Archive 81, from Netflix, is a mix of mystery, horror, and sci-fi. It keeps you puzzled and guessing until the end. We visit three different time periods as the story explores the veil between our world and a demonic world of witchcraft.Continue Reading: Review: Archive 81, mystery and horror
The Wilds brings mystery and adventure to a 10 part series streaming on Amazon. A group of teen girls find themselves stranded on a deserted island. Their struggle to survive is interspersed with flashbacks that help you get to know the characters and the puppeteers behind the scenes.Continue Reading: Review: The Wilds, season 1
Haifaa Al-Mansour is a woman director from Saudi Arabia. She has the distinction of being the first woman in that country to direct a film. That was in 2012. Since then she’s gone on to direct several more films. By now we can draw some conclusions about her.Continue Reading: Can We Talk About Haifaa Al-Mansour?
These five women directors have amassed 64 directing credits between them. Some are foreign and/or women of color. All are talented and should have names as easily recognized as those of male directors.
I picked these 5 women almost randomly from the many sources listing talented and available women with directing experience who seem to be invisible to Hollywood studio heads. This is another nudge to those same studio heads (because they seem need nudging) that women are out here and can do the job.Continue Reading: 5 Female Directors Who Should be Better Known