Thursday, September 23, 2021

Women and Hollywood

Saweetie Will Host a Netflix Special Focused on Sex Positivity

Saweetie can’t stop, won’t stop offering helpful sex ed. The “Icy Grl” rapper made headlines last year when she said that “safe sex is great sex,” and now she’s teaming up with Netflix for a new comedy special focused...

Join the Girls Club for a Conversation with “My Name Is Pauli Murray” Directors Betsy West & Julie Cohen

The Girls Club will welcome directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen for a discussion about their new documentary, “My Name Is Pauli Murray.” The virtual chat will take place Monday, September 20, at 3 p.m. EST. It will be...

Trailer Watch: Elle Callahan’s “Witch Hunt” Follows Witches in Peril

Set in a world where witches are real and witchcraft is illegal, “Witch Hunt” tells the story of Claire (Gideon Adlon), a teenager forced to confront her own prejudices as she helps two young witches (Abigail Cowen and Echo...

Audrey Diwan Wins Venice Film Festival’s Top Prize with Abortion Drama “L’Evénement” (“Happening”)

It’s a wrap on the 2021 Venice International Film Festival and there’s plenty to celebrate. Audrey Diwan became the six woman director to claim Venice’s top prize in the fest’s 78-year history. She landed the Golden Lion for “L’Evénement”...

Join the Girls Club for a Conversation with “Impeachment: American Crime Story” Showrunner Sarah Burgess

Sarah Burgess, the showrunner, head writer, and executive producer of “Impeachment: American Crime Story,” will discuss the buzzy FX miniseries with the Girls Club on September 13 at 3:30 p.m. EST. The event is open to the public, but...

London Film Fest Announces Headline Galas & Special Presentations: “Titane,” “The Lost Daughter,” & More

The BFI London Film Festival has announced its complete 2021 program, including the Headline Galas and Special Presentations lineups. Fortunately, women directors are better represented than the fest’s Official Competition, which features just one woman-directed offering this year, Harry...

TIFF 2021 Preview: Canada’s Colonialist Legacy, the Return of Jane Campion, and More

The 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is nearly upon us. Set to take place September 9-18 and include a mix of in-person and digital events, the fest’s program this year includes the North American premiere...

BFI London Film Fest Announces Official Competition, Just One Title Directed by a Woman

BFI London Film Festival has announced the Official Competition for its 2021 edition. Eight titles are slated to screen, and just one is directed by a woman, amounting to merely 12.5 percent of the slate. Harry Wootliff’s “True Things,”...

Quote of the Day: Jane Campion Says the #MeToo Movement Felt “Like the Berlin Wall Coming Down”

Jane Campion can “feel a change in the weather” since the dawn of the #MeToo movement. During a press conference at Venice Film Festival promoting her first feature in over a decade, “The Power of the Dog,” the Oscar...

Teaser Watch: Kristen Stewart Tells Princess Diana’s Story in “Spencer”

Kristen Stewart follows on the heels of Emma Corrin’s Emmy-nominated portrayal of Princess Diana in “The Crown” with “Spencer,” a biopic of the late royal. The film takes place during a particularly controversial chapter of the Princess of Wales’...

About Me

54 POSTS
0 COMMENTS
- Advertisement -

Latest News

18 Amazing Animal & Insect Books for Kids

Whether it’s the little plush animals they can’t leave home without or the nature documentary outside your window (aka...
- Advertisement -

A New Formula May Help Black Patients’ Access to Kidney Care

The prior algorithm adjusted calculations for Black patients—making it harder for them to qualify for transplants and other treatments.For decades, doctors and hospitals saw...

Marissa Jo Cerar’s Series Adaptation of “Black Cake” Lands at Hulu Following Bidding War, Oprah Producing

Marissa Jo Cerar is taking Charmaine Wilkerson’s upcoming debut novel, “Black Cake,” to Hulu. Following “a heated bidding war” with other streamers, Hulu has...

Respected Washington Painter Alden Mason Finally Gets a Retrospective—It’s a Vibrant Jolt of Color

I think Alden Mason's "Montezuma" should be the cover of a PNW punk band's EP. Bellevue Arts Museum/Emilie SmithIf you look at Alden Mason’s...

Trailer Watch: Kristen Stewart Enters the Oscar Race with Her Portrayal of Lady Di in “Spencer”

Told to “stand very still and smile a lot,” Kristen Stewart begins to crumble under mounting pressure at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate in a...