Michael Moore Calls Zero Dark Thirty a '21st Century Chick Flick'

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… »1/29/13 10:15pm1/29/13 10:15pm

Andy Warhol Told Kathryn Bigelow to Get Into the Film Business

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. »1/24/13 2:10pm1/24/13 2:10pm

Allegedly Overrated Hottie and Torture-Promoter Kathryn Bigelow Talks Back to the Haters

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 »1/18/13 10:00am1/18/13 10:00am

Kathryn Bigelow First Woman to Win New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director Twice

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… »12/04/12 2:30pm12/04/12 2:30pm

The Tense Trailer for Kathryn Bigelow's bin Laden Film Doesn't Reveal Much

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 »8/06/12 6:15pm8/06/12 6:15pm

Megan Ellison Embodies All You Think You Hate About Lena Dunham’s Privilege

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… »5/20/12 1:00pm5/20/12 1:00pm