Author Topic: Director Ratings Project 2015 - Top 100 Directors + The Bottom 20  (Read 10414 times)

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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #50 on: January 07, 2016, 03:20:09 PM »

#38 Todd Haynes
Score: 7.578 (15 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 0𣛨2

Key Films:
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988)
Safe (1995)
Far from Heaven (2002)
I'm Not There. (2007)
Carol (2015)




#37 Steven Spielberg
Score: 7.579 (21 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶: 4𢠧

Key Films:
Jaws (1975)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Schindler's List (1993)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)




#36 David Fincher
Score: 7.584 (19 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶: 2𢴔

Key Films:
Se7en (1995)
Fight Club (1999)
Zodiac (2007)
The Social Network (2010)
Gone Girl (2014)




#35 Agn鑣 Varda
Score: 7.598 (14 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 0𣯓2

Key Films:
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Le Bonheur (1965)
Vagabond (1985)
The Gleaners & I (2000)
The Beaches of Agn鑣 (2008)
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #51 on: January 07, 2016, 03:26:58 PM »
A Little Behind the Scenes

#38 Todd Haynes
Score: 7.578 (15 Ratings)

#37 Steven Spielberg
Score: 7.579 (21 Ratings)


A very close Score. Spielberg's advantage here is maintaining a high Rating over 21 Ratings. Unweighted, Todd Haynes is a 7.4 to Spielberg's 7.2, but 5 people didn't Rate Haynes at all, Ratings which could've gone either way.

Also, one person Rated Steven Spielberg a '1'. Remove that Rating and his Score would be 7.866. His unweighted Score would be 7.5, higher than Todd Haynes unweighted Score.
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #52 on: January 07, 2016, 06:34:33 PM »
I'm happy Varda broke the top 50!
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #53 on: January 07, 2016, 06:54:03 PM »
I'm happy Varda broke the top 50!

Yes! (And there's that beautiful Beaches of Agnes frame again!)

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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #54 on: January 07, 2016, 09:15:38 PM »
Agn鑣 Varda was another one where I thought "how I am supposed to sum up her greatness in a single frame?" Then I remembered your quote of goodguy's post, and knew I had to go with it even though I haven't seen The Beaches of Agn鑣 yet. (High on my Watchlist. Probably this year.)

Varda is the highest ranking female director.

For anyone who thinks these kinds of lists favor active directors, there are only 14 more names (or teams) who are still making movies.
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #55 on: January 07, 2016, 10:39:33 PM »
This is great. I need to see more Herzog especially with Bad Lieutenant on my Top 100. Watchlist got a nice padding there.
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #56 on: January 08, 2016, 09:35:41 AM »

#34 Elia Kazan
Score: 7.603 (13 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 0𢴑4

Key Films:
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
On the Waterfront (1954)
East of Eden (1955)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Splendor in the Grass (1961)




#33 Ernst Lubitsch
Score: 7.614 (12 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 1𣇻2

Key Films:
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
Ninotchka (1939)
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Heaven Can Wait (1943)




#32 Don Hertzfeldt
Score: 7.652 (11 Ratings)
Rated 109.5𥑶: 0𢴒1

Key Films:
Billy's Balloon (1998)
Rejected (2000)
Wisdom Teeth (2010)
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
World of Tomorrow (2015)




#31 Spike Jonze
Score: 7.654 (18 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 1𢴏5

Key Projects:
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Adaptation. (2002)
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Her (2013)
The Work of Director Spike Jonze, which contains some of the greatest music videos ever made.
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #57 on: January 08, 2016, 02:28:57 PM »
which contains some of the greatest music videos ever made.

Isn't this editorializing?
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #58 on: January 08, 2016, 02:55:03 PM »
It is, but couldn't you make that claim against my choosing of the Key Films? I wrote that partly to explain the inclusion of the DVD collection and mostly because I think those videos are key to Spike Jonze career and most certainly a factor in his high ranking.
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Re: Director Ratings Project 2015 - RESULTS
« Reply #59 on: January 08, 2016, 06:57:41 PM »

#30 Ritwik Ghatak
Score: 7.667 (5 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 0𣇻1

Key Films:
Nagarik (1952)
Ajantrik (1958)
The Cloud-Capped Star (1960)
Komal Gandhar (1961)
The Golden Thread (1965)




#29 John Ford
Score: 7.671 (14 Ratings)
Rated 10𥑶.58: 2𣛨2

Key Films:
Stagecoach (1939)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
The Searchers (1956)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)




#28 Frank Capra
Score: 7.678 (14 Ratings)
Rated 109.5𥑶: 1𢴐3

Key Films:
It Happened One Night (1934)
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
You Can't Take It With You (1938)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Meet John Doe (1941)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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