Currently Browsing: April 10, 2017

Women in media facing sexism, exclusivity

In my 2011 Pulchronomics 101 piece, I wrote about whether or not there was an advantage for women in media who were deemed attractive. Based on a Newsweek survey, the study found that attractive women had a greater advantage at work or finding jobs more so if they wore form fitting clothing. At the same […]

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Happy Pesach to all who celebrate from FF2 Media

Where there is life, there is hope! Happy Pesach from Jan, Richard & the whole FF2 Media Team Photo of 1947 Seder at Feldafing DP Camp in Germany from the Yad Vashem website.

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Director Lone Scherfig on ‘Their Finest,’ visionary filmmaking

When Lone Scherfig made the sleeper hit An Education, the coming-of-age romance that launched Carey Mulligan to stardom, she was already well into her impressive career. A graduate of the National Film School of Denmark, and won festival praise for her films The Birthday Party and On Our Own. But it was Italian for Beginners, […]

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Miranda Bailey discusses director’s vision, unique style of ‘Norman’

Joseph Cedar, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker from Israel, brings us an exceptional tale about an ordinary man in Norman, starring Richard Gere and Lior Ashkenazi. Norman is a small-time businessman in New York City, always hustling for the next big deal. His connections are suspect and his exaggerations quite humorous, but his motivations come into question […]

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