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Even More Directors Series - Volume Forty One - Errol Morris


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#1 of 17 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 04 2005 - 05:19 AM

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)



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#2 of 17 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 04 2005 - 05:21 AM

Films seen:

The Fog of War Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Mr. Death Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
A Brief History of Time Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Thin Blue Line Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Vernon, Florida Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

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

#3 of 17 OFFLINE   Kirk Tsai

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Posted August 04 2005 - 07:08 AM

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 of 17 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted August 04 2005 - 08:33 AM

I don't think I've seen any of these, though I may have seen parts.
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#5 of 17 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted August 04 2005 - 10:27 AM

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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) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Vernon, Florida (1981)
Gates of Heaven (1980)




Death before Streaming!


#6 of 17 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 04 2005 - 11:05 AM

The foremost documentary filmmaker working today.
ahem...no! Posted Image

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

Seen 7
Own 0
       

#7 of 17 OFFLINE   JohnRice

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Posted August 04 2005 - 11:45 AM

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ahem...no!
Yeah, I think that would have to be Ken Burns.

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#8 of 17 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 04 2005 - 12:01 PM

Nah....it's Frederick Wiseman!
       

#9 of 17 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 04 2005 - 01:53 PM

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

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

Damn, rough crowd.

#10 of 17 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted August 08 2005 - 04:21 PM

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

Own: 0
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#11 of 17 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted August 20 2005 - 03:26 AM

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#12 of 17 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted November 18 2006 - 06:03 AM

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 of 17 OFFLINE   Justin_S

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Posted February 11 2007 - 10:39 AM

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

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

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#14 of 17 OFFLINE   schmidtt

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Posted April 30 2008 - 03:08 PM

The man that ruined Lou Diamond Phillips' career.

ERROL MORRIS

Standard Operating Procedure (2008)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Fog of War (2003)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
First Person (2000) (TV)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Mr. Death (1999)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

A Brief History of Time (1991)
The Dark Wind (1991)
The Thin Blue Line (1988)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Vernon, Florida (1981)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Gates of Heaven (1980)-Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image


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

#15 of 17 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted December 03 2008 - 07:17 PM

Updated:

Standard Operating Procedure - B+
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#16 of 17 OFFLINE   Brian.L

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Posted April 27 2009 - 08:02 AM

ALL RATINGS OUT OF Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (FIVE) STARS

Standard Operating Procedure (2008) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (OWN)
Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
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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#17 of 17 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted March 21 2010 - 11:04 AM

UPDATED:

Standard Operating Procedure (2008) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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