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The Hurt Locker (movie)

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  • Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors

    Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors
    Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon. "I...
  • Int'l Exec You Should Know: Rula Nasser

    Black comedy "Me Myself and Murdoch" (no, not that Murdoch) -- about a Palestinian man who awakes from a coma to discover he can speak only Hebrew -- is the first time the Jordanian producer Rula Nasser has worked with a budget of $1 million. It's also...
  • Review: In 'Boys of Abu Ghraib,' echoing opinions about torture

    Review: In 'Boys of Abu Ghraib,' echoing opinions about torture
    Based on a true story only in the loosest sense, "Boys of Abu Ghraib" dramatizes the torture of terror suspects at the hands of American guards during the Iraq war. Unlike the few documentaries on the subject, the film views the events through an...
  • Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female

    Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female
    It’s a man’s world -- or at least that’s the way it appears on screen. According to a report released Tuesday by San Diego State University film professor Martha Lauzen, the top 100 grossing films of 2013 were overwhelmingly male. Just...
  • Anne Sweeney on Disney CEO Post: 'It Wasn't the Job I Wanted'

    Kathryn Bigelow and the late Gil Cates -- that's the unlikely pair who were two of the major influences on Anne Sweeney's surprising decision to move on from her top perch at Disney/ABC TV Group to pursue a career as a TV director. Bigelow's milestone of...
  • Publicists Honor Lionsgate's Dynamic Duo

    Under the watch of Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman, mini-major Lionsgate became the first studio outside the traditional majors to top the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office. The company is also having a stellar run globally, taking in...
  • 15 Most Memorable Oscar Moments

    Oscar's big night is always filled with surprises and great moments -- here are our favorites: Hattie McDaniel, Best Supporting Actress, "Gone With the Wind" Newsreel clips show that she was visibly moved in a historic win. Charlie Chaplin, Honorary...
  • Oscars reaction: Well done, Hollywood

    Oscars reaction: Well done, Hollywood
    That "whoosh" you heard Sunday night during the Academy Awards telecast was me breathing a sigh of relief. Good judgment prevailed and "12 Years a Slave" deservedly won the Best Picture Oscar over a lousy script hidden behind amazing visuals ("Gravity")...
  • Letters: The silver screen as a teaching tool

    Re "History lessons, with popcorn," Opinion, Feb. 12 Zach P. Messitte is spot-on regarding the influence that films with historical backgrounds have on today's college students. Since 1991 I've been teaching at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. I've...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club': Lawsuit Filed Against Internet Pirates

    A copyright infringement lawsuit has been filed against 31 unidentified Internet users who have used a torrent protocol to share "Dallas Buyers Club," a cumbersome legal attempt to identify individuals who have unleashed copies of the Oscar-nominated...
  • History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates

     History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates
    The merits of the nine nominees for the Academy Award for best picture are being debated by cineastes around the world. But as a college professor, this year's Oscar nominees also reaffirm the growing importance of the movies in the classroom and how film...