This combination photo shows nominated directors, from left, Guillermo del Toro for "The Shape of Water," Christopher Nolan for "Dunkirk," Greta Gerwig for "Lady Bird," Jordan Peele for "Get Out," and Paul Thomas Anderson for "Phantom Thread."  The 90th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 4.
This combination photo shows nominated directors, from left, Guillermo del Toro for "The Shape of Water," Christopher Nolan for "Dunkirk," Greta Gerwig for "Lady Bird," Jordan Peele for "Get Out," and Paul Thomas Anderson for "Phantom Thread." The 90th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 4. AP Photo)
This combination photo shows nominated directors, from left, Guillermo del Toro for "The Shape of Water," Christopher Nolan for "Dunkirk," Greta Gerwig for "Lady Bird," Jordan Peele for "Get Out," and Paul Thomas Anderson for "Phantom Thread." The 90th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 4. AP Photo)

In Oscars best-director nominees, a wealth of milestones

February 09, 2018 09:46 AM

More Videos