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American Sniper [2014]

It was perhaps inevitable that an American film about an Iraq veteran would end up being described as divisive at best and propagandist at worst… 1,688 more words


Movie Poster of the Day: Near Dark (1987)

A pair of foreign release posters for Kathryn Bigelow’s 1987 neo-noir vampire flickĀ Near Dark.

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Oscars 2015: How Are Best Picture and Best Director Different?

Each year at the Oscars, there’s a divergence: Some of the Best Picture nominees are left out of the Best Director field, and, for the first time this year, a Best Director nominee fails to crack the Best Picture list. 87 more words

Hollywood's Gender Gap

A new study by the Centre for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University has found that the number of women working behind the camera has fallen. 242 more words

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Selma backlash: Is it a gender issue?

Oscar nominations haven’t been announced yet, but there’s already a campaign to dethrone an Oscar hopeful. Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay, is a solid choice for film critics (100% on Rotten Tomatoes), but in the weeks following its release, the film has come up against criticism for its portrayal of President Lyndon B. 853 more words


American Sniper

There are a number of reasons why all of the awards buzz has died on 84-year-old Clint Eastwood’s latest squat in the director’s seat. Among them, it takes very little risk, it’s workmanlike and unspectacular–plus it chooses a safe, surface view of someone who must have been a much more complicated man and soldier. 334 more words



Director of Photography: Matthew F. Leonetti

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

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