9 January 2013 8:20 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Overrated is a word that gets thrown about a lot these days, usually because people are either searching for another word and can’t find it, or because they genuinely can’t believe that something they dislike is getting more attention than it deserves. Nobody is ever right about which things – and in this case, it’s movie directors – are overrated and underrated, of course, but that doesn’t stop us from making a case for our opinions anyway. And there’s nothing wrong with that, because that’s what makes cinema so wonderful in the first place: everybody takes something completely different away.

That in mind, here’s 10 modern directors (in no particular order) who we think are getting way more credit than they deserve. Please note that “overrated” doesn’t mean “bad” and never has done. Though at least 9 of the 10 people on this list are actually very »

- T.J. Barnard

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