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Elisabeth Fies
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My Doritos Crash The Super Bowl VIII Top Twenty and Finalists Analysis
Much of Doritos' Crash the Super Bowl VIII contest has been confusing and misleading ( Do votes and views count? What are the voting rules?) Why did the contest rules say semifinalists would be announced on December 14th, while the website said December 4th...

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Doritos' Top 20 Semi-Finalists - Crash the Super Bowl VIII
The 20 semi-finalist commercials were announced this morning. It must be true that scores and views didn't matter to the judges; many of these semifinalists have dismal ratings (one currently has 1 out of 5 stars!). I hadn't seen most of these and feel disa...

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National Film Registry - 2015 movie selections
Remember we watched the trailer for "These Amazing Shadows," and some clips from the documentary about how the National Film Registry of the United States is trying to save important movies? <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embe...

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More movies to watch!
Here are some awesome movies currently on Netflix Instant: To Kill a Mockingbird, Game of Death (Bruce Lee),  Crooked Arrows, Benchwarmers, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Clueless, Heathers, Big Trouble in Little China, Wayne's World, Swingers, Clueless, PeeWee'...

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The Bechedel-Wallace Test!
Actress/Producer Amy Poehler's excellent website "Smart Girls" has a terrific article on what is the Bechdel-Wallace test and why it matters. It's a must-read to understand how women are being portrayed in movies, and what positive changes we are asking for...

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Panavision
Remember a few weeks ago when we talked about Panavision? In the 1950s, Hollywood attempted to lure viewers away from their new TV sets by making movies widescreen, color, and/or 3-D. Panavision was the wide format asked about on your Final. One of the few ...

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Los Angeles Theaters!
Sign up for a free newsletter about the best movie events every week: Film Radar It will tell you about Q&As with filmmakers and actors, special events like Psycho at the Nuart...it's a great resource!

There are special screenings of silent movies (Chaplin...

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So excited to be a part of Lady Filmmakers' Script to Screen Program! Please help spread the word about our crowdfunding campaign, and help produce three short films written by and directed by women... We need you to be part of the solution!
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