Jennifer Lawrence snags role of Katniss in The Hunger Games

Lionsgate has officially announced that Jennifer Lawrence will be playing the much-coveted role of Katniss Everdeen in the upcoming film adaptation of the popular series, The Hunger Games.  Written by Suzanne Collins, the New York Times bestseller is a science fiction trilogy about a post-apocalyptic world with a little bit of a Twilight-esque twist that […]

Film world needs female presence

Last March, Kathryn Bigelow made history by becoming the first woman ever awarded the Oscar for Best Director. As 2010 was only the fourth time a woman had even been nominated, it was a momentous occasion for women in the film industry. And yet this year’s Oscar nominees, however, reveal that little has truly changed […]

Oscar contenders are predictable choices

Out of all the award shows in existence, the Oscars is probably the most anticipated. Yet the announcement of the 83rd annual Academy Award nominations last week came about just as critics predicted, with only a few, not very notable exceptions. Winter’s Bone filled what some saw as the wild card slot in the 10-film […]