Fourteen Underrated Directors of the Classic Era

Well all know the big-name directors of old Hollywood: John Ford. Alfred Hitchcock. William Wyler. Howard Hawks. W.S. Van Dyke. George Cukor. Billy Wilder. Frank Capra. Vincente Minnelli. The list goes on, and they’re all well-remembered for good reason. But what about those forgotten fellas who barely get a mention, even in the movie-centric blogosphere? Perhaps they have a well-known film or two, but they … Continue reading Fourteen Underrated Directors of the Classic Era

Oscar recollections: 10 favorite Best Director winners

The following is an alphabetical list (by first name) of my 10 favorite Best Director winners. (Only awards for direction are included this list, though many of these directors have also been nominated in other areas.) 1. Elia Kazan – Elia Kazan made a lot of great movies, both as an actor and as a director. My personal favorites are A Streetcar Named Desire and … Continue reading Oscar recollections: 10 favorite Best Director winners