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Small sample size shows lack of female directors in film industry

This calendar year has been an empowering one for women in many facets of American culture. Female MMA fighter Ronda Rousey is considered the best fighter in the world, and she donned the cover of Sports Illustrated. 330 more words

The Real Sicario Was In Our Hearts All Along :O

I left Sicario feeling a little disappointed, even as I had to admit the cinematography and performances were universally great. Denis Villeneuve made me appreciate how difficult it is to do what Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal do in… 1,066 more words


The Stranger - Review

Guillermo Almoedo’s The Stranger plays like a sequel of sorts to Kathryn Bigelow’s Near Dark, except that it’s really irritating at times, which I will go into later. 223 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - Near Dark, 1987 (dir. Kathryn Bigelow)

Caleb Colton: What the fuck is goin’ on?
Severen: It ain’t what’s goin’ on, son. It’s what’s comin’ off. Your face. Clean off.

Movie Quote Of The Day

Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015)

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Daniel Kaluuya, Jon Bernthal

Just when I was ready to write off 2015 as being a relatively underwhelming year for Hollywood, a true masterwork rears its head and absolutely blows my expectations out of the proverbial water.   823 more words


If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.

— Kathryn Bigelow


PC Crutches and Pot-shots: Using Movies as Personal Soapboxes

I don’t normally like to focus on the politics or content of movies, because frankly I believe movies should be above all that crap, that film criticism and film appreciation should solely concern the depiction or methodology of their content. 3,311 more words

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