All posts tagged "The Hurt Locker"

  • Article
    Good Reads: “The Hurt Locker” & “Precious”

    Welcome to Good Reads, where we look into what makes the screenplay winners Oscar worthy – every...

  • Women in Cinema
    Could the Academy Nominate Two Women Directors this Year?

    Women in Cinema: The Academy has the opportunity to do the unthinkable this year: nominate two women...

  • Community
    Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘H’

    How do you follow up ranking films that begin with the letter G when so many of the...

  • Festivals
    TIFF: Do ppl luv or h8 Men, Women & Children?

    Much like the insta-tweet reactions from last weekend’s Telluride, Awards Circuit brings you more insta-tweet reactions from...

  • Community
    Circuit 3: The Best Films Since 2008

    Back in 2000, I put together my very first top 100 films of all time list after a...

  • General
    Where Have All the Cowgirls Gone? Female Directors Scarce in Hollywood

    WOMEN IN CINEMA: There hasn’t been a banner year for female directors since 2010 when Kathryn Bigelow...

  • Article
    You Can’t Vote for What You Don’t See – An Awards Season Plea

    I’m starting it early this year.  I’ve long championed some of the little guys but have admitted...

  • Article
    The Tarantino Effect – When Will Oscar See Him as a Director, Not a Writer

    With all the craziness of awards season, I hadn’t fully noticed the big story circulating among the writers branch that the two great screenwriters Mark Boal and Quentin Tarantino were squaring off in the Original Screenplay category once again.  The last time the two dueled was in 2009 when Boal’s The Hurt...

  • News
    Kathryn Bigelow Gets the Cover of TIME Magazine

    Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) has sparked a lot of controversy and debate around her latest film, Zero Dark Thirty. This week, she graces the cover of TIME Magazine in which she partakes in a pretty in depth and fascinating interview. When asked about the torture scenes depicted in her...

  • Precursors
    Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

    Thanks to reader Jamie for the heads up! Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn Bigelow. Read the Press Release and check out the full list of winners down below: Washington, D.C. — This morning, the...

  • Precursors
    Bigelow and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ hit big with Washington Film Critics

    Washington Film Critics have announced their winners after just announcing their nominees a day ago.  Zero Dark Thirty emerged victorious along with director Kathryn Bigelow. Read the Press Release and check out the full list of winners down below: Washington, D.C. — This morning, the Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced...

  • Poster
    Chastain Front and Center in New Poster and Pics for ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

    It doesn’t look like Universal is going to be shy about their campaign for Jessica Chastain this awards season. The star of Kathryn Bigelow’s (The Hurt Locker) Bin Laden pic, Zero Dark Thirty, is up front and center in the new poster and images for the currently unseen film. This bodes well for...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Oscar-Winner Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Teaser

    Kathryn Bigelow (deservedly) became the first female to win the Best Director Oscar for her Best Picture winning film The Hurt Locker (2010). Her controversial follow-up to Locker looks to be just as intense, as she and her Oscar winning scripter, Mark Boal, take us into the mission to kill Osama Bin...

  • Academy Idol
    Academy Idol Announcement in 5 Days!

    With the beginning of the fifth season of Academy Idol, we are counting down with our favorite Academy Idol moments throughout the years.  What is the most shocking elimination witnessed in the competition in the five years?  Is it No Country for Old Men going out in sixth place? or maybe the...

  • Women in Cinema
    Women In Cinema: Kathryn Bigelow

    Before Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director, she was either known as James Cameron’s ex wife or just another woman director. On Sunday, March 7th, 2010, Bigelow made Oscar history and for that, she will never be considered just another woman director. Bigelow was...

  • Under the Circuit
    Under the Circuit: Guy Pearce

    Born: October 5, 1967 Place: Cambridgeshire, England Major Awards and Citations: Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast of 2008 (The Hurt Locker) Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor of 2001 (Memento) San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor of 2001 (Memento) SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by...