The Morning Read: ‘Her’s Hardest Scene, ‘Gravity’s Primalism and The Top-Grossing Female Directors

By  · Published on January 8th, 2014

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“Jonas Cuaron on the primal instincts of Gravity” – The young filmmaker discusses his massive space spectacle and offers some practical advise for when your college girlfriend asks you to watch black & white movies.

“The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Spike Jonze on Her’s Sweet Song” – A script can be all sorts of things when it’s not tethered to a human body.

“Hollywood Sexist? Female Directors Still Missing In Action” – Ramin Setoodeh at Variety focuses on the top-grossing movies from female directors to tell the incomplete story of the studio system in 2013.

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