Spike Lee

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Re: Spike Lee

#51 Post by Dead or Deader » Thu May 19, 2016 3:41 pm

Spike Lee essential films for aspiring directors.


Some dubious choices from the list. No Silents represented, nor many foreign classics, while Mel Gibson somehow gets to occupied a spot on Spike list. The list also just strikes me as little too bland, at least for my own particular idiosyncratic taste.

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Re: Spike Lee

#52 Post by ando » Sat May 21, 2016 5:58 pm

First, there are too many on his list. After four or five, particularly if its off the cuff, it becomes a list of one's preferences and tastes rather rather than a strictly considered sample.

With the operative words being aspiring directors three films came immediately to mind and I wondered if Spike had them on his list. Only one: Rashomon.

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Re: Spike Lee

#53 Post by FrauBlucher » Sat May 21, 2016 7:44 pm

Not surprising that he left out many of his very successful contemporaries.

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