Women and cinema


"I set out to make movies about girls from the girl’s point of view … a lot of films celebrate women, but most of the time it is men doing the talking, so it ends up being a man’s perspective on women, rather than an authentic experience of being female." - Céline Sciamma, director of Water Lilies, Tomboy and Girlhood.


My friend Jordan Jeffries will be at SPX this weekend, selling comic-reviews of every movie he saw in 2013, among other wonderful things. This is a little something I contributed to it. I’m raising my fists right now, ready to fight you over my objectively correct opinions.

Dascha Polanco at the Tracy Reese Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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"I love playing someone who has so much integrity, who has so much joy and so much life—even though her life is now in prison. She’s locked up, but she’s able to build up joy anyway."

- samira wiley for brooklyn magazine

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Nicole Kidman photographed by Steven Klein for Interview Magazine, September 2014

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"Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” — Sophia Loren

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While filming the aquatic scene, Alfonso Cuarón held his breath along with Sandra Bullock to make sure he wasn’t asking too much of her. He soon found he couldn’t match her lung power.

Gravity (2013)