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...Bits and Bites
January 29th, 20131085
“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....
Bigelow talks torture with Charlie Rose but also talks about her Oscar snub.
The only way around the controversy is to remind people that Zero Dark Thirty is a movie, an interpretation of...BEST PICTURE
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...BEST DIRECTOR
Steve Pond talked exclusively to Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow about the issue of whether Zero Dark Thirty advocates torture, as in, torture was used and torture worked. But in so doing, he...BEST PICTURE
It hasn't been easy, these past few days, watching the war rage on about the torture depicted in Zero Dark Thirty. On the one hand, you have people like Chris Hayes, Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin, US...News
The critics have come out in force protecting Kathryn Bigelow and the best reviewed film of the year and critics award winner, Zero Dark Thirty, from accusations that it apologizes for and/or...BEST DIRECTOR
December 14th, 2012850
Oscar ballots are going out to 5,856 in the Academy. Those ballots are then due back by January 3rd, the same day the Producers Guild announce their top ten for 2012. We are down to the thick of it, and believe it or not, a general consensus is forming. One line of thinking says all bets are off this year because of...
December 3rd, 20124162
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 Screenplay: Tony Kushner, Lincoln