The 84th annual Academy Awards don’t happen for another four weeks, but you can start writing down “The Artist” and Michel Hazanavicius in pen on your printable ballot. At the Directors Guild of America awards on Saturday night, Hazanavicius was named best director of the year, meaning should probably get a speech ready for Feb. 26.
The DGA award winner has also won Best Director 58 times in the 64 years… Continue reading 'The Artist' Director Michel Hazanavicius Earns Top DGA Honors
It has been a big first few days of theatrical release for ‘The Artist,’ and things could get even bigger. The film is among the serious contenders for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director at the New York Film Critics Circle (voting happens on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. EST), an Oscar precursor with a historically-significant Academy Awards impact. Couple that with what old-school Variety… Continue reading Michel Hazanavicius, Director of 'The Artist': 'These are the Rules of the Game; If You Want to Play, You'll Stay'