SPOTLIGHT September 2017: MaryAnn Johanson, FlickFilosopher.com Film Critic and Activist

maj glamPioneering film critic MaryAnn Johanson celebrates the twentieth anniversary of her popular FilckFilosopher.com website this month. We salute her for distinct, influential and prolific feminist film criticism in our fiercely competitive and male-dominated industry. Continue reading…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, July 24 – July 30: EQUITY

Opening July 16, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Equity, the new film from Meera Menon (Farrah Goes Bang) which shines a damning light on what it means to be female in the cut-throat world of Wall Street. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, July 17 – July 23: ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS THE MOVIE

Opening July 16, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Absolutely Fabulous, the big-screen adaptation of the hit UK TV show starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as fashionista best friends Eddie and Patsy. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, July 10 – July 16: GHOSTBUSTERS

Opening July 16, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Ghostbusters, the hotly-awaited new all-female reboot of the beloved sci-fi franchise from director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Spy) which stars Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones as the quartet of spook swatters.
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AWFJ Movie of the Week, July 3 – July 9: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Opening June 17, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Captain Fantastic, the sophomore film from actor-turned-filmmaker Matt Ross following his well-received 2012 directorial debut 28 Hotel Rooms. Viggo Mortensen stars as widower Ben, who is devoted to raising his six kids off the grid, imparting freedoms and values he holds most dear.
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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 27 – July 3: THE BFG

Opening June 17, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The BFG, Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved childhood classic about the friendship between a small girl named Sophie and a kindly giant. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 20 – June 26: THE NEON DEMON

Opening June 24, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The Neon Demon, the striking new film from Danish writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson, Only God Forgives) featuring an unforgettable central performance from Elle Fanning. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 13 – June 19: FINDING DORY

Opening June 17, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Finding Dory, Pixar’s long awaited sequel to their 2003 hit animation Finding Nemo, which places Nemo’s forgetful blue fish friend Dory (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) at the centre of the action Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 6 – June 12: NOW YOU SEE ME 2

Opening June 10, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Now You See Me 2, the sequel to 2013’s hit film which saw a team of master illusionists pull off audacious bank heists during their performances and share the proceeds with their audiences Read on…

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