Highly accomplished commercial director, doing some of the early Apple ads, turned auteur, Sir
Ridley Scott (he doesn't use the title as it makes him "sound like an old man") is a British director. Known for an obsession with visual detail rivaling Stanley Kubrick
, if not Alfred Hitchcock
. Several of his early works helped establish the popularity of the Used Future
trope. Older brother of late director Tony Scott
. He has worked with an incredibly wide variety of genres and budgets, yet somehow maintains his own special touch through it all.Russell Crowe
is one of his favorite actors, appearing in many of his films.
Oh yeah, and the other Ridley
was named after him.
He also exec produces The Good Wife
This director's films contain examples of these tropes: