Currently Browsing: Laura Dern
As many of our regular readers surely know, the FF2 Media team used to meet up in Manhattan every Friday to catch all of the new films written or directed by women that were released each week. These Fridays were full of spirited discussion, lots of espresso, and many hurried trips up and down town. For FF2 team members, these mad Friday dashes were affectionately known as “The Runaround.”… read more.
Jarrod Emerson’s tribute to Richard Attenborough
Part 4: Jurassic Park (1993)
After focusing exclusively on his directorial career for over a decade, Richard Attenborough stepped back in front of the camera, when Steven Spielberg cast him in the mega-hit, Jurassic Park. Attenborough portrays billionaire industrialist, John Hammond, creator of a ground-breaking, island theme park.… read more.
Stunningly effective drama about the very real effects of the 2008 recession/housing crisis on ordinary Americans. Set in Orlando, Florida = one of the most hard-hit states. (JLH: 5/5. RBM: 4.5/5.)
Rave by Managing Editor Jan Lisa Huttner
Can there be higher praise in 2015 than to turn to one’s partner as the credits roll and whisper: “I feel like I just saw the sequel to The Godfather Part II — the real Part II!”… read more.