And the winners are…
Adele Lim and Lea Carpenter cowrite two of the week’s wide releases, (respectively) Crazy Rich Asians and Mile 22. Progress!
Julie Cohen and Betsy West direct a documentary biography of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, among a slew of other very limited releases.
Any woman here with a speaking role is nothing more than saintly support for the male protagonist, even when his behavior is at its very worst.
A celebration of male obnoxiousness that goes warm and fuzzy over its temperamental manchild as he finally learns to impersonate a decent human being. What?
A salacious yet also tedious portrayal of a woman who would appear to confirm all the nastiest stereotypes about women.
It is so cute what this flick thinks is “dangerous” and “offensive”!
Welcome to the costume-drama equivalent of Project X, celebrating misogyny and male sociopathy as just the way things are, and what else can ya expect from the world?
In *Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,* Michael Cera is forced to battle, videogame style, his new girlfriend’s (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) ex-boyfriends in order to win her hand. This flick sprang from (among other films)…
Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Huh. I didn’t know Quentin Tarantino had gone to Bollywood. Where’ Uma Thurman? Seriously, though: This film is the big push to get mainstream North American audiences into Bollywood movies. The film is being released on the same day in India as it is around the world, … more…