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Kathryn Bigelow Receives Honorary Degree

Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow was celebrated in Los Angeles on Wednesday (12Jun13) as she received an honorary degree from the American Film Institute (Afi).The Oscar winner was recognised during the Afi Conservatory Commencement...

'Point Break' Remake Seats Ericson Core In Director's Chair

The remake of Kathryn Bigelow’s classic movie Point Break has now got a director on board. According to Empire Online, Alcon Entertainment, who have been developing this one for some years now, have announced that...

Tiny Fey Caught Off Guard By Taylor Swift

Tina Fey is surprised Taylor Swift can't take a ''lighthearted joke''.The 42-year-old comedian - who upset the country singer, renowned for dating a string of Hollywood stars, by warning her to ''stay away from Michael...

Zero Dark Thirty Wins Only One Oscar Through Rare Tied Award

If there’s anything worse that winning just one Oscar after your film was nominated for five, it's winning Best Sound Editing, and if there’s anything more embarrassing that that, it’s winning Best Sound Editing in...

About-turn: Where Did It All Go Wrong For Zero Dark Thirty At The Oscars?

The negative press surrounding Zero Dark Thirty, has slowly dragged the movie from being an Oscars favourite, to one of the evening’s biggest disappointments. Kathryn Bigelow’s political drama was nominated in the all-important Best Picture...

Oscars 2013: Skyfall And Zero Dark Thirty Is First Tied Vote Since 1968

Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty and Sam Mendes's Skyfall tied the Oscar for Sound Editing on Sunday evening (February 24, 2013) - the first dead heat at the famous awards show since 1968, when Katherine...

Unofficial Zero Dark Thirty Ban Rumored In Pakistan

Amidst a backlash, there are rumors that Zero Dark Thirty has been banned in Pakistan unofficially.The film deals with the real life story of the USA attempting to track down Al Queda leader Osama Bin...

Jason Clarke Joins Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Jason Clarke has been cast in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' actor is on board to star in Matt Reeves' new chapter of 20th Century Fox's fantasy franchise, set 15...

Jessica Chastain: Oscar Nod Is 'Bittersweet'

Jessica Chastain's Oscar nomination was ''bittersweet''.The 31-year-old actress claims it's ''crazy'' her 'Zero Dark Thirty' director Kathryn Bigelow failed to receive a nomination for the 2013 Academy Awards' prestigious Best Director category, and although she...

Writers Guild Win Adds To Zero Dark Thirty Momentum... But Is It In Time For The Oscars?

In the Oscars build-up the bulk of the attention has been on Ben Affleck and Argo, with the director and actor confounding the Academy’s decision to omit him from the best director shortlist by cleaning...

Zero Dark Thirty And Argo Triumph In Writers Guild Awards

Zero Dark Thirty and Argo were handed the top two film awards at the Writers Guild Awards last night – the last awards before this Sunday’s Oscar Ceremony.Kathryn Bigelow’s taut thriller, which centers of the...

Argo And Zero Dark Thirty Win Big At Writers Guild Awards

'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' were the big winners at the Writers Guild of America Awards.The Ben Affleck-directed CIA drama - which recently scooped top prizes at the Golden Globes and BAFTA Awards - continued...

Jennifer Lawrence To Win Best Actress Oscar? Poll Voters Seem To Think So...

A poll conducted by voters reveals that the American public have got Jennifer Lawrence pegged as the winner of the Best Actress Oscar, for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence has already bagged a...

Affleck, Argo, Win Britain's Oscars

In yet a further embarrassment to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which had failed to nominate him in the Best Director category, Ben Affleck received the director's top prize at Sunday night's...

Are The 2013 Baftas Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make It Tough To Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

Martin Sheen Backtracks Over Zero Dark Thirty Petition Criticism

Martin Sheen gave his backing to a petition calling on Oscar voters to boycott Zero Dark Thirty over the film's torture scenes by "mistake", insisting he has nothing against the gritty thriller or its director...

9/11 Victims Group Blast Critics Of Zero Dark Thirty, Praise Filmmakers

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has been given a huge boost as the debate about the torture techniques featured in Zero Dark Thirty rages on - the relatives of those who perished in the 9/11 terror attacks...

Jessica Chastain To Play Miss Julie

Jessica Chastain will star in 'Miss Julie'.The 31-year-old actress has landed the lead opposite Colin Farrell in Liv Ullmann's big screen version of August Strindberg's play about an upper class woman who falls for her...

Thinking Of Seeing 'Zero Dark Thirty', With Friends? A Controversy Cheat-sheet!

Hey, UK readers, planning on seeing Zero Dark Thirty with a couple of friends this weekend? Of course, you'll be aware it's an Oscar frontrunner. Of course, you'll be aware it's from the director of...

Jessica Chastain: Awards Make Me 'Vulnerable'

Jessica Chastain becomes ''vulnerable'' when nominated for awards.The flame-haired beauty recently took home the Best Actress Golden Globe for her role as CIA agent Maya in Kathryn Bigelow's political thriller 'Zero Dark Thirty' and with...

Jessica Chastain's Intense Movie

Jessica Chastain admits making 'Zero Dark Thirty' was ''intense''.The 31-year-old actress found her Oscar-nominated role as resourceful CIA agent Maya challenging because of the ''guerrilla-style'' filming on set and technical jargon she had to get...

Jessica Chastain Shocked And Hurt By Kathryn Bigelow's Best Director Oscar Snub

Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain felt like she had been shot through the heart after learning director Kathryn Bigelow had missed out on a Best Director Academy Award nomination for their gritty drama Zero Dark Thirty.The...

A Week In Movies: Oscar Predictions For Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Denzel Washington, Daniel Day-lewis And Anne Hathaway While Iceman And Mud Trailers Hit The Web

Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence battle over Best Actress, Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis meet over Best Actor And Anne Hathaway favorite for Best Supporting Actress. While Iceman (James Franco, Winona Ryder) and Mud (Matthew...

This Is Torture! Just Go See Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty

The torture scandal surrounding Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar nominated movie Zero Dark Thirty has somewhat marred the acclaimed movie's release, though the message from its creators is clear: go and watch film as it is supposed...

Kathryn Bigelow On Zero Dark Thirty Torture Scenes: "It's Part Of The Story"

A lot has been said about Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar nominated Zero Dark Thirty. One camp asks, how dare you suggest America uses torture? While another says, how dare you suggest that torture works?It's not a...

Kathryn Bigelow Writes Open Letter To Defend Zero Dark Thirty

Director Kathryn Bigelow has written an open letter in defence of her acclaimed movie Zero Dark Thirty as controversy over the film's torture scenes threatens to overshadow her awards season run.The gritty drama, about the...

Jessica Chastain Loves Cute Dog Videos

Jessica Chastain likes to watch dog videos to cheer herself up.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' actress admits she and Golden Globe-nominated director Kathryn Bigelow would email each other cute clips of pooches being rescued whenever filming...

Kathryn Bigelow Defends Zero Dark Thirty; 'Illogical To Ignore Torture'

Following the criticism aimed at Zero Dark Thirty over the counter-terrorism film’s handling of torture and interrogation scenes, its director Kathryn Bigelow has taken to the Los Angeles Times to answer back to those who...

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