HBO’s picked up a new show titled Mogadishu Minnesota, executive produced by Kathryn Bigelow. The pilot is written and directed by Somali Canadian rapper K’Naan Warsame.
Hollywood’s still into women in front of the camera, just not behind the lens or of color—but we knew that, right? Ava Duvernay, Kathryn Bigelow, Gina Prince-Bythewood can’t be the only women through the gate guys!
The ACLU is taking Hollywood to task for one of its many open secrets: sexist hiring practices.
The Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday morning, and a black woman has broken into the boys club of white males for Best Movie Director—Ava Duvernay for her Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, Selma.
Controversial bon bon Michael Moore wrote a piece defending Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty in Time magazine (with a longer version on his Facebook page, naturally). It raises some interesting arguments, and not all are easy to agree with. But then, this is Michael Moore, what do you expect? I'd love to see him…
Decades before becoming one of the best working directors around (controversy aside, Zero Dark Thirty was a beautifully directed movie), Kathryn Bigelow was exercising her creative talents as a painter. That is until some guy named Andy Warhol advised her to put down her brushes and get into the film business.
First Kathryn Bigelow was attacked by douchebag maximus Bret Easton Ellis who tweeted, with his signature nuance and misogyny, "Kathryn Bigelow would be considered a mildly interesting film-maker if she was a man but since she's a very hot woman she's really overrated." Then, on a more substantive level, senators wrote
Hugh Jackman revealed to Katie Couric that he and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness went through some grueling emotional trials before adopting their son Oscar, 12, and daughter Ava, 7.Although she's since deleted the tweet in question, has been addressing concerns about her rapidly-plummeting-off-the-chart song…
Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty — the film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden — doesn't officially hit theaters until December 19, but is already garnering accolades: The New York Film Critics Circle has selected the movie as the year's Best Film. In addition, Bigelow has been awarded Best Director. The NYFCC has…
Here's the first look at Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow's newest venture Zero Dark Thirty, a film dramatizing the Navy SEAL Team 6's hunt for Osama bin Laden. The trailer provides as much insight as an "On the next Mad Men" trailer, but knowing Bigelow and the skills she demonstrated directing The Hurt Locker
Kathryn Bigelow is so fucking cool. Not only did she direct Point Break ("Little hand says it's time to rock and roll") and win an Oscar for The Hurt Locker, she's now working on a film about the U.S. military's successful hunt for Osama bin Laden.
While you were busy hating Lena Dunham because her life in the Big City is more HBO-worthy than yours or because her parents have cooler jobs than your parents, the entertainment industry has been incubating a far more contemptible privilege beneficiary — 26-year-old Megan Ellison, who has used some of her father and…
The Oscar-winning director and her Hurt Locker collaborator Mark Boal had already been meeting with actors for a movie about the failed 2001 attempt to kill Osama Bin Laden. Its future is unclear as they re-evaluate the project.
- Natalie Portman's Best Actress trophy at last night's Critic's Choice Movie Awards was Black Swan's only victory of the night, even though it was nominated in 12 different categories. The Facebook movie snuck up from behind, winning three awards.
The director adds, of the movie made by his ex-wife: "It wouldn't have been hugely better in 3D, but I'm talking about a future when you don't have to put 'in 3D' on the movie poster anymore."
- Whitney Houston's disastrous comeback tour is still going, and at a show in Denmark recently, hundreds of disappointed fans actually walked out on her performance. Says a critic who attended the show:
At last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner, the stars of Hollywood and the media came together for a night of glamour and good times, and the fashions were totally A-list: