Nicole Ackman is an FF2 Media Associate based in North Carolina, after living in London and New York. She graduated from Elon University with a Bachelors degree in History and Strategic Communication and from City University of London with a Masters degree in Culture, Policy, and Management. She is a theatre and film critic and is a member of the North Carolina Film Critics Association. Her taste in film tends towards period dramas, movie musicals, and anything starring Saoirse Ronan. In addition to film, she is passionate about history, theatre, Disney parks, and classic novels by female writers.

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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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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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Happy Birthday, Emma Watson!

As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates artists who support the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com. It’s hard to believe how much Emma Watson has achieved at such a young age. At 30, the actress, […]

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Mr. Knightley in ‘Emma.’: A New Kind of Period Drama Hero

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the all-female team of film critics at FF2 Media were assigned to write about their favorite female artists – and where to watch their work. “Emma.” is now available to rent on Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Google Play and AppleTV.  From Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy to Emily Brontë’s Heathcliff, […]

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The March Sisters: How Greta Gerwig Did ‘Little Women’ Justice

As Little Women (2019) is now available to purchase digitally, I’ve been pondering what it is that sets writer and director Greta Gerwig’s adaptation apart from the others before it. Obviously there is the stunning cinematography, the Oscar-winning costumes, and the fresh non-linear storyline. Gerwig’s script is vibrant and the entire cast gives fantastic performances. […]

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