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    Default Alfred Hitchcock, TDT.org's The Greatest Director !



    You voted for him, and here he is ! The Master of Suspense was virtually an unstoppable force this tournament, knocking out cinematic heavyweights the likes of Frank Capra and Francis Ford Coppola, as well as dispatching fan favorite Christopher Nolan in the final to become TDT.org's The Greatest Director Champion !

    I'd like to send a special thanks to my girl Heather for helping me organize the tournament, she was an integral part of this shindig and I couldn't have done it without her

    And of course, I'd like to thank the legion of constant voters that filled each and every thread with thoughtful, exuberantly fanboyish/girlish ( ) posts ! I hope you all discovered something - a director, an actor, a movie, anything - that you wouldn't have thought to look into prior to the start of the tournament. I hope you all had as much fun participating as I had organizing it.
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    And thank you Feev for running the tournament

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    A big thanks to Feev and Heather. I know it's a lot of work, but we all had a great time.

    Congrats to Hitch. He was my pick all the way. Nolan was on an unbelievable run there for a while, but I'm glad he didn't win. He's a great director and I hope there are more great things from him in the future. I just don't think he's the best just yet.

    The best would have to be Quentin Tarantino. Right Heather?


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    Thanks to Fernando and Heather! Had a great time doing this. And hooray for Hitchcock!
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    thank you friends!!! Hitchcock is certainly [one of] the [three] best director[s] ever!

    now, for the greatest actor/actress of all times?...

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    I'm guessing Polanski is in there too? And Kurosawa?
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    you're absolutely correct

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Tenant View Post
    thank you friends!!! Hitchcock is certainly [one of] the [three] best director[s] ever!

    now, for the greatest actor/actress of all times?...
    Why bother, I'm sure it must be Heath Ledger.
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    Congratulations to Sir Alfred Hitchcock.

    Glad see it!

    Thanks for the fun tourney.

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    Quote Originally Posted by McLovin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by The Tenant View Post
    thank you friends!!! Hitchcock is certainly [one of] the [three] best director[s] ever!

    now, for the greatest actor/actress of all times?...
    Why bother, I'm sure it must be Heath Ledger.


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    please please explain the joke to an outsider!

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    Reflecting the support for Nolan over every other director (besides Hitch) in history, I can't see how a tourney for best actor could go any other way. The winner would likely be some recent, trendy, actor (Ledger, Bale, Viggo....etc.) and actors with countless classic performances under their belt would be dismissed.
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    but we finally got Hitchcock anyway, so there's still some hope...

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Tenant View Post

    now, for the greatest actor/actress of all times?...
    I think my vote would go to either Laurence Olivier or Alec Guinness.
    Best actress....hm.....

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    Alec Guinness seconded

    sorry feverish... we just can't stop tournament-ing...

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    Thank you so much, Feev.

    And thanks to Heather for helping out, as well.

    And a special thank you to all the people who participated and made this such a fun tourney for me. Whether we agreed or not, I always - always - enjoyed all of our conversations.
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    hear, hear

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    I'd be inclined to vote for some of these guys greatest actor or all time and would be happy if anyone of them won.

    Charlie Chaplin
    Humphrey Bogart
    Daniel Day Lewis
    Jack Nicholson
    Phillip Seymour Hofman
    Alec Guiness
    Robert DeNiro
    Al Pacino



    We should do a DT.org Razzies also. My vote would be Mark Hamill.
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    Jack Nicholson can only play Jack Nicholson. He must be the most overrated actor ever!

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    Obviously you've never seen About Schmidt.

    And I had no idea you were such close friends with Jack to know what he's like! Can you get me his autograph? Maybe the seat next to his at the Staples Center?
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    yeah RP McMurphy and Col. Jessup are practically the same characterc. And they are both carbon copies of Jack Torrence.

    [ he types sarcastically]
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mattrick View Post
    Obviously you've never seen About Schmidt.
    I'm impressed that you have, Mattrick. Another good example would be Terms of Endearment. I really don't believe Jack's overrated, though frik is right that he's no Laurence Olivier.

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