your favorite directors

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Re: your favorite directors

Post by Actor » Fri Apr 02, 2010 5:13 am

Alan Smithee!

I believe this very underrated and much maligned director will in time be recognized as one of the greats of the 20th century. His breakthrough film Death of a Gunfighter received great reviews. As far as critical acclaim goes his filmography is a mix of positives and negatives, the mark of a director who is willing to take chances. Although his self satirizing Burn Hollywood Burn, an Alan Smithee Film has been universally panned I think it will, in time, be recognized for the masterpiece it is.

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Re: your favorite directors

Post by Paul L. » Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:33 pm

Russ Meyer
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Wong Kar Wai
Tsai Ming Liang
Shindo Kaneto
Teshigahara Hiroshi
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Re: your favorite directors

Post by carllooper » Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:52 am

Jim Jarmusch - for two of my favourite films of all time: 'Stranger Than Paradise' and 'Down By Law'.
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Re: your favorite directors

Post by littlesongs » Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:35 pm

Preston Sturges
Akira Kurosawa
Orson Welles
Frank Capra
Sidney Lumet
Hal Ashby
Martin Ritt
Vittorio De Sica
Ingmar Bergman
Billy Wilder
John Frankenheimer
Jacques Tati
Alexander Mackendrick
Yasujiro Ozu
Buster Keaton
George Stevens
Leo McCarey
Ernst Lubitsch
Luis Bunuel
Howard Hawks
John Huston
Oscar Micheaux
Robert Wise
John Ford
Elia Kazan
Leo McCarey
John Waters
Francois Truffaut
Jean Renoir
Stanley Kramer
Sidney Poitier
Ken Loach
Joel & Ethan Coen
Barbara Kopple
Fritz Lang
David Lean
Michael Curtiz
Jean-Luc Godard
Richard Brooks
Melvin Van Peebles
Arthur Lipsett
Tony Richardson
Otto Preminger
Samuel Fuller
Jules Dassin
Morris Engel
Wim Wenders
Gordon Parks
Bruce Conner
Haskell Wexler
Francis Ford Coppola
Werner Herzog
Robert Drew
Carol Reed
Alfred Hitchcock
Michael Moore
Charles Chaplin
Mervyn LeRoy
Federico Fellini
Stanley Kubrick
Woody Allen
John Cassavetes

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Re: your favorite directors

Post by MichaelOrozco » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:53 pm

My top 10 favourite directors:

1. Francis Ford Coppola
2. James Cameron
3. Quentin Tarantino
4. Martin Scorsese
5. Jim Jarmusch
6. Sergio Leone
7. Oliver Stone
8. Christopher Nolan
9. Sidney Lumet
10. Akira Kurosawa
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Re: your favorite directors

Post by c-stand » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:36 pm


Marco Berger
Francois Ozon
Alain Guiraudie

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