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Made in Dagenham

Best Films and More About Work, for Labor Day

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

This Labor Day week, we take a look at a listing of nominees for best films, tv shows, and other artistic expressions in what are called the "2011 Workers' Voice Awards" from PopWork USA.

'Because It's Right' -- Is That All It Takes?

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

When we recognize what is possible, we discover it is these small incremental shifts that have always caused evolutionary change.

Embracing What Film Award Shows Miss

Phyllis Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Phyllis Stuart

It's no surprise that every season, award shows completely overlook deserving actors, films or shows, and these glaring omissions don't simply startle fans who want their favorite actors, films and shows to be embraced.

Made in Dagenham: Union Spirit, Winning Performances

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

The film is not overly complex, but hits the requisite emotional notes. When you find a group of, often cynical, critics applauding at the end of a screening, you know you've stumbled upon a film whose verve and charm are contagious.

Sally Hawkins: Made in New York

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When Mike Leigh cast her as the lead in his film Happy Go Lucky, Sally Hawkins knew it was a good role - but she didn't realize how good. Then she wa...

Gents-Who Lunch: Nigel Cole and Alfred Uhry

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The subject of equal pay for skilled workers is of course a serious subject, but in "Made in Dagenham," a little known but true story about a strike a...

Sally Hawkins Helicoptered in for the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The crowd-pleasing "Made in Dagenham," about a strike for equal pay for women workers at a Ford plant in mid-'60's England, will remind many viewers o...

Live From the Toronto Film Festival: Saturday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The most persistent feeling one has at a big event like the Toronto International Film Festival -- other than the feeling of exhaustion -- is that you're somehow running behind.