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Women directors shut out of Golden Globe race

Notable snubs include Patty Jenkins for Wonder Woman (the highest-grossing film ever directed by a woman), Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird (the highest-rated film on Rotten Tomatoes) and Dee Rees for Mudbound (the multiple award-winning film available on Netflix).

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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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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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Op-ed: Is ‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’ in a post-MeToo world a harmful narrative?

As part of our Chat Series, FF2 Media contributors – and sisters – Giorgi Plys-Garzotto and Carlotta Plys-Garzotto discuss their favorite films by female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews.  Below, the Plys-Garzotto sisters discuss Marielle Heller’s pre-Me Too Movement (but not by much) uncomfortable coming-of-age story, The Diary of a […]

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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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