J.J. Abrams: On Filmmaking Best Movies To Watch To Learn 2 days ago   09:57

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S Js
One of the best filmmakers of the current younger generation
Matthew Armbruster
Jesus loves you guys, let me know if you have any questions about God
Ocee Bee
Man, this guy is the definition of vanilla, safe, millenial filmmaking. Nothing he does is ever "awful", nor is it "amazing". It's always safe, decent, average, and somewhat imaginative... with a billion dollars thrown at the CGI budget. No sharp edges or risks. In other words, this guy's stuff is the type of film product that AI will be able to duplicate without much work. Making me sad for the future of filmmaking... because there's so little soul to it.
Michael Weinstein
I met him a while ago...very personal and genuine.
Anna Elizabeth
Unless you've made a Hollywood movie, you don't get to comment here!
DEAD PAUL
His style is to rip off films. This greedy little bastard has NEVER had an original idea.
Lost Knowledge
Oh, I am afraid the BOYCOTT will be fully functional by the time STAR WARS Ep.9 arrives. That is if Luke Skywalker isn't ALIVE!
asdf asdf
I can´t help it. JJ Abrams always reminds me of the director  - or rather: the caricature of an director -  from "Mulholland Drive"
Lvl58DeathKnight
I' a question: J.J, ever thought about making a film with an actual decent original plot?
mod72cfw
JJ's nose is crazy.
Michael Cobbs
Good interview.
Digitala Världen
Such a looser. This man has zero creativity and zero originality in him. Zip.
StevO B
I'm 100% for promoting women to power roles like Star wars does ... I feel like women are 100% equal and it's completely fine to slap the fuck out of them or beat on them like they were any other man. I love this new age .... I'm excited as we approach full equality in this new age ))))
OriginalIntentDoc
Watch MAINSTREAM to find out how the movie industry works and how to get into it as an actor, writer or director. https://up-tube.com/upvideo/riLlQfzFmqb
Pavador SS
Dirty Jew. ruined Star Wars.
Lina
I see many people talking about how J.J.Abrams is far from being a good filmmaker. However, he is the succesful one.
Steven Song
5:48 - 6:36
Mr. Abrams. My dad offered me an advice that I treasure to this day. Creativity comes from imitation. Not copy someone else's work entirely, I study it and add my ideas.
Patrick Pacheco
This guy might be my favorite filmmaker today. He's not pretentious. He's personable. He has no delusions of grandeur(or does a good job of hiding them). I love this guy. First and foremost though, his films are reliably good. His worst movies are still pretty okay. His best films are amazing. I know I'll have a good time at a JJ Abrams film.

He brings a level of humility to the role of writer/director that is seldom found among his peers. It's refreshing.
Brandon Clark
Appreciated points from a dedicated man. Admiring and never admonishing. So glad your best advice came from someone so familial. Blaring!
Mike Morash
Cool creative process
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