Okja is both heartwarming and heartbreaking. A young Korean girl and her friend the super pig Okja win our hearts. Into their charmed existence in the serene mountains comes the horror of the meat producing business.
Seeing is Believing: Women Direct is a documentary series with interviews of 50 women directors from film and television. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Seeing is Believing: Women Direct”
Ladies in Lavender is a throwback to the distant past. Ladies in Lavender was set in 1936 on the coast of Cornwall, but filmed in 2004. Continue reading “Review: Ladies in Lavender”
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.
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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”