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    Beyond the Veil of the Flesh: David Cronenberg's THE FLY (1986) on Blu-ray

    I’m glad I re-watched David Cronenberg’s 1986 version of "The Fly" on Blu-ray. I haven't watched it in decent resolution since I saw it in a theater on first release. It's still brilliant and perfect, and profoundly moving—maybe Cronenberg's greatest and most perfect film; a horror tragedy that does...

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    Watch This: See Jane Trailer from Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

    Geena Davis's commitment to gender in the media is truly inspiring. See Jane, an affiliated program with her Institute on Gender in the Media, focuses specifically on making sure that children's media has a balanced and varied portrayal of female characters. The below trailer illustrates som...

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    Sexism Watch: Popular Media is Dominated By Men

    As consumers of media we know that things are biased.  That's why it is so important that we have data to backup what we are seeing and feeling.  And it's great that we have people like Geena Davis who are willing to stand up and say, yes, things are biased and they must change.

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    Is Princess Culture Redeemable?

    I am extremely ambivalent about the whole princess thing.  If I never saw another princess anywhere it would be too soon.  But I live in the real world and write about Hollywood and Hollywood is infused with princesses.  In fact,  we've got two big princess movies coming down...

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    Women, War and Peace Debuts on PBS October 11

    This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches. Seeing all these dudes stand up at the podium while the world is a total mess one thing is clear -- we need more women's voices involved at all levels of government and diplomacy.

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    Geena Davis in Conversation with Pat Mitchell

    Check out this conversation of two female media icons from the Paley Center for Media.

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    Talking 20 Years of Thelma and Louise

    Here's my interview on the BBC Scotland's Movie Cafe on the 20th Anniversary of Thelma and Louise.

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    Thelma and Louise - 20 Years On

    In homage to its 20th anniversary, Shania Twain and Taylor Swift recreated a scene from the film that will open the Country Music Television Awards this evening. As Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon reunited in Toronto to celebrate the film to an audience of 1,800 people.

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    Thelma and Louise Turns 20

    I can't believe that it is 20 years since Thelma and Louise was released. We still have so much work to do. This is a movie that resonated with people in a profound way, it's a movie that people still think about fondly, yet sadly it is a movie that never effected any long term change for women in...

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    The White House Project - Epic Awards

    Last night I attended The White House Project (an organization that I was the first director of) for their annual EPIC Awards. EPIC stands for Enhancing Perceptions in Culture and it honors how important culture is to helping people understand the value of women's leadership.

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