With each generation new idols in sports, arts, and music are born. This of course means the most influential actors, writers, and directors in the entire history of humankind, who made the greatest contribution to the craft of film-making, are among those prodigal sons and daughters. Today, their cinematic masterpieces remain beloved by millions, because at one point they were able to sway the hearts and minds of people, demonstrating new possibilities, and storytelling methods of the modern movie industry.
Here’s the list of top 9 best modern Hollywood directors. Enjoy!
1. Christopher Nolan
In just 15 years in the business Nolan has gone from low-budget indie films to becoming one of the most bankable directors and producers of all time. You’re probably familiar with some of his gems, too: Memento, The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Prestige, Interstellar, Inception, and the list goes on!
2. J.J. Abrams
Some would call him the “torchbearer”, and they would be correct. What JJ (Jeffrey Jacob) Abrams has done cannot be understated. With the brilliant films like Super 8, the legendary LOST series, or the new Star Trek movies, he’s definitely earned a Star on the Broadway.
3. James Cameron
Old-school directors usually know what they’re doing and James Cameron is definitely one of the best candidates for this list. I mean, just look at his baggage! First and second Terminators, Aliens, Avatar, the Titanic, as well as the Abyss? Sign me up!