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121. So was "I'm Gonna Get You Sucka" - doesn't make Wayans a great director
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  -Film admirers: Just admit that Steven Spielberg's the best, OK? DerekG  Nov-06-03 02:49 PM   #0 
  - I can prove you wrong-  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 02:53 PM   #1 
  - Don't forget  picus9   Nov-06-03 03:02 PM   #9 
  - and Hook, and Temple of Doom, and  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 03:09 PM   #15 
     - Those were disappointing movies...  DerekG   Nov-06-03 03:17 PM   #23 
        - Well, if he's gonna be the best, you can't gloss over a decade.  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 03:19 PM   #27 
        - 8 years of crappy films  dirk   Nov-06-03 04:50 PM   #103 
           - "Crappy", no...  DerekG   Nov-06-03 06:48 PM   #109 
              - Actually I like both those films a lot  dirk   Nov-07-03 09:05 AM   #122 
  - 1941=one of the worst  bif   Nov-06-03 03:08 PM   #13 
     - Although I thought Robert Stack was great in it.  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 03:10 PM   #17 
  - he's the marshallow syrup on the sundae of cinema  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 02:54 PM   #2 
  - "Sugary Swill" -- yes, I suppose "Schindler's List" was too saccharine.  Bertha Venation   Nov-06-03 02:59 PM   #8 
     - so one overpraised movie makes up for a career of boredom?  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:02 PM   #10 
        - different strokes, bud. eom  Bertha Venation   Nov-06-03 03:09 PM   #16 
        - I supposed you liked "Barry Lyndon"?  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:44 PM   #48 
        - it had its moments, but DOCTOR STRANGELOVE  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:46 PM   #50 
        - Schindlers List  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:59 PM   #63 
           - Eyes Wide Shut was crap - but wait till Spielberg's final film  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:00 PM   #65 
           - because "there's no business like Shoah business" according...  mitchum   Nov-06-03 10:13 PM   #119 
        - I have never been more disappointed in a movie than when I watched  Wetzelbill   Nov-06-03 03:48 PM   #56 
           - Do you know why you were disappointed?  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:01 PM   #68 
        - I agree with you about "Duel"...  mitchum   Nov-06-03 09:39 PM   #115 
  - A.I.  Robb   Nov-06-03 02:57 PM   #3 
  - I forgot that one  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 02:58 PM   #5 
  - what a temptation -- I'll bite  56kid   Nov-06-03 02:57 PM   #4 
  - ah, he made the glorious Alphaville with Eddie Constantine  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:05 PM   #11 
  - more Alphaville  56kid   Nov-06-03 03:14 PM   #20 
  - yeah, I thought that was the most brilliant bit  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:17 PM   #24 
  - More glorious Godard  emulatorloo   Nov-06-03 03:16 PM   #22 
     - Fritz Lang is hilarious in CONTEMPT  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:18 PM   #26 
        - and when he  56kid   Nov-06-03 03:28 PM   #34 
  - Godard is France's "enfant terrible" of new wave cinema  dback   Nov-06-03 04:32 PM   #96 
  - No quarrel from here.  Bertha Venation   Nov-06-03 02:58 PM   #6 
  - He totally sucks ok  Kamika   Nov-06-03 02:59 PM   #7 
  - I loathe Spielberg with a passion....  vi5   Nov-06-03 03:05 PM   #12 
  - re: Orson Welles  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:09 PM   #14 
  - Magnificent Ambersons, too n/t  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 03:11 PM   #19 
  - Go watch some Kurasawa films and then compare  Az   Nov-06-03 03:11 PM   #18 
  - You know, that's just what I'd expect a Kucinich supporter to say...  Garage Queen   Nov-06-03 03:16 PM   #21 
  - yeah, if you want emotion, "IKIRU" slaps Spielberg  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:19 PM   #28 
  - Madadayo too  Wetzelbill   Nov-06-03 03:50 PM   #58 
  - This is limited to American filmmakers, Az...  DerekG   Nov-06-03 03:21 PM   #30 
  - if you want to talk pure Americana  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:23 PM   #31 
  - which America?  56kid   Nov-06-03 03:36 PM   #40 
  - Kurasawa is completely formulatic  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:42 PM   #46 
  - so the original is a one trick pony, but the rip off is pure gold?  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:47 PM   #55 
     - I love Kurasawa  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:27 PM   #86 
        - enough with the cocksucking references, geez!  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:30 PM   #90 
           - What you don't like my drugged out sadistic freak  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:31 PM   #92 
              - the next Jeff Foxworthy, ladies and gentlemen.  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:31 PM   #94 
  - That's the word...  BlackVelvetElvis   Nov-06-03 07:17 PM   #112 
  - OK  TheBlob   Nov-06-03 03:18 PM   #25 
  - I look at your post, and imagine David Cross saying those words  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:21 PM   #29 
  - Yeah, I don't see that happening.  TheBlob   Nov-06-03 03:25 PM   #32 
  - Close Encounters remembered 100 years from now?!?  ACK   Nov-06-03 03:55 PM   #61 
     - Raiders of the Lost Ark is easily the greatest film  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:17 PM   #77 
     - so you're saying RAIDERS has moral weight?  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:19 PM   #78 
        - No, I am saying that "moral weight" has nothing to do  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:22 PM   #82 
           - I don't like morals or messages in movies, I like to be transported away  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:27 PM   #87 
              - So you think Dr. Stangelove sucks?  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:30 PM   #89 
                 - i don't mind a message when its wrapped in brilliant comedy  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:31 PM   #93 
     - Joking?  TheBlob   Nov-06-03 05:32 PM   #108 
  - Don't Forget the horrid adaptation of The Color Purple  emulatorloo   Nov-06-03 03:28 PM   #33 
  - The problem with Welles  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:35 PM   #39 
  - No question - Spielberg is the best director alive today.  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:32 PM   #35 
  - or maybe c) is just left cold by all his work and sees no joy in it  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:33 PM   #36 
  - Better than anything else I can think of.  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:37 PM   #42 
  - He is not the greatest director alive today.  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 03:35 PM   #38 
  - Hitchcock was "bubble gum" too.  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:36 PM   #41 
     - Hitchcock was a package of Red Hots  emulatorloo   Nov-06-03 03:39 PM   #43 
     - North by Northwest an "important" film?  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:41 PM   #45 
        - Hitchcock wasn't going for "important"  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 04:21 PM   #79 
           - NO HE ISN'T  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:25 PM   #84 
              - And he also fails at it.  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 04:31 PM   #95 
     - Yes, I disagree that Hitchcock was bubblegum cinema  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 04:03 PM   #69 
  - Spielberg, is that you....  4323Lopez   Nov-06-03 03:46 PM   #51 
  - Spielberg, is that you....  4323Lopez   Nov-06-03 03:46 PM   #52 
  - responses  theemu   Nov-06-03 04:43 PM   #101 
     - Rankings  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:58 PM   #105 
     - You've lost credibility, theemu...  DerekG   Nov-06-03 06:58 PM   #110 
  - what a slap in the face to STANLEY KUBRICK  piece sine   Nov-06-03 03:35 PM   #37 
  - Kubrick didn't know anything  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:39 PM   #44 
     - Oh, puh-huh-huh-leeez. He was a 'stylist' like Spielberg is a cartoonist  Character Assassin   Nov-06-03 04:01 PM   #66 
        - or "The Killing" compared to anything Stevie put out  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:03 PM   #70 
        - Yep. He dispensed with traditional time structure like SB never has.  Character Assassin   Nov-06-03 04:31 PM   #91 
        - gentlemen, gentlemen.....  piece sine   Nov-06-03 05:16 PM   #107 
  - Huh?  BullGooseLoony   Nov-06-03 03:42 PM   #47 
  - I said ALIVE TODAY  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:46 PM   #53 
     - You said what?  BullGooseLoony   Nov-07-03 01:56 PM   #127 
  - He is a mawkish, sentimental hack...  Zolok   Nov-06-03 03:45 PM   #49 
  - People confuse "message" with "talent"  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:50 PM   #57 
     - heh  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:52 PM   #59 
     - No, but does Jeff Foxworth suck because he is a redneck  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:56 PM   #62 
        - what's not funny about drugged out sadistic freaks?  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 03:59 PM   #64 
           - Nothing is wrong with DOSF's, but there are  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:10 PM   #74 
              - Amelie was stylish as hell, but not nearly as good as Delicatessen/City of  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:13 PM   #76 
                 - Why were you bored?  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:21 PM   #80 
                    - no, I was bored by Amelie  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:24 PM   #83 
                       - John Cleese sums it up best:  Zolok   Nov-07-03 10:02 AM   #124 
     - No, his pacing and rhythm are terrible. . .  emulatorloo   Nov-06-03 04:10 PM   #73 
        - Cameron is good, I'll admit  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:13 PM   #75 
  - Scorsese is the best  Wetzelbill   Nov-06-03 03:46 PM   #54 
  - Spike Lee? Ridley Scott? Ang Lee?  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 03:54 PM   #60 
     - speaking of clueless  Wetzelbill   Nov-06-03 04:01 PM   #67 
  - Jim Jarmuch Is The Best- You Are ALL Wrong!  cryingshame   Nov-06-03 04:07 PM   #71 
  - except "Ghost Dog" - ewwwwwwwwwwwww  thebigidea   Nov-06-03 04:08 PM   #72 
  - Sorry, but the self-pitying Peter Pan is as overrated as they come.  CBHagman   Nov-06-03 04:21 PM   #81 
  - How about: greatest pop filmmaker, next to Hitchcock?  dback   Nov-06-03 04:25 PM   #85 
  - BRAVO  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:35 PM   #98 
  - I'm willing to go along with that, but not because of "pop".  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 04:46 PM   #102 
  - A.I. would have done better as a series.  Why   Nov-06-03 10:06 PM   #117 
  - Imagine they are all musicians.  Nailzberg   Nov-06-03 04:28 PM   #88 
  - Wasn't he who decided that those mean FBI guys in ET have their  HypnoToad   Nov-06-03 04:35 PM   #97 
  - Agreed - bad move  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:37 PM   #99 
  - you = wrong  theemu   Nov-06-03 04:40 PM   #100 
  - Touch of Evil  ThorsteinVeblen   Nov-06-03 04:51 PM   #104 
  - you = wrong  theemu   Nov-06-03 05:00 PM   #106 
  - Jaws was more human than The Birds ever was...  DerekG   Nov-06-03 07:09 PM   #111 
  - one word: Hook  ann_coulter_is_a_man   Nov-06-03 07:23 PM   #113 
  - Hmm...a pissing contest about great American Directors of the 20th Century  rezmutt   Nov-06-03 07:49 PM   #114 
  - and all of them can genuflect  piece sine   Nov-06-03 09:49 PM   #116 
     - Well, since the thread was supposed to be on American directors...  rezmutt   Nov-07-03 01:17 AM   #120 
  - 1941 -Was sooo funny!  4323Lopez   Nov-06-03 10:09 PM   #118 
  - So was "I'm Gonna Get You Sucka" - doesn't make Wayans a great director  Nailzberg   Nov-07-03 01:33 AM   #121 
  - Yeah, Speilberg is OK  MadHound   Nov-07-03 09:37 AM   #123 
  - as usual,  piece sine   Nov-07-03 01:35 PM   #126 
  - someone should mention  56kid   Nov-07-03 10:02 AM   #125 
 

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