Director Favorites

Béla Tarr’s 10 Favorite Films

With a new restoration of Béla Tarr's 1994 opus Sátántangó now playing in theaters, today we're taking a look back at the Hungarian maestro's favorite...

Carlos Reygadas’ 10 Favorite Films

With Carlos Reygadas' admirably bold, intimate new drama Our Time now in theaters and his first three films now streaming on The Criterion Channel (along w...

Abel Ferrara’s 10 Favorite Films

With the U.S. release of Pasolini, the premiere of his new documentary The Projectionist at Tribeca, his new narrative film Tommaso bowing at Cannes, production...

Andrew Haigh’s Favorite Films of All-Time

Including John Boorman's stylish thriller Point Blank, Hollywood classics from Orson Welles and Billy Wilder, early films from Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Lucrecia Martel, Lynne Ramsay, and more....

Michael Mann’s 10 Favorite Films

Michael Mann began his career as a visual storyteller on television.  He wrote episodes of Starsky and Hutch, directed the made for TV film The Jericho Mil...

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s 10 Favorite Films

Arriving in theaters this weekend is Andrey Zvyagintsev's Leviathan follow-up Loveless, which is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Os...

Hong Sang-soo’s 10 Favorite Films

With his nimble means of production resulting in some of the most formally profound, emotionally introspective films of this century thus far, South Korea's eve...

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s 10 Favorite Films

One of the year's most affecting, humanistic films, Hirokazu Kore-eda‘s After the Storm, will arrive in the U.S. this week (our rave review from Cannes), s...