The Power of the Dog, written and directed by Jane Campion, is assumed by many to be Benedict Cumberbatch’s film as he portrays a bullying, hypermasculine cowboy in 1925 Montana. Cumberbatch is terrific, I’ll admit that. But I think it’s Kodi Smit-McPhee’s film as Peter, the ‘Nancy Boy’ in the story. Hear me out.Continue Reading: Review: The Power of the Dog
The only thing I remember about the first The Beguiled is that Clint Eastwood was in it. I wouldn’t even guarantee that memory. Now there’s a new The Beguiled directed by Sophia Coppola that promises to be a more female version of the story. Continue Reading: Watch This: Trailer for The Beguiled
Hidden Figures is based on a true story about a team of African-American women who provided NASA with important mathematical data to launch America’s first successful space missions. Continue Reading: Watch This: Trailer for Hidden Figures – Updated
Hidden Figures doesn’t release until January 2017, but I’m already excited about the cast and the people they are playing. Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe, and Octavia Spencer star as three mathematicians working at NASA.
The film is based on the true story of a group of female African Americans working at NASA told in the upcoming book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. Continue Reading: I’m Excited About the Cast of Hidden Figures
The “Sisters of the Sun” episode of Cosmos featured stories about female scientists who helped us understand the composition and classification of stars.Continue Reading: Cosmos: Pickerings Computers from “Sisters of the Sun”