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01 February 2012

My February Plans: Director Exploration

Well last month, my plans were to try and watch some essential films such as The Matrix, Saving Private Ryan and Raiders of the Lost Ark, so this month I plan to catch up with directors work. I oftne find it hard to list a top 10 directors lsit as there are many I need to explore with more depth. At the moment, I have 3 main favourites: Alfred Hitchcock, Charlie Chaplin and Stanley Kubrick. To try and broaden my love for directors I plan to watch at least 3 films from the following directors:




David Lynch
At the moment I have only seen Eraserhead.


Martin Scorsese
I have seen three Scorsese films, and love all of them. Therefore, I will explore his films a little more.


Akira Kurosowa
To get a little International, I have decided to enter the filmography of a new director. I have seen his acclaim with film buffs, so I decided to check out his films.


Quentin Tarantino
After seeing Pulp Fiction and loving it, I definitely need to check out his other films. This calls for films such as Kill Bill Vol.1 and his recent Inglorious Basterds


Woody Allen
I have seen four Allen films, and frankly, I admire his style of humour. Though my mum disagrees, I think the way he gives those monologues are funny and I look forward to seeing more of his films. 


Joel & Ethan Coen
The only film of theirs I have seen is True Grit. Time for more!


If you have any recommendations of directors to explore and films from the ones I have mentioned, please give some suggestions.

4 comments:

  1. I need to check out Tarantino myself. Lynch = not my taste.

    The rest are great :D

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  2. Stanley Kubrick?

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  3. Stanley Kubrick? Why not watch more of his films?

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  4. well, I have seen five of his films so I'm in no real rush. I will watch the rest of his films during my easter time off perhaps.

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