Plus sci-fi noir, sun-fueled madness, and more. (First published August 12th, 2022, on Substack and Patreon.)
Plus grounded human experiences, from escaping a cult to — yes — doing an espionage. (First published June 3rd, 2022, on Substack and Patreon.)
Dishearteningly less concerned with giving Natasha Romanoff her own story than with setting up her MCU replacement. Superfluous, backward-looking, its bit of feminism belabored. She deserved better.
I correctly guessed 9 out of the 24 categories, which is appalling. I shall be in my corner reprimanding myself.
Our most honored films are Roma (five awards), The Favourite (four awards), and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (three awards).
Roma wins four awards including Best Picture; Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is Best Animated Feature.
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…
Sarah Silverman gives voice to a videogame character on an adventure; Shay Mitchell is a cop investigating a possessed corpse; more…
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz in the midst of high intrigue in the court of Queen Anne; Alba August portrays Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lindgren; more…