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."
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Four hours! ABC's Academy Award red carpet and show broadcast dragged at times, but there were some notable bits. Eight highlights — whether you missed them or just want to relive them — in a gallery, below.
This happened before Bigelow's historic win last night, but here's a weird YouTube video of a dude crying out of fear that she might not win. It's some sort of joke, probably? At least that mustache has to be. [Buzzfeed]
7:20pm, March 7. E!.
"No cheers for Miss Kathy for breaking the glass ceiling by fabricating my worst cinematic nightmare," writes critic Martha Nochimson over at Salon. Why isn't Kathryn Bigelow's success cause for women to celebrate?
Kathryn Bigelow's feature award from the Directors' Guild of America — the first ever for a woman — confirms her status as an Oscar favorite. She was also the favorite of quite a few of her male peers that night:
When Sarah Haskins emailed to say that her Target Women career had come to an end, we were sad. But it also gave us a chance to talk to her - below, DILFs, baby bridesmaids and being yelled into greatness.
Not so fast, Avatar.
We were as disappointed as anyone at The Hurt Locker's Golden Globes shut-out Sunday; as for Avatar, I wish I'd watched it on mute. But the predictable meta-analysis of directors Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron's long-ago marriage is already egregious.