posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 10:52 PM
Terry Gilliam- of Monty Python fame, his films are amazing spectacles.
notable: Brazil, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
notable but under radar: Fisher King
Stanley Kubrick- is there anything needed to be said of him
notables: Clockwork Orange, 2001, Full Metal Jacket
Lesser known works: Paths of Glory, Lolita
Martin Scorsese- another 'duh' favorite
notables: Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, The Departed
Lesser known works: n/a
Alien, Gladiator, Blade Runner
The 400 Blows
Breathless, Vivre sa vie
The Battleship Potemkin - This is an amazing piece of film.
The Seventh Seal
Yojimbo, The Seven Samurai
Hayao Miyazaki- reminds me of Terry Gilliam in the sweeping amount of imagination in sets and scripts
Spirited Away, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
This is not a complete list, I just wanted to cover as many different categories as possible. Please add.