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Yasujirō Ozu

36 films

After climbing Mt. Ozu for the last 3 months I finally reached the summit, and I gotta say, the views…

  • The Holy Mountain
  • The Dance of Reality
  • Fando and Lis
  • El Topo
  • The Severed Heads

Alejandro Jodorowsky

9 films

He’s the Chilean, many-tentacled, circus heretic. His films are grotesquely Frankensteinian, outrageously magical, barbarically violent, and spiritually, psychedelically sophisticated. He’s…

  • The Place Beyond the Pines
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Come and See
  • Dragon Inn
  • An Elephant Sitting Still

🥳🥳Brandon’s 1000th Review Contest🥳🥳

13 films

Well friends, I'm nearing my 1000th review on Letterboxd and am grateful for the friends I've made along the way.…

  • 2046
  • Happy Together
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Days of Being Wild
  • Chungking Express

Wong Kar-wai

10 films

It's been said people don't love WKW cinema. They crush on it. They swoon for it. They get weak in…

  • Escape to Nowhere
  • Firelight
  • Amblin'
  • Night Gallery
  • Duel

Steven Spielberg

40 films

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My first crush. The guy who taught me that the excitement of my childhood imagination is not something I'm…

  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • 3-Iron
  • Time
  • The Bow
  • The Isle

Kim Ki-duk

22 films

Misanthropic. 

Misogynistic. 

Exploitative. 

Crudely sensational.

You're gonna hear all these buzz words about this bad boy iconoclast. These criticisms aren't…

  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • A Fistful of Dollars
  • Duck, You Sucker
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Sergio Leone

8 films

Fans of Tarantino who’ve never seen Sergio Leone’s work will do well to check his stuff out. Grandiose, operatic, violent,…

  • The Young and the Damned
  • That Obscure Object of Desire
  • Belle de Jour
  • Él
  • Viridiana

Luis Buñuel

32 films

The surrealist mad man of Spain

I strongly recommend Buñuel if you’re into insightful cinematic takes on repression, fantasy, sexuality,…

  • Autumn Sonata
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Winter Light
  • Persona

Ingmar Bergman

44 films

Having finished all 44 of his feature films, I can say Bergman speaks my language. He gets at things that…

  • City of Women
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • La Strada
  • I Vitelloni
  • Amarcord

Federico Fellini

23 films

Fellini's strongest period of filmmaking was during the 50s, when postwar Italy sunk deep on the auteur's shoulders. He was…

  • Black Swan
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • mother!
  • Noah
  • The Wrestler

Darren Aronofsky

7 films

Darren Aronofsky is the greatest contemporary filmmaker working today. Hands down. I know a lot of really smart people who…

  • The Lobster
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Dogtooth
  • Alps
  • The Favourite

Yorgos Lanthimos

7 films

Farcical allegories. Stilted dialogue. Weird sex stuff. Absurdist idiosyncrasies. Dark brand of surrealist humor. What else is there to say…