*the big lebowski

anonymous asked:

What's your favorite movies

I have 91 movies I’d consider my favorites, which you can check on my IMDb.

But for fun, I’ll name some pretty dank directors and my favorite films by them. Note that there are some movies I consider favorites by directors I don’t like as much in any other circumstance, like Donnie Darko, Gremlins, Glengarry Glen Ross, and the original Wicker Man from 1973.

Stanley Kubrick - A Clockwork Orange

Quentin Tarantino - Pulp Fiction

Joel and Ethan Coen - The Big Lebowski

Wes Anderson - The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

M. Night Shyamalan - Unbreakable

Roman Polanski - Rosemary’s Baby

Kenneth Branagh - Hamlet

Julie Taymor - Titus

Paul Verhoeven - Starship Troopers

John Carpenter - Escape from New York

Clint Eastwood - Sudden Impact

Christopher Nolan - The Dark Knight

Nicolas Winding Refn - The Neon Demon

Steven Spielberg - Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Darren Aronofsky - Black Swan

David Fincher - Gone Girl

Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver

David Lynch - Eraserhead (or Lost Highway. I still have a hard time deciding)

Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo

Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris

Akira Kurosawa - Ran

Ridley Scott - Alien

James Cameron - Aliens

David Lean - Lawrence of Arabia

Michael Mann - Collateral

Edgar Wright - Hot Fuzz

Terry Gilliam - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

George Lucas - Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Sergio Leone - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Francis Ford Coppola - The Godfather Part II

Danny Boyle - 127 Hours

Orson Welles - Citizen Kane

Franklin J. Schaffner - Patton

Tim Burton - Ed Wood


So yeah, there ya go. If you want any more you can check my IMDb, because I left a bunch of them out. Word of advice my dude, never ask a film buff what their favorite movies are. You’ll never hear the end of it.

10 movies you have to watch before you die (part 1)

The Matrix, Lana and Lilly Wachowski (1999)

A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick (1971)

The Big Lebowski, Joel and Ethan Cohen (1998)

Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola (1979)

Citizen Kane, Orson Welles (1941)

Edward Scissorhands, Tim Burton (1990)

Taxi Driver, Martin Scorcese (1976)

Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino (1994)

2001 : A Space Oddyssey, Stanley Kubrick (1968)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, John Hughes (1986)

Cult Classics that everyone needs to see. 

some of these are big name movies with big followings. some are movies that maybe only a cult of like 20 people love. But they are great. feel free to add more that you like.

Donnie Darko

SLC Punk!

The Crow (only the first one. the other ones were trash)

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Beetlejuice

Cry Baby

Lost Boys

The Big Lebowski

Labyrinth

A Clockwork Orange

Monty Python and the Holy Grail  (an/or) Life of Brian

Slither

Time Bandits

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (and/or) Bogus Journey

Wayne’s World Series

Any Movie From Kevin Smith’s “View Askewniverse”

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Shaun of the Dead