What Superhero movies would you have these directors make?

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  1. Mrs. Sawyer

    Mrs. Sawyer Well-Known Member

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    Let's play a game. Someone puts a director up, and others post what superheroes or superhero groups they would best for. Any Superhero is elgbible. If it's a director who already made a superhero movie, post a movie that doesn't have the character the director made (Ex: No Nolan for Batman or Justice League).

    Okay, so to start, I'll post a few directors:

    Quentin Tarantino
    Nicholas Winding Refn
    David O'Russell
     
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  2. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Quentin Tarantino's The Spectre.
    NWR's Dr Strange
    David O'Russell's Daredevil or Iron Fist


    I'd like to see Ang Lee tackle another superhero movie than Hulk.
    Any ideas?
     
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    Tarantino...hmm...tough one. His style doesn't really lend itself to the big colorful explosiveness generally expected from a superhero film. I'll have to give this one some more thought.

    As for the other two, I could easily see either of them taking on the Punisher quite well. Perhaps Daredevil too, or similar 'street level' heroes.

    EDIT: I'll just point out real quick that I hadn't seen gwynplaine's post when I posted mine, great minds think alike!
     
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    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    I like The Punisher suggestion.
     
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  5. Mrs. Sawyer

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    I think he's very big on philosophy, and his style of filmmaking (this is no bearing on race) consists of eastern storytelling tropes. I think he'd do really well with Batman.

    I actually think Tarantino would do the best with a Daredevil movie. I'd pay to see that, even if he does change stuff around.

    Refn I could see with the Punisher.

    O'Russell I honestly can see him doing great with a big screen Green Arrow movie. He loves doing political stories with a twist (like with three Kings, his cancelled project Nailed, and his upcoming movie), along with what he's been doing lately is family drama, which even though it isn't in the comics as much it's in the tv show arrow. I think Green Arrow would be the best character for him.
     
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    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    After watching Life of Pi for the 2nd time today, I would really love to see Ang Lee, an exceptional director, return to the superhero genre. And I like the Batman idea:up:


    Let's make this fun, how about Steven Spielberg?:woot:
     
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  7. Eddie Dean

    Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

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    The obvious choice for Spielberg is Captain Amierca. Or Superman.

    Can we do dead directors?

    Sam Peckinpah
    Akira Kurosawa
    Robert Aldrich
    Mario Bava
    Fritz Lang
     
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    What Eddie Dean said. Captain America or Superman. They're the too most sentimental heroes.

    Oh, what could have been if Spielberg accepted to do Superman back in the 70s.

    Yes dead directors too.

    Peckinpah would do an awesome Wolverine
    Kurososawa would've also done a great Wolverine
    Fritz Lang I can see making X-Men
    Bava's pretty obvious: Blade
    Aldrich I can see making a Nick Fury and the Commandos movie.
     
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  9. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Good ones.

    Peckinpah's The Crow
    Kurosawa's Baby Cart
    Aldrich's The Twelve
    Bava's Jonah Hex
    Lang's Mandrake the Magician

    How about Todd Browning?
     
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  10. Eddie Dean

    Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

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    Todd Browning's magnus opus would have been a silent Batman starring Douglas Fairbanks as Batman and Lon Chaney as The Joker.

    How about David Lynch or Cronenberg?
     
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    Todd Browning - Deadman.

    Kim Ji-woon?
     
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    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Kim Ji-Woon's Judge Dredd

    Don Siegel
    John Carpenter
    Jean Renoir
     
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    Don Siegel - The Punisher
    QT - Heroes for Hire, Iron Fist
    Spielberg (in the 80's) - Spider-Man
    Michael Mann - Batman
    David Fincher - Daredevil
    Jean Luc Godard - Captain America :cwink:
    François Truffaut - Spider-Man
    Edgar Wright - Fantastic Four
    Roman Polanski - Dr. Strange
    Nick Ray - X-Men
     
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    Coppola- Batman
    Scorsese- Daredevil
    Spielberg- Superman
     
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    Eddie Dean Mr. Jackpots

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    Don Siegel's Dredd starring Clint Eastwood
    John Carpenter's Ghost Rider starring Kurt Russell
    Jean Renoir's Rubrique-à-Brac (I have no idea how this would be made into a movie, but you know)

    Howard Hawks
    Woody Allen
    The Coen Brothers
    Jean-Pierre Melville
    Otto Preminger
     
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    Woody Allen - Animal Man
    Howard Hawks - The Shadow
    Coen Brothers - Deadpool
    Jean-Pierre Melville - The Spirit
    David Lynch - The Spectre


    Joe Wright
    Sam Mendes
    Paul Greengrass
     
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    DarkSovereignty Ooga Chakka

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    Joe wright- batman
    Sam mendes- spider-man
    Paul greengrass- nobody lol.
     
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  18. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    :woot: You really surprised me there. I would have gone with Asterix myself. How do you know Rubrique a brac lol (unless you're French maybe)? I grew up on it and love everything Gotlib and of course Goscinny have ever done. Good one!

    Ok, let's see.

    Howard Hawks' Blueberry
    Woody Allen's Plastic Man
    The Coen Bros' Popeye
    Jean Pierre Melville's Tintin
    Otto Preminger's Dick Tracy

    Next:

    Stanley Kubrick
    John Ford
    Sidney Pollack
     
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    Kubrick - Silver Surfer
    Ford - Jonah Hex
    Pollack - A Shield/Nick Fury espionage thriller

    next...

    David Fincher
    Gregory Hoblit
    Curtis Hanson
    Neil Burger
     
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    Am I the only one who thinks Tarantino could make a pretty great Punisher movie? I actually thought that to myself in to the theater while watching Django unchained...
     
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  21. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Fincher's Archie
     
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    I can kinda see it... Just with Tarantinos style it be like 10 minutes of dialogue with the punisher telling the villan why he gonna kill him.
     
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  23. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    P.T Anderson
    Gaspard Noe
    Neil Blomkampf
     
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    Anderson - Phantom Stranger
    Noe- ****, I don't know...Wonder...Woman?
    Neil Blomkampf - Harbringer

    Also,
    Akira Kurosawa probably would have made the perfect Wolverine movie.

    Also, David Lynch? He'd be perfect for something like Doom Patrol.

    Anyway, next:
    Spike Jonze
    Darren Aronofsky
    Micheal Gondry
    Judd Apatow
     
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  25. gwynplaine

    gwynplaine L'homme qui rit.

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    Good ones.

    Jonze's X-Statix
    Aronovsky's Blade
    Gondry's Bat-Mite
    Apatow's Concrete


    Karl Freund
    Sidney Lumet
    Abel Ferrara
     
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