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    90% of Summer 2014 Studio Movies Directed by White Guys

    "Jupiter Ascending" helmer Lana Wachowski, along with brother Andy, is the sole female director of the summer's big movies.

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    Director Liza Johnson on Exploring Kristen Wiig's Dramatic Side in Hateship Loveship

    In her Alice Munro adaptation, Johnson creates another film about a female protagonist who is "teetering on the sidelines of a society she will risk everything to join."

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    Trailer Watch: Michelle Monaghan Returns Home After Afghanistan in Fort Bliss

    Monaghan transitions uneasily back into civilian life in writer-director Claudia Myers' sophomore film.

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    Female Film Industry Heavyweights Support Fledgling Female Directors

    Jane Campion, Helen Mirren, and Sienna Miller are among the participants of a wonderful new initiative to highlight the next generation of female filmmakers.

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    Trailer Watch: Gia Coppola Makes Her Directorial Debut with Palo Alto

    Palo Alto could provide a breakout role for Emma Roberts.

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    Dorothy Arzner to Receive Career Retrospective

    Arzner (1897-1979) was the first woman to make a career in Hollywood making films, the first female member of the DGA, still one of the most prolific women directors of all time (with 16 features), and the inventor of the boom mike.

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    Special Report: Women Directors at the Box Office in March 2014

    A look back at the women-directed March 2014 releases.

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    Trailer Watch: Toni Collette Searches for a Lost Love in Lucky Them

    Collette plays a veteran rock journalist who has one last chance to save her job.

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    Thea Sharrock to Make Her Feature Directorial Debut

    She will adapt and direct Jojo Moyes' best-selling novel "Me Before You" for the big screen.

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    Heroines of Cinema: How Judi Dench Became a Box-Office Phenomenon In 10 Easy Steps

    In the week "Philomena" crosses $100 million worldwide, Judi Dench once again confirms her status as a true box office draw.

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