Review: Okja

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.

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Watch This: Trailer for Seeing is Believing: Women Direct

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”

Review: Ladies in Lavender

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”

Watch This: Mankiller Trailer

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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Watch This: Teaser for Flip the Script

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”

Watch This: Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express

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”

Review: I Love Dick

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”

Watch This: Trailer for Wind River

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”