Film directors often have movies they’re huge fans of that inspire them. For instance, Steven Spielberg always watches Lawrence of Arabia before he begins work on a movie.
So what did the hottest director in Hollywood right now watch as a youngin’? Star Wars, of course. He doesn’t often talk about his own films, but he’s going on and on about his love for Star Wars here. Do you think this is why he’s drawn to more crazy convoluted plots? [via Slashfilm]