Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

..and why not?
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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby LeBaron » 09 Oct 2018, 00:40

1. Melville
2. Tarkovsky
3. Lang
4. Ray
5. Bresson

I think
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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby GoogaMooga » 10 Oct 2018, 00:02

LeBaron wrote:4. Ray




N. or S. ?
1966 and all that

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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby LeBaron » 10 Oct 2018, 00:57

GoogaMooga wrote:
LeBaron wrote:4. Ray




N. or S. ?


Sorry, N.
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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby Snarfyguy » 10 Oct 2018, 01:09

LeBaron wrote:Bresson

Oops, may have to chuck one of my picks here.
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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby GoogaMooga » 10 Oct 2018, 02:46

LeBaron wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:
LeBaron wrote:4. Ray




N. or S. ?


Sorry, N.


Excellent choice.
1966 and all that

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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby hippopotamus » 10 Oct 2018, 11:41

Cukor
Capra
Hitchcock
Lean
Lubitsch


...yes. I think.
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Postby Quaco » 12 Oct 2018, 02:08

Cassavetes
Tati
Antonioni
Kubrick
Kurosawa ?
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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby The Modernist » 13 Oct 2018, 16:25

LeBaron wrote:1. Melville


Good man. I'm rewatching my box set of him. I keep meaning to start a thread on his films.

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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby GoogaMooga » 13 Oct 2018, 16:38

Melville is deffo top five
1966 and all that

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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby The Modernist » 13 Oct 2018, 17:30

Jumper K wrote:I was exposed to his documentaries from the late 40's at university and his directorial work from the 50's to the early 60's really resonates. Very much in the realism/neo realism schools, dealing with society and its problems, proto kitchen-sink IMO. If you can, see Johnny On The Run, the cinematography is superb in its depiction of Edinburgh and surrounds.
I like, a lot, his war themed films and my favourite Bond is You Only Live Twice. I consider Operation Daybreak to be an overlooked classic. Its almost shot for shot perfect and, echoing his documentary roots, plays like one. Truly great.


Great shout. I really want to see some of his early 50s films now. I'm a fan of "The Good Die Young".

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Re: Your FIVE FAVOURITE DIRECTORS!

Postby Pansy Puff » 14 Oct 2018, 09:49

He's getting a bit of flak in the "hated directors" thread but I really like Wes Anderson. He's not made a film I don't like. In my top ten.
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Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 17 Oct 2018, 05:55

Malick
Welles
Ozu
Kubrick
Peckinpah
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