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So The Hollywood Reporter held its directors round table and didn't invite any women. Then the outlet's editor Stephen Galloway was condescending toward the profile of female-directed films this year, asking the filmmakers to "name a female director who made a major film this year." This made Melissa Silverstein hit the roof, and I think she speaks truth. "'The Whistleblower' was a major movie that actually made the UN stand up and look at how peacekeepers are acting around the world,' she says. 'Circumstance' was a major movie that brought us into Iranian culture from the perspective of two teenage girls. 'Pariah' is a major film about an African American girls dealing with sexuality...It matters that the Hollywood Reporter doesn't think a woman made a major movie this year." [Women and Hollywood]
Marlowe Stern profiles "Tyrannosaur" and "The Iron Lady" star Olivia Colman. [Daily Beast]
Cameron Crowe's "We Bought a Zoo" will sneak a month in advance on more than 800 screens. [The Uncool]
Steve Pond on the Oscar doc race and the looming short list announcement. [The Odds]
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