Sunday, May 3, 2009

Five Underappreciated Hollywood Filmmakers

1. Andre De Toth - Day of the Outlaw alone means he belongs in the company of Mann, Boetticher, and Peckinpah.

2. Joe Dante - It's criminal that he doesn't make more movies. He should be the guy directing Transformers.

3. Allan Dwan-Made great (or at least very, very good) movies in five consecutive decades. Plus - that filmography! 423 director credits!

4. Blake Edwards - Arguably the greatest living American popular filmmaker. Unfortunately, not the greatest working popular filmmaker.

5. Philip Kaufman - Still underrated! Invasion of the Body Snatchers is The Grand Illusion of sci-fi/horror flicks.

1 comment:

Phil said...

Joe Dante directing Transformers might result in fun Transformers movies which would be ok.