Directors I’ve Seen in Person

Maren Ade
Woody Allen
Michael Almereyda
Pedro Almodóvar
Paul Thomas Anderson
Wes Anderson
Dario Argento
Darren Aronofsky
Olivier Assayas
John G. Avildsen
Ramin Bahrani
Bob Balaban
Noah Baumbach
Peter Bogdanovich
Danny Boyle
Mel Brooks
Charles Burnett
Steve Buscemi
Louis C.K.
Bruce Campbell
Jane Campion
John Carpenter
Nuri Bige Ceylan
George Clooney
Joel and Ethan Coen
Roger Corman
Terence Davies
Brian De Palma
Jonathan Demme
Claire Denis
Robert Downey Sr.
Ralph Fiennes
Stephen Frears
William Friedkin
Alex Gibney
Terry Gilliam
Michel Gondry
David Gordon Green
Luca Guadagnino
Andrew Haigh
Todd Haynes
Matthew Heineman
Christophe Honoré
Armando Iannucci
Steve James
Jim Jarmusch
Barry Jenkins
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Charlie Kaufman
Yorgos Lanthimos
Nadav Lapid
Spike Lee
Mike Leigh
Sebastián Lelio
Herschell Gordon Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Richard Linklater
David Lowery
David Lynch
Michael Mann
Elaine May
Martin McDonagh
Scott McGehee and David Siegel
Jonas Mekas
Bennett Miller
Rebecca Miller
Mike Mills
John Cameron Mitchell
Michael Moore
Brett Morgen
Errol Morris
Oren Moverman
Mira Nair
Morgan Neville
Gaspar Noé
Tom Noonan
Joshua Oppenheimer
Ruben Östlund
Frank Oz
Alexander Payne
D.A. Pennebaker
Alex Ross Perry
Sam Raimi
Nicolas Winding Refn
Kelly Reichardt
Jason Reitman
George A. Romero
Ira Sachs
Benny and Josh Safdie
Jeremy Saulnier
John Sayles
Jerry Schatzberg
Paul Schrader
Barbet Schroeder
Céline Sciamma
Michael Showalter
Trey Edward Shults
Kevin Smith
Steven Soderbergh
Todd Solondz
Steven Spielberg
Ben Stiller
Whit Stillman
Joe Swanberg
John Turturro
Agnès Varda
Paul Verhoeven
John Waters
Wim Wenders
Frederick Wiseman
Edgar Wright
Terry Zwigoff

Every Film I Saw Released in the US in 2019

In a theater
3 from Hell
Ad Astra
Amazing Grace
Apollo 11
The Art of Self-Defense
Ash Is Purest White
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice-Guy Blaché
The Beach Bum
Blinded by the Light
Brittany Runs a Marathon
David Crosby: Remember My Name
The Dead Don’t Die
Dragged Across Concrete
Everybody Knows
The Farewell
Fighting with My Family
Ford v Ferrari
Giant Little Ones
Gloria Bell
The Golden Glove
Hail Satan?
Her Smell
High Life
Hotel Mumbai
The Image Book
The Irishman
The Kid Who Would Be King
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Jojo Rabbit
The Laundromat
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
The Lighthouse
Little Woods
Long Shot
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Meeting Gorbachev
Motherless Brooklyn
The Mustang
Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
One Cut of the Dead
Pain and Glory
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Rambo: Last Blood
Ready or Not
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Sorry Angel
The Souvenir
Sword of Trust
Toy Story 4
Western Stars
Where’s My Roy Cohn?
The White Crow
Woman at War

At home
High Flying Bird

Films Scheduled for Release in 2019 that I Have Interest in Seeing

US release date: December 25
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Richard Madden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong, Colin Firth

US release date: December 20
Director: Jay Roach
Cast: Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow, Malcolm McDowell, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Brooke Smith, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Allison Janney, Stephen Root

First screened: January 27 (Sundance Film Festival)
US release date: December 27
Director: Chinonye Chukwu
Cast: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Richard Schiff, Danielle Brooks, Wendell Pierece

A Hidden Life
First screened: May 19 (Cannes Film Festival)
US release date: December 13
Director: Terrence Malick
Cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Nyqvist, Jürgen Prochnow, Bruno Ganz, August Diehl

In Fabric
First screened: September 13, 2018 (Toronto International Film Festival)
US release date: December 6
Director: Peter Strickland
Cast: Gwendoline Christie, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Leo Bill

Little Women
US release date: December 25
Director: Greta Gerwig
Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, James Norton, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Cooper, Louis Garrel

Richard Jewell
US release date: December 13
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, Kathy Bates

The Two Popes
First screened: August 31 (Telluride Film Festival)
US release date: November 27
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce

Uncut Gems
First screened: August 30 (Telluride Film Festival)
US release date: December 13
Director: Benny and Josh Safdie
Cast: Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield, Idina Menzel, Judd Hirsch, Eric Bogosian, Pom Klementieff

Every Film and TV Series I Own That I Have Not Seen

Comedy Shorts
His Favorite Pastime (Mar. 16, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Cruel, Cruel Love (Mar. 26, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Star Boarder (Apr. 4, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Mabel at the Wheel (Apr. 8, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Twenty Minutes of Love (Apr. 20, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Caught in a Cabaret (Apr. 27, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Caught in the Rain (May 4, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
A Busy Day (May 7, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Fatal Mallet (June 1, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Knockout (June 11, 1914, Charles Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle)
Mabel’s Busy Day (June 13, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Mabel’s Married Life (June 20, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Laughing Gas (July 9, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Property Man (Aug. 1, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Face on the Barroom Floor (Aug. 10, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Recreation (Aug. 13, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Masquerader (Aug. 27, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
His New Profession (Aug. 31, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
The Rounders (Sept. 7, 1914, Charles Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle)
The New Janitor (Sept. 24, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Those Love Pangs (Oct. 10, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Dough and Dynamite (Oct. 26, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Gentlemen of Nerve (Oct. 29, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
His Musical Career (Nov. 7, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
His Trysting Places (Nov. 9, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Leading Lizzie Astray (Nov. 30, 1914, Fatty Arbuckle)
Getting Acquainted (Dec. 5, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
His Prehistoric Past (Dec. 7, 1914, Charles Chaplin)
Mabel and Fatty’s Wash Day (Jan. 14, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
Fatty and Mabel’s Simple Life (Jan. 18, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Exposition (Jan. 23, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
Fatty’s New Role (Feb. 1, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
His New Job (Feb. 1, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Mabel and Fatty’s Married Life (Feb. 11, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
A Night Owl (Feb. 15, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Fatty’s Restless Fling (Mar. 4, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
Fatty’s Chance Acquaintance (Mar. 8, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
The Champion (Mar. 11, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
That Little Band of Gold (Mar. 15, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
In the Park (Mar. 18, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Fatty’s Faithful Fido (Mar. 20, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
A Jitney Elopement (Apr. 1, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
When Love Took Wings (Apr. 1, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
The Tramp (Apr. 12, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Wished on Mabel (Apr. 19, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
By the Sea (Apr. 29, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Mabel’s Wilful Way (May 1, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
His Regeneration (May 7, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Fatty’s Plucky Pup (June 18, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
Work (June 21, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
A Woman (July 12, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Fatty’s Tintype Tangle (July 26, 1915, Fatty Arbuckle)
The Bank (Aug. 9, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
Shanghaied (Oct. 4, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
A Night in the Show (Nov. 15, 1915, Charles Chaplin)
He Did and He Didn’t (Jan. 30, 1916, Fatty Arbuckle)
A Burlesque on Carmen (Apr. 10, 1916, Charles Chaplin)
Police (May 27, 1916, Charles Chaplin)
The Waiters’ Ball (June 25, 1916, Fatty Arbuckle)
Charlie’s White Elephant (1916, Charles Chaplin)
Coney Island (Oct. 29, 1917, Fatty Arbuckle)
Triple Trouble (Aug. 11, 1918, Charles Chaplin)
Love (Mar. 2, 1919, Fatty Arbuckle)
Leap Year (Mar. 26, 1922, Fatty Arbuckle)
Picking Peaches (1924, Harry Langdon)
Smile Please (1924, Harry Langdon)
His New Mamma (1924, Harry Langdon)
The First 100 Years (1924, Harry Langdon)
The Luck o’ the Foolish (1924, Harry Langdon)
The Hansom Cabman (1924, Harry Langdon)
All Night Long (1924, Harry Langdon)
Feet of Mud (1924, Harry Langdon)
The Sea Squawk (Jan. 4, 1925, Harry Langdon)
Boobs in the Wood (Feb. 1, 1925, Harry Langdon)
His Marriage Wow (1925, Harry Langdon)
Plain Clothes (1925, Harry Langdon)
Remember When? (Lost & Found) (Apr. 14, 1925, Harry Langdon)
Curses (May 21, 1925, Fatty Arbuckle)
Lucky Stars (Aug. 16, 1925, Harry Langdon)
The Movies (Oct. 4, 1925, Fatty Arbuckle)
There He Goes (surviving extract, Nov. 29, 1925, Harry Langdon)
My Stars (Jan. 17, 1926, Fatty Arbuckle)
Saturday Afternoon (Jan. 31, 1926, Harry Langdon)
Fool’s Luck (Mar. 21, 1926, Fatty Arbuckle)
Fiddlesticks (Nov. 27, 1927, Harry Langdon)
Soldier Man (May 1, 1926, Harry Langdon)
His First Flame (May 3, 1927, Harry Langdon)
Bridge Wives (Feb. 21, 1932, Fatty Arbuckle)
Knight Duty (1933, Harry Langdon)
Hooks and Jabs (Aug. 25, 1933, Harry Langdon)
Love, Honor and Obey (the Law) (1935, Harry Langdon)
The Call of the Cumberlands (Jan. 23, 1916, Julia Crawford Ivers)
Lois Weber
-Where Are My Children? (May 1916, dir. with Phillips Smalley)
-Too Wise Wives (May 22, 1921)
’49-’17 (Oct. 15, 1917, Ruth Ann Baldwin)
Broadway Love (Jan. 21, 1918, Ida May Park)
Back to God’s Country (Oct. 27, 1919, David Hartford, uncred. Nell Shipman)
Fritz Lang
-Harakiri (Dec. 18, 1919)
-The Spiders: Part 2 (Feb. 2, 1920)
-The Wandering Shadow (Dec. 25, 1920)
-Four Around the Woman (Feb. 3, 1921)
-Destiny (Oct. 6, 1921)
-Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Apr. 27, 1922)
-Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (Feb. 14, 1924)/Die N: Kriemhild’s Revenge (Apr. 26, 1924)
-Spies (Mar. 22, 1928)
-Woman in the Moon (Oct. 15, 1929)
Carl Theodor Dreyer
-Die Gezeichneten (Feb. 7, 1922)
-Der var engang (Oct. 3, 1922)
-Michael (Sept. 26, 1924)
-Master of the House (Oct. 5, 1925)
-The Bride of Glomdal (Jan. 1, 1926)
-Two People (Mar. 23, 1945)
Salomé (Feb. 15, 1923, Charles Bryant, uncred. Alla Nazimova)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Sept. 2, 1923, Wallace Worsley)
A Woman of Paris (Sept. 26, 1923, Charles Chaplin)
The Song of Love (Dec. 24, 1923, Frances Marion and Chester M. Franklin)
Jean Renoir
-Whirlpool (Mar. 20, 1925)
-Nana (Apr. 27, 1926)
-Charleston Parade (short, Mar. 19, 1927)
-La Chienne (Nov. 20, 1931)
-The Elusive Corporal (May 23, 1962)
-The Doctor’s Horrible Experiment (Aug 31, 1959)
Strike (Apr. 28, 1925, Sergei M. Eisenstein)
F.W. Murnau
-Faust (Sept. 20, 1926)
-Tabu (Mar. 18, 1931)
Starring W.C. Fields
-Running Wild (June 11, 1927, Gregory La Cava)
If I Had a Million (Nov. 18, 1932, James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, Norman Taurog)
Alice in Wonderland (Dec. 18, 1933, Norman Z. McLeod)
Alfred Hitchcock
-Downhill (Oct. 24, 1927)
-The Manxman (Jan. 21, 1929)
-Murder! (July 31, 1930)
-The Skin Game (Feb. 26, 1931)
-Rich and Strange (Dec. 10, 1931)
-The Paradine Case (Dec. 30, 1947)
-Under Capricorn (Sept. 8, 1949)
-I Confess (Feb. 12, 1953)
-Marnie (July 9, 1964)
-Torn Curtain (July 14, 1966)
-Family Plot (Mar. 21, 1976)
Linda (Apr. 1, 1929, Dorothy Davenport Reid)
People on Sunday (Feb. 4, 1930, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer)
The Front Page (Mar. 19, 1931, Lewis Milestone)
Man of the World (Mar. 28, 1931, Richard Wallace)
Starring Mae West
-Night After Night (Oct. 29, 1932, Archie Mayo)
-Goin’ to Town (Apr. 25, 1935, Alexander Hall)
-Go West Young Man (Nov. 13, 1936, Henry Hathaway)
Starring Carole Lombard
-Man of the World (Mar. 28, 1931, Richard Wallace)
-We’re Not Dressing (Apr. 25, 1934, Norman Taurog)
-Hands Across the Table (Oct. 18, 1935, Mitchell Leisen)
-Love Before Breakfast (Mar. 9, 1936, Walter Lang)
-The Princess Comes Around (May 22, 1936, William K. Howard)
-True Confession (Dec. 24, 1937, Wesley Ruggles)
Max Ophüls
-Liebelei (Feb. 24, 1933)
-Caught (Wild Calendar)- Feb. 17, 1949
-The Earrings of Madam De… (Sept. 16, 1953)
Design for Living (Nov. 22, 1933, Ernst Lubitsch)
We’re Not Dressing (Apr. 25, 1934, Norman Taurog)
Hands Across the Table (Oct. 18, 1935, Mitchell Leisen)
Starring Laurel and Hardy
-The Bohemian Girl (Feb. 14, 1936, James W. Horne, Charley Rogers)
-Swiss Miss (May 20, 1938, John G. Blystone)
Love Before Breakfast (Mar. 9, 1936, Walter Lang)
The Princess Comes Across (May 22, 1936, William K. Howard)
Marcel Carné
-Drôle de Drame (Oct. 20, 1937)
-Les Visiteurs du Soir (Dec. 5, 1942)
-Children of Paradise (Mar. 9, 1945)
True Confession (Dec. 24, 1937, Wesley Ruggles)
Starring Bob Hope
-Thanks for the Memory (Nov. 11, 1938, George Archainbaud)
-The Cat and the Canary (Oct. 27, 1939, Elliott Nugent)
-Nothing But the Truth (Oct. 10, 1941, Elliott Nugent)
Only Angels Have Wings (May 11, 1939, Howard Hawks)
John Ford
-Young Mr. Lincoln (May 30, 1939)
-How Green Was My Valley (Oct. 28, 1941)
Kenji Mizoguchi
-The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (Oct. 10, 1939)
-Ugetsu (Mar. 26, 1953)
Universal Monster Films
-The Invisible Man Returns (Jan. 12, 1940, Joe May)
-The Invisible Woman (Dec. 27, 1940, A. Edward Sutherland)
-Invisible Agent (July 31, 1942, Edwin L. Marin)
-The Invisible Man’s Revenge (June 9, 1944, Ford Beebe)
-She-Wolf of London (May 17, 1946, Jean Yarbrough)
-Revenge of the Creature (Mar. 29, 1955, Jack Arnold)
Starring The Three Stooges
-Time Out of Rhythm (June 5, 1941, Sidney Salkow)
-Rockin’ in the Rockies (Apr. 17, 1945, Vernon Keays)
Roberto Rossellini
-A Pilot Returns (Apr. 8, 1942)
-Stromboli (Feb. 15, 1950)
-Europe ’51 (Sept. 12, 1952)
-Journey to Italy (Sept. 7, 1954)
Billy Wilder
-Five Graves to Cairo (May 26, 1943)
-A Foreign Affair (June 30, 1948)
Elia Kazan
-Gentleman’s Agreement (Nov. 11, 1947)
-East of Eden (Mar. 9, 1955)
Le Silence de la Mer (Apr. 22, 1949, Jean-Pierre Melville)
Michelangelo Antonioni
-I Vinti (Sept. 4, 1953)
-Le Amiche (Sept. 6, 1955)
Tokyo Story (Nov. 3, 1953, Yasujirô Ozu)
Love in the City (Nov. 27, 1953, Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Francesco Maselli, Dino Risi, Cesare Zavattini)
By Brakhage (1954 – 2003)
Visual effets by Ray Harryhausen
-It Came from Beneath the Sea (July 1955, Robert Gordon)
-20 Million Miles to Earth (June 1957, Nathan Juran)
Satyajit Ray
-Pather Panchali (Aug. 26, 1955)
-Aparajito (Oct. 11, 1956)
-Apur Sansar (May 1, 1959)
Ed Wood
-The Violent Years (1956) written by only
-Night of the Ghouls (1959)
3:10 to Yuma (Aug. 7, 1957, Delmer Daves)
Touch of Evil (Feb. 1958, Orson Welles)
Le Beau Serge (June 6, 1958, Claude Chabrol)
The Hidden Fortress (Dec. 28, 1958, Akira Kurosawa)
The Diary of Anne Frank (Mar. 18, 1959, George Stevens)
John Cassavetes
-Shadows (Nov. 11, 1959)
-Faces (Mar. 1968)
-The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Feb. 15, 1976)
The Battle of the Sexes (Feb. 25, 1960, Charles Crichton)
Luchino Visconti
-Rocco and His Brothers (Sept. 6, 1960)
-Death in Venice (Mar. 1, 1971)
Zazie dans le Métro (Oct. 28, 1960, Louis Malle)
The Misfits (Jan. 31, 1961, John Huston)
Sam Peckinpah
-The Deadly Companions (June 6, 1961)
-Noon Wine (Nov. 23, 1966)
-Junior Bonner (Aug. 2, 1972)
-The Getaway (Dec. 16, 1972)
-The Killer Elite (Dec. 17, 1975)
-Convoy (June 10, 1978)
The Innocents (Nov. 24, 1961, Jack Clayton)
Paris Belongs to Us (Dec. 13, 1961, Jacques Rivette)
François Truffaut
-Jules and Jim (Jan. 23, 1962)
-The Bride Wore Black (Mar. 22, 1968)
Andrei Tarkovsky
-Ivan’s Childhood (Apr. 6, 1962)
-Andrei Rublev (Dec. 1966)
Luis Buñuel
-The Exterminating Angel (May 16, 1962)
-Belle de Jour (May 24, 1967)
Francis Ford Coppola
-The Terror (June 17, 1963, Roger Corman) uncredited director
-Dementia 13 (Sept. 25, 1963)
Woman in the Dunes (Feb. 15, 1964, Hiroshi Teshigahara)
Jean-Luc Godard
-Band of Outsiders (July 29, 1964)
-Pierrot le Fou (Aug. 29, 1965)
-Weekend (Dec. 29, 1967)
The Deadly Bees (Dec. 23, 1966, Freddie Francis)
King Kong Escapes (July 22, 1967, Ishirô Honda)
Far from the Madding Crowd (Oct. 16, 1967, John Schlesinger)
Playtime (Dec. 16, 1967, Jacques Tati)
Federico Fellini
-Spirits of the Dead (May 17, 1968, dir. with Louis Malle, Roger Vadim)
-Fellini’s Satyricon (Sept. 4, 1969)
-Amarcord (Dec. 13, 1973)
Hang ‘Em High (May 31, 1968, Ted Post)
The Devil Rides Out (July 20, 1968, Terence Fisher)
The Night They Raided Minsky’s (Dec. 21, 1968, William Friedkin)
Wanda (Aug. 21, 1970, Barbara Loden)
Jack Nicholson
-Drive, He Said (May 24, 1971)
-A Safe Place (Oct. 15, 1971, starring, dir. Henry Jaglom)
-The King of Marvin Gardens (Oct. 12, 1972, starring, dir. Bob Rafelson)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (July 1, 1971, John Schlesinger)
The Devils (July 16, 1971, Ken Russell)
Paul Verhoeven
-Diary of a Hooker (Sept. 10, 1971)
-Turkish Delight (Feb. 22, 1973)
-Katie Tippel (Mar. 6, 1975)
-Soldier of Orange (Sept. 22, 1977)
-Spetters (Feb. 28, 1980)
-The 4th Man (Mar. 24, 1983)
The Last Picture Show (Oct. 2, 1971, Peter Bogdanovich)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
-The Merchant of Four Seasons (Feb. 10, 1972)
-The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (June 25, 1972)
-Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day (Oct. 29, 1972 – Mar. 18, 1973)
-World on a Wire (Oct. 14, 1973)
-Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Mar. 5, 1974)
-Fox and His Friends (May 15, 1975)
Lina Wertmüller
-The Seduction of Mimi (Feb. 19, 1972)
-Love & Anarchy (Feb. 22, 1973)
-All Screwed Up (Feb. 21, 1974)
What the Peeper Saw (Oct. 14, 1972, James Kelley, Andrea Bianchi)
Female Prisoner Scorpion
-Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable (July 29, 1973, Shun’ya Itô)
-Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701’s Grudge Song (Dec. 29, 1973, Yasuharu Hasebe)
Papillon (Dec. 16, 1973, Franklin J. Schaffner)
Seizure (1974, Oliver Stone)
Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (June 15, 1974, Toshiya Fujita)
John Woo
-The Young Dragons (July 25, 1974)
-The Dragon Tamers (Mar. 15, 1975)
Lenny (Nov. 10, 1974, Bob Fosse)
The Giant Spider Invasion (Oct. 1975, Bill Rebane)
Hal Ashby
-Bound for Glory (Dec. 5, 1976)
-Coming Home (Feb. 15, 1978)
Mikey and Nicky (Dec. 21, 1976, Elaine May)
One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (Mar. 9, 1977, Agnès Varda)
Werner Herzog
-Stroszek (May 20, 1977)
-Woyzeck (May 25, 1979, Werner Herzog)
-Where the Green Ants Dream (May 1984)
-Ballad of the Little Soldier (Nov. 5, 1984)
-Cobra Verde (Dec. 3, 1987)
-Lessons of Darkness (Feb. 21, 1992)
-Little Dieter Needs to Fly (Aug. 29, 1997)
-My Best Fiend (May 17, 1999)
Ridley Scott
-The Duellists (May 22, 1977)
-Kingdom of Heaven: Director’s Cut (May 2, 2005)
Ingmar Bergman
-The Serpent’s Egg (Oct. 26, 1977)
-Autumn Sonata (Oct. 8, 1978)
-The Making of Autumn Sonata (Oct. 18, 1978)
-Fårö Document 1979 (Dec. 24, 1979)
-From the Life of the Marionettes (July 13, 1980)
-Fanny and Alexander (Dec. 17, 1983)
-After the Rehearsal (Apr. 9, 1984)
-The Making of Fanny and Alexander (Sept. 16, 1984)
-Saraband (Dec. 1, 2003)
Thirst (Sept. 28, 1979, Rod Hardy)
Tess (Oct. 25, 1979, Roman Polanski)
Inferno (Feb. 7, 1980, Dario Argento)
The Stunt Man (June 27, 1980, Richard Rush)
Tobe Hooper
-The Funhouse (Mar. 13, 1981)
-Lifeforce (June 21, 1985)
Deadly Blessing (Aug. 14, 1981, Wes Craven)
The Verdict (Dec. 7, 1982, Sidney Lumet)
Stranger Than Paradise (May 16, 1984, Jim Jarmusch)
Once Upon a Time in America (May 20, 1984, Sergio Leone)
Silent Night, Deadly Night (Nov. 9, 1984, Charles E. Seillier Jr.)
Prince of Darkness (Oct. 21, 1987, John Carpenter)
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (May 27, 1988, Stephen Chiodo)
Rain Man (Dec. 12, 1988, Barry Levinson)
Abbas Kiarostami
-Homework (Jan. 1, 1989)
-And Life Goes On (Feb. 1, 1992)
-Through the Olive Trees (Feb. 1, 1994)
Resurrected (Feb. 1989, Paul Greengrass)
Blue Steel (July 1, 1989, Kathryn Bigelow)
Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990, David Lynch)
Whit Stillman
-Metropolitan (Jan. 1990)
-Barcelona (June 1994)
An Angel at My Table (June 11, 1990, Jane Campion)
George Hickenlooper
-Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (May 1991, directed with Fax Bahr; documentary footage- Eleanor Coppola)
-Grey Knight (Mar. 7, 1993)
Pedro Almodóvar
-High Heels (Oct. 23, 1991)
-Kika (Oct. 29, 1993)
-Bad Education (Mar. 19, 2004)
The Long Day Closes (May 13, 1992, Terence Davies)
Michael Mann
-The Last of the Mohicans (Aug. 26, 1992)
-Ali (Dec. 11, 2001)
Shadowlands (Dec. 25, 1993, Richard Attenborough)
Richard Curtis
-Four Weddings and a Funeral (Jan. 20, 1994, written by, dir. Mike Newell)
-Love Actually (Sept. 7, 2003)
Ang Lee
-Eat Drink Man Woman (Aug. 3, 1994)
-Hulk (June 17, 2003)
Casa de Lava (1994, Pedro Costa)
Desperado (May 1995, Robert Rodriguez)
The Game (Sept. 3, 1997, David Fincher)
The Gingerbread Man (Jan. 23, 1998, Robert Altman)
Romance (Apr. 14, 1999, Catherine Breillat)
Rosetta (May 22, 1999, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
Three Kings (Sept. 27, 1999, David O. Russell)
The Cell (Aug. 17, 2000, Tarsem Singh)
The Gift (Dec. 18, 2000, Sam Raimi)
Dark Water (Jan. 19, 2002, Hideo Nakata)
25th Hour (Dec. 16, 2002, Spike Lee)
The Matrix
-The Animatrix (Apr. 17, 2003, Peter Chung, Andrew R. Jones, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Takeshi Koike, Mahiro Maeda, Kôji Morimoto, Shinichirô Watanabe)
-The Matrix Revolutions (Oct. 27, 2003, The Wachowskis)
Evil (Sept. 24, 2005, Giorgos Nousias)
Secret Sunshine (May 17, 2007, Chang-dong Lee)
Livid (Sept. 11, 2011, Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury)
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I and II: Director’s Cut (Feb. 9, 2014, Lars von Trier)
Upsidedown Cross (Sept. 25, 2014, William Hellfire)
American Honey (May 15, 2016, Andrea Arnold)
The Amos ’n Andy Show: The Complete Series (June 28, 1951 – Apr. 1953)
The Phil Silvers Show: The Complete Series (Sept. 20, 1955 – June 17, 1959)
Get Smart: Seasons Three and Four (Sept. 16, 1967 – Mar. 29, 1969)
Miami Vice (TV series, Sept. 16, 1984 – Jan. 25, 1990)
Threads (Sept. 23, 1984, Mick Jackson)
King of the Hill (Jan. 12, 1997 – May 11, 1997)
The Sopranos: The Complete Series (Jan. 10, 1999 – 2007)
The Simpsons: Seasons 13 and 14 (Nov. 6, 2001 – May 18, 2003)
Hysterical Blindness (Jan. 16, 2002, Mira Nair)
…A Father… A Son… Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2005, Lee Grant)

100 Films I Have Never Seen But Should

Intolerance (1916, D.W. Griffith)
Broken Blossoms (1919, D.W. Griffith)
Greed (1924, Erich von Stroheim)
Battleship Potemkin (1925, Sergei M. Eisenstein)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930, Lewis Milestone)
Trouble in Paradise (1932, Ernst Lubitsch)
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932, Mervyn LeRoy)
David Copperfield (1935, George Cukor)
Swing Time (1936, George Stevens)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938, Michel Curtiz, William Keighley)
Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939, John Ford)
How Green Was My Valley (1941, John Ford)
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger)
Heaven Can Wait (1943, Ernst Lubitsch)
Children of Paradise (1945, Marcel Carné)
Mildred Pierce (1945, Michael Curtiz)
Brief Encounter (1945, David Lean)
Stairway to Heaven (1946, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger)
Great Expectations (1946, David Lean)
Duel in the Sun (1946, King Vidor)
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952, Vincente Minnelli)
Ugetsu (1953, Kenji Mizoguchi)
The Band Wagon (1953, Vincente Minnelli)
From Here to Eternity (1953, Fred Zinnemann)
The Earring of Madam De… (1953, Max Ophüls)
Tokyo Story (1953, Yasujirô Ozu)
Voyage in Italy (1954, Roberto Rossellini)
Pather Panchali (1955, Satyajit Ray)
Giant (1956, George Stevens)
*A Man Escaped (1956, Robert Bresson)
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957, Terence Fisher)
The Nights of Cabiria (1957, Federico Fellini)
Witness for the Prosecution (1957, Billy Wilder)
Touch of Evil (1958, Orson Welles)
The Hidden Fortress (1958, Akira Kurosawa)
Shadows (1959, John Cassavetes)
Ben-Hur (1959, William Wyler)
*Pickpocket (1959, Robert Bresson)
Shoot the Piano Player (1960, François Truffaut)
Viridiana (1961, Luis Buñuel)
The Innocents (1961, Jack Clayton)
Jules and Jim (1962, François Truffaut)
*Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962, Agnès Varda)
L’Eclisse (1962, Michelangelo Antonioni)
The Exterminating Angel (1962, Luis Buñuel)
The Leopard (1963, Luchino Visconti)
Contempt (1963, Jean-Luc Godard)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964, Jacques Demy)
Gertrud (1964, Carl Theodor Dreyer)
Pierrot le Fou (1965, Jean-Luc Godard)
The Battle of Algiers (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo)
Andrei Rublev (1966, Andrei Tarkovsky)
Le Samouraï (1967, Jean-Pierre Melville)
Playtime (1967, Jacques Tati)
Faces (1968, John Cassavetes)
If…. (1968, Lindsay Anderson)
Salesman (1969, Albert and David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin)
Kes (1969, Ken Loach)
The Conformist (1970, Bernardo Bertolucci)
Little Big Man (1970, Arthur Penn)
Walkabout (1971, Nicolas Roeg)
The Panic in Needle Park (1971, Jerry Schatzberg)
The Devils (1971, Ken Russell)
The Last Picture Show (1971, Peter Bogdanovich)
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972, Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Papillon (1973, Franklin J. Schaffner)
Amarcord (1973, Federico Fellini)
The Mirror (1974, Andrei Tarkovsky)
Lenny (1974, Bob Fosse)
Grey Gardens (1975, Ellen Hovde, Albert and David Maysles, Muffie Meyer)
Bound for Glory (1976, Hal Ashby)
*3 Women (1977, Robert Altman)
Stroszek (1977, Werner Herzog)
Coming Home (1978, Hal Ashby)
Tess (1979, Roman Polanski)
Ordinary People (1980, Robert Redford)
The Verdict (1982, Sidney Lumet)
Sophie’s Choice (1982, Alan J. Pakula)
Fanny and Alexander (1982, Ingmar Bergman)
Sans Soleil (1983, Chris Marker)
Terms of Endearment (1983, James L. Brooks)
Paris, Texas (1984, Wim Wenders)
Once Upon a Time in America (1984, Sergei Leone)
Amadeus (1984, Milos Forman)
Shoah (1985, Claude Lanzmann)
The Color Purple (1985, Steven Spielberg)
Rain Man (1988, Barry Levinson)
JFK (1991, Oliver Stone)
The Last of the Mohicans (1992, Michael Mann)
Hoop Dreams (1994, Steve James)
Satantango (1994, Béla Tarr)
*The Shawshank Redemption (1994, Frank Darabont)
All About My Mother (1999, Pedro Almodóvar)
Yi Yi (2000, Edward Yang)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)
In the Mood for Love (2000, Kar Wai Wong)
City of God (2002, Fernando Meirelles, co-dir. Kátia Lund)
The Pianist (2002, Roman Polanski)
The Lives of Others (2006, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)

*Seen since making the list

Living Directors Whose Films I Would Definitely See or Most Likely See in Theaters

Living directors whose new film I would see no matter what, even if they remade City Lights, my favorite film of all time, with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
Woody Allen
Pedro Almodóvar
Paul Thomas Anderson
Wes Anderson
Dario Argento
Darren Aronofsky
Noah Baumbach
Kathryn Bigelow
Joon-ho Bong
Albert Brooks
Mel Brooks
Charles Burnett
Tim Burton
Louis C.K.
Jane Campion
Leos Carax
John Carpenter
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
The Coen Brothers (Ethan and Joel)
Francis Ford Coppola
Sofia Coppola
David Cronenberg
Alfonso Cuarón
The Dardenne Brothers (Jean-Pierre and Luc)
Terence Davies
Brian De Palma
Guillermo del Toro
Claire Denis
Clint Eastwood
David Fincher
William Friedkin
Terry Gilliam
Jonathan Glazer
Jean-Luc Godard
Christopher Guest
Michael Haneke
Todd Haynes
Werner Herzog
Jim Jarmusch
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Charlie Kaufman
Harmony Korine
Yorgos Lanthimos
Chang-dong Lee
Spike Lee
Mike Leigh
Richard Linklater
David Lynch
Guy Maddin
Terrence Malick
Michael Mann
Elaine May
Bennett Miller
Hayao Miyazaki
Errol Morris
Jafar Panahi
Chan-wook Park
Alexander Payne
Roman Polanski
Sam Raimi
Nicolas Winding Refn
Kelly Reichardt
Carl Reiner
David O. Russell
Martin Scorsese
Ridley Scott
Ulrich Seidl
Steven Soderbergh
Todd Solondz
Steven Spielberg
Whit Stillman
Oliver Stone
Quentin Tarantino
Béla Tarr
Ming-liang Tsai
Gus Van Sant
Paul Verhoeven
Lars von Trier
John Waters
Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Wim Wenders
Frederick Wiseman
Kar Wai Wong
John Woo
Edgar Wright
Andrey Zvyagintsev

Living directors whose new film I would almost certainly see because I usually like their films and/or they almost always make good films, but if they made a film that got horrible reviews, I might not see it.
Ana Lily Amirpour
Roy Andersson
Judd Apatow
Andrea Arnold
Olivier Assayas
Sean Baker
Danny Boyle
Catherine Breillat
Xavier Dolan
Bruno Dumont
Asghar Farhadi
Ricky Gervais
Greta Gerwig
Michel Gondry
James Gray
Paul Greengrass
Luca Guadagnino
Walter Hill
Nicole Holofcener
Hsiao-hsien Hou
James Ivory
Spike Jonze
Aki Kaurismäki
Abdellatif Kechiche
Hirokazu Koreeda
Ang Lee
Ken Loach
David Lowery
David Mamet
Martin McDonagh
Steve McQueen
Michael Moore
Cristian Mungiu
Mira Nair
Jeff Nichols
Gaspar Noé
Christopher Nolan
François Ozon
Alex Ross Perry
Lynne Ramsay
Dee Rees
Benny and Josh Safdie
John Sayles
Paul Schrader
Denis Villeneuve
Lina Wertmüller
Ben Wheatley
S. Craig Zahler
Jia Zhangke
Terry Zwigoff

Every Film I Saw Released in the US in 2009

In theaters
(500) Days of Summer
Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Away We Go
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call- New Orleans
The Blind Side
The Brothers Bloom
Capitalism: A Love Story
Cold Souls
The Collector
The Damned United
District 9
Drag Me To Hell
An Education
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Final Destination
Food, Inc.
Friday the 13th
Funny People
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
The Girlfriend Experience
Good Hair
The Hangover
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker
I Love You, Man
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Informant!
Inglourious Basterds
The International
The Invention of Lying
Julie & Julia
The Last House on the Left
Lorna’s Silence
The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Messenger
My Bloody Valentine 3D
Ninja Assassin
Observe and Report
Paranormal Activity
A Perfect Getaway
Pirate Radio
The Princess and the Frog
Public Enemies
Red Cliff
The Road
A Serious Man
Sherlock Holmes
Sin Nombre
A Single Man
Star Trek
State of Play
Summer Hours
Sunshine Cleaning
Two Lovers
Up in the Air
Whatever Works
Where the Wild Things Are
The Young Victoria