Without repeating EVERY single cliche about "the magic of the movies" it's safe to say that your taste in motion pictures can easily be a reflection on your ideals, unspoken fantasies, and aesthetic preferences. Which is why you can tell a lot about a person when you ask them who their favorite director is. Obviously there's hundreds of noteworthy filmmakers worth deconstructing but for the first (and maybe only, depending on the whims of the internet content gods) entry in this series here's 7 directors that have attracted their own unique kind of fanbases:

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