And Then There Were Ten–Oscar Podcast Preview for 2009
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And Then There Were Ten–Oscar Podcast Preview for 2009

2009 was probably the most interesting Oscar year I’ve ever blogged about. It was David…

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Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support
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Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support

There are so many articles lately about how difficult it is for women to get…

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

Runny that the true American is actually a British actor but other than that, wow,…

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DGA Breakfast
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Martin Sheen Clarifies his Position on Zero Dark Thirty, Too Late?
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Martin Sheen Clarifies his Position on Zero Dark Thirty, Too Late?

Martin Sheen had been one of the voices protesting Zero Dark Thirty, urging Academy members…

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Bigelow Covers TIME
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Bigelow Covers TIME

Kathryn Bigelow and CBS News, “It’s a Movie, not a Documentary.”
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Kathryn Bigelow and CBS News, “It’s a Movie, not a Documentary.”

Kathryn Bigelow talks waterboarding on Letterman
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Kathryn Bigelow talks waterboarding on Letterman

I’m forever grateful to Megan Ellison. She helped finance some of my favorite films this…

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Oscarwatch: The Directors – Seven Contenders, Five Slots
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Oscarwatch: The Directors – Seven Contenders, Five Slots

This year, Best Director seems to be pairing up in interesting ways. Tarantino has launched…

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State of the Race:  “In weakness and fear, and with much trembling.”
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State of the Race: “In weakness and fear, and with much trembling.”

2012’s lineup for Best Picture brings to mind sober reflection.  As we redefine who we…

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