Okay, cinephiles, let's do this.
• Alison takes a look at the Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival, AKA POW Fest, and finds a lot to like, recommending a few films in particular (including The Gift of Gravity, pictured above). Sick of how women aren't represented enough in film, both in front of and behind the camera? Do something about it. Check out POW Fest.
• Zac's soul died a little bit after I made him watch 300: Rise of an Empire.
• Jenna really liked Tim's Vermeer! Don't let the fact that Teller directed it dissuade you.
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