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dredg822 02-13-2014 04:10 PM

Top ten directors
 
Did a quick search and didn't see one on this topic. So here we go.

10. Quentin Tarantino
9. Alfred Hitchcock
8. Stanley Kubrick
7. David Fincher
6. John Carpenter
5. Martin Scorsese
4. Ingmar Bergman
3. Coen Bros.
2. Akira Kurosawa
1. David Cronenberg

Honorable mentions include: Paul Thomas Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, Christopher Nolan, Roman Polanski, Adam Green and Charles Chaplin.

PVH5150 02-13-2014 04:18 PM

1. Martin Scorsese
2. Stanley Kubrick
3. Clint Eastwood
4. Darren Aronofsky
5. Mel Brooks
6. Joel/Ethan Coen
7. David/Jerry Zucker
8. Quentin Tarantino
9. David Lynch
10. Michael Mann

John The Drummer 02-13-2014 04:31 PM

Michael Bay is the 10 Top Directors of all time.

AnthG 02-13-2014 04:58 PM

Christopher Nolan
David Fincher
Edgar Wright
...Kevin Smith?


I can't say I have a "Top 10 Director's" list, since most directors I do like some movies from also have some stinkers. I put Kevin Smith in that list because I love most of his work, but when he missed, he missed big. Cop out was a steaming pile, Jersey girl sucked, Red State sucked, and i'm one of the 4 people who've seen Chasing Amy and didn't think it was a masterpiece. Edgar Wright's done great so far but he's only done 4 movies, so the body of work isn't that big. James Cameron's good stuff is awesome, but his not good stuff is pretty mundane. I really think the only directors that can do something that makes me excited to see them based on the director alone are Nolan and Fincher, and Fincher has already given us some stinkers in Benjamin Button and Alien 3. I'm still waiting for Nolan's first bad movie. It'll come eventually.

mankvill 02-13-2014 05:21 PM

Ummm...in no particular order, off the top of my head:

Quentin Tarantino
Martin Scorsese
Stanley Kubrick
Takashi Miike
Park Chan-wook

All I can think of ;_;

mastodon421 02-13-2014 05:38 PM

10.Coen Brothers
9.David O. Russell
8.Danny Boyle
7.Judd Apatow
6.David Fincher
5.Martin Scorsese
4.Robert Rodriguez
3.Kevin Smith
2.Christopher Nolan
1.Quentin Tarintino

HM: Christopher Guest, Adam McKay, Guy Ritchie, Zack Snyder, Darren Aronofsky, Ben Affleck, Clint Eastwood, Matthew Vaughn, J.J. Abrams

larvtard 02-13-2014 07:38 PM

In addition to the obligatory mentions (Scoresce, PT Anderson, Nolan, Coen Bros, and I haven't seen enough Fincher or Aronofsky but the few I've seen are great): Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach, Sofia Coppola, and, uh, Rian Johnson.

kalfitegrdan 02-13-2014 10:54 PM

[QUOTE=AnthG;558787]Christopher Nolan
David Fincher
Edgar Wright
...Kevin Smith?


I can't say I have a "Top 10 Director's" list, since most directors I do like some movies from also have some stinkers. I put Kevin Smith in that list because I love most of his work, but when he missed, he missed big. Cop out was a steaming pile, Jersey girl sucked, Red State sucked, and i'm one of the 4 people who've seen Chasing Amy and didn't think it was a masterpiece. Edgar Wright's done great so far but he's only done 4 movies, so the body of work isn't that big. James Cameron's good stuff is awesome, but his not good stuff is pretty mundane. I really think the only directors that can do something that makes me excited to see them based on the director alone are Nolan and Fincher, and Fincher has already given us some stinkers in Benjamin Button and Alien 3. I'm still waiting for Nolan's first bad movie. It'll come eventually.[/QUOTE]

Red State was fucking amazing. I can't really defend Cop Out, but I thought it was alright.

MetalIsArt 02-14-2014 01:28 AM

I got five on it:

Spielberg
Nolan
Tarantino
Scorcese
Fincher

I try to see everything by teh Coens, and I also like Tony/Ridley Scott a bit.

Aronofsky is on "discovery"-phase.

AnthG 02-14-2014 07:19 AM

[QUOTE=kalfitegrdan;558822]Red State was fucking amazing. I can't really defend Cop Out, but I thought it was alright.[/QUOTE]

I watched it with my friend and he thought it was amazing as well, and I was like "nah"


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