Friday, January 14, 2011

Oscar News: DGA Nominees

The Directors Guild of America have released their nominees for achievement in directing, which is usually a pretty good guide for how the nominees will line up on Oscar Day. The cited nominees are:

 - Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan
 - David Fincher for The Social Network
 - Tom Hooper for The King's Speech
 - Christopher Nolan for Inception
 - David O. Russell for The Fighter

I don't think anyone surpasses the achievement of Darren Aronofsky in Black Swan, despite Fincher directing his best film since Se7en and Nolan directing his greatest work to date with Inception. I haven't seen The Fighter yet, it is released in Australia on the 20th January, but my pick is Aronofsky here. Thoughts?

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