Kathryn Bigelow

Kris Tapley says that Jim Cameron will take the Directors Guild top prize. He gives his reasons here: The answer is in the populist leanings of the guild, a vast, diluted membership that is TV-heavy, rules against sending screeners (which ...

Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker James Cameron Avatar Lee Daniels Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire Jason Reitman Up In The Air Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds The Directors Guild awards are being held this Saturday night. The race ...

So, the DGA ballots are due on the 29th. The Oscar ballots get turned in tomorrow but the DGA is still in play. The Envelope has done some roundtable vids of our five esteemed directors. Tip off from ONTD. More ...

Although I haven’t been making too big a deal about it, I have to say that there is a part of me that sits here unbelieving that a woman could actually win Best Director for the first time in Oscar’s ...

The Hurt Locker brings out the best in Manohla Dargis, who writes something for the Oscar race (thanks to Rex for the tip): Put another way, like Peckinpah, Ms. Bigelow is brilliant at both delivering and dissecting male violence, which ...

Both David Poland and Jeff Wells are going forth and pushing Zoe Saldana for an acting nod. Poland says: When I first saw the film, the remote possibility of Ms. Saldana getting a nomination for her performance was tantalizing. I ...

Thanks to Grizzly. Best Picture: The Hurt Locker Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker Best Actor: George Clooney, Up in the Air Best Actress: Carey Mulligan, An Education Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds Best Supporting Actress: Anna ...

Jim and Kathryn reunited — and more – ONTD for the hat tip, source; Hollywood Reporter: 2 and 3 after the cut.

During the shoot for Strange Days. Former couple. Two directors of two of this year’s best films. Full publicity still after the cut. You wouldn’t know by her pretty doe-eyed expression, but Cameron and Bigelow’s marriage was over in 1991 ...

From one of the best films of the year featuring one of the best performances of the year – with commentary by Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal.

For our second round, we have a few different voices. The aim this time around was to address the added tension this year of a great many women really in the game for the first time. There have been one ...

Kathryn Bigelow is already collecting an award at the Gothams, and now the 13th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards will honor Bigelow with “Hollywood Director of the Year. She will be honored alongside Nora Ephron, “Screenwriter Award” for ...

I really never thought I’d see the day when America had its first black President and women ruled the early phase of the Oscar race in the Best Director category. Yet, here it is, September, and already three female directors ...

The Hurt Locker is expanding from 238 to 523 theaters this weekend. Toby Barlow at HuffPo thinks you’re running out of excuses. To put it bluntly, if you don’t see The Hurt Locker this weekend, Barlow thinks you’re weak. Butterflies ...

There is a scene in Kathryn Bigelow’s mostly under-appreciated Blue Steel where Ron Silver, of all people, is atop Curtis, and in a moment Silver’s inner evil is exposed. It is frightening, grotesque, and somehow erotic. It is one of ...

As The Hurt Locker roll-out expands from a handful of theaters to several major cities across the country this weekend, two new one-sheets arrive to help it enter the mainstream. No, they’re nowhere near as graphically dynamic as the first ...

The Hurt Locker opened in 4 theaters on June 26th, and expanded to 9 screens nationwide on July 3rd. If that rollout is a liittle too suspenseful for you — if you live someplace where “limited release” means “you’ll be ...

The kind of publicity money can’t buy, and a more prestigious showcase for one’s movie than any filmmaker could hope for. Disarming Bombs To Save Lives More than 5,000 American servicemen and women have been killed in the wars of ...

Clocking in with a 91% Metacritic rating, with a film that will surely become one of the best of the year, it is time to start taking Ms. Bigelow, and her moody, brilliant war film, seriously. We were already taking ...

The Hurt Locker earns its blurbs. It’s pulse-pounding, nerve-jangling, heart-wrenching. Nice to see some posters that capture that intensity. Trailer after the cut.

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