Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sally Menke Interview on The Treatment

Last night at the Oscars editor Sally Menke was one of the people remembered. She died last fall in a freak accident while hiking. I found out recently that her friend Elvis Mitchell of The Treatment had gotten her on tape, … Continue reading

Post-Award Thoughts

As I watched the Oscars and the Independent Spirit Awards this weekend you could see one clear difference between the two events (aside from the formal dresses and the hosts) — the presence of female winners. The Oscars followed the usual path … Continue reading

Keeping it All in Perspective

Hollywood is giving out a lot of awards this weekend but it’s also really important to keep a bigger picture in mind. While we fight for women’s rights and visibility in Hollywood, other rights we take for granted are being removed. … Continue reading

Women at the Movies This Weekend — February 25, 2011

Women’s Films Now PlayingThe Other WomanOrgasm Inc. — directed by Liz Canner (doc) When We LeaveThe Roommate From Prada to NadaTrue GritBhutto (doc)The WoodmansThe Tempest — written and directed by Julie TaymorBlack SwanTangledMade in DagenhamTiny Furniture — written and directed by Lena DunhamThe Girl Who Kicked … Continue reading