Currently Browsing: Little Women
It’s the third act of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie (2023), and the Kens are embracing their newfound patriarchy, brainwashing the Barbies into being their maids, interrupting Barbie Land’s perfect pink palette with their horse prints and faux minks. Enter Kate McKinnon’s “Weird Barbie,” her puffy pink paint-splattered dress traded in for cargo pants and a bedazzled bomber jacket, and her choppy locks smoothed into a half-buzzed side-swept hairdo.… read more.
Happy birthday, Greta Gerwig! Today, I am very excited to have the opportunity to write on a fellow Barnard alum, the fastest rising star directing today, and the woman of the summer.
Greta was born in Sacramento, California on August 4, 1983. After graduating from St. Francis High School, a Catholic girls’ school, in 2002, she moved to New York City to study at Barnard College, the women’s school of Columbia University.… read more.
As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates artists who support the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com.
It’s hard to believe how much Emma Watson has achieved at such a young age. At 30, the actress, activist and gifted academic has had some of the strongest influence on popular culture, from iconic roles like Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise to Belle in the Beauty and the Beast live-action remake.… read more.
As part of our Sister Series, FF2 Media Vice President Brigid Presecky and Engagement Manager Georgi Presecky discuss their favorite depictions of sisterhood in films (by female filmmakers!) Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews.
What do you think is the most accurate depiction of sisterhood in film?… read more.
As Little Women (2019) is now available to purchase digitally, I’ve been pondering what it is that sets writer and director Greta Gerwig’s adaptation apart from the others before it. Obviously there is the stunning cinematography, the Oscar-winning costumes, and the fresh non-linear storyline. Gerwig’s script is vibrant and the entire cast gives fantastic performances.… read more.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the all-female team of film critics at FF2 Media were assigned to write about their favorite female artists – and where to watch their work.
Another film that really was a pleasant film to watch was Abominable (directed by Jill Culton). This animation follows a girl in China desperately trying to make enough money to travel to all the places her father had been.… read more.