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Hollywood women unite to break through the celluloid ceiling

January 29, 2012

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With female scriptwriters behind some of the biggest movies, from Juno to Kung Fu Panda 2, it seems the sexism barrier has been lifted. But has it? Paul Harris New York guardian.co.uk, Saturday 28 January 2012 Ellen Page and Michael Cera in Juno, the indie film hit that won an Oscar for screenwriter Diablo Cody. […]

Hollywood women unite to break through the celluloid ceiling

January 29, 2012

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With female scriptwriters behind some of the biggest movies, from Juno to Kung Fu Panda 2, it seems the sexism barrier has been lifted. But has it? Paul Harris New York guardian.co.uk, Saturday 28 January 2012 Ellen Page and Michael Cera in Juno, the indie film hit that won an Oscar for screenwriter Diablo Cody. […]

Why Men Always Tell You to See Movies

January 28, 2012

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Trailer Voice-Over Work Scarce for Women Melissa Disney, top, did the voice-over for the trailer for “Gone in 60 Seconds,” starring Angelina Jolie and Nicolas Cage. Women “have so much more to pull from than your typical male action voice,” Ms. Disney said. By ANDY ISAACSONPublished: January 27, 2012 WHAT gender is the voice of […]

Why Men Always Tell You to See Movies

January 28, 2012

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Trailer Voice-Over Work Scarce for Women Melissa Disney, top, did the voice-over for the trailer for “Gone in 60 Seconds,” starring Angelina Jolie and Nicolas Cage. Women “have so much more to pull from than your typical male action voice,” Ms. Disney said. By ANDY ISAACSONPublished: January 27, 2012 WHAT gender is the voice of […]

How Harry Potter’s Hermione suffered a very Hollywood fate

July 31, 2011

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As Hermione Granger grew up, her bookish, brainy persona was reduced to being more sexy, less threatening – and less magical Sarah Jane Stratfordguardian.co.uk, Saturday 30 July 2011 In Deathly Hallows, Hermione (played by Emma Watson) wears ‘jeans so tight you’d think her legs would break if she tried to run’. Photograph: Jaap Buitendijk “I […]

How Harry Potter’s Hermione suffered a very Hollywood fate

July 31, 2011

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As Hermione Granger grew up, her bookish, brainy persona was reduced to being more sexy, less threatening – and less magical Sarah Jane Stratfordguardian.co.uk, Saturday 30 July 2011 In Deathly Hallows, Hermione (played by Emma Watson) wears ‘jeans so tight you’d think her legs would break if she tried to run’. Photograph: Jaap Buitendijk “I […]