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“This is Not About Texting: A Story of Movies, Men and Violence” — Sam Adams at Criticwire shares a personal story to bring context to a senseless death.
“This Is Me Getting Real” — Director Lexi Alexander NAILS the issue of gender inequality in Hollywood to the goddamned WALL. Thirty-five years without progress means the champions in power are either lying or inept.
“5 Fascinating things About Moviegoers a Comprehensive Poll Just Told Us” — Cinema Blend digs into the Harris Interactive poll and excavates the gems.
“Memo to modern men: Be less like Joaquin Phoenix in Her, more like Ethan Hawke in Before Midnight” — Stephanie Zacharek at Slate offers some cinematic relationship advice that skews toward, shocker, treating women like humans.
“An oral history of Hoop Dreams, 20 years after its premiere” — Jason Guerrasio at The Dissolve gives a movie worthy of more exploration an exploration.