Directors Even More Directors Series - Volume Forty One - Errol Morris

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  1. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    The foremost documentary filmmaker working today.


    The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)
    ... aka The Fog of War (USA: short title)
    The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV) (filmed segments)
    "First Person" (2000) TV Series
    Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)
    ... aka Mr. Death (USA: short title)
    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)
    A Brief History of Time (1991)
    The Dark Wind (1991)
    The Thin Blue Line (1988)
    Vernon, Florida (1981)
    Gates of Heaven (1980)



    Rank 'em, rate 'em, or just say you ain't heard of him.
     
  2. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Films seen:

    The Fog of War [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
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    A Brief History of Time [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Thin Blue Line [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Vernon, Florida [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Really need to see Gates of Heaven (was tempted to pick up the Morris boxed set).
     
  3. Kirk Tsai

    Kirk Tsai Screenwriter

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    1. The Thin Blue Line
    2. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr
    3. The Fog of War
    4. Gates of Heaven
    5. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
    6. Vernon, Florida
     
  4. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    I don't think I've seen any of these, though I may have seen parts.
     
  5. Jim_K

    Jim_K Executive Producer

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    ERROL MORRIS (1948 - )

    The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)
    Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)
    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)
    A Brief History of Time (1991)
    The Dark Wind (1991)
    The Thin Blue Line (1988) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Vernon, Florida (1981)
    Gates of Heaven (1980)
     
  6. Bill McA

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    ahem...no! [​IMG]

    Standard Operating Procedure (2008) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    A Brief History of Time (1991) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Dark Wind (1991)
    The Thin Blue Line (1988) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Vernon, Florida (1981)
    Gates of Heaven (1980) [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  7. JohnRice

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    Yeah, I think that would have to be Ken Burns.
     
  8. Bill McA

    Bill McA Producer

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    Nah....it's Frederick Wiseman!
     
  9. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Well, one of the foremost... :p)

    Damn, rough crowd.
     
  10. Brook K

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    No, Steve James

    1. Fog Of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara - B+
    2. Standard Operating Procedure - B+

    3. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. - B
    4. Gates Of Heaven - C

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    The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) - 7/10
    Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) - 8/10
    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) - 6/10
    The Thin Blue Line (1988) - 8/10
    Gates of Heaven (1980) - 4/10


    Highly overrated, but he has his moments.
     
  13. Justin_S

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    Ratings on a scale of * to *****:

    1: The Thin Blue Line (1988) ****½
    2: Vernon, Florida (1981) **

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    The man that ruined Lou Diamond Phillips' career.

    ERROL MORRIS

    Standard Operating Procedure (2008)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Fog of War (2003)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    First Person (2000) (TV)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Mr. Death (1999)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    A Brief History of Time (1991)
    The Dark Wind (1991)
    The Thin Blue Line (1988)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Vernon, Florida (1981)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Gates of Heaven (1980)-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


    Errol Morris Top 5
    1. First Person
    2. Gates of Heaven
    3. The Fog of War
    4. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
    5. The Thin Blue Line
     
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    Standard Operating Procedure - B+
     
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    ALL RATINGS OUT OF [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (FIVE) STARS

    Standard Operating Procedure (2008) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (OWN)
    Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)
    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    A Brief History of Time (1991)
    The Dark Wind (1991)
    The Thin Blue Line (1988)
    Vernon, Florida (1981)
    Gates of Heaven (1980)
     
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