Maximalist cinema is related to the art of maximalism, a reaction against minimalism.

Notable filmmakers

This type of film includes the likes of directors Bill Gunn,[1] Spike Lee, Wong Kar-wai, Wes Anderson, Jane Campion, David Lynch,[2] Michael Bay,[3][4] Zack Snyder,[5][6] Julie Taymor,[7] Tony Scott,[8] Paul W.S. Anderson,[9] Terry Gilliam,[10] Paul Verhoeven,[11] Federico Fellini,[12] Pedro Almodovar,[13] Edgar Wright,[14] Sam Raimi,[15] King Vidor,[16] Oliver Stone,[17] Steven Spielberg,[18][19] Alejandro G. Inarritu,[20] Quentin Tarantino,[21][22] Max Orphuls, Orson Welles, Rainer Werner Fassbinder,[23] Tim Burton,[24] the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger,[25] John Woo,[26] Genndy Tartakovsky,[27] Masaaki Yuasa[28] and Park Chan-wook.[29]

List of notable maximalist films

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See also

References

  1. ^ Bill Gunn|Film Essay|Gagosian Quarterly
  2. ^ Observations on film art: Captain Cinephilia: Scorsese strikes back
  3. ^ Bay Watch - Film Comment
  4. ^ The 50 Best Good Bad Movies - The Ringer
  5. ^ Zack Snyder’s Favorite Films, From ‘A Clockwork Orange’ to ‘Blue Velvet’
  6. ^ Streaming: Army of the Dead and cinema's best zombie films|Movies|The Guardian
  7. ^ The Urgency of Sundance's 'Issue' Films in 2020 - The Atlantic
  8. ^ Tony Scott Made Movies as a Maximalist - The New York Times
  9. ^ The Unusual Genius of the "Resident Evil" Movies|The New Yorker
  10. ^ Brazil: five films that may have influenced Terry Gilliam's dystopian masterpiece|BFI
  11. ^ You Don't Nomi Movie Review - Book and Film Globe
  12. ^ Born 100 Years Ago, Filmmaker Federico Fellini Captured The Messiness Of Life|WAMU
  13. ^ 7 of Pedro Almodovar's most stylish films (including his latest, Pain and Glory)|Vogue India
  14. ^ 18 Comedies So Funny You'll Cry With Laughter|ScreenRant
  15. ^ Darkman|Screen Slate
  16. ^ March-April 2020 - Film Comment
  17. ^ Observations on film art : Friendly books, books by friends
  18. ^ Will Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Sweep the 2012 Oscars?|Vanity Fair
  19. ^ Steven Spielberg's 'BFG' Box Office Flop: Has Spielberg Lost Touch? - Variety
  20. ^ Has "The Revenant" established Alejandro G. Inarritu as today's most acclaimed director?|Read|The Take
  21. ^ Quentin Tarantino's Films As Infographics - Vulture
  22. ^ The Misunderstood Ambition of "Hudson Hawk"|The New Yorker
  23. ^ Eugene Kotlyarenko is Telling God's Honest Truth - Interview Magazine
  24. ^ Bitter Pill: Kathryn Andrews at the Nasher Sculpture Center|Glasstire
  25. ^ The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Directed by The Archers|Talk Cinema
  26. ^ When Jean-Claude Van Damme became Hong Kong’s gateway to Hollywood / The Dissolve
  27. ^ Upcoming Animated Movies Your Kids Will Get Excited For |/Film
  28. ^ Best Anime Movies of All Time (Top 100) - Paste
  29. ^ The 20 Best Movie Music & Film Scores of the 2010s|IndieWire
  30. ^ Film List with David McMichael of Hyperreal Film Club - Conflict of Interest
  31. ^ MAXIMALIST FILMS: Gleeful chaos reigns —— Hyperreal Film Club
  32. ^ Observations on film art: Tony and Theo
  33. ^ CC50|Canyon Cinema
  34. ^ 'Total Recall' at 25: Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi still shooks - Los Angeles Times
  35. ^ Revisiting 1980, the Year the Movies Killed Disco - InsiderHook
  36. ^ Xanadu at 40: a mesmerisingly messy musical failure|Musicals|The Guardian
  37. ^ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Call Me By Your Name’ top AP’s best 2017 films - Entertainment & Life - telegram.com - Worcester, MA
  38. ^ The mystic maximalism of Darren Aronofsky's "Mother!"|Salon.com
  39. ^ Speed Racer Is Not An Art Film – The Sundae
  40. ^ Review: ‘American Made’ has an undeniable shaggy-dog charm|Movies|journalstar.com
  41. ^ The 90s Film About Three Drag Queens Stranded in Small-Town America|AnOther
  42. ^ A maximalist family romp in ‘The Croods: A New Age”|Movies|nwitimes
  43. ^ 'Army of the Dead' Netflix Trailer and Release Date: WATCH - Vulture
  44. ^ 10 great French period films|BFI
  45. ^ 20 Years On, ‘Moulin Rouge!’ (2001) Remains a Metatheatrical, Maximalist Masterpiece — Flip Screen
  46. ^ The Best Movies of 2020 - The Ringer
  47. ^ Tex Avery Classics on Blu-ray|Movies|Film|Metroactive
  48. ^ Safe At Home Blu-Ray Round-Up - The Retro Set
  49. ^ QFT Programme 1993 Jan Special Season on JSTOR
  50. ^ All 25 Martin Scorsese Movies, Ranked - Thrillist
  51. ^ Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods Takes On the Black Trauma of Vietnam|The New Republic
  52. ^ Da 5 Bloods review — Spike Lee throws a light on the role of African-American soldiers in Vietnam|Time Out
  53. ^ In The Heights Review: Jon M. Chu's Lin-Manuel Miranda Adaptation Is the Best Hollywood Musical in Years - Paste
  54. ^ The Blues Brothers at 40: a manic musical romp that still sings today|Movies|The Guardian
  55. ^ World of Wong Kar Wai, The Ten Commendnments, Southland Tales and More: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations|Filmmaker Magazine
  56. ^ Youth gangs, psychic schoolgirls and outer space: the cult films of the 70s|HUNGER TV
  57. ^ 100 Best Thriller Films Of All Time|Time Out London
  58. ^ BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR / OH COMELY - JASON WARD
  59. ^ 45 Of The Best Films I've Watched In Quarantine|by Nicholas Laskin|Medium
  60. ^ notcoming.com|Lola Montes
  61. ^ The 25 Most Influential Movie Scenes of the Last 25 Years|Vanity Fair
  62. ^ From Jean-Luc Godard to Federico Fellini: 10 essential Maximalist films|Far Out Magazine
  63. ^ 'Jungle Cruise' film review: a classic summer blockbuster souped up for the modern age|NME Australia
  64. ^ 30 Best '80s Movies|Time Out
  65. ^ 68 Movies We Can't Wait to Watch in Theaters in 2021 - Film School Rejects
  66. ^ Brian De Palma on how he depicts women in his films|EW.com
  67. ^ Two men and a lady: perspective and 'The Last Duel' : Pop Culture : NPR
  68. ^ MUBI Special: John Carpenter's 1980s: A Double Bill|MUBI
  69. ^ The New Titans: Notes on Michael Bay's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"|MUBI
  70. ^ The 50 Best Animated Movies|Movies|Empire