Below is a list of my favorite directors working in film today, as well as my personal favorite films of theirs. A few of them may only have one or two movies to their credit, but it is undeniable that they are a force to be reckoned with. Let me know who your favorite directors are!
David Fincher (very meticulous)
- Fight Club, Se7en, Zodiac, The Social Network, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl.
Martin Scorsese (great characters)
- The Wolf of Wall Street, The Departed, Goodfellas, Shutter Island, Boardwalk Empire, Gangs of New York, Casino.
Richard Linklater (people’s life stories)
- Boyhood, Before Sunrise/Before Sunset/Before Midnight, Dazed and Confused.
James Wan (amazing horror)
- The Conjuring, Insidious, Insidious Chapter 2, Insidious Chapter 3, The Conjuring 2.
Christopher Nolan (original stories, jaw-dropping sequences)
- Memento, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Interstellar.
Ben Affleck (very enjoyable)
- Gone Baby Gone, Argo.