WEEK IN WOMEN: Witherspoon and Fox Acquire LEAGUE OF WIVES – Brandy McDonnell reports

Fox 2000 and Reese Witherspoon are partnering to adapt The League of Wives, telling the little-known story of a group of women — wives of military men who would never describe themselves as feminists — who banded together to save their husbands. during the Vietnam War.

Read more

AWFJ Movie of the Week, May 4-10: HOT PURSUIT

Opening May 8, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Hot Pursuit, directed by Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses, The Proposal) and starring Reese Witherspoon as a by-the-book cop trying to protect the newly-rich widow of a drug boss (Sofia Vergara) on a journey through the wilds of Texas. Read on…

Read more

AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 8-14: INHERENT VICE

Opening Dec. 12, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Inherent Vice, Paul Thomas Anderson’s (There Will Be Blood, The Master) adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s novel starring Joaquin Phoenix as a cop investigating the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend in LA, 1970. And it’s nowhere near as straightforward as it sounds…Read on…

Read more

AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 1-7: WILD

Opening Dec. 3, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Wild, Jean-Marc Vallee’s follow up to 2013’s Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club. Starring Reese Witherspoon as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed, who embarked on an 1,100 mile solo trek to overcome a personal tragedy. Read on…

Read more