DGA announces 2013 Best Director nominations

Directors Guild of America (DGA) has announced today its nominations for Best Director: Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, Ben Affleck for Argo, Tom Hooper for Les Miserables, Ang Lee for Life of Pi and Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty. All the above directors have been already recognized by other guilds and organizations. Notably missing in … Continue reading DGA announces 2013 Best Director nominations

Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at the National Board of – Review awards

Zero Dark Thirty, which dramatises the events leading to the killing of Osama Bin Laden,  won the best picture of 2012 at the National Board of Review awards. It also took the Best Director Award for Kathryn Bigelow, Best Actress for Jessica Chastain. who plays  the CIA agent hunting Bin Laden. This was the second … Continue reading Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at the National Board of – Review awards

Rachel Weisz wins Best Actress at the New York Critics Circle Awards

The New York Critics Circle surprised awards prognosticators by skipping Oscar front-runners Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) and Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) and awarding Rachel Weisz the Best Actress for her performance as the unfaithful wife in Terence Davies’ drama The Deep Blue Sea. The film, that earned her the same honour from the … Continue reading Rachel Weisz wins Best Actress at the New York Critics Circle Awards