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In ‘Hysteria’ and ‘Buffaloed,’ Tanya Wexler takes a comedic blow to gender dynamics

We’ve seen female antiheroes most often in positions of conventional power through politics and violence: think Gone Girl, Game of Thrones, or Scandal. In Buffaloed, Wexler makes the female antihero a remorseless small-time debt collector to see just how much trouble she causes.

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‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ director Céline Sciamma builds poignant, thematic body of work

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com. Céline Sciamma was born in a region of France called Pontoise, Val-d’Oise in 1978 and attended La Fémis, the leading film school […]

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Star-studded ‘Call Your Mother’ doc finds the funny for Mother’s Day

Every comedian has the bit they tell about their mothers, and producer Caroline Hirsch has fleshed out that bit into an entire documentary, Call Your Mother. Founder/Owner of famed comedy club Carolines on Broadway & the New York Comedy Festival, Hirsch talks to FF2 Media about her career of producing star-studded comedy shows, as well […]

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A delayed sequel, an internationally influential ‘Wonder Woman’

For our Sister Series, FF2 Media’s Katusha Jin and Sophia Jin discuss the impact of the internationally influential Wonder Woman action movie (before its now-delayed August release), and their personal thoughts on the groundbreaking Patty Jenkins film.  Read FF2 Media’s review of Wonder Woman here! Initial thoughts Sophia: My initial thoughts of the movie Wonder […]

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‘Someone Great’ director Robinson among many to unite for female filmmakers

While FF2 Media continues to champion both female filmmakers and female film critics, Women’s Weekend Film Challenge (WWFC) has created a new virtual series to bring in top directors from Hollywood to our living rooms: including a Q&A with Someone Great writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. Before the virtual event on Saturday, May 2, be sure […]

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With ‘Frozen’ Franchise, Jennifer Lee Makes History at Disney

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com. Jennifer Lee has broken ground as a writer and director at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, accomplishing much within the past decade. […]

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