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Watch at Home: ‘The Wife’ & more from female filmmakers

Left to right: Christian Slater as Nathaniel, Glenn Close as Joan and Jonathan Pryce as Joe in The Wife.

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 2/1/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):


This week’s selection is The Wife.… read more.


The Wife expands to 150 theaters

The Wife expanded to 150 theaters the weekend of January 11, following Glenn Close’s win for Best Actress at the Golden Globes. Sony Pictures Classics re-released the film after its initial August run the same weekend Close tied Lady Gaga for Best Actress at the 24th Annual Critics Choice Awards January 13. At both ceremonies, she used her speech as an opportunity to talk about celebrating women.

Golden Globes acceptance speeches laud female creators

There were many triumphant moments for women at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, despite very few female writers and directors being represented in film categories. Many winning actresses used their acceptance speeches as an opportunity to champion female creators.

On the television side, Best Actress Rachel Brosnahan of The Marvelous more.