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Your 5 Favourite Directors

Christopher Small

over 2 years ago

Godard, among others.

Santino

over 2 years ago

Cassavetes
Altman
Polanski
Haneke
Van Sant

meancre​ek

over 2 years ago

Lynch
Kubrick
Scorsese
Van Sant
Cronenberg

Scottie Ferguso​n

over 2 years ago

1. Alfred Hitchcock
2. Martin Scorsese
3. Francis Ford Coppola
4. Stanley Kubrick
5. Quentin Tarantino

man in a maze

over 2 years ago

1 Ruiz 2 Tarkovsky 3 Godard 4 Paradjanov 5 John Ford 6 Mizoguchi I really can’t limit it to 5 or even six! How do you like them apples?

Greg S.

over 2 years ago

Currently.

The Archers
Nicolas Ray
John Ford
Luis Bunuel
Buster Keaton

Black Irish

over 2 years ago

Not sure at the moment, but these four are currently on my mind:

Robert Bresson
Krzysztof Kieślowski
Tsai Ming-liang
Michael Haneke

Jake Isgar

over 2 years ago

The Archers
Orson Welles
Martin Scorsese
Steven Spielberg
Woody Allen

Richard Vialet

over 2 years ago

(no order)

Alfred Hitchcock
Billy Wilder
Steven Spielberg
Stanley Kubrick
Paul Thomas Anderson

I really want to include Ingmar Bergman, but the topic asked for 5.

Vlietro​nium

over 2 years ago

Cassavetes
Parajanov
Wiseman
Tarkovsky

These are the four I am currently enjoying.

Checkpo​int Charlie

over 2 years ago

Paul Schrader
Michael Haneke
Andrei Tarkovsky
Yasujiro Ozu
Robert Bresson

Dusty Kram Kram

over 2 years ago

Park Chan-wook
David Cronenberg
Hayao Miyazaki
The Coen Brothers
Paul Thomas Anderson

TakaAwe​some

over 2 years ago

Paul Thomas Anderson
Martin Scorsese
Woody Allen
Ingmar Bergman
and right now, Terrence Malick

That was tough!

Alessan​dro Giovann​ini

over 2 years ago

David Lynch
Shion Sono
Michelangelo Antonioni
Woody Allen
Stanley Kubrick

Z. Bart

over 2 years ago

Jean Eustache
Jean-Luc Godard
Nagisa Oshima
Maurice Pialat
Eagle Pennell

flip trotsky

over 2 years ago

In no order:

Sergei Paradjanov
Preston Sturges
Andrei Tarkovsky
Robert Siodmak
Bela Tarr

toodead

over 2 years ago

hmmm….right now it’s

godard
ozu
manoel de oliveira
andrzej munk
lubitsch

with bunuel, eugene green, pavel juracek and rohmer all fighting it out for 6th.

Mathew

over 2 years ago

1. Robert Bresson
2. Jean-Luc Godard

Always.

And then in no order:

Andrei Tarkovsky, Jacques Tati, David Lynch, Nicholas Ray.

I really haven’t seen all that much…

Black Irish

about 2 years ago

- Robert Bresson
Joris Ivens
Fritz Lang
Tsai Ming-liang
Buster Keaton/Jean Renoir

[I’m getting worse and worse with these things.]

Z. Bart

about 2 years ago

(in no particular order)

Godard
Pialat
Pennell
Eustache
Ferreri

Justabl​oodygam​e

about 2 years ago

It’s difficult to narrow it down to five, but…

Luis Buñuel
Werner Herzog
Akira Kurosawa
Sergio Leone
Billy Wilder

Those are definitely among my very favorites.

Steve "The Schmuck​" Pulaski

about 2 years ago

It’s hard for me to pick favorite directors. I watch movies from everyone. Here are my top five favorites, though, and the ones I consistently keep up with.

1. Kevin Smith.
2. Martin Scorsese.
3. John Waters.
4. John Hughes.
5. Rob Reiner.

Matthew Griffit​hs

about 2 years ago

Pasolini
Bresson
Fassbinder
Tarkovsky
Antonioni

Chambor​d

about 2 years ago

1 Jean-Luc Godard
2 Andrei Tarkovsky
3 Alain Resnais
4 David Lynch
5 Terrence Malick

Elvis Is King

about 2 years ago

I can’t do it in 5
Altman
DePalma
Hitchcock
Kurosawa
S. Ray
Welles

Duncan Gray

-moderator-
about 2 years ago

Akira Kurosawa
Stanley Kubrick
Fritz Lang
Wes Anderson
Woody Allen

ExirKam​alabadi

about 2 years ago

In my very limited and capricious way:
1. Robert Bresson
2. Andrei Tarkovsky
3. Ingmar Bergman

on the other side of the art/entertainment continuum:
4. Martin Scorcese
5. Steven Spielberg

(and honorary mention goes to 6. Christopher Nolan)

Alexandra Hopkins

about 2 years ago

1. andrzej zulawski
2. bresson
3. alain resnais
4. wong kar-wai
5. bela tarr

ExirKam​alabadi

about 2 years ago

PT Anderson made two great movies, Magnolia and There Will Be Blood, but I can’t rank him into my list of favorites until I’ve seen more of his output.

jsaez

about 2 years ago

Only five?! I’ll try… in no real order…
Buñuel, Ozu, Truffaut, Mizoguchi and Hitchcock.