It’s almost 2012, which — depending on your level of interest in Mayan civilization — either means the start of the apocalypse or the start of a new year. (Fingers crossed for the latter!) Whether or not you’re preparing for the end days, there are still plenty of good movies to check out in the theaters (don’t worry, you won’t have to spend your final hours… Continue reading New Releases: 'The Iron Lady,' 'A Separation' and 'Pariah'
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People like to talk about the glass ceiling, but this year, there might as well be an iron curtain obscuring 2011’s talented female filmmakers. Last… Continue reading Girls on Film: The Iron Curtain of the 2011 Awards Season
One set of categories that is closely looked at and scrutinized each year during awards season are those of the feminine variety. From here it is less about who ultimately comes out on top than how great the movie year was with strong roles for women. Two of the biggest hits of the year, Bridesmaids and The Help, focused almost entirely on their female… Continue reading The Awards Line: Educating Iron Ladies Into Gold
The big Marvel panel just ended at Disney’s D23 conference, and while many of the cast members were on hand alongside Marvel chief Kevin Feige (who announced there’s two weeks left of filming on The Avengers), they also brought with them some footage of the Avengers in action, as well as the film’s villain, Loki (Tom Hiddleston). Here’s a pretty detailed description of that footage… Continue reading D23 Update: Full Description of 'The Avengers' Footage Featuring Loki, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and More