52 Weeks of Directors: Niki Caro

Niki Caro would not consider herself a “crusading feminist filmmaker” but her films often feature female protagonists. Caro is a New Zealand-born writer and director. She was born in Wellington, New Zealand and earned a BFA from the Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland. Originally, she was interested in art, specifically, …

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‘Based on Real Events’: Five Movies That Should Get Made

Although Academy Award predictions are now favoring The Revenant to win Best Picture, two films based on real events, The Big Short and Spotlight, received numerous accolades and critical acclaim in 2016’s awards race. While real event based and true story films are common throughout film history, there has been a spate of these films … Continue reading ‘Based on Real Events’: Five Movies That Should Get Made