POLL: Who deserves it? — BEST DIRECTOR

Posted by · 7:59 am · February 18th, 2009

Closing in…tell us in the sidebar poll.

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  • 1 2-18-2009 at 8:04 am

    Michael Rogers said...

    *Not Related* I just heard Mickey Rourke’s dog Loki died. Does anyone know if there is any truth to that? If so thats very, very sad.

    “Sometimes when a man’s alone, that’s all you got is your dog.”

  • 2 2-18-2009 at 8:17 am

    Mr. Harmonica said...

    Van Sant.

  • 3 2-18-2009 at 8:19 am

    Mr. F said...

    since the one who truly deserves it is not nominated (Nolan) them I’m gonna go with Fincher

  • 4 2-18-2009 at 8:20 am

    Harrahs Atlantic City said...

    Van Sant too!

  • 5 2-18-2009 at 8:47 am

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  • 6 2-18-2009 at 8:48 am

    MILEY said...

    Should win : Danny Boyle

    Will Win : Danny boyle .

  • 7 2-18-2009 at 9:05 am

    McAllister said...

    Danny Boyle followed very closely by David Fincher. These two have deserved nominations for a while. Fincher’s time for a win will come.

  • 8 2-18-2009 at 9:46 am

    /3rtfu11 said...

    Fincher and Van Sant either of these two upsetting would please.

  • 9 2-18-2009 at 11:29 am

    Robert Hamer said...

    I never quite got into Slumdog Millionaire the way Kris Tapley did, but I do believe that Boyle is the most deserving of the five nominees. Gus Van Sant wouldn’t be a bad choice either, though I think it would be more appropriate to wait and award him for something more on the level of Drugstore Cowboy or Paranoid Park.

    It would be heartbreaking to me if David Fincher – a usually brilliant director – won his long overdue Oscar for one of his worst films. Cue attacks from the Kool-Aid drinkers in three, two…

  • 10 2-18-2009 at 1:25 pm

    Chris said...

    Christopher Nolan should have been nominated.

    However, Danny Boyle will surely win.

  • 11 2-18-2009 at 2:21 pm

    Speaking English said...

    Gus Van Sant, who crafted the best and most fluid masterwork of ’08.

  • 12 2-18-2009 at 2:54 pm

    /3rtfu11 said...

    Fincher’s worst movie is Panic Room.

    The Game is a pretty failure and I’m no fan of his much praised Se7en.

  • 13 2-18-2009 at 3:20 pm

    Jake said...

    I agree with Chris. Nolan should’ve been nominated.

  • 14 2-18-2009 at 3:37 pm

    Grace said...

    Am I the only one who hated Paranoid Park?

  • 15 2-18-2009 at 4:56 pm

    D said...

    Never mind the winner, the biggest issue of this category is Nolan not being included. Say what you will about the movie itself (it has plenty of flaws, but then again I think EVERY movie that was in contention this year has plenty of flaws INCLUDING Slumdog). But Nolan’s direction was excellent and deserved to be nominated. It was a crime that he wasn’t.

  • 16 2-18-2009 at 5:38 pm

    bigherbs said...

    Christopher Nolan. Nuff said.

  • 17 2-18-2009 at 8:27 pm

    Zac said...

    Since the director that I feel should win the award wasn’t even nominated (Christopher Nolan), I’ll pick Danny Boyle, who directed the highest ranking Best Picture finalist on my Top 10 of the year.

    Once I see Defiance, Bolt and Gran Torino, I’ll be able to piece together a much better Top 10 list than what I came up with on January 1.

  • 18 2-19-2009 at 1:17 am

    BurmaShave said...

    Darren Aronofsky. Of the men nominated, Van Sant.