Sundance 2019 Juries Include Jane Campion, Damien Chazelle, Tessa Thompson, and More

When the Sundance Film Festival kicks off next week, the annual event will flood Park City, Utah with plenty of high-powered talent, and it seems that this year’s jury members might offer up as much ...

‘Egg’ Film Review: Christina Hendricks and Alysia Reiner Carry Prickly Pregnancy Comedy

‘Egg’ Film Review: Christina Hendricks and Alysia Reiner Carry Prickly Pregnancy Comedy It’s a fascinating thing to watch a director’s work evolve over a 10-year period, particularly if the director is a woman moving from her 20s to her 30s, the pressing concerns changing with every ...

Killing the Sundance Myth: No Filmmaker Comes Out of Nowhere

Killing the Sundance Myth: No Filmmaker Comes Out of Nowhere In March 1985, the great George Plimpton wrote a piece for Sports Illustrated that told the story of Sidd Finch, a seemingly out-of-nowhere mountain man who was raised in an English orphanage, studied ...

Comedy Mavens Michele Ganeless & Olivia Wingate Create Mo Studios With Focus On Diverse Content

Comedy Mavens Michele Ganeless & Olivia Wingate Create Mo Studios With Focus On Diverse Content Exclusive: Michele Ganeless, former President of Comedy Central, and Olivia Wingate, who previously served as a comedy talent rep, are doing their part to add a wrinkle to the ongoing push for diverse ...

How Long Will TV and Film’s Boom Market for Female Stories Last?

How Long Will TV and Film’s Boom Market for Female Stories Last? Nantucket, Mass. — The #MeToo moment and the push for gender parity in Hollywood has opened doors for women artists in the film and TV business in the past year, but there are concerns that the ...

Anna Camp Talks Working With Female Directors and Her New Passion Project, 'The Serpent's Bite'

Anna Camp Talks Working With Female Directors and Her New Passion Project, 'The Serpent's Bite' Pitch Perfect alum Anna Camp has been trying to shake her uptight stereotype since finishing the musical trilogy last year. She's curating her projects "to show a lot of sides of myself that people ...

Annecy: ‘Funan,’ ‘Bloeistraat 11,’ ‘Dam Keeper’ Triumph at Buoyant Festival

Annecy, France — Denis Do’s semi-autobiographical story, set against the Khmer Rouge’s brutal reign-of-terror, took the top Cristal at the 2018 Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival. Nora Twomey’s ...

Annecy: 10 Shorts Not to Miss at the Festival

Annecy: 10 Shorts Not to Miss at the Festival Annecy, France — We’re not saying these are the best shorts at Annecy this year. Nor the forerunners for prizes. Chosen principally from the shorts in the short film competition, and buzzed up titles ...

Tribeca Review: ‘Egg’ is a Dramatic Satire about Motherhood that Cracks

Setting up a cultural clash between two 40-something college pals, their partners, and a surrogate, Marianna Palka’s black comedy Egg, like her previous horror/comedy Bitch, sets its aim squarely on ...

‘Egg’ Review: Christina Hendricks Stars in Crackling Pregnancy Chamber Piece With a Feminist Edge — Tribeca

‘Egg’ Review: Christina Hendricks Stars in Crackling Pregnancy Chamber Piece With a Feminist Edge — Tribeca Filmmaker Marianna Palka has spent the past decade of her career dipping into various genres and finding the space to tell intimate stories in each, from her debut dramatic romance “Good Dick” to last ...

Christina Hendricks & Alysia Reiner Foster Dialogue On Motherhood With ‘Egg’

Receiving Risa Mickenberg’s script for Egg—premiering this week in Tribeca—director Marianna Palka had an instant, strong reaction to the material, recognizing something that had the potential to be ...

Tribeca 2018 Women Directors: Meet Marianna Palka — “Egg”

“Egg” Marianna Palka is an actress and filmmaker from Glasgow, Scotland. Her film “Bitch” sold at Cannes after its 2017 Sundance premiere, and her film “Good Dick” was nominated for the Grand Jury ...

Exclusive: Meg Ryan, Busy Philipps to Team Up at Bentonville Film Festival, and We Can't Wait!

Geena Davis's Bentonville Film Festival is gearing up for its fourth year, and we're proud to exclusively reveal the full lineup today on Popsugar! It was previously announced that Lionsgate and ...

2018 Tribeca Film Fest’s Spotlight Narrative includes: Emma Forrest, Marianna Palka, Award Winners Sebastian Lelio & Desiree Akhavan

Film items we’ve seen at Tiff back in September in Haifaa Al Mansour’s Mary Shelley and Sebastian Lelio‘s Disobedience, to Sundance’s top prize winner in Desiree Akhavan’s The Miseducation of Cameron ...

Tribeca 2018 Feature Film Slate Includes ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post,’ ‘Disobedience,’ ‘The Fourth Estate,’ and More

Tribeca 2018 Feature Film Slate Includes ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post,’ ‘Disobedience,’ ‘The Fourth Estate,’ and More The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival has revealed its feature film lineup, including its closing night offering — Liz Garbus’ documentary series “The Fourth Estate,” which follows The New York Times’ ...

The Year of the Woman: 5 Ways Female Filmmakers, Actresses, and Advocates Forever Changed Hollywood in 2017

The Year of the Woman: 5 Ways Female Filmmakers, Actresses, and Advocates Forever Changed Hollywood in 2017 Girl Talk is a weekly look at women in film — past, present, and future. This week, we look back on a monumental year, for better or worse. Ask enough women in Hollywood about being a woman in ...

Trailer Watch: A Family’s Life Goes to the Dogs in Marianna Palka’s “Bitch”

“Bitch” “We thought you’d be home. I postponed dinner as long as I could,” Jill (Marianna Palka) says as she leaves a message for her husband, Bill (Jason Ritter, “Parenthood”), in the new trailer ...

Hulu New Releases: May 2019

Alec Bojalad Apr 16, 2019 We have a list of the new Hulu movies and shows arriving in May 2019. Hulu has historically had great success with adaptations of classic literature thanks to The ...

13 Best Off-Beat Christmas Episodes

Daniella Bondar Chris Longo Alec Bojalad Dec 24, 2018 Christmas isn't always spent sitting around the tree. These TV shows had other ideas... Holly jolly it’s that time of year again. The windows ...