Directors that didn't fulfil their potential

..and why not?
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Re: Directors that didn't fulfil their potential

Postby Sneelock » 19 Sep 2017, 00:02

I know scabs.Westworld & Roberto Rodriguez projects are non-union. can you believe that?
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Re: Directors that didn't fulfil their potential

Postby mentalist (slight return) » 19 Sep 2017, 03:18

Bruce Robinson. Withnail & I. Surprised he hasn't directed more.
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Re: Directors that didn't fulfil their potential

Postby Darkness_Fish » 19 Sep 2017, 09:42

mentalist (slight return) wrote:Bruce Robinson. Withnail & I. Surprised he hasn't directed more.

His book on Jack the Ripper, Everyone Loves Jack is bloody good though. The angriest, rantiest conspiracy theory book you're ever likely to come across. Makes a pretty convincing case, too.
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Re: Directors that didn't fulfil their potential

Postby Rayge » 19 Sep 2017, 10:42

Darkness_Fish wrote: The angriest, rantiest conspiracy theory book you're ever likely to come across. Makes a pretty convincing case, too.


I haven't read this, and since I'm unlikely ever again to read a book, I was wondering if you could give a very brief precis of his conclusions (in a PM if you want to avoid spoilers ;) )?
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Re: Directors that didn't fulfil their potential

Postby Sneelock » 19 Sep 2017, 17:45

I liked "How to Get Ahead in Advertising". it was a little, um, messy but he sure made his point and I thought the performance of "the head" (acting wise) was pretty fantastic.
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