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Direct Disparity

Posted in Uncategorized by m.snowe on December 31, 2009

Dumbass Chicks Ain't Good For Nothing.

m.snowe was pretty outspoken a while ago about how some production companies didn’t seem to entertain ideas for strong female heros in their movies. But upon discussion with someone who knows way more on these topics than m.snowe ever will, she’s learned that her rants might be directed somewhere else, as it were: Directors/Producers. Instead of ranting, however, m.snowe is just going to leave you to your New Year’s festivities with the links below that she found intriguing, and let you pass judgment. And just maybe, at your Oscar parties in February, you’ll be a little more cynical. Because that’s m.snowe’s goal in life, really.

Any Lady Director Oscar Winners? Ever?

Nancy Meyers and the “Chick Flick” Can’t Get a Good Table.

Chicks=No Respect. Dudes=Dissertations? (Still love the Lebowski, though).

We Watch But Don’t Direct? Is There A Female Gaze, or Are We Stuck with How Men See Us?

Mulvey on the Gaze.

Background Shit on Lacan & Foucault.

“Flaubert wrote Madame Bovary. That’s all we need to say about that. But I do think as 51 percent of the population we should be given a chance… It’s very boring to watch the same people coming from a certain kind of background make the same kinds of movies.”

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