Robert Aldrich left a family fortune for a rough and tumble career in Hollywood. He became an industry leader, president of the Guild, and made some very good movies--and one masterpiece.
Harry Potter may have the magic, but for the last six years David Yates has been calling the shots at Hogwarts. While simultaneously filming the last two adventures, the director pauses to look at the Potter process.
In the towering TV series True Detective and in his features, Cary Fukunaga researches like crazy so that once he gets to the set he can really let fly.