posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 12:00 PM
I always hear people decrying America has making bad movies. Movies so bad it makes them want to watch only foreign movies. So, I'm curious as to
where people think the best movies come from? Please explain your answer.
For me, it is, in fact, America. I've seen amazing movies from Mexico, Japan, the UK, Korea, China, Australia, Hungary, Germany, France, Italy,
Canada, Sweden, Russia, New Zealand, and a few other countries I've probably forgotten. But for overall history, America has them all beat.
We've so many incredible directors: David Lynch, the Coen brothers, Robert Altman, Paul Thomas Anderson, John Carpenter, Billy Wilder, John Huston,
Francis Ford Coppola, Sam Peckinah, Jim Jarmusch, Martin Scorsese, Stephen Speilberg, Quentin Tarantino, and those are just the ones I can think of
off the top of my head. That doesn't include directors from other countries who have made mostly American movies (Ridley Scott, Alfred Hitchcock,
etc), or actors who are just amazing, or sort-of one hit wonder directors, or directors I'm not especially found of (Woody Allen), or comedic
America produces a lot of loud garbage, but every country does. I'm sure every country makes mostly trash, but we just hear about the good ones,
because why send over the bad. This is kind of the opposite for the US. We send all our trash over because huge budget spectacles are kind of our
That's my thinking, but I'd like to hear what countries other people favor.