Anna Boden codirects and cowrites Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Gina Rodriguez stars in the Catherine Hardwicke–directed Miss Bala; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Does every wide release in North America this week feature a female protagonist or female ensemble? Wow.
Authoritative and insightful, this essential film gives much needed cultural breathing room to some remarkable Hollywood women to discuss how they are undermined or shut out entirely from the industry.
A stellar example of a film that allows women to be fully human, including as scared, as asshole-ish, and as ignoble as men are allowed to be onscreen.
Authentically female in how it gets inside a lifelong friendship between two women, and as wisely funny as it is sharply poignant.
We know how it is: You’d like to go to the movies this weekend, but you’re in the Nazi-killing business, and business is booming. But you can have a multiplex-like experience at home with a collection of the right DVDs. And when someone asks you on Monday, “Hey, did you see Inglourious Basterds this weekend?” … more…