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Week 4: By The Sea (2015)

There’s something unbelievably lovely about Angelina Jolie. She’s so beautiful to look at she almost hurts your eyes; she’s almost like a caricature of herself. Having said all that, she’s also a talented actor who’s now turning her hand to directing… as proven by her debut By The Sea. 290 more words



I saw Mustang, as I see most foreign language films, surrounded by baby boomers. In Ottawa, the Bytowne is really the only place to go for foreign, documentary, and most independent films. 473 more words


The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The eponymous teenage girl (Bel Powley), aka Minnie, loses her virginity to her mother’s boyfriend, Monroe (Kristen Wiig/Alexander Skarsgard) – don’t worry, they “aren’t possessive.” Obviously that should not have been the only obstacle, and she knows this isn’t ideal, but in her words, she’s ugly, and who knows how many offers will come her way. 494 more words


Landscapes of Girlhood

Landscapes of Girlhood
Tuesday 8 March 2016 – International Women’s Day
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: £5/£3.50 Cons.
Doors Open at 7pm
Venue: Deptford Cinema, 39 Deptford Broadway SE8 4PQ… 244 more words

Sleeping With Other People

In one of the opening scenes, Jason Sudeikis is standing in the middle of a New York City street getting yelled at by whichever woman he bedded the night before. 145 more words


Week 3: The Wolfpack (2015)

Another film I have been longing to see for a while is director Crystal Moselle’s documentary The Wolfpack. Having premiered at Sundance in 2015 – and won the Grand Jury Documentary prize – it garnered incredible reviews on its release, as well as a little controversy too. 480 more words


Percentage of Female Directors Unchanged Despite 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Pitch Perfect 2' (Study)

Female directors such as “Pitch Perfect 2’s” Elizabeth Banks and “Fifty Shades of Grey’s” Sam Taylor-Johnson scored at the box office last year, but their popular success is an anomaly in an industry that remains dominated by men. 523 more words