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The Hurt Locker (2008) Oscar Throwback

My Thoughts While Watching:

So I am combining two things here: Women In History and Oscar History.  The Hurt Locker was directed by Kathryn Bigelow and went on to win the Oscar in 2009.  1,590 more words

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10 things to watch on Netflix this International Women's Day

International Women’s Day was conceived way back in 1910 as a means of promoting equal rights

But in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal it may be the most relevant yet to Hollywood. 811 more words


Mar-7-1965: Selma's Bloody Sunday

Today marks the anniversary of the brutal suppression of a peaceful civil rights march in Selma, Alabama in 1965 that would lead to the enactment of the Voting Rights Act.  685 more words


Movie Reviews: Dunkirk

Like many of my movie reviews, this is really a half movie review, and a half tangent rant on something related to the film. If you truly want to know about the synopsis of the film, there are many other blogs or media reviews to read. 899 more words

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Our 10 favourite films directed by women

To celebrate Greta Gerwig being up for the best director Oscar tonight, we take a look back at the female-helmed films we adore the most. Gerwig’s the fifth woman to be nominated for this award and if she wins, she’d be the second woman to do so, after Katheryn Bigelow took it home for… 2,160 more words


Women in Entertainment: Female Best Director Oscar Nominees and Winners, By The Numbers

This post was originally published on January 25, 2018 and is being republished as part of Women in Entertainment Week. It has been updated from the original. 207 more words

By The Numbers

Lina Wertmüller on What Being the First Female Director Nominated for an Oscar Means to Her

Plenty of ink has been spilled on the fact that, with her Oscar nomination for “Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig has joined an all-too-exclusive group: the sorority of just five women who have been deemed worthy of a directing nod from the Academy. 1,658 more words