NYFF18 Review: THE FAVOURITE — Martha P. Nochimson

Have you ever wondered what sexual politics would be like in a matriarchy? In their rompin’ stompin’ film, The Favourite, shown as the opening night feature for this year’s New York Film Festival, director Yorgos Lanthimos and writers Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, give you space to imaginatively explore that possibility.

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TIFF 2017: Of Evil Mothers, Courageous Women and Oscars Buzz!– Julide Tanriverdi reports

Actresses showed impressive range in a variety of roles at this year’s TIFF. Sure, people were talking about the incredible

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK September 22 – 29, 2017: BATTLE OF THE SEXES

motw logo 1-35Battle of the Sexes focuses on the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell), but the movie is about more than that hyped game. It’s about acknowledging and accepting who you are, standing up for what you believe, and using your voice to fight for people who need you. Continue reading…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, December 5 – December 9, 2016: La La Land

La La Land, the latest from director Damien Chazelle, is an homage to the acid-bright technicolor extravaganzas of old Hollywood. Romantic and swoony to be sure, but leavened with a modernist twist that cuts the schmaltz. Opening Dec. 9, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is La La Land. Read on…

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THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Farewell Kudos to Katniss, NYT Inequality Callout, plus Editors, Emma and EDA – Brandy McDonnell reports

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 boasts a bittersweet ending, and who knows when Hollywood will give us another

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