Favorite Directors as of 4/13/2016

Andrew Sarris, eat your heart out!!!!

vera

America the Bad and the Beautiful

  1. John Ford
  2. Otto Preminger
  3. Anthony Mann
  4. Frederick Wiseman
  5. Robert Aldrich
  6. Kelly Reichardt
  7. Robert Altman
  8. Samuel Fuller
  9. Frank Capra
  10. Joe Dante
  11. Elia Kazan
  12. William Wyler

 

moons

Hole in the Head

  1. John Cassavetes
  2. Nicholas Ray
  3. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  4. Pier Paolo Pasolini
  5. Roman Polanski

 

minnell

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

  1. Vincente Minnelli
  2. David Lynch
  3. Luis Bunuel
  4. Aleksandr Sokurov
  5. Andrei Tarkovsky
  6. FW Murnau
  7. Alain Resnais
  8. David Cronenberg
  9. Michael Powell
  10. Jacques Tourneur

 

may

No Time for Comedy

  1. Ernst Lubitsch
  2. Billy Wilder
  3. Elaine May
  4. Leo McCarey
  5. Preston Sturges
  6. Albert Brooks
  7. Hong-Sang Soo
  8. Frank Tashlin

 

playtime

Strange Geometry

  1. Fritz Lang
  2. Jacques Tati
  3. Kenji Mizoguchi
  4. Douglas Sirk
  5. Chantal Akerman
  6. Robert Siodmak
  7. Busby Berkeley
  8. Edward Dmytryk

 

godard

Monolithic Artistry

(i.e., Glacial Glories / Sinuous Surfaces / Paroxysmal Puzzles)

  1. Jean-Luc Godard
  2. Michelangelo Antonioni
  3. Max Ophuls
  4. Josef von Sternberg
  5. Alfred Hitchcock
  6. Orson Welles
  7. Stanley Kubrick
  8. Jacques Rivette
  9. Hou Hsiao-hsien

 

christ

The Power of Christ Compels You

  1. Terence Davies
  2. Eric Rohmer
  3. Robert Bresson
  4. Cecil B. DeMille
  5. Ingmar Bergman
  6. Frank Borzage

 

rough

Roughhousing

  1. Raoul Walsh
  2. Howard Hawks
  3. Don Siegel
  4. Sam Peckinpah
  5. William A. Wellman
  6. John Huston
  7. Allan Dwan

 

astaire

That’s Entertainment!

  1. George Cukor
  2. Michael Curtiz
  3. Stanley Donen
  4. Richard Lester
  5. Jacques Demy
  6. Blake Edwards

 

stromboli

Soul Food

  1. Jean Renoir
  2. Yasujiro Ozu
  3. Roberto Rossellini
  4. Charles Burnett
  5. Abbas Kiarostami
  6. Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  7. Delmer Daves
  8. Terrence Malick
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