BAFTA Nominations Include Two Female Directors

The Hurt Locker's Kathryn Bigelow and An Education's Lone Scherfig are nominated, as Women & Hollywood points out. Both movies got eight nominations, as did.... Avatar. Jane Campion's Bright Star failed to find much favor (or, um, favour). [Guardian"] » 1/21/10 12:30pm 1/21/10 12:30pm

Bright Star, Dimmed: On "Female" Movies And Being Overlooked At Awards…

Why have Jane Campion's well-reviewed Bright Star and its star Abbie Cornish so far been ignored in the awards race? There are several theories. » 12/22/09 3:40pm 12/22/09 3:40pm

Stars Bright, Stars Hideous At Bright Star Premiere

Bright Star, the potentially-awesome, potentially-ludicrous Keats biopic, premiered last night at New York's Paris Theatre. The results? Let's just say they fell short of the Romantics' ideal. Unless that included see-through bodysuits without bras, that is! » 9/15/09 10:30am 9/15/09 10:30am