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‘What Men Want’ Hits Hard With Its Raunchy Comedy and Offers Insight on Male-Dominated Workspaces – Review

What Men Want delivers on its a raunchy comedy and has a surprising message about the challenges women in positions of power in male-dominated spaces face on a daily basis. What Men Want has our central character, Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), in a peculiar situation – what happens when you have the power to read men’s minds? As the […]

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Best Women Led Movies of 2018

2018 has been a great year for women in many aspects of life. Women have excelled in many previously male-dominated fields this year: politics, writing, art, science, and film.  In an effort to shed a spotlight on these successes, we have put together a list of films that have some of the best leading women of the year. We wanted […]

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‘Mary Queen of Scots’ is a Refreshing Take on the Conflict Between Two Powerful Women

Mary Stuart is an infamous figure in U.K. history. One of the rightful heirs to the English throne, and for a brief moment, the Queen of Scotland. Her story has seduced many screenwriters and directors over the years. After many tumultuous years fighting for her crown, she (like many important political and royal figures) was beheaded. It’s a tragic tale […]

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Eva Longoria Bastón to Direct and Star in Comedy ’24-7′; Kerry Washington to Co-Star

Eva Longoria Bastón is set to produce, direct, and star in Universal comedy 24-7. Longoria Bastón is producing under her UnbeliEVAble Entertainment banner alongside Ben Spector. Kerry Washington, who is attached to co-star, will co-produce via Simpson Street. Paul Feig, a Universal staple, is also producing with producing partner Jessie Henderson through FeigCo Entertainment.  The story follows a group of […]

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keira Knightley & Jessie Buckley Cast in ‘Misbehaviour’; Based on True Story of the First Black Woman to Win Miss World

Left Bank Pictures and Pathé have launched sales on Philippa Lowthorpe’s Miss World film Misbehaviour. A feature film based on the true story of the first Black woman to win the Miss World competition. Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Fast Color), Keira Knightley (Colette), and rising star, Jessie Buckley (Beast) are set to star in the film based on Rebecca Frayn and Gaby Chiappe’s script. […]

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Warner Bros. Looking for Women Directors to Helm ‘Batgirl’ and ‘Supergirl’

Last year, Warner Bros. released three films directed by women. Deadline reports that the studio has been “very vocal about wanting to employ another female director for yet another strong female superhero,” film specifically Supergirl. Looking to expand the DC universe the studio is currently developing Batgirl and a Birds of Prey/Harley Quinn film produced by Margot Robbie. The superhero […]

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Angelina Jolie Producing Jim Thorpe Biopic; Martin Sensmeier Set To Star As The Legendary Athlete

Angelina Jolie will be producing Bright Path: The Jim Thorpe Story, the upcoming biopic about the legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe. Martin Sensmeier will play the accomplished athlete, and executive produce the project. Escape Artist Productions’ Todd Black and Steve Tisch are on board to produce alongside Jolie. Abraham Taylor co-wrote the original screenplay and will also produce. “Regarded […]

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Patty Jenkins Will Receive 2018 Women in Motion Award

So in case you missed it, a little film by the name of Wonder Woman was released last year and it was the highest-grossing summer movie of 2017, and its director, Patty Jenkins, became the first female director to helm a DC Comics movie.  On top of having a global blockbuster to show for all of her hard work, it […]

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Haifaa Al-Mansour Set To Produce Animated Film, ‘Miss Camel’, With ‘Bojack Horseman’ Producer ShadowMachine

Haifaa Al-Mansour (Wadjda, Mary Shelley), Saudi Arabia’s first woman director has teamed up with ShadowMachine to produce an animate film about female empowerment, Miss Camel. ShadowMachine is the animation studio behind Netflix’s Bojack Horseman and Cartoon Network’s Robot Chicken. Al-Mansour and ShadowMachine will develop and produce this new project, they told Deadline that they are “excited to be collaborating on […]

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Pixar to Debut First Woman-Directed Short-Film ‘Bao’ this Summer

With excitement over Incredibles 2 skyrocketing, there has been speculations over which short film will premiere with the long awaited sequel. After the previous controversy over Coco’s lengthy Frozen short, I’m sure audiences were curious to see what else the studio had up their sleeve. Pixar revealed the premise of their new short Bao and man, does it sound like […]