Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”
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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”

Kathryn Bigelow has seen Selma twice and did this Q&A with the director – DuVernay…

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Kathryn Bigelow links elephant slaughter and terrorism
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Kathryn Bigelow links elephant slaughter and terrorism

“Even though you only bought a trinket, you paid for something bigger.” – In three…

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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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Female Trouble: Why Powerful Women Threaten Hollywood
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Female Trouble: Why Powerful Women Threaten Hollywood

As soon as it became clear that Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty was a genuine…

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New York Film Critics Awards, 3 apiece for Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln!
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New York Film Critics Awards, 3 apiece for Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln!

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Best Actress: Rachel…

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With No DGA, How Might Best Director Go?
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With No DGA, How Might Best Director Go?

A major crutch has been pulled out from under Oscar voters this year and that’s…

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Zero Dark Thirty Trailer #2 – HOT STUFF
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National Geographic to air Bin Laden movie
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National Geographic to air Bin Laden movie

Bet Mitt Romney wishes he could cut off funding to National Geographic — and eliminate…

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Big Hollywood Swings and Misses on Zero Dark Thirty
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Big Hollywood Swings and Misses on Zero Dark Thirty

Big Hollywood, in typical wingnut fashion, has attempted to draw a parallel between the hackjob…

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First Look at Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty
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First Look at Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty

From EW: Zero Dark Thirty, a chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader…

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

Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, continuing their ongoing bombardment of the Obama administration (wasting…

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