Okay, so she scooped the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Girl, Interrupted but that was way back in 1999 - it's high time the newly-titled dame got another one.
"I love directing and most of all I felt very responsible to this story and this man's life," she told Metro.
On representing women directors in Hollywood she said, "Hopefully, there will be many, many more, and I'm sure there will be. There are a few other female directors I am close to and there is a nice camaraderie between us."
The star is also fronting Vanity Fair's December issue photographed by Mario Testino where she talks married life (oh to be Mrs Brad Pitt), politics and film.
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