Thursday, December 31, 2009

What happened to the 'minority' film directors?

" the year comes to a close, many of the “minority” [film award] candidates seem to be falling by the wayside." - Dave Karger

Dave Karger writes:
For starters, let’s look at a trio of openly gay directors: Nine’s Rob Marshall missed out on a Golden Globe nomination even as his film picked up five nods, Precious‘ Lee Daniels (pictured, above left) has been almost completely overlooked by the critics groups so far, and A Single Man’s Tom Ford (pictured, center) seems to have a better shot in the adapted-screenplay race. READ MORE