Protected: THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Five

Protected: THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Five

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Protected: HOUSE OF CARDS: Will Frank Underwood be the Next Captain Kirk?

Protected: HOUSE OF CARDS: Will Frank Underwood be the Next Captain Kirk?

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Protected: I’m Mad as Hell at Kevin Spacey and (Maybe) I’m Not Going to Take it Any More

Protected: I’m Mad as Hell at Kevin Spacey and (Maybe) I’m Not Going to Take it Any More

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Provocation To Thought: MAD MEN Are Sad Men

Provocation To Thought: MAD MEN Are Sad Men

During my recent marathon re-watch of Matthew Weiner’s smartly conceived and beutifully realized Mad Men, I became increasingly aware that the AMC/Lionsgate television series is very clever in the way it portrays a society of disconnection, a society in which manipulation and thinking only of yourself is mandatory for success and which leaves everyone, in a million different ways, craving the loyalty and empathy that is missing. Read on…

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Protected: THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Four

Protected: THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Four

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Protected: THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Three

Protected: THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Three

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THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Two

THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter Two

WHAT JENNIFER LYNCH SAW is the second chapter in an eight part exploration of the failure of the American-East Indian co-production of >Hisss (2010), filmmaker Jennifer Lynch’s greatly anticipated third feature film. Despite Lynch’s previous cinematic successes, Hisss, a tale about the Indian snake goddess Nagin, turned into an artistic and box office disaster that derailed its talented director. The making of Hisss and the aftermath for Lynch are the subject of Despite the Gods, an intimate documentary by Penny Vozniak, whose feminist perspective offers rare insight about the troubled production and its outcome.

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Protected: Movie Review: TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

Protected: Movie Review: TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

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THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter One

THE JENNIFER-PENNY CHRONICLES: MAKING HISSS – Chapter One

HOW MANY OBSERVERS DOES IT TAKE TO SEE AN EVENT? is the first installment of an eight part exploration of the failure of the American-East Indian co-production of >Hisss (2010), filmmaker Jennifer Lynch’s greatly anticipated third feature film. Despite Lynch’s previous cinematic successes, Hisss, a tale about the Indian snake goddess Nagin, turned into an artistic and box office disaster that derailed its talented director. The making of Hisss and the aftermath for Lynch are the subject of Despite the Gods, an intimate documentary by Penny Vozniak, whose feminist perspective offers rare insight about the troubled production and its outcome.

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