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Brava, Rachel Feldman!

‘‘It’s kind of like the church,’’ actress/filmmaker Anjelica Huston told Maureen Dowd. ‘‘They don’t want us to be priests. They want us to be obedient nuns.’’ So much for that! FF2 Media is honored to post this OpEd by filmmaker Rachel Feldman–a heartfelt & personal response to the terrific article Maureen Dowd published in the […]

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Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: E-G

Stunning sequel ‘Frozen II’ will close out banner month for Disney

Directors Jennifer Lee (Walt Disney Animation’s first and only female director on an animated film) and Chris Buck take Elsa and Anna back to the big screen with Frozen II, a bigger, sometimes better sequel to the 2013 blockbuster – one that became the highest grossing animated film of all time in worldwide box office. […]

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INTO THE FOREST

From writer-director Patricia Rozema, Into the Forest is a story of sisters struggling to survive in – pause for suspense – the forest. Set in the near future, sisters “Nell” (Ellen Page) and “Eva” (Evan Rachel Wood) live in a society that has become increasingly reliant on electricity for basic survival. When an unidentified force […]

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Reviews: A

A CASE OF YOU

Sam (Justin Long) is a hack writer & Birdie (Evan Rachel Wood) is his barista. When Sam decides Birdie is his ideal woman, he courts her by chasing after all the “Likes” on her Facebook page. Oy 🙁 This mess–co-written by Long & directed by Kat Coiro–attempts to distract us with famous faces in bit parts. Look! […]

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Reviews: B-D

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache (2018): Review by Contributing Editor Giorgi Plys-Garzotto

Move over, Hugo! Pamela B. Greene’s new documentary on Alice Guy-Blache will give another parent of cinema the spotlight, after cimematic history has been dominated by the Lumiere brothers and Georges Melies for too long. Watch this film to see not only Guy-Blache but also the many Hollywood luminaries Green interviews about her. (GPG: 5/5) […]

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Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: U-W

‘Who Will Write Our History?’ tells the inspiring, heartbreaking history of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Oyneg Shabes Archive

During WWII, Polish Jews were locked away and left to die in the infamous Warsaw Ghetto. Through the work of daring souls like Emanuel Ringelblum, Hersz Wasser, and Rachel Auerbach, their accounts of life and death were written down and preserved in the Oyneg Shabes Archive. Based on the book of the same name by […]

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Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: B-D

THE BLING RING

Sofia Coppola’s new film The Bling Ring is both the work of an accomplished filmmaker speaking out on important issues, and the Cri de Coeur of a mother occupied daily with raising two young daughters. The main characters in The Bling Ring are three teenagers who steal millions of dollars-worth of stuff from the homes […]

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