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Women’s Silent Era Success and New Century Supremacy?

8 May

4th article in our series Next Generation of Films for Women

Nominating Katherine Bigalow’s work “The Hurt Locker” (2008), “Zero Dark Thirty” (2012), we will prescribe her as an antidote for contemporary weaknesses in popular filmmaking. This article will also predict what other female filmmakers will once again rise to the occasion and save audiences from the kinds of predictability that are apparent in so many contemporary films. That’s right, women will be Hollywood’s secret weapon, once again stale ideas, myopic visions, and impotent paradigmatic planning will eventually be overturned.  Unlike yesterdays Hollywood, in tomorrow’s Hollywood it will be the male acting stars that will be running for exposure in breathe-taking female helmed productions.  Judging from the ambitiousness of their current work, their future work will likely have the narrative and dramatic experiences current Hollywood films are missing.  But you may be asking what did he mean by “once again?”

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