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Affleck, Hooper, Spielberg up for Directors Guild award

Affleck, Hooper, Spielberg up for Directors Guild award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America nominated Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper, Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg for its top prize Tuesday.
'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

2012 saw its share of finely crafted prestige films sure to join next month's Oscar race, as well as Hollywood blockbusters that made millions at the global box office.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Chastain never met agent who inspired her 'Zero Dark Thirty' character

Chastain never met agent who inspired her 'Zero Dark Thirty' character

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Actress Jessica Chastain says she didn't meet the real CIA agent on whom her "Zero Dark Thirty" character Maya is based because she is still working on top-secret missions for the U.S. government.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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Women Film Critics Circle praises 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Royal Affair'

Women Film Critics Circle praises 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Royal Affair'

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- America's Women Film Critics Circle awarded several prizes to "Zero Dark Thirty," a drama about the female CIA agent who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
'Lincoln,' 'Django,' 'Argo' lead Golden Globe nods

'Lincoln,' 'Django,' 'Argo' lead Golden Globe nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" was nominated for a leading seven Golden Globe Awards, including Best Drama, in Los Angeles Thursday morning.
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New York Web critics honor 'Zero Dark Thirty'

New York Web critics honor 'Zero Dark Thirty'

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The New York Film Critics Online voted director Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" the Best Film of 2012 Sunday.
Osama bin Laden picture 'Zero Dark Thirty' to screen in D.C. Jan. 8

Osama bin Laden picture 'Zero Dark Thirty' to screen in D.C. Jan. 8

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Director Kathryn Bigelow's award-winning film "Zero Dark Thirty" is to screen Jan. 8 at the Newseum in Washington, organizers said.
New York Film Critics Circle honors 'Zero,' 'Lincoln'

New York Film Critics Circle honors 'Zero,' 'Lincoln'

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The New York Film Critics Circle has voted "Zero Dark Thirty" Best Picture and Kathryn Bigelow, the filmmaker who helmed it, Best Director.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
By United Press International

Colter to return to 'The Good Wife'

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Mike Colter is scheduled to return to CBS' "The Good Wife" where he first made a brief appearance in 2010, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Panetta: No classified info for filmmakers

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- U.S. officials gave no classified information to two filmmakers researching a movie about the death of Osama bin Laden, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011.
By United Press International
Hollywood eyes film of bin Laden book

Hollywood eyes film of bin Laden book

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood studios and producers are being offered film and television rights to an upcoming book said to contain new details of the death of Osama bin Laden.
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Best Director Kathryn Bigelow appears backstage with her Oscar after "The Hurt Locker" cleaned up at the 82nd annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. UPI/Phil McCarten
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Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director. Her best-known films are the cult horror film Near Dark (1987), the surfer/bank robbery action picture Point Break (1991), the science fiction/film noir Strange Days (1995), the historical/mystery film The Weight of Water (2000) and the war drama The Hurt Locker (2008). The Hurt Locker won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Picture, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and was nominated for the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Drama.

With The Hurt Locker, Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director, the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics' Choice Award for Best Director.

In April 2010, Bigelow was named to the Time 100 list of most influential people of the year.

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