Tag: Kathryn Bigelow
The stunning, and gripping, true story set during the violent Detroit riots is coming to blu-ray in just a couple months. 20th Century Fox announced the release date this morning along with details ont he special features. Come inside to check it out!
Kaitlyn talks process, particularly, how her open individual preparations and approach meshed with Kathryn’s open and liberating methods of directing actors -- and how those things came together for Detroit's more difficult scenes.
Kathryn Bigelow has reentered the awards season with Detroit; offering the best ensemble cast you’ll see all year (both big name and soon to be breakout stars) Bigelow puts us in the murkier throes of the 1967 Detroit Riots by resurfacing some of its buried horrors. In the Algiers Motel incident three black teenage boys were slain by the hand of their protectors. One murder was left unsolved and the others were ruled “Justifiable Homicide” allowing all involved cops to walk unconvicted.
I’m very proud to see the Director’s Guild of America making history. For the first time in its 62 years, the DGA has finally awarded its top honor, the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, to a female director, none other than Kathryn Bigelow, who helmed the visceral and gritty war film “The Hurt Locker”, an almost docu-style film that follows a member of the Army’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal team through a rotation in Iraq.