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Woody Allen, Top to Bottom

47 films

The Five Ages of Woody Allen:

1966-1976 - The Slapstick Age (Woody getting his Marx Brothers angst out of his…

  • Smile
  • Prime Cut
  • The Candidate
  • The Bad News Bears
  • The Island

Michael Ritchie, Top to Bottom

18 films

He didn't churn out a masterpiece or lead the pop culture parade, but I still love Michael Ritchie for being…

  • The Honeymoon Killers
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Paper Moon
  • The Man Who Sleeps
  • Alice in the Cities

Neo-Black & White

61 films

As the 60s came to an end and the 70s began, it suddenly became more of a hassle to get…

  • Jaws
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Chinatown
  • Vertigo
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

The dude's Favorite Composers

20 films

Pretty self-explanatory. I did mild research to pinpoint the big ones I may have missed but if I didn't already…

  • 3 Women
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • Before Night Falls
  • Beginners
  • Blue Jasmine

Actors Who Never Dissapoint

61 films

There are many phenomenal actors that have been around long enough that they eventually churn out something uninspired (Hackman, De…

  • No Country for Old Men
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Raising Arizona
  • Fargo

Coen Brothers, Top to Bottom

18 films

There isn't a Coen film that I don't like. I even find Ladykillers to be watchable if completely inconsequential. The…

  • There Will Be Blood
  • Inherent Vice
  • The Master
  • Phantom Thread
  • Punch-Drunk Love

Paul Thomas Anderson, Top to Bottom

8 films

#1 and #2 flip depending on the day.

  • Alien
  • Blade Runner
  • Prometheus
  • The Counselor
  • Black Hawk Down

Ridley Scott, Top to Bottom

25 films

It's weird once you line up everything and realize Ridley is the very persona of hit-and-miss. When he hits, he…

  • Videodrome
  • The Brood
  • The Fly
  • Naked Lunch
  • Eastern Promises

Cronenberg, Top to Bottom

18 films

A lot has been written about Cronenberg but I'll say what few point out. He has never made a film…

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • The African Queen
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Fat City

John Huston, Top to Bottom

26 films

He goes on the Mount Rushmore of maverick directors. He's not the Washington of that mountain but he's probably the…

  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Rio Bravo
  • The Big Sleep
  • His Girl Friday
  • Ball of Fire

Hawks, Top to Bottom

27 films

What distinguishes Hawks for me is his dialogue and how natural it sounds. His characters speak with an urgency. It…

  • The Heiress
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Dodsworth
  • The Little Foxes
  • Ben-Hur

William Wyler, Top to Bottom

24 films

The proto-actor's director. He directed 31 different actors to Oscar nominations. He directed 13 films nominated for Best Picture including…