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Patricia Rozema cannot be defined by one genre

As part of our Celebration Series, FF2 Media pays tribute to the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com. Patricia Rozema has dabbled in different genres across her career, refusing to become defined by any one type of film. […]

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Nicole Holofcener builds career on complex, realistic women

As part of our Celebration 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. We always talk about the importance of seeing representation on screen—for women, it would mean seeing women on screen. This is also […]

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Alice Wu’s ‘The Half of It’ a refreshing, diverse story on and off screen

The Half Of It (which made its Netflix debut on May 1) currently holds a high rating of 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, but did you know that it is a story of an Asian American lesbian teenager and it is both directed and written by an Asian American woman? A statistic from Annenberg Inclusion […]

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Arts Beyond Film

Revisiting ‘Pollock’ and ‘Big Eyes’ reminds us of groundbreaking artists

Lee Krasner’s 1961 painting “What Beast Must I Adore?” was part of her Umber Series, painted in brown and neutral tones and with aggressive strokes during a period of insomnia following the death of her mother. The title comes from an Arthur Rimbaud poem that she had quoted in crayon on the wall of her […]

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New ‘Twilight’ book raises questions about male gaze, women’s fiction

Best-selling author Stephanie Meyer recently announced the August release of the latest addition to her beloved Twilight saga. Midnight Sun is the fifth official Twilight novel, a re-telling of the first book from the perspective of vampire Edward Cullen. The original series was told almost entirely from Bella Swan’s point of view, examining the female […]

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Mindy Kaling to write ‘Legally Blonde 3,’ penning fresh take on franchise 

Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor have officially signed on to write MGM’s Legally Blonde 3, with lead actress Reese Witherspoon reprising her iconic role as Elle Woods (and producing the film through her company Hello Sunshine). While talks for a third film was announced nearly two years ago, with original writers Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and […]

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