Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Movie Lovers - Episode 7: Female Directors

Apologies for the delay!
How many female directors can you name off the top of your head compared to male directors?
Have you noticed how few female directors are well-known?
In this episode Jeff and Shanna celebrate and discuss female directors and countdown their favorite movies directed by women!





Here's the link to the Box Office Mojo list of highest-grossing directors:

Here is the PDF file that lists over 90 female directors and their theatrically-released full-length features.

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Come back in two weeks as we discuss the year so far in movies, including a Top 5 Best of list and our picks for Worst of the Year (So Far)! Episode 8 will be available July 11th!

Show Notes

•    Opening, Introduction, and Correction
•    The Week in Review (0:02:14)
o    Shanna’s Week
    Kardashian: The Man That Saved OJ
    Jackie: A Tale of Two Sisters
    Little Boxes
o    Jeff’s Week (0:11:27)
    Get Out
    Stop-Loss
o    Our Week (0:19:19)
    Middle of Nowhere
•    The Main Event: Female Directors (0:23:58)
•    Film Faves: Movies Directed by Women (1:08:41) 
•    Where You Can Find Us and Ending (1:47:01)

Shanna’s Faves Directed by Women:
12. Look Who’s Talking, Too (Amy Heckerling)
11. Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley) - Hulu
10. The Holiday (Nancy Meyers)
9. The Dressmaker (Jocelyn Miller) – Amazon Prime
8. The Secret Garden (Agnieska Holland)
7. 2 Days in New York (Julie Delpy) – Netflix
6. Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller)
5. Wonder Woman (Patty Jenkins)
4. Bride & Prejudice (Gurinder Chadha)
3. Touchy Feely (Lynn Shelton) - Hulu
2. Mississippi Masala (Mira Nair)
1. Lovely & Amazing (Nicole Holofcener)

Jeff’s Faves Directed by Women:
12. Private Parts (Betty Thomas)
11. Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik) – Amazon Prime, Hulu
10. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)
9. Bend It Like Beckham (Gurinder Chadha)
8. Look Who’s Talking (Amy Heckerling)
7. Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
6. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola)
5. Clueless (Amy Heckerling)
4. Bride & Prejudice (Gurinder Chadha)
3. Sleepless in Seattle (Nora Ephron)
2. Wayne’s World (Penelope Spheeris)
1. A League of Their Own (Penny Marshall)

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