Hollywood’s masculinity problem — the full picture – Financial Times


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Hollywood's masculinity problem — the full picture
Financial Times
Step forward two female-led features, with Amazonian box office: Beauty and the Beast and Wonder Woman, which has grossed over $820m so far. Gentlemen, take note. And they have. Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has been offered a sequel, and ...

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National Trust head Helen Ghosh on Ruth Rendell and ‘La La Land’ – Financial Times


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National Trust head Helen Ghosh on Ruth Rendell and 'La La Land'
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My commute starts with a 10-minute cycle on my rusty Ridgeback through a nature park to Oxford station. One of my office spaces is at the National Trust headquarters in Swindon and the other is in London. I spend one day a week at each. For the rest, I ...

Israel capitalises on expertise in counter-terrorism – Financial Times


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Israel capitalises on expertise in counter-terrorism
Financial Times
The setting is reminiscent of a Jason Bourne action film: a command and control centre with multiple video screens, where a group of barrel-chested security men are watching over Brazil's 2016 Olympic Games, on high alert for a possible terrorist attack.