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Thursday, March 3rd, 2005, 10:08 PM
Tell the 5 "cult" directors. These, are mine :

1) John Milius (Big wednesday, Conan the Barbarian)
2) John carpenter (The thing, great trouble in chinatown)
3) Michael Cimino (The hunter, Year of the dragon)
4) Ridley Scott (Alien, Legend, Black rain)
5) Akira Kurosawa (Yojimbo, seven samurai)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005, 10:16 PM
Stanley Kubrick (Clockwork Orange, Eyes Wide Shut, etc..)

Luis Bunuel (Viridiana, La Charme Discret de la Burgeoisie, L'Angel Exterminator, etc..)

David Lynch (Eraserhead, Lost Highway, Mullholland Drive, etc)

Tim Burton (Sleepy Hollow, Beetleguese, Nightmare before Christmas, Big Fish, etc)

Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire, Paris/Texas, etc..)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005, 11:40 PM
* David Lynch

* Mario Bava:

* David Lean:

* Sam Peckinpah:

* Don Siegel

Friday, March 4th, 2005, 01:57 AM
Here's five that haven't been mentioned and my favorite film from each:

David Cronenberg (Crash)
Stephen Shainberg (Secretary)
Yimou Zhang (Hero)
Roman Polanski (Rosemary's Baby)
Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill vol 1)

Monday, March 7th, 2005, 04:11 AM
Lots of Jews in these lists.
Must have seen the effectiveness of film as propaganda.

Here's some more:D;)

1. Andrei Tarkovsky (existentialist, nihilist, ? jewish)
2. Sergei Paradjanov (nationalist armenian)
3. Ingmar Bergman (a little bit jewish)
4. Leni Riefenstahl (:thumbup)
5. Terry Gilliam (english or anglophile?)
(a few more, couldn't resist)

6. F.W. Murnau
7. Sergei Eisenstein (russian, ? ashkenazi)
8. Stanley Kubrick (jewish anglophile)
9. Jeunet (& Caro)
10. Steven Soderbergh
11. Luis Bu˝uel
12. Hayao Miyazaki
13. Mike Figgis
14. Orson Welles
15. Lars (von) Trier (half-jewish w/ socialist upbringing)

Monday, March 7th, 2005, 12:46 PM
1. David Lynch (Unbeatable good disturbing, mystic movies and series, f.e. Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Dune, Mullholland Drive )

2. John Carpenter (His horror-movies from the 80ies are simply the best!)

3. George Lucas (Star Wars, nothing more to say :D )

4. Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings I-III)

5. Ridley Scott

Niall Noigiallach
Thursday, July 15th, 2010, 01:09 PM
Tarkovsky firstly then Herzog second.

Nobody else has come close to portraying the (Schopenhauerian) Will aka our true nature as they have. Everyone else had glimpses and moments of it, these people were Geniuses in the Weiningerian sense. Truly masters of their art.