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Sit DOWN, James Cameron

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 25, 2017 16:09:04 August 25, 2017 16:09:04

James Cameron famously invented the Strong Female Character when he made Terminator, and there has never been another Strong Female Character since Sarah Connor. As the leading expert on Strong Female Characters and the only person in the world whose opinion matters on the topic of women in action cinema, The Guardian asked Cameron about Wonder Woman, and Cameron, the only person capable of creating Strong Female Characters, said no, she isn’t as Strong as Sarah Connor, because Sarah Connor is an inscrutable badass and a sh*tty mom and ugly to boot. Full Story

Sofia Coppola & Patty Jenkins: from festivals to the box office – but will Hollywood notice?

Joanna Posted by Joanna at May 29, 2017 16:28:57 May 29, 2017 16:28:57
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Frank Trapper/ Albert L. Ortega/ Michael Tran/ Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Marc Piasecki/ Steve Granitz/ Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images

Sofia Coppola won the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend and became just the second-ever female filmmaker to receive that honour. It’s a big deal. And if you ask her The Beguiled star Nicole Kidman, she’ll probably say it’s an even bigger deal because, like she noted at the press conference: “Still only about four percent of women directed the major motion pictures of 2016. Full Story

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It’s hard out there for a female director

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 15, 2011 16:20:53 December 15, 2011 16:20:53
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Wenn, Jason Kempin/Getty

A couple months ago, Marvel Studios announced that Patty Jenkins, director of Monster, would be in charge of Thor 2, which was very exciting as it was only the second time a woman would be in charge of a superhero tent pole project (Lexi Alexander was the first to do so with Punisher: War Zone—this would’ve been the first time a woman was in charge of a superhero movie with the potential to actually be good). Full Story