Article: My Top 10 Film Directors

10.Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve is a French-Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois – Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He normally do very artsy but epic style of film and he is vaguely new to the film world and he is doing raw, punchy and hard-hitting style of filming

Best Film: Prisoners (2013)

Upcoming Film: Dune (2020)

9.Luca Guadagnino

Luca Guadagnino was born in 1971 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He is a director and a producer and he won a major of awards for his numerous of films as his breakout film is I Am Love. He normally made poignancy sun-soaked kind of film and capture everyday life, certain ones is focusing on relationship.

Best Film: Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Upcoming Film: Scarface (TBC)

8.Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Charles Branagh was born in 1960 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, He soon found the RSC too large and impersonal and formed his own, the Renaissance Theatre Company. Kenneth Branagh mostly doing a variety of films including murder mystery, action and Drama which captivating audience.

Best Film: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Upcoming Film: Death on the Nile (2020)

7.Alfonso Cuaron

Alfonso Cuaron Orozzco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He also made some foreign film and some English language film along his way and he do a mixture of films like Drama, Fantasy and Science Fiction.  

Best Film: Gravity (2013)

Upcoming Film: Ascension (TBC)

6. Dexter Fletcher

Dexter Fletcher is born in 1966 and he is English actor and director who lives in Enfield, London and England. He mainly famous for uplifting and feel good films in generally and often crime type of film like his breakout film Wild Bill

Best Film: Eddie The Eagle (2015)

Upcoming Film: Sherlock Holmes 3 (2021)

5.Robert Zemeckis

Robert Zemeckis born in 1951 and he lives in Chicago, Illinois, USA. A whiz kid with special effect, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film – making. Robert has proved he can work a serious story around great effects. Robert Zemeckis can do serious drama, live action and animation film and he would normally cast big names stars like for example Tom Hanks, Christopher Lloyd and Jim Carrey.

Best Film: The Polar Express (2004)

Upcoming Film: The Witches (2020)

4.Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan was born on July 30,1970, in London, England. Over the course 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low – budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. Christopher Nolan normally do epic sweeping style of film for a major audience and character driven type of film and he also do a variety of film.

Best Film: Batman Trilogy (2005 – 2012)

Upcoming Film: Tenet (2020)

3.Jaume Collet – Serra

Jaume Collet – Serra was born on March 23, 1974 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, He is a producer and director. He normally do creepy atmosphere style of film and he can often made action film many with Liam Neeson and he is a talent to watch out for as he sort of like a Martin Scorsese when it comes to his action film.

Best Film: The Shallow (2016)

Upcoming Film: Jungle Cruise (2021)

2.Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg born in 1946 and he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood’s best-known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He is similar to Christopher Nolan because he made a variety of different films like for example futuristic, drama, fantasy and just different genre of films.

Best Film: Bridge of Spies (2015)

Upcoming Film: West Side Story (2020)

1.JA Bayona

J.A. Bayona was born on May 9, 1975 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Juan Antonio Garcia Bayona. He is a director with flair as he do character driven character type of film, he also do variety of films but he mainly do human connection style of film. He is certainly a promising director for the future

Best Film: The Impossible (2012)

Upcoming Film: Truce (TBC)

One thought on “Article: My Top 10 Film Directors

  1. So many great directors Mark. Can’t disagree with Spielberg and Christopher Nolan being up there. But here are some others for you to consider:
    Alfred Hitchcock – the master of suspense.
    The Coen Brothers – quirky and every film is different.
    Mike Leigh and Ken Loach – two great British directors.
    Tony Richardson – check out his wide variety of films on imdb.
    Errol Morris – some of the best documentaries, Vernon Florida is a classic.
    Kurosawa – great Japanese director. His Seven Samurai inspired the Magnificent Seven.
    Ridley Scott – great sci-fi and horror.
    Danny Boyle – have to have a local lad in the list.


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