Encyclopædia Britannica Editor
Amy Tikkanen is the general corrections manager, handling a wide range of topics that include Hollywood, politics, books, and anything related to the Titanic. She has worked at Britannica for more than two decades.
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Kathryn Bigelow, American film director and screenwriter, noted for action films that often featured protagonists struggling with inner conflict. She was the first woman to win an Academy Award for best director, for The Hurt Locker (2008). Bigelow studied painting at the San Francisco Art…READ MORE