In the three-way battle for Best Director, at least during the awards season, Alfonso Cuarón beat out Steve McQueen and David O. Russell and won the Director's Guild Award last night. Cuarón is starting to look like the favorite going into the Oscars, but I feel like his main competition is still only Steve McQueen. Sorry Russell. It is going to be between those two, even though Martin Scorsese should have it in the bag. This is huge for Cuarón and the Gravity team. It also gives them a bit of a rush going into the Best Picture race at the Oscars. Congrats to Cuarón and it is getting pretty tight for the Oscars.
Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity