The Top 10 Breakthroughs Of 2012
#7: Drew Goddard
It's one thing to go from being a relative unknown to directing an instant cult-hit favorite. It's entirely another for that film to be your directorial debut. Drew Goddard was best known as the screenwriter of Cloverfield until this spring, after some frustrating delays, Cabin in the Woods arrived to blow peoples' minds. It wasn't just that the movie was clever, but that Goddard directed it with such a keen directorial eye, nailing every beat of horror and comedy-- and sometimes in the same, unforgettable shot. The movie may have been sold on Joss Whedon's name, but Goddard's obvious skill behind the camera got him all the justly deserved attention as well.
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