India's 'Dangal' Blasts Past ₹2000 Crore / $305M, A Milestone In World Cinema – Forbes

On Monday, India’s hit drama Dangal picked up an additional 2.5 crore rupees ($390,000) from multiplexes across China, pushing its worldwide gross theatrical total past the magical 2,000 crore mark. Aamir Khan Productions Dangal’s story of love, sacrifice and achievement has won hearts across the globe. That’s 20 billion rupees, billions with a “b.” It’s a …

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Why Wonder Woman isn't the feminist fantasy we've been told it is – Metro

Something happened about midway through Wonder Woman – I stopped enjoying it. Carrie Fisher’s daughter speaks up over her mother’s autopsy report It changed from a joyous, ridiculous superhero movie into a series of lingering shots of Gal Gadot’s legs. It clunked with dialogue that all but stopped short of saying ‘hashtag feminism’. At one point, …

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Get Out of Here! Novelist Zadie Smith Says Hit Horror Movie 'Get Out' is 'Fact' – Heat Street

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Heat Street Get Out of Here! Novelist Zadie Smith Says Hit Horror Movie 'Get Out' is 'Fact'Heat StreetLiterary novelist Zadie Smith is best known for her debut novel White Teeth and having lunch with President Obama during his final days in office, but she's just put her foot in her …

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Fantasy Literature is Pushing Towards Bold, Complex Women – So Why Are Movies Still All About Men? – The Wire

Share this: The success of the new Wonder Woman film, based on an iconic feminist character, only highlights how few strong women roles existed in fantasy literature of the past, although this is fast changing. Why aren’t movie studios making more fantasy films with strong women role? Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Flickr/Twitter The release – and success …

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