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More CEOs Named John or David than all #womenCEOs in S&P1500

Last week we wrote about the sad but revealing fact that there are more directors of S&P1500 companies named John, Robert, William or James than all the women directors for those companies, taken together. 215 more words

Out of the comfort zone: Atsuko Hirayanagi about her award-winning short Oh Lucy! #VIWIFF2015

I believe everybody fantasizes about becoming somebody else and exploring a new world. Oh Lucy! depicts Setsuko’s secret and personal dream.

Setsuko is a reserved 55-year-old office employee in Tokyo, who doesn’t make friends easily. 1,122 more words

Festival Highlights

Indy Genre: Shorts Directed by Women

I thought I’d start off this year with a few short films — and since we’re doing women and non-binary people in genre, how about some short films directed by women? 349 more words


More Directors Named "John, Robert, William or James" Than All Female Directors, Together

The latest Ernst & Young study on board composition shows that if you added up the number of S&P 1500 (i.e. the companies in the Standard & Poors 1500 stock index) directors with one of those names, that number would be higher than the total number of women directors for those same 1500 companies. 153 more words

Carrie (2013)

It’s a remake of the 1976 classic. It has just been updated to fit in with modern times. I’ve seen the classic and now I’ve watched this one. 351 more words


Grease 2; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Originally released 11 June 1982
Written by Ken Finkleman
Directed by Patricia Birch

Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Adrian Zmed, and Lorna Luft

My rating: ★★ stars… 1,031 more words

Teen Movies

Film Review: The Babadook (2014)

Logline: “A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son’s fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.” (from the press release) 529 more words