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I'd say the top 2 are Born On the 4th of July and Platoon.
Platoon's got to take it.
But only coz of James Woods.
Stone's finest hour.
JFK - Best editing in a film ever
Nixon - Hugely underrated and an interesting portrayal of Tricky Dicky
Despite looking nothing like him, you actually feel like you're watchinhg Nixon.
James Woods is good in Nixon too
closely followed by Platoon.
And i always liked U-Turn.
Any redeeming features are there despite Stone’s involvement. He’s up there with Brian De Palma in my book.
I’d say that JFK is the only watchable one, and that’s mainly for the “Back and to the left,” line.
That wasn’t as sledgehammer simplistic as his other films, and the only one in which he acknowledged that people are different shades of grey.
I quite liked that one.
Guy's a total showman
that's still surfing on the wave of the 1970s Hitchcock reappraisal.
IT WAS ALL A DREAM! does not constitute a narrative gambit.
Other than Bonfire of the Vanities, I've never seen a De Palma film i didn't enjoy -
Dressed to Kill
The First Mission Impossible and
The first 30 minutes of Snake Eyes.
That's some fucking CV mate. Even his poorer films are always are worth watching for the technique.
Yes, he influenced by Hitchcock and he wears it on his sleeve. Good luck to him i say
The Untouchables and Carlito's way.
The rest pretty much suck!
Hicthcock pisses all over De Palma and Stone.
but i really like JFK and platoon and U-Turn i just think is quite good fun.
Fucking hate natural born killers and i thought W was exceptionally average. De Palma sucks as well and scarface may be the most overated film ever!
Dressed to Kill is a fucking classic !
Although i might change the order.
did he do platoon also?platoon if he did