WEEK IN WOMEN: 9 TO 5 sequel, ‘CHARLIE’S ANGELS’ reboot, RGB and OCEAN’S 8 to DCD — Brandy McDonnell

The hours may be different these days, but Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton are going back to work

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 29 – July 5: MAGIC MIKE XXL

Opening July 1, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Magic Mike XXL, the follow-up to Steven Soderbergh’s surprise 2012 hit about a troupe of male strippers. Channing Tatum is back as the eponymous lead dancer, with thrilling dance moves, smooth charm and an admirable attention to friendship. Director Gregory Jacobs drives the film to one last blow-out performance. Read on…

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PITCH PERFECT 2, MAD MAX and Quick Hitters re Varda, Bigelow, Holmes and more — Brandy McDonnell comments

To quote the Beyonce song used in one of Pitch Perfect 2’s musical numbers, girls do indeed run the world

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I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS, EVERY SECRET THING, GOOD KILL, MAD MAX and PITCH PERFECT 2 – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

I’ll See You in My Dreams is an upbeat femme-centric dramady about 70-something woman emjoying life. Every Secret Thing is

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SPOTLIGHT: December, 2014 – Anna Kendrick, Actress and Ascending Star

annakendrick1croppedOur SPOTLIGHT is on the multi-talented Anna Kendrick, who brightens this year’s holiday season with her standout performance as Cinderella in the much-anticipated movie musical Into the Woods, opening December 29. Read on…

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