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Game of Thrones: The Responsibilities of Female Representation

Last week I read a fiery debate on the Swedish website Moviezine regarding how women are represented in the TV-series, Game of Thrones. The debate was mainly between two members of the website and touched on topics of gender equality, something which also … Läs mer

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The Perfect Ending

I just finished watching the series finale of Weeds, this positively fantastic show that had a first season which was, pardon the pun, absolutely addictive. After having seen the final two episodes I started thinking about what constitutes the perfect … Läs mer

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Words Worth Reading: On the Woody Allen Molestation Accusation

An Open Letter from Dylan Farrow Woody Allen Speaks Out On Boycotting Woody Allen’s Films 10 Facts About the Situation As a quick comment I would like to admit to being very parted on this subject. I find it hard … Läs mer

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Speaking of: Screenwriting

To write a screenplay means dedicating yourself to hard, arduous and often frustrating work tolling hour upon hour of pen-gnawing and wall-staring and creeping self-doubt. And when the first version finally is ready you, as the writer, know that it … Läs mer

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Spielberg, West Side Story and These Constant Remakes

The news is at this moment buzzing its way through the ether: Steven Spielberg is interested in directing a new version of the classic movie musical West Side Story. Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and with 1o won Oscars … Läs mer

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3D: Pain or Gain?

I am not James Cameron. I am not him in many ways – the most obvious one possibly being that I am actually a woman – but how the statement applies in this article is simply the following: I am … Läs mer

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Words Worth Reading: Animals Were Harmed (The Hollywood Reporter)

The Hollywood Reporter writes chillingly of how Hollywood and its biggest and most successful production companies/filmmakers cover up how often animals actually come to serious harm in their care, not only during large-scale productions, but also on TV-movie shoots and sets … Läs mer

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