Friday, September 30, 2022

Rachel Montpelier

Pick of the Day: “The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales”

Disney branding itself as a wholesome, magical company where dreams come true, where happy endings are within everyone’s grasp, has always been treacly enough to irk me. But now, after watching “The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales,” I...

Pick of the Day: “The Silent Twins”

“The Silent Twins” is hardly your everyday biopic. From director Agnieszka Smoczyńska (“The Lure”) and screenwriter Andrea Seigel (“Laggies”), and based on the true story of twin sisters June and Jennifer Gibbons, this film attempts to bring us inside...

Showrunner Coalition Now in Talks with Studios Re: Abortion Demands, Aiming to Launch Hotline

The coalition of over 400 women and nonbinary showrunners — and the approximately 1,000 directors and male showrunners who are standing with them in solidarity — is continuing its quest to hold studios and media companies accountable for their...

Pick of the Day: “Medusa”

I can’t lie: At this point in time, I’m not above indulging in schadenfreude when I hear about people who have played an active part in rolling back women’s rights — white feminists, Phyllis Schlafly wannabes, Karens, dumbass male...

Zendaya Makes History (Again) at 2022 Emmys, Quinta Brunson Also Among Big Winners

Zendaya is now the youngest actress to receive two Emmys and the first Black woman to win Lead Actress in a Drama Series twice. The 26-year-old took home her second statuette for “Euphoria” at last night’s Emmy Awards. As...

Laura Poitras’ “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” & Alice Diop’s “Saint Omer” Take Top Prizes at Venice

For the third consecutive year, Venice Film Festival has awarded its top prize, the Golden Lion, to a film by a woman director. Following in the footsteps of Chloé Zhao in 2020 (“Nomadland”) and Audrey Diwan in 2021 (“Happening”),...

Just Three Features from Women Directors to Screen in Competition at San Sebastián 2022

Laura Mora, Marian Mathias, and Pilar Palomero are the only women who will be competing for the Golden Shell at this year’s San Sebastián International Film Festival. The fest has added 12 Competition titles to the four it announced...

August 2022 Television Preview

As we head into the second half of summer, what could be a better new show for Women and Hollywood readers to check out than Abbi Jacobson’s spin on “A League of Their Own”? It’s got baseball, a huge...

400+ TV Creatives Send Letter Calling on Companies to Protect Pregnant Employees in Anti-Abortion States

Shonda Rhimes, Mindy Kaling, Issa Rae, Ava DuVernay, Natasha Lyonne, and many, many more TV showrunners and creators are demanding media companies take a stand in anti-abortion states. Over 400 TV creatives have signed a letter sent to the...

Pick of the Day: “Alma’s Rainbow” 4K Restoration

You know how when you were a teenager, you felt out of control in your changing body, your emotions were a rollercoaster, and you were convinced your parents just didn’t understand what you were going through? You know, as...

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