20 Hollywood Directors and their Humble Beginnings: Then vs. Now

20 Hollywood Directors and their Humble Beginnings: Then vs. Now

Getting started is never easy. For example, we stared at the blank page for 10 minutes trying to figure out this intro, but then we just said screw it, and started it like this. Like this, we mean. What you’re reading right now. These words are meant to be the intro for this Pictofact. Yes, very meta, very Charlie Kaufman. Now, you could say this might not be doing a good job, but hey, they are words stringed together, right? Plus, they’re produced by Roger Corman and have tons of gratuitous boobs sprinkled everywhere. Boobs. There. A gratuitous reference to boobs — and now you’re thinking about boobs.

Indeed, we now discuss 20 Bounciest Boobs in – no, wait, directors, yes, okay. In this Pictofact, we take a look at the 20 awesome directors then and now, particularly focusing on their start in the movie business. As we will see, many of them started with general production duties, jobs here and there in the industry, and even just going from short film to short film until a feature became a possibility. The broader pattern, though? We already answered this: Roger Corman and boobs, meaning movies produced by the legend of fast-filming and, well, porn. And yes, we know the dopamine pathways that word triggers, trust us, so before that, let’s check out these 20 awesome boobectors and their humble boobinnings.

Quentin Tarantino

Directors and their beginnings Then vs. Now ICE Quentin Tarantino The Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill director began by watching movies at a video store. His first film was My Best Friend's Birthday, a dark comedy that almost burned completely in a fire lab-except not really. Tarantino just told that story because he didn't like the result, and only edited the 36 minutes he did. CRACKED.COM


M. Night Shyamalan

Directors and their beginnings Then vs. Now M. Night Shyamalan After making home movies in his childhood, Shyamalan's very first feature was autobiographical, a 1992 student film called Praying with Anger which featured a conflicted but still wise self-insert. The plot twist? Не played it, of course. CRACKED.COM


Ben Affleck

Directors and their beginnings Then vs. Now Ben Affleck Affleck has earned directorial respect with Gone Baby Gone and Argo. But he began with a few shorts, particularly 1993's currently-disowned I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney. It's the stereotype of art-school douche-bro filmmaking. درود بر حمييى بت شكن CRACKED.COM


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