Limitless Cinema in Broken English

April 5, 2010

BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS IS THE WINNER

Filed under: Uncategorized — celinejulie @ 10:06 pm

My poll 74 ended with six votes. Thanks to everyone who voted in it. Here is the result:

I LOVE THESE FILMS, THOUGH I DON’T LIKE SOME OTHER FILMS BY THE SAME DIRECTORS. WHICH ONES OF THESE FILMS DO YOU LIKE?

1.BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS (2009, Teddy Chan)
It got 4 votes, or 66 %.

2.AMERICAN BEAUTY (1999, Sam Mendes)
It got 3 votes, or 50 %.

3.THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE (1997, Taylor Hackford)
+NOT ONE LESS (1999, Zhang Yimou, China)
+WHO ARE YOU (2010, Pakphum Wongjinda, Thailand)

Each of them got 2 votes, or 33 %.

6.FIELD OF DREAMS (1989, Phil Alden Robinson)
+THE GOD OF BANGPOON VILLAGE (1980, Pagorn Promwituck, Thailand)
+INTO THE FARAWAY SKY (2007, Isao Yukisada, Japan)
+THE JOY LUCK CLUB (1993, Wayne Wang)
+KILLSHOT (2008, John Madden)
+MINDHUNTERS (2004, Renny Harlin)
+MY SISTER’S KEEPER (2009, Nick Cassavetes)
+RAGING PHOENIX (2009, Rashane Limtrakul, Thailand)
+SAMCHUK (2009, Thanit Jitnukul, Thailand)
+THE SEED (ด้วยเกล้า) (1987, Bhandit Rittakol, Thailand)
+STORM (2009, Hans-Christian Schmid, Germany)

Each of them got 1 vote, or 16 %.

17.AM I BEAUTIFUL? (1998, Doris Dörrie, Germany)
+CRIMSON TIDE (1995, Tony Scott)
+ONCE YOU’RE BORN YOU CAN NO LONGER HIDE (2005, Marco Tullio Giordana, Italy)
+THE WOLFMAN (2010, Joe Johnston)

Each of them got 0 vote.

These are the lists of other directors who sometimes make the films I like very much, but they sometimes also make the films I don’t like that much.

21.Agnieszka Holland
ANGRY HARVEST (1985, A+)
COPYING BEETHOVEN (2006, A-)

22.Alejandro González Iñárritu
11’09″01 – SEPTEMBER 11: MEXICO (2002, A+)
21 GRAMS (2003, A-)

23.Alex van Warmerdam
THE DRESS (1996, A+)
GRIMM (2003, B-)

24.Amy Heckerling
CLUELESS (1995, A+)
LOOK WHO’S TALKING TOO (1990, B-)

25.Baz Lurhmann
ROMEO + JULIET (1996, A+)
MOULIN ROUGE! (2001, B-)

26.Brigitte Roüan
HOUSEWARMING (2005, A)
POST COÏTUM ANIMAL TRISTE (1997, B+)

27.Chen Kai-ge
FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE (1993, A+)
THE PROMISE (2005, B-)

28.Chris Columbus
ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING (1987, A+)
PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF (2010, B-)

29.Fernando Vendrell
SKIN (2006, A+)
DRIBBLING FATE (1998, B+)

30.Garry Marshall
VALENTINE’S DAY (2010, A+)
THE PRINCESS DIARIES: ROYAL ENGAGEMENT (2004, B-)

31.Jim Sheridan
MY LEFT FOOT (1989, A+)
IN AMERICA (2002, B+)

32.John McTiernan
THE LAST ACTION HERO (1993, A+)
BASIC (2003, B)

33.Jon Turteltaub
WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING (1995, A+)
NATIONAL TREASURE: BOOK OF SECRETS (2007, B)

34.Kon Ichikawa
THE HEART (1955, A+)
HER BROTHER (1960, B+)

35.Law Chi-leung
KOMA (2004, A+)
BUG ME NOT! (2005, B-)

36.Luís Filipe Rocha
ADEUS, PAI (1996, A+)
LOVE AND TINY TOES (1993, B+)

37.Manop Udomdej
THE DUMB DIE FAST, THE SMART DIE SLOW (1991, A+/A)
THE LIZARD WOMAN (2004, B-)

38.Martha Coolidge
RAMBLING ROSE (1991, A+)
MATERIAL GIRLS (2006, B+)

39.Martin Koolhoven
AMNESIA (2001, A+)
THE CAVE (2001, B+)

40.Michel Blanc
SEE HOW THEY RUN (2002, A+)
MARCHE À L’OMBRE (1984, B-)

41.Nancy Meyers
THE HOLIDAY (2006, A+)
SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE (2003, B-)

42.Robert Guédiguian
KI LO SA? (1985, A+)
MY FATHER IS AN ENGINEER (2004, B)

43.Roland Joffé
THE MISSION (1986, A+)
CITY OF JOY (1992, B+)

44.Royston Tan
15 (2003, A)
881 (2007, B+)

45.Stephan Elliott
THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT (1994, A+)
EYE OF THE BEHOLDER (1999, B)

46.Stephen Frears
MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE (1985, A+)
DIRTY PRETTY THINGS (B+)

47.Tsui Hark
PEKING OPERA BLUES (1986, A+)
THE LEGEND OF ZU (2001, C+)

48.William Friedkin
BUG (2006, A+)
THE HUNTED (2003, C+)

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