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Post by Katiedot Tue 02 Aug 2011, 12:36

As it's so quiet on the George front (hello UK paparazzi, you slackers!) I fell to imagining George making a film with Alfred Hitchcock - and liked the idea.

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Post by lucy Tue 02 Aug 2011, 13:46

Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford, just cause the thought of such handsome men working together puts a smile on my face, also they all had long careers as actors turned directors. Mike Nicholson might be a nice mix with George.
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Post by fluffy Tue 02 Aug 2011, 14:02

I'd like to see Gee do a good murder with Anthony Hopkins (the villain?), maybe Gee should be the sweet destroyer??! confused
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Post by pattygirl Tue 02 Aug 2011, 14:34

For a RomCom, maybe Mike Nichols. For a good drama, I think GTC would be just fine. For a good war movie, Katheing Bigelow. For a good sci-fi, George Lucas.
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Post by it's me Tue 02 Aug 2011, 14:50

Hitchcock
Capra?
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Post by MyGirlKylie Tue 02 Aug 2011, 14:54

oooh, I like lucy & fluffy's suggestions. Good thinking, girls.
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Post by Guest Tue 02 Aug 2011, 16:28

Cecil B. DeMille – I think he had great insight and a great visionary. He made great movies!

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Post by it's me Tue 02 Aug 2011, 16:40

but he was pro Joseph McCarthy....
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Post by Guest Tue 02 Aug 2011, 17:05

it's me wrote:but he was pro Joseph McCarthy....

Are you talking about Cecil B. DeMille? If so, I didn't know that. But regardless, I wasn't talking about personal views I was referring to directorial talent. Why do we judge everything on personal endeavors? Because he was wrong about a personal matter that makes him a bad director? Please enlighten me!

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Post by it's me Tue 02 Aug 2011, 18:11

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Post by Katiedot Wed 03 Aug 2011, 04:33

Ooh, I didn't think about Clint Eastwood. That would be a good combo.
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Post by Guest Wed 03 Aug 2011, 04:37

I don't even remember reading this thread today Surprised .Clint or Redford!

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Post by amuserato Wed 03 Aug 2011, 05:56

New generation? Tom McCarthy
Old generation? Frank Capra in his idealistic period would probably be the best match most days , but sometimes I think that good Irish-American Jack O' Feeney (aka John Ford)would have been great.
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Post by Katiedot Wed 03 Aug 2011, 10:15

So many great opportunities missed due to history's quirks. Sigh.

I can't help but think that out of all of his contemporaries, George is the one who is most likely to still have had a successful career in Hollywood even if he'd been born one or two generations ago. Although I'm not sure if the world would have been ready for George Clooney and Cary Grant in one film!
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Post by sandwiches Wed 03 Aug 2011, 16:54

Clint Eastwood
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Post by amuserato Thu 04 Aug 2011, 04:11

Katiedot wrote:So many great opportunities missed due to history's quirks. Sigh.

I can't help but think that out of all of his contemporaries, George is the one who is most likely to still have had a successful career in Hollywood even if he'd been born one or two generations ago. Although I'm not sure if the world would have been ready for George Clooney and Cary Grant in one film!

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Post by lelacorb Thu 04 Aug 2011, 09:51

I like that George wrote and dirigesse himself in a romantic movie. And 'the only side of him that I can not understand. But he should write it (not like he did in all the films he directed to take stories already written). I would reveal a mystery. Gee and love for me is a mystery
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Post by pattygirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 15:40

lelacorb wrote:I like that George wrote and dirigesse himself in a romantic movie. And 'the only side of him that I can not understand. But he should write it (not like he did in all the films he directed to take stories already written). I would reveal a mystery. Gee and love for me is a mystery

George doesn't seem to do many romantic movies, and I think his approach to directing romance would take on the comedic side of him, as "Leatherheads" can confirm. I think real romantic scenes like "Out of Sight" or "The American" had, would be better directed by someone who could choreagraph(spelled wrong, I know) them and not give away too much of himself.
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Post by cindigirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 15:48

Lela said "he takes stories already written."He is the first to admit that he "steals" scenes from other movies. When he announces that he almost seems proud of it. EX "I stole that from ....."
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Post by pattygirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 16:37

Hey, how about a real hot love story directed by his "favorite" director of all time - David O. Russell. I bet that would be a real blast.
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Post by Guest Thu 04 Aug 2011, 16:48

Correcting my thoughts: yeah, I find it hard they would work well...or ever again, hahaha

I forgot to mention Scorsese or maybe Woody Allen (it would be interesting).


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Post by cindigirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 16:48

Oh sure, it could be featured as him and David Russell - both of them wrestling on the mat, butting heads and then kissing and making up. LOL
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Post by pattygirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 21:04

cindigirl wrote:Oh sure, it could be featured as him and David Russell - both of them wrestling on the mat, butting heads and then kissing and making up. LOL

Now that would really be a sight to see.
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Post by cindigirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 21:37

I love your sense of humor pattygirl, a lot like mine. We New Yorkers and Jerseyites do know how to have a good time.

Bring on "Jersey Shore." I'm Ready. LOL
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cindigirl wrote:I love your sense of humor pattygirl, a lot like mine. We New Yorkers and Jerseyites do know how to have a good time.

Bring on "Jersey Shore." I'm Ready. LOL
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Post by pattygirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 21:59

Doesn't do to live in NY/NJ and be serious. Too much sh*t happens around us for us to not look at the funny side of life.
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Post by cindigirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 22:10

One day at a time. That's my philisophy. You never know. Just the other day there was a boy sleeping in his tent in NJ and a brown bear stuck his face in and tried take off this head. He's OK now but I'll bet he's grateful for another day.
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Post by pattygirl Thu 04 Aug 2011, 22:20

Life is full of surprises and gifts.
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Post by macs Tue 06 Sep 2011, 18:42

GC likes Capra, no ? I like Capra, so why not. I'm a huge fan of Eastwood too, so again, why not ? And what about George directing Eastwood, I'd love to see him try.

And Soderberg at his best is great (don't always like him, but when I do I like him a lot), so i'd like another go with George
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Post by Atalante Tue 06 Sep 2011, 23:50

" Trade Mark :
Usage of the handheld camera to provoke realism.
Tells stories based on real-life events. "

So ... Sofa bounce

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Post by Katiedot Tue 30 Oct 2012, 12:48

Hey, how do you think George would get on with Woody Allen?
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Post by melbert Tue 30 Oct 2012, 13:00

ick!!!!!
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Post by Katiedot Wed 31 Oct 2012, 04:08

Don't hold back, Mel, tell us how you really feel!
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Post by melbert Wed 31 Oct 2012, 12:43

Oh, I forgot - yuck!!!!!!
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