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    Patty Jenkins Exits Thor 2

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, director Patty Jenkins (Monster) has left Thor 2.  They wrote that she was working as of Monday afternoon and had recently been a part of a photo shoot on women directors and she talked about her involvement on the film. (The news for me here is that the Hol...

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    The Sundance 2012 Competition Lineup: The Women

    Sundance unveiled the competition lineups.  Here is the first look at the US Dramatic and Documentary competition.  There are 16 films in each category.  In the dramatic category,  3 are directed by women.  2 are written by women and 3 are about women.  That's under...

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    Trailer Watch: Declaration of War directed by Valerie Donzelli

    This film is France's entry to the Academy Awards and it is based on Valerie Donzelli's real life experience. She also co-stars in the film. Will open in the US in late January.

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    Angelina Jolie on 60 Minutes

    In case you missed it, Angelina was on 60 Minutes last night gearing up for the premiere of her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey.

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    Lisa Aschan Wins $800,000 From Stockholm Film Fund

    Director Lisa Aschan whose first film She Monkeys won the best narrative feature at last year's Tribeca Film Festival is the inaugural recipient of the Stockholm Film Fund. She receives $800,000 towards her second film The Deposit which she will co-write and direct.

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    Trailer Watch: W.E. directed and co-written by Madonna

    I totally want to see this.

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    The Documentary Short List: The Women

    The Academy released it's list of 15 films (out of 124) that made the short list for the best documentary feature.  The list is sent out with production companies not the directors, so it's hard at first look to see how many are directed by women.  It turns out that 5 of the 15 hav...

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    Trailer Watch: The Iron Lady (UK Version)

    The trailer is clear evidence that Streep will deliver another Oscar caliber performance (as if we had any doubt.)  Whether the movie stands up, still remains to be seen.  But this is clearly going to be very controversial.  Here's what Streep said to the Daily Mail about playi...

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    Julie Taymor Sues Spiderman Producers

    Last week the news came down that Julie Taymor would be the only director eligible for a Tony nomination for the Spiderman musical which is playing to robust audiences on Broadway. When asked at the Glamour Women of the Year event earlier this week about her potential nomination she said "It f...

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