To celebrate Valentine’s Day 2020, AWFJ is posting this virtual Valentine to express our love for and to honor our male colleagues who’ve embraced the causes of gender parity and inclusively, and whose work has and is leveling the playing field for women working in film. For many of them, advocacy and activism for better representation of women on camera and behind the lens dates back to before #MeToo became an iconic hashtag and the feminist movement marched into the spotlight.Read more
Last Christmas, from director Paul Feig is the first major holiday movie of the season and what a surprise. It’s funny, charming and sweeter than a dozen sugar cookies. Stars Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding find true love at Christmas in this delightful and heartwarming romantic comedy.Read more
Anna Kendrick stars as Stephanie, an overachieving mommy blogger raising her young son alone following her husband’s death in a car crash. A buttoned-down perfectionist whose elaborate volunteer efforts make her the object of ridicule at her son’s school, she seems like the last person in the world who would become friends with Emily (Blake Lively), the glamorous, high-powered publicist.Read more
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.
Women’s Week news roundup, covering the arrival of Zootopia on DVD and Blu-ray, Paul Feig response to all the GhostbustersRead more
Invite Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) into your home when Mad Max: Fury Road releases on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Cate Blanchett to receive the BFI Fellowship at London Film Festival in October. Anne Hathaway will produce and star in The Shower, a Scifi comedy with a kick ass female lead. Melissa McCarthy is stumping to boost interest in Paul Feig’s not-so-hotly-anticipated all-female Ghostbusters reboot. Read this week’s The Week in Women.Read more
Ever since Maggie Gyllenhaal went public with the fact that she lost a role, at 37, as a love interestRead more