Kathryn Bigelow Reviews, Interviews & More

News Roundup: First Look At 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,'...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is one of the most anticipated movies of the year, and Lionsgate has revealed the First Look at the film. There's two clips, plus a series of stills and a poster. Check it out below. Also, we have a clip for Foxcatcher, starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. There's also a couple new posters for films like The Rover and...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: SAG Award Winners, PGA's And 'Argo' Domination

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After this past weekend the Best Picture Oscar race may be over. Ben Affleck's period thriller Argo has gained some more awards season momentum, catapulting the picture back in front. Many are speculating as to how much longer the second wave of Argo love may last, but we're here to investigate it this week on Oscar Scuttlebutt.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Golden Globe Winners, 'Argo' Love And 'Zero Dark Thirty'...

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Every year at the Golden Globes the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) honors actors, directors and films in ways that may not line up with the Oscars. After the Globes were announced, many are speculating that this could be the year of the great Oscar upset. Then there's Kathryn Bigelow, who is fighting on for her movie Zero Dark Thirty as the political critics continue to...

Interview: Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow, Jessica Chastain and Jason Clarke on...

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Zero Dark Thirty is finally going to be playing nationwide this weekend, which means audiences can finally decide for themselves if the film is pro or anti-torture. It’s worth checking out as it’s one of the best films of 2012, and we got a chance to talk with stars Jessica Chastain and Jason Clarke, director Kathryn Bigelow, and screenwriter Mark...

Directors Guild Nominations: Tom Hooper is In, Quentin Tarantino is Out

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Though the award itself is not as important as the Oscar (in the scheme of things), when the Directors Guild of America puts out their nominations, it's a bellwether for the nominations (which will be coming  January 10), and now we have a pretty clear view of the field. The nominees are: Ben Affleck for Argo, Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Is Zero Dark Thirty Really Promoting Torture?

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When Zero Dark Thirty began capturing the attention of critics across the nation, it pretty much bumped Argo out of it's comfortable front runner throne it's been sitting on for well over a month. Who knew that Kathryn Bigelow's next picture would come stampeding in, obliterating everything in its path. After the dust settled on the first...

Zero Dark Thirty: Movie Review

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It's unfortunate that the debate about whether Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty is pro or anti-torture came to fore before the film went into wide release, as it may paint the film as something it's not. Regardless if the film is true or "true," the movie is done as a procedural, and though torture is shown, that's not what the film is about. Zero Dark...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: The Crazy Best Picture Race

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This year isn't done yet, which was proven this past week by a sudden change in the Best Picture race. A couple of dark horses are starting to emerge, throwing some people's previous predictions of the winners out the window. At this rate we're uncertain as to what the field may look like, but boy is it fun to watch. 

'Zero Dark Thirty' Teaser: Kathryn Bigelow's Osama Bin Laden Film

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Kathryn Bigelow’s follow up to the Academy Award-winning The Hurt Locker got an unexpected boost from real life events last year—Zero Dark Thirty, the story about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, got an ending when the real SEAL Team Six succeeded in their mission to take down the terrorist leader.  And thus, Zero Dark Thirty got an ending.  And...

Who Should Replace Gary Ross As Director Of ‘Catching Fire'?

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The loss of Gary Ross as a director of The Hunger Games sequels has been absolutely devastating for devoted fans of burgeoning franchise. As a rabid fan myself (and as a friend of many other rabid fans), I can’t even begin to tell you how crestfallen we are. Ross was truly one of us – an ardent admirer of the series who happened to also don a director’s cap. His respect...

Oscar Winner 2010: Best Director - Kathryn Bigelow

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The winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Director goes to Kathryn Bigelow. She's made history as the first female to win the Best Director Oscar. She received a standing ovation and an intro by Barbra Streisand who said, "the time has come." Bigelow described her win as the moment of a lifetime. She also dedicated her award to the women and men in the military who risk...

The Hurt Locker Causes a Military Stir

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With the Oscars right around the corner and The Hurt Locker finally getting the attention is deserves, someone has to complain about it. The film has already received praise from critics and the military personal alike. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has commented on the film and called it both "authentic" and "very compelling." Purple Heart winner, Drew Sloan,...

Kathryn Bigelow Tapped For HBO Pilot

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Kathryn Bigelow, who brought us the Oscar nominated film, The Hurt Locker will direct a pilot for HBO, according to Reuters. The drama will be called, "The Miraculous Years" and it will explore a New York family through the lens of a charismatic, self-destructive Broadway composer.

Kathryn Bigelow to Direct Held by The Taliban

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Story has been updated. See the latest news below... The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow has been on a roll for the past year thanks to her work on the Iraq based war film. She's been on the receiving end of several critic awards, and will be up for a Golden Globe this coming Sunday. She's found her niche, and will be heading back to the...

Will Kathryn Bigelow Make Oscar History?

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All year Up in the Air has been a festival and critics darling thanks to the great script and direction of Jason Reitman. The only thing that may keep it from gaining Oscar gold is the dark horse, The Hurt Locker. The Kathryn Bigelow drama has been running neck and neck with Reitman's latest, and is on it's way to making Academy Awards...

Kathryn Bigelow to be Honored at The Hollywood Awards

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Let the award season begin! The 13th annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood awards have announced that Director Kathryn Bigelow will be honored with the "Hollywood Director Award", Screenwriter Nora Ephron will be presented with the "Hollywood Screenwriter Award", Disney/Pixar's UP will get the "Hollywood Animation Award" and Scott Farrar,...

Women Make a Big Impression on Media

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Over the past year women have made some serious moves in the entertainment industry, and not just in front of the camera. According to Variety, this has been a banner year for women in media who are active in the field of acting, writing, directing, and television journalism. Some of the ladies who've come out on top include Tine Fey, Kathryn Bigelow, and Rachel Maddow from...

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal Reunite for Triple Frontier

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After the such a positive critical response to their film The Hurt Locker, director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal will reunite for another project. According to Variety, the power pair have signed on to make the film Triple Frontier for Paramount. The feature is simply described as "a high-stakes...

Watch the First 8 Minutes of The Hurt Locker

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In case you haven't seen Kathryn Bigelow's latest film The Hurt Locker starring Jeremy Renner with Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty, and appearances by Guy Pearce and Ralph Fiennes, we have a little something to entice you into theaters. Just to wet your appetite they have uploaded the first 8 minutes of the film to Hulu. Now, this clip is...

The Hurt Locker: Movie Review

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Kathryn Bigelow's (interview) new film The Hurt Locker starring Jeremy Renner (interview), Anthony Mackie, and Brian Geraghty, with special appearances by Guy Pearce, Ralph Feinnes, David Morse, and Evangeline Lilly is a must see film about men who do one of the most dangerous job's in the world. This film has amazing performances, an unbelievable...