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The un-feminist female characters in ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’

Unfortunately pretty much everything I feared about Oz: The Great and Powerful turned out to be true, at least from a gender perspective. It is indeed about three seemingly powerful women sitting around and waiting for a random man who fell out of the sky to not only attempt to[...]

“We Need to Talk About Kevin” takes top prize at BFI London – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Interesting developments out of London, where Lynne Ramsay’s provocative parental drama “We Need to Talk About Kevin” took home the Best Film prize at the BFI London Film Festival Wednesday night. Ramsay’s film — which has amassed a strong critical following with screenings at Cannes, Telluride[...]

“Shame,” “The Raid” lead list of TIFF 2011 film sales

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sales news out of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival was steady, with deals being negotiated throughout the festival instead of landing in massive waves either near the start or finish of the 11-day fest. Major titles harboring Oscar aspirations, from Steve McQueen’s “Shame” and Andrea[...]