Directors worth keeping an eye on, part 11

This list continues from part 10.

Damien Chazelle

Both of Chazelle’s movies I’ve seen were masterpieces, and both starred Ryan Gosling. He also directed Whiplash and Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.

  • Masterpieces
    • First Man
    • La La Land

Pete Docter

Docter was co-director of 2 Pixar masterpieces and one near masterpiece. He also contributed to the story for WALL-E and 3 of the Toy Story movies.

  • Masterpieces
    • Inside Out
    • Monsters, Inc.
  • Great movie
    • Up

Alex Garland

Garland wrote screenplays for Never Let Me Go and Sunshine. He is working on a TV show called Devs.

  • Masterpiece
    • Ex Machina
  • Good movie
    • Annihilation

Michel Gondry

Gondry has directed many music videos. He also directed The Science of Sleep and Mood Indigo. He directed several episodes of Jim Carrey’s new TV show Kidding.

  • Masterpiece
    • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Good movie
    • Be Kind Rewind

James Gunn

Gunn directed Slither and Super. He’s slated to directed the next Suicide Squad movie. He wrote screenplays for the 2 live action Scooby-Doo movies.

  • Masterpiece
    • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Great movie
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Barry Levinson

Levinson directed Wag the Dog and Toys. He worked with both Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams more than once. He was a writer on The Carol Burnett Show and he wrote the screenplay for Silent Movie.

  • Masterpiece
    • Rain Man
  • Great movies
    • Good Morning, Vietnam
    • Man of the Year
    • Young Sherlock Holmes
  • Mediocre movie
    • Sphere

John Madden

Both of Madden’s masterpieces star Gwyneth Paltrow. He also directed movies such as The Debt and Miss Sloane.

  • Masterpieces
    • Proof
    • Shakespeare in Love
  • Great movies
    • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
    • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Sharon Maguire

Maguire directed Incendiary and several documentaries including Yo Picasso.

  • Masterpiece
    • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • Great movie
    • Bridget Jones’s Baby

Matt Reeves

Reeves directed Cloverfield, and is at work on a Batman movie. He wrote a bunch of episodes of Felicity.

  • Masterpiece
    • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Great movies
    • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
    • Let Me In

Lee Unkrich

Unkrich contributed to the story for Toy Story 4 and has also worked as an editor.

  • Masterpieces
    • Monsters, Inc.
    • Toy Story 2
  • Great movies
    • Coco
    • Finding Nemo
    • Toy Story 3

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