Kathryn Bigelow


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Director and Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow has written an op-ed to urge the United States to continue to defend the elephants who are on the brink of extinction, all because of their pricey tusks. What a heartbreaker that is. Bigelow ...

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Kathryn Bigelow has seen Selma twice and did this Q&A with the director – DuVernay just posted this on Facebook.  She called DuVernay’s film “masterful,” and indeed, it is. DuVernay’s film is, like Bigelow’s work, visually compelling throughout, telling its ...

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“Even though you only bought a trinket, you paid for something bigger.” – In three powerful minutes, Kathryn Bigelow maps the link between elephant slaughter and terrorism.

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2009 was probably the most interesting Oscar year I’ve ever blogged about. It was David and Goliath, ex-husband vs. ex-wife, mentor vs. protege, biggest blockbuster of all time vs. one of the lowest grossing Best Picture contenders ever.  It was ...

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There are so many articles lately about how difficult it is for women to get ahead in Hollywood. The subject invariably turns to directing. Why can’t women get ahead? Why can’t they get jobs? Why, in 86 years of Oscar ...
85th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon - Inside

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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 ...

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Martin Sheen had been one of the voices protesting Zero Dark Thirty, urging Academy members not to vote for the film. After Bigelow was snubbed by the Academy as a result; the most critically acclaimed film was a standout this ...

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Bigelow rides the wave...interview is here.  

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Bigelow talks torture with Charlie Rose but also talks about her Oscar snub.

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I’m forever grateful to Megan Ellison. She helped finance some of my favorite films this year, including Zero Dark Thirty, The Master and Killing Them Softly. Until this morning I had not heard Ellison’s reaction to the Academy’s failure to ...

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This year, Best Director seems to be pairing up in interesting ways. Tarantino has launched into the race in a spectacular 11th hour surge. Whether this means he will, in fact, steal the last director’s slot from Tom Hooper or ...

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2012’s lineup for Best Picture brings to mind sober reflection.  As we redefine who we were in America, on the eve of President Obama’s second inaugural, our troubled past still haunts us.  Two films deal in very different ways with the ...

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As soon as it became clear that Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty was a genuine threat in the Best Picture race you could smell the fear.  The powers that be could see the film was far more than just okay; ...
Zero Dark Thirty

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Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Best Actress: Rachel Weisz, Deep Blue Sea Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Best Supporting Actress: Sally Field, Lincoln Best Supporting Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Bernie and Magic Mike Best ...
Director Kathryn Bigelow holds her DGA Feature Film Award that she won for her work on the film "The Hurt Locker" at the 62nd annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles on January 30, 2010. Bigelow became the first woman to win the best director award from the Directors Guild of America on Saturday with her Iraq war thriller "The Hurt Locker," a film gathering awards momentum ahead of the Oscars.     UPI/Jim Ruymen. (Newscom TagID: upiphotos989371)     [Photo via Newscom]

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A major crutch has been pulled out from under Oscar voters this year and that’s their reliance on the DGA and the PGA.  For now we’ll focus on how the DGA’s date change could affect the Best Director nominations, expanding ...

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Bet Mitt Romney wishes he could cut off funding to National Geographic — and eliminate every other channel where Red State viewers might accidentally learn something.   6 weeks before Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty premieres, and — hey! — coincidentally ...

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Big Hollywood, in typical wingnut fashion, has attempted to draw a parallel between the hackjob video made to inflame the Middle East because it deliberately baited and made fun of Muslims with Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty. They never make ...
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From EW: Zero Dark Thirty, a chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks, began generating partisan critiques before even a frame of film was shot. Now director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter ...

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