100 Most Important Film Directors of All Time #95. David Lean

The studio system in Hollywood was collapsing by the mid-1950s. Big studios, like MGM and Warner Brothers were retreating  from film making, turning instead more and more to the distribition side of the business. Independent companies would produce the film, getting financing from the major studios with the promise of distribution in hand. The old…

#96. Peter Greenaway, Art and Cinema

#96 Peter Greenaway With  the release of the 1990 film The Cook, The Thief,  His Wife and Her Lover, England finally had a director in Peter Greenaway who could match pretentious allegorical laiden cinema with any French one in the cutthroat world of arthouse cinema. The film would have a moderate amount of box office success…

The 100 Most Important Film Directors of All Time

Before we go any further, the title of the series of articles that will follow, entitled “The 100 Most Important Film Directors of All `,” needs a bit of explaining. It is not another boring old best of list, where I give my opinion and yointends tu agree or disagree. This list intends to not…