She's the bomb: Kathryn Bigelow
Mon Mar 8 2010
We're still riding high on the historic Best Director win for Kathryn Bigelow, as well as The Hurt Locker's victory for Best Picture. It must be biz-significant that a movie so critically loved yet underseen (less than $15 million domestic gross) has beaten out Avatar. Anomaly? Or a new dawn for smarts? One has to stretch back to Unforgiven to think of a winner as challenging and deserving. Bigelow had such a clear vision for this film; here's my interview with the director from last summer—a provocative chat, also with Best Actor nominee Jeremy Renner.