Currently Browsing: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
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.
It seems like the world could always learn a lesson in kindness and emotional growth, and in this time of social distancing, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is more relevant than ever.… read more.
FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.
Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 2/14/2020 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):
- A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Marielle Heller (director)
- The Last Thing He Wanted – Dee Rees (director/co-writer)
- Premature – Zora Howard (co-writer)
- Swift – Andrea Block (director/co-writer)
- Top End Wedding – Miranda Tapsell (co-writer)
DANIELLE’S TOP PICK OF THE WEEK
There were so many films released during the past year but the following are among the best women-directed films of 2019.
If there’s one film that I believe will still be talked about in a decade, it’s Booksmart. This is a film that re-defines what female friendship means for a new generation.… read more.
It’s a beautiful day at the box office for women in film. Three of the five movies dominating late-November ticket sales are directed by women.
Frozen 2 won Thanksgiving weekend, earning more than $85 million domestically. The film directed by Jennifer Lee has already broken box office records, opening at #1 in all markets November 22. … read more.