A very welcome feminist interpretation of Alcott’s beloved novel, layered in sly, winking awareness of Hollywood clichés and the cultural pressures on women. Alive and electric, an absolute treasure.
Jill Culton writes and codirects Abominable; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang direct documentary One Child Nation; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Andrea Berloff writes and directs The Kitchen, starring Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, and Tiffany Haddish; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
It’s Christmas for movies about women! Women-centered Mary Queen of Scots, The Favourite, Second Act, and Bumblebee all open wide over the holidays. Amazing.
Women get wide releases! Christina Hodson writes and Hailee Steinfeld stars in sci-fi action-adventure Bumblebee; Deborah Davis cowrites and Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz star in historical dramedy The Favourite; more…
Amanda Seyfried learns about her mother Meryl Streep’s past; Lauren Greenfield looks back to her childhood in glitzy Los Angeles to explore American materialism; and more…
Amanda Seyfried and Lily James sing ABBA tunes; Jodie Foster patches up criminals; Lauren Greenfield investigates Western materialism; and more…
I correctly guessed 15 out of the 24 categories, which is one of my better showings ever, I think.
Women fall for aliens, older men, and the mad power of running a major newspaper.