Maximalist film or maximalist cinema is related to the art and philosophy of maximalism, a reaction against minimalism.

Notable filmmakers

This type of film includes the likes of directors Bill Gunn,[1] Daryush Shokof, Spike Lee, Wong Kar-wai, Wes Anderson, Jane Campion, David Lynch,[2] Michael Bay,[3][4][5] Zack Snyder,[6][7] Julie Taymor,[8] Sofia Coppola,[9] Tony Scott,[10][11] Paul W.S. Anderson,[12] Terry Gilliam,[13] Paul Verhoeven,[14] Federico Fellini,[15] Pedro Almodovar,[16] Edgar Wright,[17] Sam Raimi,[18] King Vidor,[19] Oliver Stone,[20] Steven Spielberg,[21][22] Alejandro G. Inarritu,[23] Quentin Tarantino,[24][25] S. S. Rajamouli,[26][27] Max Ophüls, Orson Welles, Rainer Werner Fassbinder,[28] Tim Burton,[29] the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger,[30] John Woo,[31] Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania),[32] Masaaki Yuasa,[33] Xavier Dolan,[34] Paul Thomas Anderson,[35] Baz Luhrmann,[36][37] Joachim Trier[38] and Park Chan-wook.[39]

List of notable maximalist films

Sources:[40][41][42][43][44][45][46][47][48][49][50][51][52][53][54][55][56][57][58][59][60][61][62][63][64][65][66][67][68][69][70][71][72][73][74][75][76][77][78][79][80][81][82][83][84][85][86][87][88][89][90][91][92][93][94][95][96][97][98][99][100][101][102][103][26][27][104][105]

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. ^ 15 Directors With a Signature Style|ScreenRant
  6. ^ Zack Snyder’s Favorite Films, From ‘A Clockwork Orange’ to ‘Blue Velvet’
  7. ^ Streaming: Army of the Dead and cinema's best zombie films|Movies|The Guardian
  8. ^ The Urgency of Sundance's 'Issue' Films in 2020 - The Atlantic
  9. ^ 'I didn't want to do another movie with Bill Murray - there was too much pressure' - Sofia Coppola - independet.ie
  10. ^ Tony Scott Made Movies as a Maximalist - The New York Times
  11. ^ The 14 Best Val Kilmer Movies Ranked|/Film
  12. ^ The Unusual Genius of the "Resident Evil" Movies|The New Yorker
  13. ^ Brazil: five films that may have influenced Terry Gilliam's dystopian masterpiece|BFI
  14. ^ You Don't Nomi Movie Review - Book and Film Globe
  15. ^ Born 100 Years Ago, Filmmaker Federico Fellini Captured The Messiness Of Life|WAMU
  16. ^ 7 of Pedro Almodovar's most stylish films (including his latest, Pain and Glory)|Vogue India
  17. ^ 18 Comedies So Funny You'll Cry With Laughter|ScreenRant
  18. ^ Darkman|Screen Slate
  19. ^ March-April 2020 - Film Comment
  20. ^ Observations on film art : Friendly books, books by friends
  21. ^ Will Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Sweep the 2012 Oscars?|Vanity Fair
  22. ^ Steven Spielberg's 'BFG' Box Office Flop: Has Spielberg Lost Touch? - Variety
  23. ^ Has "The Revenant" established Alejandro G. Inarritu as today's most acclaimed director?|Read|The Take
  24. ^ Quentin Tarantino's Films As Infographics - Vulture
  25. ^ The Misunderstood Ambition of "Hudson Hawk"|The New Yorker
  26. ^ a b Abrams, Simon. "RRR movie review & film summary (2022) | Roger Ebert". RogerEbert.com. Retrieved 2022-07-04.
  27. ^ a b Bui, Hoai-Tran (2022-06-22). "The Daily Stream: RRR Is A Maximalist Epic That Puts Hollywood Blockbusters To Shame". SlashFilm.com. Retrieved 2022-07-04.
  28. ^ Eugene Kotlyarenko is Telling God's Honest Truth - Interview Magazine
  29. ^ Bitter Pill: Kathryn Andrews at the Nasher Sculpture Center|Glasstire
  30. ^ The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Directed by The Archers|Talk Cinema
  31. ^ When Jean-Claude Van Damme became Hong Kong’s gateway to Hollywood / The Dissolve
  32. ^ Upcoming Animated Movies Your Kids Will Get Excited For |/Film
  33. ^ Best Anime Movies of All Time (Top 100) - Paste
  34. ^ IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD: Xavier Dolan's First Misfire – Film Inquiry
  35. ^ How Paul Thomas Anderson sets himself apart from Hollywood's other wunderkinds - Slate Magazine
  36. ^ After Elvis, Baz Luhrmann Will Make One of His Old Movies Even Longer|Vanity Fair
  37. ^ Navigating 'Australia' - The Week
  38. ^ Wanting Less and Needing More: Minimalism, Maximalism, Ryusuke Hamaguchi and the Rest of 2021 in film - Filmmaker Magazine
  39. ^ The 20 Best Movie Music & Film Scores of the 2010s|IndieWire
  40. ^ Film List with David McMichael of Hyperreal Film Club - Conflict of Interest
  41. ^ MAXIMALIST FILMS: Gleeful chaos reigns —— Hyperreal Film Club
  42. ^ Observations on film art: Tony and Theo
  43. ^ CC50|Canyon Cinema
  44. ^ 'Total Recall' at 25: Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi still shooks - Los Angeles Times
  45. ^ Revisiting 1980, the Year the Movies Killed Disco - InsiderHook
  46. ^ Xanadu at 40: a mesmerisingly messy musical failure|Musicals|The Guardian
  47. ^ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Call Me By Your Name’ top AP’s best 2017 films - Entertainment & Life - telegram.com - Worcester, MA
  48. ^ The mystic maximalism of Darren Aronofsky's "Mother!"|Salon.com
  49. ^ Speed Racer Is Not An Art Film – The Sundae
  50. ^ Review: ‘American Made’ has an undeniable shaggy-dog charm|Movies|journalstar.com
  51. ^ The 90s Film About Three Drag Queens Stranded in Small-Town America|AnOther
  52. ^ A maximalist family romp in ‘The Croods: A New Age”|Movies|nwitimes
  53. ^ Charlie’s Angels: Love it or hate it, the original movie is an unintentional Warholian masterpiece
  54. ^ 'Army of the Dead' Netflix Trailer and Release Date: WATCH - Vulture
  55. ^ 10 great French period films|BFI
  56. ^ 20 Years On, ‘Moulin Rouge!’ (2001) Remains a Metatheatrical, Maximalist Masterpiece — Flip Screen
  57. ^ The Best Movies of 2020 - The Ringer
  58. ^ Tex Avery Classics on Blu-ray|Movies|Film|Metroactive
  59. ^ Safe At Home Blu-Ray Round-Up - The Retro Set
  60. ^ QFT Programme 1993 Jan Special Season on JSTOR
  61. ^ All 25 Martin Scorsese Movies, Ranked - Thrillist
  62. ^ Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods Takes On the Black Trauma of Vietnam|The New Republic
  63. ^ Da 5 Bloods review — Spike Lee throws a light on the role of African-American soldiers in Vietnam|Time Out
  64. ^ In The Heights Review: Jon M. Chu's Lin-Manuel Miranda Adaptation Is the Best Hollywood Musical in Years - Paste
  65. ^ The Blues Brothers at 40: a manic musical romp that still sings today|Movies|The Guardian
  66. ^ World of Wong Kar Wai, The Ten Commendnments, Southland Tales and More: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations|Filmmaker Magazine
  67. ^ Youth gangs, psychic schoolgirls and outer space: the cult films of the 70s|HUNGER TV
  68. ^ 100 Best Thriller Films Of All Time|Time Out London
  69. ^ BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR / OH COMELY - JASON WARD
  70. ^ notcoming.com|Lola Montes
  71. ^ The 25 Most Influential Movie Scenes of the Last 25 Years|Vanity Fair
  72. ^ From Jean-Luc Godard to Federico Fellini: 10 essential Maximalist films|Far Out Magazine
  73. ^ 'Jungle Cruise' film review: a classic summer blockbuster souped up for the modern age|NME Australia
  74. ^ 30 Best '80s Movies|Time Out
  75. ^ 68 Movies We Can't Wait to Watch in Theaters in 2021 - Film School Rejects
  76. ^ Brian De Palma on how he depicts women in his films|EW.com
  77. ^ Two men and a lady: perspective and 'The Last Duel' : Pop Culture : NPR
  78. ^ MUBI Special: John Carpenter's 1980s: A Double Bill|MUBI
  79. ^ The New Titans: Notes on Michael Bay's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"|MUBI
  80. ^ The 50 Best Animated Movies|Movies|Empire
  81. ^ 'Pam & Tammy' and the Obsession With '90s Revisionism - The Ringer
  82. ^ 10 great disaster films|BFI
  83. ^ "Pam & Tammy" is compelling viewing but leaves a bitter taste|The Economist
  84. ^ The 10 Best Movie Musicals in Cinema - High On Films
  85. ^ 10 great films about mothers|BFI
  86. ^ 'The Bling Ring' and the new American Dream - Los Angeles Times
  87. ^ Todd Haynes' quiet precision makes Carol one of the year's best films - nashvillescene.com
  88. ^ Dracula | Screen Slate
  89. ^ How Joe Dante Mastered Mainstream Meta Horror From Gremlins to Piranha|Collider
  90. ^ Everything Everywhere All At Once review: A multiverse epic|Digital Trends
  91. ^ Review: 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' offers maximalist madness - Washington Square News
  92. ^ Review: 'The Unbearable Weright of Massive Talent' - Metro Weekly
  93. ^ Five animated films that show the medium isn’t just for kids|Culture|dailynebraskan.com
  94. ^ New website Missing Movies is compiling a listing of non-streaming classics - Little White Lies
  95. ^ What films deserved to make our "best of 1999" list?|AV Club
  96. ^ A Brand New Start Of It: Scorsese's NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Birth.Movies.Death.
  97. ^ The 100 Most Influential Sequences in Animation History - Vulture
  98. ^ Baz Luhrman Gives Maximalism Meaning in Elvis & The Great Gatsby - Collider
  99. ^ Belle review: Mamoru Hosoda revives Beauty and the Beast for an online era - Polygon
  100. ^ What critics say about films showing this week - Cape Cod Times
  101. ^ The 50 Greatest Movie Dance Scenes of All Time - Vulture
  102. ^ ‘Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse’ Directors Discuss Their Sequel (Video Interview)|Cartoon Brew
  103. ^ Films of Endearment - Google Books (chapter:"1985: Garden")
  104. ^ How Fantasia Went From A Box Office Bomb To A Cultural Touchstone - Slash Film
  105. ^ 'Into the Spider-Verse' is a hallucinogenic web of pulpy styles - Arkansas Times