Frederick
37 Buñuel, Luis
36 Hou, Hsiao-hsien
35 Renoir, Jean
34 Linklater, Richard
33 Wenders, Wim
32 Bresson, Robert
31 Chaplin, Charles
30 Mann, Michael
29 Ford, John
28 Powell, Michael & Emeric Pressburger
27 Anderson, Wes
26 Denis, Claire
25 Nolan, Christopher
24 Lynch, David
23 Almodóvar, Pedro
22 Bergman, Ingmar
21 Hawks, Howard
20 Godard, Jean-Luc
19 Welles, Orson
17 Fincher, David
17 Miyazaki, Hayao
16 Spielberg, Steven
15 Coppola, Francis Ford
14 Herzog, Werner
13 Leone, Sergio
12 Anderson, Paul Thomas
11 Allen, Woody
10 Wilder, Billy
9 Scorsese, Martin
8 Malick, Terrence
7 Kieślowski, Krzystof
6 Tarantino, Quentin
5 Wong, Kar Wai
4 Kurosawa, Akira
3 Coen, Joel & Ethan
2 Hitchcock, Alfred
1 Kubrick, Stanley

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