Directing Inspiration Part II

steven-spielberg-directing-style-114After making Directing Inspiration in 2013, I’ve decided to put together another list of 10 directors that I enjoy very much.  It was easy for me to pick my top 3 picks on my last list and then it became a little more time consuming narrowing down my top 10 personal favourites.  My list was way over-bloated of course, so now it’s time for Part II.  This time I haven’t dedicated any time to ranking the filmmakers, deciding instead to just list them in the order they came to me.  Basically, this is a list who all really deserved to be on my first if only there were more spots.  Since there weren’t, I felt somewhat guilty as they too inspire me a great deal.  However, I have tried to rank each film from top to bottom in accordance to my preference.

Roger Malcolm’s Directing Inspiration Top 10 Part II

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Top 10 Christmas Film Favourites

Written by Roger Malcolm

I’m no Christian and I certainly have only a sourness in me for the tradition of gift-giving during the time of year most refer to as Christmas.  Regardless of my distaste for the big-business corporate exploitation of the pagan holiday known as Yule, I do still love and enjoy the time of year when the earth turns cold – freezing, killing off the weak. We are reminded of our fragility, and the survivors become rejuvenated with renewed spirit for the coming new year.  At least this seems to be the transformation I feel I am a part of as my soul searches and spirit re-balances itself during the winter solstice.

So here are Roger Malcolm’s 10 Christmas Film Favourites…

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