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actors: Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Bill Murray, Kevin Spacey, Chris Cooper, Christopher Walken (when he was still a real actor), Dustin Hoffman (Midnight Cowboy!), Danny DeVito (I truly consider him totally undervalued, he's one of my favorites), Humphrey Bogart, Harvey Keitel, Robert Redford, Al Pacino, John Cazale, Adrien Brody, Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas
actresses: Naomi Watts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chloë Sevigny, Meryl Streep, Katherine Hepburn (what a strong leading lady!), Jennifer Connelly, Uma Thurman (her character in Pulp Fiction will always be one of my favorites), Ellen Burstyn, Jodie Foster
directors: Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Wes Anderson, P.T. Anderson, Luis Bunuel, Roman Polanski, Sofia Coppolla, Francis Ford Coppolla, Quentin Tarantino (pre Kill Bill), Darren Aronofsky, Danny Boyle, Sam Mendes
movies: Lost in Translation, Death in Venice, Chinatown, Taxi Driver, American Beauty, Blue Velvet, Blues Brothers (yeah, I love this movie), Trainspotting, Pulp Fiction, D.O.A., Deer Hunter, Godfather, Goodfellas, Citizen Kane (a must on all favorite lists, right?), Mulholland Dr., Midnight Cowboy, The Royal Tenenbaums, Requiem for a Dream (I don't know why so many people hate this one), Following, Pi, Groundhog's Day, Fight Club (what a dreadfully written book, though! I've tried several times and I still can't get more than 30 pages in before wanting to kill myself out of boredom), Reservoir Dogs, Sneakers, Dog Day Afternoon, Silence of the Lambs, The Pianist, Dummy
(note: for the above, I just gave up after a while because I love so many people and films)
director: Harmony "Pretentious" Korine
actor: Quentin "Better stay behind the camera" Tarantino
movie you watched: Taxi Driver (because I love it)
foreign movie you watched: Death in Venice or "The Manhunt" (with Henry Silva), I can't remember which.
movie viewed at a film festival: I have sadly never been to one
movie you saw in theatres: I can't honestly remember, I think it was "Jarhead"
movie you want to watch: Probably the movie I got for Christmas that I haven't seen - Audition
movie you hope will bomb: Snakes on a Plane or, well, pretty much all the stupid stuff coming out
Also, I'm a regular on the web community Delirium Vault, and I have a repository of my movie reviews here: Character Culture. Currently, though, there are only seven... I should have a lot of new reviews published soon.