Film critics divided on Swedish gender bias test The rating project has the enthusiastic support of the state-owned Swedish Film Institute, which provides funding for virtually every homegrown Swedish movie - and all 23 films released last year. "We think it's a really good way of raising awareness of ... 11/7/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Four Swedish Movie Theaters Are Now Rating Lady-Friendly Films Using The Bechdel Test And this isn’t just a wild project of some hairy-legged Swedish bra-burners: the Swedish Film Institute backs the idea, as does Viasat Film, a Swedish cable channel, which is celebrating my birthday with a marathon of movies that pass the test. 11/7/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Swedish cinemas introduce gender bias film rating The rating project has the enthusiastic support of the state-owned Swedish Film Institute, which provides funding for virtually every homegrown Swedish movie -- and all 23 films released last year. "We think it's a really good way of raising awareness of ... 11/7/2013 - 10:19 am | View Link
Swedish cinemas launch feminist movie rating "The goal is to see more female stories and perspectives on cinema screens." The state-funded Swedish Film Institute supports the initiative, which is starting to catch on. Scandinavian cable TV channel Viasat Film says it will start using the ratings in ... 11/6/2013 - 7:50 am | View Link
Top ten Swedish films to see before you die When it comes to Swedish cinema, most people probably think of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and Pippi Longstocking. But there's a lot more to it than that, argues Jan Göransson from the Swedish Film Institute. Check out his top ten. Jan Göransson, who ... 09/11/2013 - 6:37 am | View Link
Last month the world was rocked, or at the very least gently nudged, by the sudden demise of one of Family Guy's most beloved characters, Brian.
The faithful hound had been with the show since it started, was voiced by creator Seth MacFarlane, and was as popular for his singing as his dialogue.
Tecmo Koei is introducing a limit to the amount of money that Japanese youths will be able to spend on microtransactions in its games.
Siliconera reports that developer behind titles like Dynasty Warriors and Dead or Alive decided to implement the measure following a string of cases where people have gotten carried away spending obscene amounts of cash on online and social games.
In a bid to reassure Japanese parents that their kids won't be able to rack up huge bills, children under 15 in the country will only be able to spend up to 5,000 yen a month, which equates to $50 / £30.