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Invented the extreme close-up in western-style films.
His films often have a Gothic feel to them, often including Christmas and/or Halloween scenes.
Films often centre around or include a botched crime. Frequently cast John Goodman.
Frequently casts himself as a neurotic New Yorker.
His films frequently involve African Americans and African-American themes.
His films often feature characters who seem unstoppable and near-indestructable. Characters often have exaggerated British accents.
Frequently casts Robert Duvall, the late John Cazale, Nicolas Cage, Diane Keaton, Matt Dillon, Harrison Ford, Laurence Fishburne and Marlon Brando.
Films that he wrote/directed often revolve around the rise and fall of main characters who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.
Features many precisely centered, straight-on shots.
Having some sort of twist in the end or surprise ending in his films.
Trademark(s)Director
Big explosions, often in slow-motion, with people running away in the foreground.
Frequently uses Mêlée weapons, such as the 'samurai sword'.
His films almost always end with the character's fate open to interpretation.
Heavy use of Dutch tilt shots [shots are tilted sideways].
Often has a quick cameo in his films.
Frequently uses music by The Rolling Stones, especially the song 'Gimme Shelter'.
In all his films, at least one character yells 'Go! Go! Go!'. Often uses machines as an important plot point or weapon.
Has used Philip Seymour Hoffman in five films.
Is credited for starting the summer blockbuster tradition in 1975.
Known for his exorbitant shooting ratio and endless takes.

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