Every time I got the chance to vote for a woman who should appear on a $20 bill, I voted for Wilma Mankiller. I tried.
Now there’s a documentary about her, titled Mankiller, beginning the rounds of festivals. I hope it will be available online soon.
Continue reading “Watch This: Mankiller Trailer”
Flip the Script is a web series from Women in Film. It takes real situations and changes the genders to create a comedic series about gender parity and representation. Continue reading “Watch This: Teaser for Flip the Script”
Kenneth Branagh brings us a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic Hercule Poirot mystery Murder on the Orient Express. The film is star-studded to the max. Every character is played by someone outstanding. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express”
I Love Dick as a television series is highly unusual. As a work of art it is a dazzling meditation on love, sexuality, and feminine perspective. The series shows the imagery and iconography of the female gaze explored through sexual obsession and feminine desire. I Love Dick was created by Jill Soloway of Transparent. Continue reading “Review: I Love Dick”
Wind River has interesting vibes. It stars Jeremy Renner as a game tracker and Elizabeth Olsen as an FBI agent. They hunt a murderer on the Wind River reservation in Wyoming. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Wind River”
AWOL, a lesbian romance from director Deb Shoval stars Lola Kirke and Breeda Wool. It’s the story of Joey (Kirke) who enlists in the Army as a solution to her lack of direction. Soon after she meets married Rayna (Wool) and the story is underway. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for AWOL, a Lesbian Romance”
GLOW begins June 23 on Netflix. Before we talk about stars, take a look a who’s making this comedy.
GLOW is executive produced by Liz Flahive (Homeland, Nurse Jackie), Carly Mensch (Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie), Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black, Weeds) and Tara Herrmann (Orange is the New Black). These women have all made me very happy in the past. I’m trusting them with my future and GLOW. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for GLOW”
This Canadian series calls itself Anne with an E, although it’s listed on IMDB simply as Anne. Since the stunningly gorgeous title sequence for every episode calls it Anne with an E, that’s the one I’m going with here. Continue reading “Review: Anne with an E”