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  • Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
    Essential DVDs: The 39 Steps (1935), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Rebecca (1940), Shadow Of A Doubt (1943), Notorious (1946), Strangers On A ...
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  • Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Martin Scorsese
    Essential DVDs: Mean Streets (1973); Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980); King of Comedy (1983), After Hours (1985), Goodfellas (1990), Age of Innocence ...
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  • Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Stanley Kubrick
    Essential DVDs: Paths of Glory (1957); Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964); 2001: A Space ...
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  • Ridley ScottSir Ridley Scott
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Sir Ridley Scott
    Essential DVDs: Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Thelma & Louise (1991), Gladiator (2000), Matchstick Men (2003)
    Oscars: Best Picture (Gladiator, 2000)
    In His Own ...
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  • Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Akira Kurosawa aka The Emperor
    Essential DVDs: Ikiru (1952); Seven Samurai (1954); Throne Of Blood (1957); Yojimbo (1961); Sanjuro (1962); Ran (1985)
    Oscars: Honorary Award (1990)
    In ...
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  • Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Peter Jackson
    Essential DVDs: Braindead (1992); Heavenly Creatures (1994); The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001); The Two Towers (2002); Return Of The King (2003)
    Oscars: Best ...
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  • Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Quentin Zastopiul aka Quentin Jerome Tarantino
    Essential DVDs: Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), The Kill Bill Collection (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009), ...
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  • Orson WellesOrson Welles
    June 6, 2014
    Name: George Orson Welles aka Orson Welles
    Essential DVDs: Citizen Kane (1941), The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), Macbeth (1948); Touch Of Evil (1958)
    Oscars: Best Screenplay (Citizen Kane, ...
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  • Woody AllenWoody Allen
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Allen Stewart Konigsberg aka Woody Allen
    Essential DVDs: Sleeper (1973); Love And Death (1975); Annie Hall (1977); Manhattan (1979); Broadway Danny Rose (1984); Hannah and ...
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  • Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Clinton Eastwood Jr. aka Clint Eastwood
    Essential DVDs: Play Misty For Me (1971) ; High Plains Drifter (1973); The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976); Pale Rider ...
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  • Sir David LeanSir David Lean
    June 6, 2014
    Name: David Lean
    Essential DVDs: Brief Encounter (1945); Oliver Twist (1948); Great Expectations (1946); The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957); Lawrence Of Arabia (1962); Doctor ...
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  • The Coen BrothersThe Coen Brothers
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
    Essential DVDs: Blood Simple (1984), Miller’s Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), ...
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  • James CameronJames Cameron
    June 6, 2014
    Name: James Cameron
    Essential DVDs: The Terminator (1984); Aliens (1986); Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991); True Lies (1994); Titianic (1997); Avatar (2009)
    Oscars: Best Director, Best Picture, ...
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  • Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Francis Ford Coppola
    Essential DVDs: The Godfather (1972), The Conversation (1974), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Apocalypse Now (1979), Tucker: The Man and His Dream ...
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  • Oliver StoneOliver Stone
    June 6, 2014
    Name: William Oliver Stone
    Essential DVDs: Salvador (1986); Platoon (1986); Wall Street (1987); Born On The Fourth Of July (1989); JFK (1991); Natural Born Killers (1994); ...
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  • Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Sergio Leone
    Essential DVDs: A Fistful of Dollars (1964); For a Few Dollars More (1965); The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1966); Once Upon ...
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  • John FordJohn Ford
    June 6, 2014
    Name: John Martin Feeney aka John Ford aka “Pappy”
    Essential DVDs: Stagecoach (1939); My Darling Clementine (1946); She Wore A Yellow Ribbon (1949); The Searchers (1956); ...
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  • Bill WilderBilly Wilder
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Samuel Wilder aka Billy Wilder
    Essential DVDs: Double Indemnity (1944); The Lost Weekend (1945); Sunset Boulevard (1950); Ace In The Hole (1951); Some Like It ...
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  • Sam PeckinpahSam Peckinpah
    June 6, 2014
    Name: David Samuel Peckinpah aka Sam Peckinpah aka Mad Sam
    Essential DVDs: Ride The High Country (1962), Major Dundee (1965), The Wild Bunch (1969), The Straw ...
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  • Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg
    June 6, 2014
    Name: Steven Allan Spielberg
    Essential DVDs: Jaws (1975); Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977); Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981); E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982); ...
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