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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story 304 more words

It's Time for Action, Not Promises, to Get More Women in Filmmaking (Guest Column)

In recent months, media accounts of sexual harassment scandals and eye-popping pay disparities have given way to stories about “tectonic” shifts in the film industry. The sheer volume and often contradictory nature of the coverage on the issue of women working in film have created the simultaneous feelings that everything has changed and nothing has changed. 734 more words


Film Review: The Loveless (1981)

Also known as: Breakdwon (Locarno festival title), Black Leather (Sweden), U.S. 17 (working title)
Release Date: August 7th, 1981 (Locarno Film Festival)
Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow, Monty Montgomery… 473 more words


“Detroit” is a very good, but very long film.

Detroit is focuses on the Algiers Motel incident during Detroit’s 1967 12th Street Riot, released on the fiftieth anniversary of the event.

While Detroit holds brilliant performances from John Boyega, Algee Smith, and Will Poulter, guided by powerhouse director Kathryn Bigelow and excellent writing from Mark Baol, it’s a shame to see that Detroit was a box office failure with it only grossing $21 million against its $34 million budget. 345 more words


Stagecraft Podcast: Lynn Nottage on Her New Play's Surprising Link to Kathryn Bigelow

Lynn Nottage is a playwright best known for socially engaged realism (“Sweat,” “Ruined”), so it’s pretty surprising that her new play, “Mlima’s Tale,” is an expressionistic piece told from the point of view of an elephant. 334 more words



Very intense and well-made. Based on an event I had little-to-no prior knowledge about: Detroit’s 1967 12th Street Riot. Scary scary stuff.

I recommend.