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“American Psycho”‘s Bret Easton Ellis Makes Sexist Asshat Comment About Kathryn Bigelow

“Kathryn Bigelow would be considered a mildly interesting filmmaker if she was a man but since she’s a very hot woman she’s really overrated.”
That’s a tweet from Bret Easton Ellis, the author of American Psycho and other books and movies. I guess someone is a little butthurt because Kathryn Bigelow won an Oscar

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Booooo! No Female Directors At Cannes Competition

Hold your horses, people still reveling over Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar night win: not one of the 16 films in the upcoming competition at the Cannes Film Festival was directed by a woman. [Women & Hollywood]
The White House forced CBS News to a remove a blog post from their website alleging the potential Supreme…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2010

Kathryn Bigelow Meets Guys At Work — So What?

Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow may be dating Mark Boal, the “Hurt Locker” screenwriter. Her ex-husband is James Cameron. This makes Kathryn, according to Gawker, a jobsexual: “a person who either works so much, or loves so much to work that she always seems to end up dating the guy one desk over.” But what’…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 15, 2010

Kathryn Bigelow Wore Jeweled Bands, But Not On Her Ring Finger

I’m not usually a fan of rings worn on fingers other than the fourth unless it’s a chunky cocktail ring, but there’s an exception to every rule, and this time it’s Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow. At last night’s Oscars, where she won Best Director, Kathryn had two sparkly bands on her index finger –…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 8, 2010

10 Reasons We Love Kathryn Bigelow, The First Woman To Win Best Director

Last night, in perhaps the highlight of a very loooooong evening, Kathryn Bigelow won the award for Best Director, making her the first woman to win in the category, ever. (Lina Wertmuller, Jane Campion, and Sofia Coppola were nominated, but didn’t come out victorious. Sigh.) Shockingly, only 17 percent of directors are female, which explai…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 8, 2010

How To Get More Women In Front Of The Camera? Get More Behind It.

We’re hoping that women like Kathryn Bigelow, the woman behind “The Hurt Locker” who could win the Oscar for Best Director this year, will begin to give voice to the silent minority in Hollywood: women. A recent study done at the University of Southern California turned up some disheartening stats about women in film. Of…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 25, 2010

“Hurt Locker”‘s Kathryn Bigelow Could Beat Ex-Hubby James Cameron For Best Director Oscar

This year’s Oscar nominees won’t be announced until February 2nd, but because an entire school of journalism has sprung up around predicting such things, we have a pretty good idea of what the nominee lists will look like. And almost everyone agrees that “The Hurt Locker,” the story of an elite bomb squad in Iraq,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 7, 2010