The field of women directors is been growing by leaps and bounds. From big studio blockbusters to quirky independent movies, these filmmakers really shine when they are exposing the lives of women from various societal situations who are coming into their own.Read More
Wonder Woman was the top rented movie of DVD Netflix in 2017. One look at the Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman and you can easily see that she’s a force of raw energy. Wonder Woman's huge box office opening, with a sequel announced immediately after its release, should make any woman stand up and take notice.Read More
It's all about the visuals in blockbuster films. Storylines that can dazzle and entertain the audience are hot commodities. People are no longer satisfied with fast-action scenes and Michael Bay-eques explosions. Our senses need to be stimulated in a way that creates awe and wonder.
The film must be visually appealing. The wardrobe must be stunning. The locations must tantalize. The music must evoke emotion. Here’s my list of some of the most visually stunning films of recent years.Read More
From its inception, it was clear that the movies people loved in theaters were not necessarily going to be the movies people rented at home from Netflix. This difference was noticeable in its very first year of existence, and continues to be evident in the 20th year of Netflix.Read More
By Linda Shortman
Not every film you like gets an awards nomination. Some people call this a snub, I like to think that they just missed. There are only so many slots in nominated categories, and sometimes it just comes down to math.
This year, there were films and performances I enjoyed that missed out on awards nominations. Were I a voting member of any academy, these would have been on my ballot.Read More