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    Critics and Film Lovers Respond to Kathryn Bigelow Snub

    After Kathryn Bigelow’s name wasn’t announced for Best Director during yesterday’s Oscar nominations, film and entertainment critics as well as movie lovers were outraged causing a vast social media discussion of why Bigelow was snubbed.  Some mentioned sexism, the mostly male...

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    2 of 15 Films in Berlin Competition Line Up Directed by Women

    The Berlin International Film Festival announced their full competition line up for the Golden Bear. Two of the nine films from this most recent announcement are directed by women. As we previously reported, 0 of the 7 (there is one special screening) earlier announced films in competition were dire...

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    DGA Announces Television and Commercial Award Nominees

    Earlier this week the Directors Guild of America announced their film nominees. In addition, they also announced nominees for television and commercials. There are quite a few women nominated for the awards including Lena Dunham for Girls.

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    2013 BAFTA Nominees Include Kathryn Bigelow, Judi Dench, Lynne Ramsay

    On the heels of learning that 4 out of the 5 nominated for BAFTA’s Rising Star Award are women, comes the full list of the 2013 BAFTA awards nominees. Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal and Zero Dark Thirty are there for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture, as is Jessica Chastain for Best...

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    The Academy Snubs Kathryn Bigelow for History Making Second Best Director Nomination

    I sit here ruminating, fulminating and seething, thinking about how Kathryn Bigelow could have been overlooked for a second best director nomination.  I'm pretty sure the people who thought Ben Affleck was also a sure thing are wondering how this could have happened to him.

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    New Trailer: Ginger & Rosa - Directed by Sally Potter

    Sally Potter's gorgeous Ginger & Rosa was one of my favorite films from last year's AFI Film Festival. A coming of age story, set during the Cold War, best friends Ginger (Elle Fanning) and Rosa (Alice Englert) are inseparable until both step outside of their assigned roles within their ...

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    Kathryn Bigelow Nominated for DGA Award

    The Directors Guild of America announced their nominees for film today. Kathryn Bigelow was nominated for Zero Dark Thirty. Bigelow previously won the DGA in 2009 for The Hurt Locker and was the first woman to win the award.

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    Kathryn Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty Win Big at EDA Awards

    Kathryn Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty Win Big at EDA Awards

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    Athena Film Festival Announces 2013 Line Up

    Athena Film Festival Announces 2013 Line Up

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    Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal Defend Film at NY Film Critics Circle Award Ceremony

    Over the last several weeks the steady drumbeat against Zero Dark Thirty has grown louder and louder.  There's been the discussion that Boal was a bully and Bigelow defered to him on the set and there is a Senate committee looking into how they got the information that made up the screenpla...

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