Every Kathryn Bigelow Film Ranked Worst To Best

Writer, director, and producer Kathryn Bigelow may be best known for her Oscar-winning action drama “The Hurt Locker,” but her career is longer and more varied than many fans realize.

Over the last 40 years, Bigelow has only released 10 feature films, but she has also worked in television and made a number of short films, resulting in a diverse and fascinating filmography.

Despite early success with the surfer thriller “Point Break,” Bigelow has maintained an independent filmmakers’ sensibility, working in genres as diverse as horror and historical drama.While Bigelow’s visual style and thematic interests have shifted throughout her career, what unites all of Bigelow’s films is an interest in masculinity and patriarchy, along with a mastery of action and suspense.

With two Oscars, two BAFTAs, and many other accolades under her belt, Bigelow has cemented herself as one of the most respected directors in modern Hollywood, particularly when it comes to thrillers.

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