Patty Jenkins

Gal Gadot in Heart of Stone

Heart of Stone Review: The thrill is gone

Heart of Stone, the Gal Gadot action flick on Netflix, is unfortunate. To be fair to action movies, this one is equal to the improbable plots, impossible stunts, and sci-fi tech of any other action movie. I hoped Gal Gadot would make it better than the others, but she did not.

Patty Jenkins in One Perfect Shot

Review: One Perfect Shot, the tv series

One Perfect Shot is a docu-series from Ava DuVernay. The title comes from a popular Twitter account by the same name. Six directors are invited to talk about their process and their creation of one perfect shot from one of their films.

Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 Didn’t Make Me Sing with Joy

Wonder Woman 1984 was a terrific superhero blockbuster extravaganza. But it did not leave me bursting with enthusiasm the way the 2017 film did. I was so wound up by the earlier film I wrote 3 lengthy posts about how great it was. I won’t have that much to say this time.

WW84 poster

Are you looking forward to Wonder Woman 1984?

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are also probably the kind of person who has already watched the Wonder Woman 1984 trailers several times. Nevertheless, I am putting them here to show my enthusiasm and to keep the record straight.

Geena Davis

Review: This Changes Everything

I know you’ve seen the statistics from This Changes Everything about the percentage of women in front of and behind the camera before. But This Changes Everything takes you inside the story. It lets in you in on the struggle to count the data, check the boxes, and fight the fight.

Laura Mennell and Ksenia Solo in Project Blue Book

Brain Dump: I Am the Night, Supergirl, and Project Blue Book

This edition of Virginia shouting short bits into the void will concentrate on I Am the Night, Supergirl, and Project Blue Book.

a scene from Mudbound

A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

I always preface these end of year lists with a disclaimer. I don’t see everything. I don’t subscribe to everything and I don’t go out to the theater weekly. Nobody is telling me what to see or paying me to go see things. I’m just watching what looks good to me. So, with that said, let me talk about 12 …

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Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote in Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is more than anything a sweet, if unconventional, love story. A love story that lead to the creation of one of the world’s most famous and beloved female superheroes. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women isn’t an origin story, which is common for superheroes. It’s a creation story.

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