lynch is close. malick too
Tarkovsky was, Bergman was, Tarr is, just to name three of them. But Kubrick was one of the greatest.
Having only seen The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, and The Last Emperor, and raking all as masterpieces and the second as my all-time favorite film, and having also seen the majority of Kubrick’s work and ranking the majority of it great but none among my all-time favorites, I can confidently and without ignorance say that in my opinion Bertolucci is better than Kubrick.
However, he is not the all time best. That is Eagle Pennell.
And while I like a lot of indie music and a hell of a whole lot of art films, I’m not a hipster. I’ll let my opinion about the mumblecore movement be stated by Miss Amy here:
The worst film by Kubrick is A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, yet it has more intellect in its little finger than any mumblecore film has in its entire being. But we’ll save that for another thread.
Lynch, or better yet, Kubrick, Stanley.
You can’t be better than perfect.
Honestly, who’s better is a question that I will answer differently every time I’m asked. Who is the best novelist, composer or even carpenter?
The fact that we ask makes these questions answer themselves. Cumulatively, they all the best. Kubrick, Malick,
Fellini and on…I’m just grateful for all of them.
At the risk of being a shameless self-promoter, I’ve been working for almost four years on a project titled, Paths of Glory: Anatomy of a Film. It’s a documentary about Kubrick’s Paths of Glory and film making in general. My producer and I are close to finishing the film and we have launched a pledge drive on the website, Kickstarter.com, to raise finishing funds. A direct link to the project’s Kickstarter page is below:
You can visit the film’s website: www.anatomyfilm.com to learn more about it and watch clips from the edit-in-progress. If you love cinema, I think you may find it interesting.
Best to all of you,
Again, personal preferences plays a huge almost only role in the context.
@ Jerry Vignon
You could say Ingmar Bergman again.
Who’s your daddy?
(sorry, it begged to be said based on the title of this thread)
Roberto Clemente was a better hitter than Kubrick.
Ha ha ha — for sure, Francisco.