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Susan Wloszczyna on the Prospects for Women at the Oscars

Date: 11/18/2014

My friend and fellow critic Susan Wloszczyna is covering the run-up to the Oscars for Women and Hollywood , and I particularly appreciated her thoughtful essay on the prospects for women nominees this year . Noting that only one woman has ever won the Best Director Oscar (and only a handful have been nominated), we may see some improvement as both Angelina Jolie ("Unbroken") and Ava DuVernay ("S ...

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Wonder Woman's Amazing Secret History

Date: 11/20/2014

Copyright Knopf 2014 Historian Jill Lepore is one of my favorite writers and I am also a Comic-Con-attending fangirl, so I was thrilled to get a chance to hear Professor Lepore speak at the Smithsonian about her new book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman . There are only three superheroes who have appeared for decades without any interruptions: Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. But lik ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, Wonder Woman, Jill Lepore

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