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The Cricket's Daily 3: Where are the women directors?

Published January 25, 2012 10:00 am

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• Only five percent of the top 250 grossing films last year were directed by women, a new study finds. (One of them is "Kung Fu Panda 2.") [Los Angeles Times]

• Legendary Greek director Theo Angelopoulos was killed when he was hit by a motorcycle near the set of his next movie. He was 76. [Washington Post]

• Actor James Farentino, a star of TV and movies particularly in the '70s, has died at the age of 73. [People]