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From Christopher Nolan and Darren Aronofsky to Vincent Gallo: Here's 9 Filmmakers Who Got It Right The Second Time (and 3 Who Didn't)

From Christopher Nolan and Darren Aronofsky to Vincent Gallo: Here's 9 Filmmakers Who Got It Right The Second Time (and 3 Who Didn't)

David Michôd's "The Rover," which premiered at last month's Cannes Film Festival and opens this Friday, has been earning a fair amount of praise, mirroring what happened when his 2010 debut "Animal Kingdom" made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival. Like a beloved new band's sophomore album, a director's sophomore feature is often a crap shoot. A good second film can solidify a director's name on the radar, but a bad one can leave a terrible mark. Here's our list of nine of the best sophomore features that came from already promising directors and three that didn't live up to a director's original vision. Have more thoughts? Leave your recommendations in the comments. Read More: Why David Michôd Took Four Years to Follow Up 'Animal Kingdom' With 'The Rover' Starring Robert Pattinson "Benny's Video" Dir. Michael Haneke (1992) Michael Haneke's sophomore effort and second entry into his Glaciation Trilogy,

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