Scorsese named top director

The Oscar-winning Shutter Island director beat out Jean-Luc Godard and Steven Spielberg to land the top honour in Paste magazine’s top 50 list.

Also making the top 10 are Joel and Ethan Coen, Steven Soderbergh, Paul Thomas Anderson, Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, David Lynch and Wong Kar-Wai.

Kathryn Bigelow, who became the first female to win a Best Director Oscar on Sunday (07Mar10), failed to make the list.

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