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The effect of critics on director Leontine Sagan’s Mädchen in Uniform and its perception during Nazi Germany

When someone considers whether to watch a film at the theaters, it’s standard practice to Google search the movie name and look at reviews. Reading the film’s summary and the reviewer’s feelings are usually enough to tip the balance on whether or not to purchase a ticket. However, these reviews are often not gender-balanced.

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From ‘Guardians’ to ‘Fast & Furious 10’ Nicole Perlman makes marvelous impact on tentpole hits

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. Nicole Perlman’s debut into the film industry was on a bigger scale than most. Her first credited writing piece was […]

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Award winners, feel-good favorites top Mother’s Day movie list

Mama. Mom. Mother. Ma. And Mum.  They all mean one thing, although for those of us who have gone through raising a teenage girl, the tone can certainly add quite a bit of meaning to that word.  And while most kids, for some unknown reason (perhaps God is a man after all), babies’ first words […]

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One year later, iconic ‘Captain Marvel’ remains groundbreaking

As part of our Chats Series, FF2 writer Nicole Ackman and her 16-year-old little sister Hannah Ackman discuss their favorite female superhero film, Captain Marvel. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews. Nicole With the Black Widow movie coming out hopefully later this year, I wanted to talk to you about […]

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Watch at Home Wednesday: 20 Perfect Films From Female Filmmakers

Twenty films from female filmmakers received perfect scores from the FF2 Media team during 2019. To receive a perfect score from our team, a film must pass the Bechdel-Wallace test and feature a female writer or director – 220 films matching the latter criteria were released theatrically in Manhattan last year.  The following films are […]

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The Best Women-Directed Films of 2019

Kaitlyn Dever stars as Amy and Beanie Feldstein as Molly in Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart, an Annapurna Pictures release.

There were so many films released during the past year but the following are among the best women-directed films of 2019. Booksmart If there’s one film that I believe will still be talked about in a decade, it’s Booksmart. This is a film that re-defines what female friendship means for a new generation. Less than […]

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