NY-based distributor Film Movement and their signature streaming service, Film Movement Plus have announced a partnership with the Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) to highlight women-directed films from the platform’s deep catalog. The partnership launches on May 20, 2022 with a re-branded carousel “Films Directed by Women Presented by the Alliance of Women Film Journalists” and weekly feature-length reviews provided by AWFJ’s roster of award-winning critics.Read more
Call Jane is inspired by the work of the underground activist group Abortion Counseling Service of Women’s Liberationl. From 1968 to 1973, the group helped thousands of women to get pre-Roe V Wade abortions. Directed by Phillis Nagy, the film stars Elizabeth Banks as suburban housewife who becomes involved helping members of the organization, aka The Janes, after they helped her to end a life-threatening pregnancy.
Several documentaries and narratives have told the story of these women or used the organizaation as a backdrop, but Call Jane has the highest profile yet, featuring A-list talent that includes Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Chris Messina, Kate Mara, and Wunmi Mosaku.
The 90th Oscars will be handed out Sunday at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, andRead more
Dismal stats reported in this year’s edition of the annual It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World report, released on February 22Read more
On Thalys passenger train 9364 bound for Paris on August 21, 2015, three brave Americans intercepted a terrorist who wasRead more
‘Game Night’ proves to be fitfully funny. This bombette is being sold as produced by the people who brought youRead more
For all its sadness and despair, “Nostalgia” fits the nation’s mood of hopelessness and grief. “Nostalgia” is a downer, likeRead more
With a filmography that includes “Chicken Run,” “Wallace and Gromit” and “Shaun the Sheep,” U.K.-based Aardman Animation specializes in Claymation,Read more
The combined success of the record-breaking, critical acclaim-nabbing and audience-thrilling success of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, introducing a black superheroRead more
Exactly a decade after Iron Man launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a powerful, new superhero has arrived – and he’sRead more