New Talk.In Site Live!

Women's Media Group has launched the new Talk.In website with homepage art by Nicole Hollander (creator of SYLVIA).  I’ll let you know as soon as they’ve posted the podcast of their Nov 17th Kick-Off program at THE SPACE in Evanston, IL (starring extraordinary Chgo schvesters Sara Paretsky, Hedy Ratner, & June Sochen).  Meanwhile, log on…

CRITCAL CONCENSUS?

Jan Sings Her Annual Oscar Blues!      Reuters just eBlasted an article from the Hollywood Reporter into cyberspace: “Critics weigh in on year’s best films.”  Fair enough, but who are these critics? Ken Turan, Peter Rainer, David Ansen, Leonard Maltin, & Bob Strauss.  Notice anything?  You’ve got it: NO WOMEN NEED APPLY!!!  Oh, & need…

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

Slumdog Millionaire is the first great film of the new “flat world.” “Jamal” (Dev Patel), the hero of Slumdog Millionaire, is a Mumbai teenager who becomes a contestant on the Indian version of the TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. The plot is as simple as can be: every time “Millionaire’s” host asks…