WEEK IN WOMEN: Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN is Going Home – Brandy McDonnell reports

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Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, writer-director Greta Gerwig’s fresh, modern adaptation of the timeless Louisa May Alcott masterpiece Little Women will be released on Digital March 10 and Blu-ray and DVD April 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The Blu-ray, DVD and digital releases will take viewers even deeper into the beloved story of the four March sisters, with more than 45 minutes of bonus features, according to a news release. The extras will detail how Gerwig led her unique adaptation of the literary classic with spectacular actors, art direction, costumes, set pieces and how she took inspiration from the real-life Orchard House where Alcott lived and wrote Little Women. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and NewsOK.com, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for AWFJ.org.