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James Cameron is without a doubt one of, if not the, most powerful director in Hollywood. Of course, that comes with the territory; when you’re the brains behind the two most financially successful movies in the history of cinema which also happen to be the only ones to ever gross over $2 billion, you can pretty much do whatever you want. One of the all-time great visual directors, his work often comes in for heavy criticism based on his apparent shortcomings as a storyteller, but that clearly hasn’t deterred audiences as Cameron’s seven major theatrical releases have grossed well over $6 billion at the box office.

Cameron has also been one of the pioneers of visual effects since the 1980s, helping usher in the CGI revolution with The Abyss and Terminator 2 before single-handedly causing the recent resurgence of 3D following the release of Avatar. Away from the multiplex, »

- Scott Campbell

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