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Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow, 2012): USA

“If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just chose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies,” asserts award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow. 1,473 more words


Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

“When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?” asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow’s “Last Days,” a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory trade that premiered on Saturday at the New York Film Festival. 936 more words


Women In Cinema

Kathryn Bigelow was awarded an Oscar for best director for the feature film ‘The Hurt Locker’ in 2010. She is the first woman to win the award and only the 4th woman to be nominated; these were Sofia Coppola 2003, Jane Campion 1993, Lina Wertmuller 1976. 716 more words


The Hurt Locker

"You love playing with that. You love playing with all your stuffed animals. You love
your Mommy, your Daddy. You love your pajamas. You love everything, don't ya? 137 more words

Are the Hollywood Guilds & Labor Unions Also to Blame for Dismal Female Employment Numbers?

Recognize the woman at the outset of this post? That’s Kathryn Bigelow, Academy Award winning director and of course a “female director.” She is also the example every diversity naysayer in the industry uses to illustrate their claim that “women are doing just fine in the business.” 1,771 more words


Zero Dark Thirty

There are few things that will generate more discussion and debate than a film that makes the American nation look bad. The flag wavers immediately start to mobilse in defense of their ideals and principles. 705 more words