Women and the Blockbuster Franchise

It was recently brought up on Twitter by Kim Masters discussing women and the concept of a franchise. Her point was that no one could really what Jennifer Lawrence has done with The Hunger Games movies. According to Masters: “Power in Hollywood rests with a few people...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014

A Tale of Two Supporting Actresses: Lupita and Jennifer

The two strongest contenders for Best Supporting Actress are Lupita Nyong’o, the frontrunner, and her challenger, Jennifer Lawrence, who steals American Hustle right out from under everyone else in the film. Both actresses are beautiful, young and charming. But more than...
Posted On 11 Jan 2014

Jennifer Lawrence, First Woman to Top Annual Box Office in 40 Years

Mark Harris discovers that Jennifer Lawrence and Hunger Games is the first film to top annual box office in 40 years, since The Exorcist. These numbers have changed. I was watching the box office at the end of the year to see if that would turn out to be true. The last time I...
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

Two Female Driven Films Kill at the Box Office

The box office powerhouse that is Jennifer Lawrence, and the brilliant marketing team (and great word of mouth) behind Frozen have driven the box office to a record breaking week. Why is it worth noting? Because both films are driven by female stories. Catching Fire is all about...
Posted On 02 Dec 2013

First Look at American Hustle

Last night was the first screening of American Hustle. The film is under a review embargo so I can’t really “review” it but I can give some brief notes. First off, Jennifer Lawrence steals this movie, as she steals every movie, playing Christian Bale’s...
Posted On 25 Nov 2013

American Hustle Clip – Jennifer Lawrence Unfiltered

What a great role for Jennifer Lawrence in David O. Russell’s American Hustle. She’s such a sassy broad, always prettified and tamed for most films. How great to see her unhinged: Get More: Movie Trailers, Movies Blog Source 1 2
Posted On 16 Nov 2013

American Hustle, trailer #2

(thanks to Josh for the link)
Posted On 10 Oct 2013

First Look at American Hustle

Hat Tip, ONTD, First Showing
Posted On 31 Jul 2013

Jennifer Lawrence rubberized. Not wet yet but it’ll do till the wetness gets here.

Katniss Everdeen and friends ready to get wet in a gallery after the cut.
Posted On 16 Jul 2013