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  1. MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... movies, from a 1940 musical comedy ("Dance, Girl, Dance,") and recent Hollywood releases ("Winter's Bone" and "North Country") to international ("Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles") and LGBT ("Fire," "Wildness") offerings. "We had ...


  2. Broadway Am Report, 6/23/2016 - The Rockettes' New York Spectacular and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 |

    ... Among her film credits are MOONRISE KINGDOM, BURN AFTER READING, FARGO, MISSISSIPPI BURNING, ALMOST FAMOUS, NORTH COUNTRY and more. Frances McDormand celebrates her Tony win for GOOD PEOPLE at the 65th annual Tony Awards ceremony. Photo Credit: ...


  3. 'Captain Marvel': Jennifer Kent and Niki Caro in the Running to Direct Marvel Superhero AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | /film

    ... Marvel is considering for the job. Caro is a New Zealand director whose credits include Whale Rider and North Country . She just recently teamed with Disney for McFarland, USA , and her next release is The Zookeeper's Wife starring Jessica Chastain ...


  4. Brie Larson is Marvel's choice for 'Captain Marvel' role, but who will direct?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 |

    ... of 2014 with " The Babadook ", while Caro has been at the helm of acclaimed films such as " Whale Rider ", " North Country ", and last year's sports drama " McFarland, USA ". Wood, who directed the Sundance film "White Girl", reportedly had a ...


  5. 'Captain Marvel' Director Contenders Include Jennifer Kent, Niki CaroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Collider

    ... a solid filmography dating back to her 2002 breakout Whale Rider and including the Charlize Theron -fronted North Country and last year's sports drama McFarland, USA . Caro is currently in post-production on an adaptation of the bestselling novel ...


  6. Director Jackie Van Beek Chosen for Niki Caro MentorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Scoop

    ... Caro went on to an international directing career that saw her make films with the likes of Charlize Theron in North Country , Kevin Costner in McFarland, USA , and Jessica Chastain and Daniel BrA1 4hl in The Zookeeper's Wife . Her next film, Callas ...


  7. Lafayette film premiere features native sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 |

    ... wrong. "The Life & Death of an Unhappily Married Man" also stars Rusty Schwimmer ("The Perfect Storm" and "North Country") and D'Arcy Fellona ("Gossip Girl"). The mostly Chicago native supporting cast includes Sean Patrick Leonard, Elizabeth ...


  8. UTA signs Director Niki CaroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Deadline

    ... for Disney, starring Kevin Costner and Maria Bello. Caro followed Whale Rider with the Warner Bros film North Country, which starred Charlize Theron, Jeremy Renner and Frances McDormand. She's a strong actor's director, as Theron got an Oscar nom ...


  9. Charlize Theron says 'pretty people' miss out on good rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | New York Daily News

    ... killer in "Monster." And her second Oscar nomination came along in 2006 for her role as an iron miner in "North Country." In the recent, Oscar-winning film "Mad Max: Fury Road, Theron sported a buzzcut and prosthetic arm. The longtime face of beauty ...


  10. Charlize Theron Has Lost Roles for Being Too 'Pretty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | ABC News

    ... won the 2004 Academy Award for best actress. She earned a second nod for her role as a gritty iron miner in "North Country." And for 2015's "Mad Max: Fury Road," she buzzed her hair off and wore a prosthetic arm. "We live in a society where women ...


  11. 10 female directors you need to watch in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Mashable

    ... Rider , a drama about a 12-year-old Maori girl wants to be a chief of her tribe. Caro then directed 2005's North Country , starring Charlize Theron and Frances McDormand, about a female miner who won the first successful sexual harassment case in ...


  12. Want to shoot your movie in Minnesota? Not an easy sell at Sundance Film FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... office on Park City's Main Street. The goal is to fuel a revival of the state's golden age of "Fargo" and "North Country." Or even "The Mighty Ducks." The current slate of Minnesota-produced projects is promising but thin. Woody Harrelson , who ...


  13. Aquaman May Have Found Its Leading Lady, Get The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... . Amber Heard currently can be seen as Ulla in Tom Hooper's The Danish Girl . Her other credits include North Country , 3 Days to Kill , Magic Mike XXL and the short-lived NBC series The Playboy Club . While physically she looks close enough to ...


  14. This Actress Says Working With Women Is ''Heaven''Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Refinery 29

    ... actress told The Hollywood Reporter . The film boasts a crew full of women: director Niki Caro ( Whale Rider, North Country) , three producers (Diane Levin, Kim Zubick and Katie McNeill), a screenwriter (Angela Workman), a camera operator (Rachael ...


  15. Delhi to host gender-based violence film festRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 |

    ... Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey and Angela Bassett. The films featured at the festival will be: "The Accused", "North Country", "The Color Purple", "What's Love Got to Do with It" and "Safe Haven".


  16. Letters to Calendar: Let's talk female directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... top directors mentioned in these pieces. She directed the art-house hit "Whale Rider," the mainstream success "North Country" and was instrumental in turning a potentially formulaic Disney sports movie, "McFarland, USA," into something a great deal ...


  17. The Untold Story of This Bald, Toothless Baby and Her Adorable 1993 Print AdRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Technology Marketing

    ... Is for Families" campaign. (Her big line was, "Are we there yet?") She also appeared in the 2005 film North Country, sharing scenes with Charlize Theron and Woody Harrelson. Her biggest advertising moment was a brief appearance on the grandest stage ...


  18. This Underrated Film Perfectly Captured This Disturbing Universal TruthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Refinery 29

    ... of women could be overlooked for only about 90 minutes before the men saw the error of their ways. North Country was the first movie that ever made me angry, but more than that, throughout, I was incredulous. The title cards proclaimed it has been ...


  19. Review: 'Suffragette': EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... is 1912, but there's something about Maud's suffering that feels just as contemporary as Charlize Theron's in North Country . With her sad gaze and a washed-out face etched with hardship, Mulligan exquisitely imbues Maud with the defeated air of ...


  20. Jeremy Renner Recording An AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 |

    The Avengers star is an aspiring singer/songwriter and plays instruments including the guitar and drums, and he has previously performed songs for a number of his films including North Country and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Jeremy is now working on his first full-scale musical project, but has yet to confirm when it will hit shelves.