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Kathryn Bigelow on Board to Make True American with Tom Hardy to Star

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Runny that the true American is actually a British actor but other than that, wow, check this out: Academy Award-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow and Annapurna Pictures have reteamed on a film based on the non-fiction book THE TRUE AMERICAN by NEW YORK TIMES journalist Anand Giridharadas. Tom Hardy is set to star. Bigelow will direct and produce the film through her production shingle, First Light. Annapurna’s Megan Ellison, who previously…

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Uppity Women: How Maya and Kathryn Bigelow Continue to Threaten the Status Quo

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“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt If you want to win an Oscar for Best Picture now, make an old fashioned Hollywood movie.  But make sure it is easy on the eye, entertaining and not too challenging.  Don’t let there be any controversy attached to it. And never remind us of the complexities in human…

Bigelow Covers TIME

Bigelow Covers TIME

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Bigelow rides the wave…interview is here.  

Kathryn Bigelow Defends her film in the LA Times

Kathryn Bigelow Defends her film in the LA Times

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In an eloquently written column by director Kathryn Bigelow she directly addresses the many criticisms against Zero Dark Thirty: “Experts disagree sharply on the facts and particulars of the intelligence hunt, and doubtlessly that debate will continue. As for what I personally believe, which has been the subject of inquiries, accusations and speculation, I think Osama bin Laden was found due to ingenious detective work. Torture was, however, as we all know,…

Picture of the Day

Picture of the Day

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Kathryn Bigelow, doing the best work of her career at 61.

Fired up! Jessica Chastain in a clip from Zero Dark Thirty

Fired up! Jessica Chastain in a clip from Zero Dark Thirty

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Zero Dark Thirty a Late Arrival as One of 2012′s Best

Zero Dark Thirty a Late Arrival as One of 2012′s Best

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It’s a crowded Oscar season for great films. But it’s a good thing everyone had Zero Dark Thirty’s place in line because it is easily one of the year’s most memorable.  Zero Dark Thirty joins Lincoln, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Master to tell memorable, vital American stories. It perhaps seems silly to single them out for that reason but after two years of international players in the…

Right Wingers Sue CIA, Defense Dept. to Target Obama Administration

Right Wingers Sue CIA, Defense Dept. to Target Obama Administration

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Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, continuing their ongoing bombardment of the Obama administration (wasting endless amounts of time and money doing so), sued the CIA and the Department of Defense to force them into showing how much access was provided to Kathryn Bigelow and Marc Boal for their upcoming film about Osama Bin Laden. Trust me, my friends, if the inefficient Bush administration had killed Osama Bin Laden as…