WEEK IN WOMEN: Victoria Mahoney to direct THE OLD GUARD sequel – Brandy McDonnell reports

Victoria Mahoney is directing the sequel to Netflix’s 2020 hit action film The Old Guard. Mahoney will take the helm of the follow-up from Gina Prince-Bythewood, who broke Netflix records with The Old Guard.

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THE OLD GUARD – Review by Loren King

Filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood brings human drama to the superhero characters of The Old Guard, staging many action and fight scenes with lightening-quick finesse while getting dynamic performances from her e cast. But the heart and soul of the movie is Charlize Theron, gleefully believable as a 6,000-year-old warrior who’s saddled with a ghost that will no doubt figure in the next installment of this franchise.

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THE MUSTANG – Review by Diane Carson

Taming wild animals—human or equine—demands incredible patience as demonstrated in director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s The Mustang, which draws on Wild Horse Inmate Programs that pair hard-core prisoners with mustangs. A designated inmate trains his assigned horse for auction. The sale money funds the ongoing Mustang project.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 22-28: A LITTLE CHAOS

Opening June 26, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is A Little Chaos, which tells the story of female landscape gardener Sabine De Barra (Kate Winslet) and her attempts to make her mark on the sumptuous new gardens of King Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles. Read on…

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