THE HUNGER GAMES

Top 10 hicksploitation films

Top 10 hicksploitation films

Aaah… the great American outdoors. It can sure be beautiful, but beware: The further afield you get, the harder it is to find help. Help with what, you may ask? Just ask the boys from DELIVERANCE, currently playing on the Sundance Channel: deviant lunatic hicks, o’course!

From Cannes to Hollywood: Women still shut out of film jobs that don't require cleavage

From Cannes to Hollywood: Women still shut out of film jobs that don't require cleavage

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That springtime film festival somewhere in the south of France is now fully under way, and we’re sad to spread the word: there are no female-directed films in competition at Cannes this year. Not that things are much better here in the US. Only five percent of the past year’s big, studio films were helmed by ladies. What gives?

Film intelligence: Living in stereo

Film intelligence: Living in stereo

Every week there are dozens of film news stories. Every week, we read them all and bring you the five most important ones in the single most important blog post you’ll ever read (today [at this moment]). This week: fires, CATCHING FIRE, and sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads.

Film intelligence: Gluttons for punishment

Film intelligence: Gluttons for punishment

Every week there are dozens of film news stories. Every week, we read them all and bring you the five most important ones in the single most important blog post you’ll ever read (today [at this moment]). This week: THE HUNGER GAMES devours the competition, Charlie Kaufman continues being Charlie Kaufman, and we enter a glass case of emotion over the announcement of a big sequel.

Film intelligence: Appetite for destruction

Film intelligence: Appetite for destruction

Every week there are dozens of film news stories. Every week, we read them all and bring you the five most important ones in the single most important blog post you’ll ever read (today [at this moment]). This week: THE HUNGER GAMES opens, the truth closes in on a playwright, and someone tries to kickstart a campaign to buy Kickstarter.