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SOS This Week Podcast #5: The State of Women in Film


For the fifth episode of SOS This Week, we’re taking over the Sound on Sight Podcast iTunes feed. If you currently subscribe to that podcast, our new podcast should now appear in that feed, and welcome to our new listeners! And if you now subscribe to the Sound on Sight podcast ...

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Week in Review: Study reveals growing gender gap in film industry


This week, Variety reported on a study that was released confirming what many already know about the film industry, or at the very least anecdotally: Women are having an increasingly hard time breaking in. The study showed that there’s a large gender gap between independently financed and directed projects by ...

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Television that Home Video Forgot: Cracking Up (2004)


Excavating through the vastness of television history to feature programs from broadcast past that were critically maligned and/or lost on the way to home video.

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A Brief History of the Janis Joplin Biopic


For a performer whose career was so short-lived, Janis Joplin has been hugely influential and such a largely contentious figure in the world of music. We’ve recently gotten a Jimi Hendrix biopic, along with music stories about everyone from the short lived (Ian Curtis, Jim Morrison, John Lennon) to the ...

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Watch the THR Television Roundtable sessions, featuring showrunners, performers, and more

THR Roundtable

Over the years, The Hollywood Reporter has gained a reputation for their Roundtable sessions, in which they gather notable figures to candidly discuss their professions, their work, and the industry at large. With television inceasingly gaining prestige to rival movies, the site has expanded their roundtable coverage to include the ...

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The Definitive Romantic Comedies: 30-21

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

We’ve reached the near mid-point of this Definitive List; 20 down, 30 to go. As we move forward, the story of “boy meets girl” becomes more complicated, as plenty of stumbling blocks stand in the way: lack of experience, insecurity, unsupportive parents, and, as in most cases, ego. So, when ...

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The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week


5) Jay Stansfield “Building A Shield” Directed by Jay Stansfield The latest from Jay Stansfield kicks off this week’s 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week. “Building A Shield” is an interestingly shot video that explores the sensitive subject of child neglect. Although the video mostly follows the child (featuring some beautiful ...

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New Girl, Ep. 2.23, “Virgins” provides hilarity through flashback, platform for Nick and Jess


New Girl, Season 2, Episode 23: “Virgins” Written by Elizabeth Meriwether Directed by Alec Berg Airs on Tuesdays at 9pm on FOX The last part of season 2 is very much driven by Nick, focusing on his and Jess’ growing relationship. Considering the build up and progress we have seen ...

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New Girl, Ep. 2.22: “Bachelorette Party” is not the most memorable episode but hints at some interesting potential story lines


In terms of comedy New Girl delivers a fairly average episode this week but all of the characters get to shine, including Winston and Cece. The episode begins with Nick walking around in a hideous orange tracksuit that belonged to his late dad. His mother has sent it and he refuses to take it off, claiming a “dead dad pass”.

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New Girl, Ep. 2.21, “First Date”: The Return Of Tran And Fancyman


Many New Girl fans have been waiting all season to see Nick and Jess in a real date setting and this week’s episode finally gives us a first taste of that, kind of. Nick’s decision to take Jess out on a date stems from a great scene he shares with Tran, the old Asian man from “Menzies” and Nick’s personal confidant. Nick isn’t good at expressing his emotions but when we see him just talk at this old man it’s great.

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New Girl, Ep. 2.20, “Chicago”: An Ode To Mr. Nick Miller

Zooey Deschanel as Elvis in New Girl, Chicago

New Girl, Season 2, Episode 20: “Chicago” Written by Luvh Rakhe Directed by Jake Kasdan Airs on Tuesdays at 9pm (ET) on FOX In previous episodes, New Girl hasn’t been so good with serious matters, but following “Quick Hardening Caulk”, this week’s episode is a definite game-changer for the show. ...

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PaleyFest 2013: Watch the full panel for ‘New Girl’

New Girl

One of the unexpected comedic hits of the Fall 2011 tv session was the Fox sitcom New Girl. Originally advertised as a star vehicle for up-and-coming actress Zooey Deschanel, the show, created by No Strings Attached scribe Elizabeth Meriwether, quickly found a voice as an ensemble comedy, with co-stars Jake ...

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