The Funniest (Fictional) Women On-Screen in Recent History

“Women aren’t funny” is a phrase we’ve all heard too often. Audiences and industry executives tend to make this generalization, usually before they’ve even given a woman an opportunity to show off her comedic skills. Fortunately, the emergence of female-led comedies in recent years shows that this petty and ignorant opinion is beginning to wane. … Continue reading The Funniest (Fictional) Women On-Screen in Recent History

On Dreams in ‘La La Land’

Director: Damien Chazelle Starring: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt They don’t make ‘em like this anymore. No, actually - when was the last time anyone saw the Cinemascope logo in opening credits? Since premiering in late August at the Venice Film Festival, La La Land has been receiving unparalleled praise from critics and audiences … Continue reading On Dreams in ‘La La Land’