Monday, April 18, 2016

Favorite Directors List

Can't fucking sleep. So this is what I am doing. Putting up a fucking list. Here goes my list of favorite directors and three favorite films of theirs.

  1. Stanley Kubrick (Dr. Strangelove2001: A Space OdysseyEyes Wide Shut)
  2. Michael Haneke (The Seventh ContinentFunny GamesCode Unknown)
  3. Coen Brothers (The Big Lebowski, No Country For Old Men, Blood Simple)
  4. Quentin Tarantino (Pulp FictionInglourious Basterds, Reservoir Dogs)
  5. David Lynch (Lost HighwayMulholland Drive, Blue Velvet)
  6. Wong Kar Wai (Chungking ExpressIn the Mood for LoveHappy Together)
  7. Frances Ford Coppola (The Godfather: Part 2The ConversationThe Godfather)
  8. Michelangelo Antonioni (The PassengerL'AvventuraBlow-Up)
  9. Werner Herzog (Aguirre: The Wrath of God, Encounters at the End of the World, Fitzcarraldo)
  10. Krzystof Kieslowski (The DecalogueThree Colours: RedThree Colours: Blue)
  11. Akira Kurosawa (RashômonRan, Ikiru)
  12. Sergio Leone (The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, Once Upon a Time in America, For a Few Dollars More)
  13. Steven Soderbergh (Sex, Lies & Videotapes, Traffic, Kafka)
  14. William Friedkin (The ExorcistTo Live and Die in L.ASorcerer)
  15. Luis Bunuel (Belle de JourThe Exterminating AngelViridiana)
  16. Andrey Tarkovsky (StalkerThe MirrorSolyaris)
  17. Billy Wilder (Double Indemnity, Ace in the HoleThe Apartment)
  18. Alfred Hitchcock (Rear Window, Vertigo, Dial M for Murder)
  19. Sidney Lumet (Dog Day Afternoon, 12 Angry Men, Network)
  20. Richard Linklater (BoyhoodBefore SunsetA Scanner Darkly)
  21. Robert Altman (The Long GoodbyeThe PlayerShort Cuts)
  22. Jim Jarmusch (Only Lovers Left AliveDead ManThe Limits of Control)
  23. Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry, Certified CopyLike Someone in Love)
  24. Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver, The King of ComedyMean Streets)
  25. Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will be BloodPunch-Drunk Love, Boogie Nights)
  26. Wes Anderson (RushmoreThe Royal TenenbaumsThe Grand Budapest Hotel)
  27. Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Once Upon a time in AnatoliaClimatesDistant)
  28. Ruben Ostlund (Force MajeurePlayInvoluntary)
  29. Paolo Sorrentino (The Great BeautyThe Consequences of LoveThe Family Friend)
  30. Ingmar Bergman (PersonaCries & Whispers, Wild Strawberries)
  31. Federico Fellini (La Dolce Vita, 8&1/2, La Strada)
  32. Andrey Zvyaginstev (LeviathanThe ReturnElena)
  33. Michael Mann (ThiefThe InsiderHeat)
  34. Jacques Audiard (The Beat that my Heart Skipped, Rust & Bone, Read My Lips)
  35. Nicolas Winding Refn (Only God ForgivesDriveValhalla Rising)
  36. Woody Allen (Annie HallManhattanMidnight in Paris)
  37. Xavier Dolan (Tom at the FarmMommyHeartbeats)
  38. Andrew Dominik (Killing Them SoftlyThe Assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert FordChopper)
  39. Roman Polanski (Chinatown, RepulsionRosemary's Baby)
  40. Ridley Scott (Bladerunner, The MartianThe Counselor)
  41. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (BirdmanBiutiful, Amores Perros)
  42. Kim Ki-duk (Filmography as a whole is great, pointless talking about individual films)
  43. Pedro Almodovar (Filmography as a whole is great, pointless talking about individual films)
  44. Takashi Miike (Filmography as a whole is great, pointless talking about individual films)
  45. David Cronenberg (Filmography as a whole is great, pointless talking about individual films)
  46. Michael Winterbottom (24 Hour Party PeopleThe TripThe Killer Inside Me)
  47. David Fincher (Fight ClubZodiacThe Social Network)
  48. Edgar Wright (Hot FuzzShaun of the DeadScott Pilgrim vs. the World)
  49. Denis Villeneuve (EnemySicarioIncendies)
  50. Majid Majidi (Filmography as a whole is great, pointless talking about individual films)
  51. Takeshi Kitano (Hana-Bi, Kukujiro, Violent Cop)
  52. Jean-Luc Godard (Contempt, Vivre Sa Vie, Bande a part)