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  Can we ever have too many versions of Little Women? We say no, and luckily, so does Sony Pictures. There are tons of reasons we're pumped about an updated version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic, the main one being the obvious fact that we are long time Little Women lovers. Alcott’s book was fiercely pro-women and inspiringly ahead of its time, and for that alone we’ll always be thrilled to see its story honored.   But there are plenty of other factors that are making us believe this adaptation of Little Women will be especially incredible:  1. Read More
  At a time when most loyal moviegoers are either Latin American or female (or both), it’s taken a hell of a while for the film industry to catch up with the changing scene. This week, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) released its star-studded list of invited members, and they’ve made some improvement from last year. Those who accept membership make up the elite class of film industry pros that decides who gets Oscars next year. Out of the 276 invitees, 31 percent are women—an increase from last year’s 28 percent. Read More
The other night I watched the 1999 rave-culture flick Go, featuring Sarah Polley and Katie Holmes.  In it, a group of 90’s slackers and their crazy Christmas Eve party. There’s car chases, drug deals gone bad, angry strippers, and a lot of dated fashion (modrobes anyone?). What really fascinated me, though, was not the penchant for goggles but the lack of cell phones and texting. People go missing for hours and their friends just have to wait around or do something else if they don’t show up. Read More