History Creator / KathrynBigelow

30th Dec '15 3:25:51 AM jormis29
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* PlayingAgainstType: Her most popular pre-''[[Film/TheHurtLocker Hurt Locker]]'' film was ''Film/PointBreak'', a movie that contains almost none of her subversive qualities or subtext, and is now remembered for being SoBadItsGood, TotallyRadical and an UnintentionalPeriodPiece. Before that, she directed ''Film/NearDark'', a vampire western that helped reinvent the vampire genre.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Her most popular pre-''[[Film/TheHurtLocker Hurt Locker]]'' film was ''Film/PointBreak'', ''Film/PointBreak1991'', a movie that contains almost none of her subversive qualities or subtext, and is now remembered for being SoBadItsGood, TotallyRadical and an UnintentionalPeriodPiece. Before that, she directed ''Film/NearDark'', a vampire western that helped reinvent the vampire genre.
30th Dec '15 3:21:15 AM jormis29
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* ''Film/PointBreak'' (1991)

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* ''Film/PointBreak'' ''Film/{{Point Break|1991}}'' (1991)
18th May '15 5:27:27 PM nombretomado
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Kathryn Bigelow is an American film director best known for her adrenaline-soaked action movies and also for being the first woman to win the AcademyAward for Best Director (for ''Film/TheHurtLocker'').

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Kathryn Bigelow is an American film director best known for her adrenaline-soaked action movies and also for being the first woman to win the AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Director (for ''Film/TheHurtLocker'').



* CareerResurrection: In one of the more [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome ways imaginable]]. After years away from the camera, she returned with ''Film/TheHurtLocker'', which appeared on countless critics' Top 10 lists and swept the AcademyAwards that year, even making Bigelow the first woman to win Best Director.

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* CareerResurrection: In one of the more [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome ways imaginable]]. After years away from the camera, she returned with ''Film/TheHurtLocker'', which appeared on countless critics' Top 10 lists and swept the AcademyAwards UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s that year, even making Bigelow the first woman to win Best Director.
27th Apr '15 11:35:53 AM RushLimborg
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* AmicableExes: With James Cameron.

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* AmicableExes: With James Cameron.Creator/JamesCameron.
27th Apr '15 11:35:31 AM RushLimborg
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* AmicableExes: With James Cameron.
5th Jan '15 9:09:41 PM babyhenchy1
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* PlayingAgainstType: Her most popular pre-''[[Film/TheHurtLocker Hurt Locker]]'' film was ''Film/PointBreak'', a movie that contains almost none of her subversive qualities or subtext, and is now remembered for being SoBadItsGood, TotallyRadical and an UnintentionalPeriodPiece.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Her most popular pre-''[[Film/TheHurtLocker Hurt Locker]]'' film was ''Film/PointBreak'', a movie that contains almost none of her subversive qualities or subtext, and is now remembered for being SoBadItsGood, TotallyRadical and an UnintentionalPeriodPiece. Before that, she directed ''Film/NearDark'', a vampire western that helped reinvent the vampire genre.
9th May '14 9:08:53 PM BadSplice
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All of her movies tend to focus on characters who knowingly and willingly place themselves in harm's way in order to accomplish something that has to be done and at times seem to be addicted to the thrill of the chase.

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All of her movies tend to focus on characters who [[{{Determinator}} knowingly and willingly place themselves in harm's way in order to accomplish something that has to be done done]] and at times [[BloodKnight seem to be addicted to the thrill of the chase.
chase]].



* BloodKnight / Determinator: Her main characters are either one or the other.

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* BloodKnight / Determinator: {{Determinator}}: Her main characters are either one or the other.usually both.
28th Apr '14 6:12:36 PM BadSplice
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!!Tropes applying to her and her work:
* AcclaimedFlop: ''Film/StrangeDays'' and ''Film/TheHurtLocker''
* BloodKnight / Determinator: Her main characters are either one or the other.
* CareerResurrection: In one of the more [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome ways imaginable]]. After years away from the camera, she returned with ''Film/TheHurtLocker'', which appeared on countless critics' Top 10 lists and swept the AcademyAwards that year, even making Bigelow the first woman to win Best Director.
* DeconstructorFleet
* PlayingAgainstType: Her most popular pre-''[[Film/TheHurtLocker Hurt Locker]]'' film was ''Film/PointBreak'', a movie that contains almost none of her subversive qualities or subtext, and is now remembered for being SoBadItsGood, TotallyRadical and an UnintentionalPeriodPiece.
* ProductionPosse: With writer/producer Mark Boal and Creator/RalphFiennes
* ThisLoserIsYou
* WorkingWithTheEx: With Creator/JamesCameron on ''Film/StrangeDays''.
10th Apr '14 6:41:15 AM TrustBen
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* ''Film/TheLoveless'' (1982)
27th Jul '13 1:56:09 AM Morgenthaler
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Kathryn Bigelow is an American film director best known for her adrenaline-soaked action movies and also for being the first woman to win the AcademyAward for Best Director (for ''TheHurtLocker'').

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Kathryn Bigelow is an American film director best known for her adrenaline-soaked action movies and also for being the first woman to win the AcademyAward for Best Director (for ''TheHurtLocker'').
''Film/TheHurtLocker'').



She used to be married to Creator/JamesCameron, who co-wrote and produced her ''StrangeDays''. Some were afraid this would cause awkwardness during the 2009 Oscar race, when her ''TheHurtLocker'' and his ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' were considered the frontrunners for Best Picture, but there was no bad blood between them at all, with Cameron praising ''TheHurtLocker'' for being "this generation's ''{{Film/Platoon}}''" and even ''encouraging'' Academy voters to vote for Bigelow as Best Director.

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She used to be married to Creator/JamesCameron, who co-wrote and produced her ''StrangeDays''. film ''Film/StrangeDays''. Some were afraid this would cause awkwardness during the 2009 Oscar race, when her ''TheHurtLocker'' film ''Film/TheHurtLocker'' and his film ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' were considered the frontrunners for Best Picture, but there was no bad blood between them at all, with Cameron praising ''TheHurtLocker'' ''The Hurt Locker'' for being "this generation's ''{{Film/Platoon}}''" ''Film/{{Platoon}}''" and even ''encouraging'' Academy voters to vote for Bigelow as Best Director.






* ''TheWeightOfWater'' (2000)
* ''K19TheWidowmaker'' (2002)
* ''TheHurtLocker'' (2009)
* ''Film/ZeroDarkThirty'' (2012)

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* ''TheWeightOfWater'' ''Film/TheWeightOfWater'' (2000)
* ''K19TheWidowmaker'' ''Film/K19TheWidowmaker'' (2002)
* ''TheHurtLocker'' ''Film/TheHurtLocker'' (2009)
* ''Film/ZeroDarkThirty'' (2012)(2012)

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