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Mitchell Leisen

Directors

Browse 200+ director profiles. Each profile includes quotes from a variety of reference materials, TSPDT's compact guide to each director's work, along with a listing of each director's most critically acclaimed films.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films

2016 Edition
Uploaded March 8, 2016
Based on end-of-year lists (from 2000 to 2015) and the same lists used for the 1,000 Greatest Films, this is a collection of the 21st Century's most acclaimed cinema. This year’s edition is once again comprised of 1,000 films. Also featured is a listing of the 50 most acclaimed film directors of this century to date.
Hector Babenco
⦿ Hector Babenco, 1946-2016.
The Guardian / The New York Times / The Hollywood Reporter
⦿ Garry Marshall, 1934-2016.
The Sydney Morning Herald / The Guardian
⦿ Abbas Kiarostami, 1940-2016.
The New York Times / The New Yorker / The Guardian
                      Tokyo Story (2016 Edition)

                      The 1,000 Greatest Films

                      2016 Edition
                      Uploaded February 7, 2016
                      Compiled from over 6,700 film lists, this is quite possibly the most definitive collection of critically acclaimed films you will find. Also featured is a list of the 250 most acclaimed film directors, and an alphabetical listing of films that are currently ranked from 1,001 to 2,000.
                      1,000 Noir Films
                      "A motion picture with an often grim urban setting, photographed in somber tones and permeated by a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism, and despair.” – Dictionary.com
                      A slowly-growing listing of the (eventually) 1,000 films most often referred to as noir. Includes the 100 most cited noir films, links to blu-ray editions, and TSPDT's own recommendations.
                      The banner image above is from Mitchell Leisen's To Each His Own (1946).