In 2010, Kathryn Bigelow broke the glass ceiling and became the first female director ever to win the top directing prize. Could 2011 make it two in a row?
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The Hurt Locker continues its push towards a 2010 Best Picture win with another major precursor award. Kathryn Bigelow has become the first female director ever to win the Best Director of a Feature Film Award from the Directors Guild of America. Bigelow beats out her ex-husband, James Cameron for Avatar, Lee Daniels for Precious, […]
Time for one last post about the Critics Choice Awards. I’ve divided my observations in “yays” – things I approve of, “boos” – things I dislike, and “considers” – things to consider about the awards race going forward. 1) YAY – Michael Giacchino wins Best Score. It wasn’t presented during the broadcast, but brilliant composer […]
Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker James Cameron Avatar Lee Daniels Precious Jason Reitman Up in the Air Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds The Directors Guild of America nominations have been announced and the five nominees nearly mirror my Best Director Oscar predictions. With the love that Inglourious Basterds has been receiving this precursor season, it is […]
The precursor buzz has been quiet as of late, but this week they are going to get loud once again. The major guilds announce their nominees this week and some bodies that had only previously announced nominees will announce their winners. Not to mention there are only two weeks until the Golden Globe awards, less […]
During this time of year as the buzz builds around Oscar possible films, actors, actresses, and writers, one of the big categories that consistently is ignored is Best Director. The Gurus of Gold and other Oscar pick compilations rarely consider the Best Director frontrunners. It seems to be the general attitude that Directors are judged […]