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    Hollywood's Glass Ceiling: Why Doesn't the Film Industry Trust Women?

    It would be wonderful to say that in 2013 things were looking up for women in Hollywood -- both onscreen and behind the scenes -- but the sad news is that the numbers have remained consistently dismal for the last decade.

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    Odes to Female Friendships Rule The Weekend with Katie Aselton's Black Rock and Frances Ha

    This weekend, two very different films that explore the intricacies of female friendships are hitting theaters (and VOD) near you: Katie Aselton's thriller Black Rock and Noah Baumbach's wry Frances Ha.

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    Review: 'Black Rock' A Back-To-The-Wilds Slasher With Brains & Bonding To Go With The Blood

    There is, ultimately, something to be said for the pleasures of a simple, sleek and well-shot run-or-kill-or-die thriller. The sort of film where the heroes are trapped in the middle of nowhere and find themselves threatened by hostile locals, and must then strike back to survive. That's what "Black...

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    How Katie Aselton Made Feminist Thriller 'Black Rock' (EXCLUSIVE CLIP, TRAILER)

    Katie Aselton is yet another indie actress-writer-director who has taken matters into her hands. There's no point in waiting around for careers to come to you. With some financial freedom from FX hit comedy series "The League," in which she stars with her multi-hyphenate husband Mark Duplass, who di...

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    Watch: Katie Aselton, Lake Bell and Kate Bosworth Fight For Their Survival in 'Black Rock' Trailer (VIDEO)

    Mark Duplass has proven himself an indie force to be reckoned with as one half of the Duplass brothers filmmaking team, so many will no doubt be curious to see how he fares making a foray into the thriller genre with "Black Rock," his latest writing effort helmed by and starring his wife K...

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    Sundance Deals 2012: The Women

    Here's the list of women directed and women written films that got picked up out of Sundance. I'm sure there will be more to come.

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    Sundance: Katie Aselton & Kate Bosworth Talk Realism Vs. Horror In 'Black Rock'

    While the subject of women in peril is about as old as the horror/thriller genre itself, director Katie Aselton, who also stars alongside Kate Bosworth and Lake Bell, is hoping to change the equation a bit with "Black Rock." The movie, which premiered over the weekend at the Sundance Film ...

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    Sundance: CBS Films Takes 'The Words,' Fox Searchlight Tames 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' & More Acquisitions From Park City

    Docs 'The Queen Of Versailles' And 'Searching For Sugar Man,' And Slash-Produced Horror Film 'Nothing To Fear' Also Find Homes

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    Two Women Directed Films Get Deals

    Magnolia PIctures has picked up the documentary Queen of Versailles by Lauren Greenfield. Here's the description: the film "tells the story of David and Jackie Siegel, a couple who began building the largest home in America before the housing crash put the couple's fortune in jeopardy....

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