Hollywood double-standards are a tougher opponent than KGB thugs or acid-blooded aliens. Theron, Johansson, Gadot … could do with female screenwriters to fully free them from the tendency to make their characters secondary. But in 2017, the fight is moving on. — Nick Hasted, Independent. Read more:
“While missing person statistics are compiled for every other demographic, none exist for Native American women.” ̶ from Wind River, screenplay by Taylor Sheridan. Read more from Mary Kaye Schilling, Newsweek:
The King Arthur legend has multiple elements, among them a love story involving the king, Guinevere, and Sir Lancelot. This version incorporated fantasy, swords, sorcery, and FX, but didn’t bother with romance or significant female characters. – Tom Brueggemann, IndieWire. Read More:
Find out which films pass the F-Rated test and discover the female writers, directors and actors leading change in the film industry. Read more:
“Mothers… don’t receive as much thematic prominence as father-son/child relationships in the cinematic world of a galaxy far, far away. If they do, they are noticeably disposable.” – Caroline Cao, The Mary Sue.
James Cameron provides audiences with a rich film experience by using all three levels of brain stimulation simultaneously: biological stimulus, social emotion, and intellectual metaphor. – Mike Hill, Film & Game Concept Designer.
Mike gives a breakdown of the cinematic storytelling techniques used by James Cameron in Terminator 2. Watch Video:
Magic realism takes a world that’s familiar to viewers and then twists a part of that world into a new shape.
It’s been said that looking at a TV is like looking at a mirror; what we see on TV reflects what is happening outside our living rooms in the world at large. But in 2016, that mirror is now straight out of a funhouse. – Tom Hawking, Quartz. Read More: