During the 2010 Oscars, The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow glances back at her ex-husband, Avatar director James Cameron. Their movies had been competing all Oscar season. On the big night, Bigelow's movie came out on top, scoring six wins to Avatar's three. Bigelow became the first-ever female director to win an Oscar.
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Through most of his career Chaplin had a contentious relationship with the Academy, due to his far-left political leanings (he was on J. Edgar Hoover's list of suspected Communists), the Academy honored him with a lifetime achievement award in 1972.
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