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McTiernan, John "Jack" Clarence
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[on his approach to filmmaking] I worked for Ján Kadár
, the great Czech filmmaker. If you read Hemingway, half of the information you get is in this style of how he tells you, his prose style. It's not literally the events he recounts, it's how he recounts them, which appears to be obsessively simple in nature. There's a hint to what people are thinking, but he doesn't go off into these vast ...
McTiernan is one of only two directors with films on both the IMBb Top 250 and Bottom 100. Die Hard
(1988) is on the Top 250, while Rollerball
(2002) is the on the Bottom 100. The only other director to accomplish this feat is Guy Ritchie
Films often feature lens flare (Die Hard
(1988) even had a sound effect synced up to a flare).