The Hobbit

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2013 Oscar Week: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’: The Addition of Feminine Presence During a Quest for the Ages

Guest post written by Elise Schwartz. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey directed by Peter Jackson is the prequel story to The Lord of the Rings trilogy. It begins by introducing the protagonist, Bilbo Baggins, on the day of his 111th birthday, the same day that the Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings […]

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Did We Have a Pro-Woman Golden Globes? by Renee Martin via Womanist Musings  A Salute to Girl Power in Hollywood by Alessandra Stanley via New York Times Jodie Foster Coming Out: “This Is Something for Us” by Haviland Stillwell via AutoStraddle New York Times Says “Female Directors Gain Ground Slowly.” Should We Wait That Long? […]

‘The Hobbit’: A Totally Expected Bro-Fest

Written by Erin Fenner Is there enough dude on this poster for you? Bad Taste, 1987, was Peter Jackson’s first dip into epic nerd movies and his first film. While he may be best known for his specially affected J.R.R. Tolkien interpretations, I personally will always love Jackson for his exploding sheep and (literally) brain-snatchy/gory […]