TITLE

Director

AUTHOR(S)
Blair, Iain
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/8/2010, Vol. 306 Issue 26, pA4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on several film directors that are nominated for the Oscars Best Director Award in 2010. They include James Cameron for "Avatar," Kathryn Bigelow for "The Hurt Locker," and Quentin Tarantino for "Inglorious Basterds." Several perspectives why they should win or should not win the award are also provided.
ACCESSION #
48041876

 

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