Moore WGA

Hooray for Julianne Moore who currently has not one but two feature films playing at the same time in art house theatres (as well as VOD): The English Teacher andWhat Maisie Knew. So this week, we turn our spotlight on beautiful, versatile Julianne Moore! Click HERE to enter our contest for your chance to win…

AMERICAN MARY

Medical student develops a lucrative practice doing extreme plastic surgery. Soska Sisters want to address body image & medical ethics, plus gender roles & male domination. But while Katharine Isabelle is very good as “Mary,” cheesy production values & terrible acting by her male co-stars doom her best efforts. (JLH: 3/5) Click HERE for our…

THE EAST

THE EAST

Brit Marling stars as a former FBI agent who now works for a private contractor who provides security services for prominent global corporations. In the opening moments of The East, a shadowy group of radical environmentalists calling themselves “The East” attacks the home of an oil company CEO, unleashing a Biblical deluge of “sludge for…

HANNAH ARENDT (2012): Review by Jan Lisa Huttner
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HANNAH ARENDT (2012): Review by Jan Lisa Huttner

NOTE: For my “Jewish Take” on Hannah Arendt, see my Blog Post on Second City Tzivi. Barbara Sukowa stars as the German-born political philosopher best-known today for her books on 20th Century totalitarianism. Von Trotta’s film (co-written with Pam Katz) focuses on her attempts to introduce nuance into discussions of the Holocaust when she covered the trial of Nazi…

Washington WGA

It’s not even June yet, but already beautiful Kerry Washington has had quite a year! Kerry Washington was featured in the Oscar-winning film Django Unchained, her TV series Scandal made the cover of Entertainment Weekly, and now she stars in the new movie Peeples.  So this week, FF2 Media turns its spotlight on Kerry Washington! Click…

Mulligan WGA

This week, we turn our spotlight on Carey Mulligan, honoring her terrific performance as “Daisy Buchanan” in Baz Luhrmann’s amazing new adaptation of The Great Gatsby. So enter our contest for your chance to win a DVD featuring Carey Mulligan… & note that all 3 choices are either written or directed by women filmmakers! *…