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Ten Best: Phone Scenes in Movies

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To celebrate today’s release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus – available in stores from today – here’s a list of the Ten Best phone scenes in movies, showcasing some of the most famous telephone calls ever made.

Pillow Talk (1959)

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but when he sees the woman for the first time and immediately falls for her, he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised. Pillow Talk was the first of three movies in which Doris Day and Rock Hudson starred together and was named by the National Film Registry for being ‘culturally, historically and aesthetically’ significant.

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

The 1989 American romantic comedy starring Billy Crystal (Harry) and Meg Ryan (Sally) raised the question: ‘Can men and women ever just be friends’? Grossing a total of $92.2 million at the box office, the film’s plot focuses »

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Mini Must-Have: All the Details on Knox Jolie-Pitt’s Dapper Gray Cardigan

7 September 2017 10:10 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

He may be one of the youngest members of the Jolie-Pitt clan, but Knox Léon is well in the running for most stylish.

The 9-year-old son of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt accompanied his mom and five siblings — twin sister Vivienne Marcheline; Shiloh Nouvel, 11; Zahara Marley, 12; Pax Thien, 13; and Maddox Chivan, 16 — to the Telluride Film Festival on Saturday to support Jolie’s new film First They Killed My Father, which she directed, produced and co-wrote.

For the occasion, Knox looked every bit the fashionable kid in dark gray slacks, black shoes and Appaman’s Shelby Button-Front Cardigan, which retails for »

- Jen Juneau

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Movie Review – Home Again (2017)

7 September 2017 5:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Home Again, 2017

Written and Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, Jon Rudnitsky, Pico Alexander, Lake Bell, Lola Flanery, Reid Scott, Eden Grace Redfield, Michael Sheen, and Candice Bergen

Synopsis:

Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.

Home Again is dead on arrival as from the very beginning it is asking audiences to sympathize with the problems of privileged rich folk, specifically the struggles of Alice (Reese Witherspoon) trying to raise a pair of children after separating from her husband Austen (Michael Sheen) and heading back to Los Angeles where her deceased father was once an Oscar-winning filmmaker gifted with the ability of tapping into human emotion. The kicker is that neither the script nor direction from first-time writer/director Hallie Meyers-Shyer (daughter of notable romantic comedy filmmaker Nancy Meyers, who has »

- Robert Kojder

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Film Review: ‘Home Again’

5 September 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Home Again,” a lifestyle comedy with a soupçon of pain, stars Reese Witherspoon as a perky Los Angeles mother of two coping with a perky divorce and perky career problems (let’s pause and take a breath before we get to her perky love life). It’s the first feature written and directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer, whose last name alone sounds like the opening credits of two dozen comedies: Her mother is Nancy Meyers, director of “The Parent Trap,” “Something’s Gotta Give,” “It’s Complicated” and “The Intern,” and her father is Charles Shyer, director of “Baby Boom,” “Father of the Bride” and “Father of the Bride II.” (The couple, who divorced in 1999, collaborated as writers and/or producers on a number of other features, including “Private Benjamin.”)

Depending on your point of view, that pedigree will mean one of two things: Hallie Meyers-Shyer was put on earth to make contemporary Hollywood screwball comedies — or she »

- Owen Gleiberman

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It, mother!, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and more movies to see this September

30 August 2017 9:01 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

It, mother!, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and more movies to see this SeptemberIt, mother!, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and more movies to see this SeptemberAdriana Floridia8/30/2017 11:01:00 Am

September is a month of new beginnings.

Summer fades into fall, school begins again, and the movie world is buzzing with the Toronto International Film Festival, which we're lucky to host here in Canada. However, even if you can't make it to Tiff, quite a few titles from the festival open in theatres across the country in September, so you can still be a part of the conversation.

Not only that, but there's plenty of highly-anticipated blockbusters opening this month, including the re-make of Stephen King's It, the sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service, and another Lego inspired animated adventure.

Check out our list of the movies you need to see this September!

It

Release Date: September 8th

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- Adriana Floridia

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10 Female-Directed Films to See This Season, From ‘Lady Bird’ to ‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’

18 August 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

All this week, IndieWire will be rolling out our annual Fall Preview, including the very best indie cinema has to offer, all the awards contenders you need to know about, and even blockbuster fare that seems poised to please the most discerning tastes, all with an eye towards introducing you to all the new movies you need to get through a jam-packed fall movie-going season. Check back every day for a new look at the best the season has to offer, and clear your schedule, because we’re going to fill it right up. 

Finally: 10 new features from female filmmakers. From first-time directors to bonafide superstars, personal stories to historical epics, this season has something for everyone, and all from women.

“Viceroy’s House” (September 1)

After investigating her own heritage during the filming of an episode of BBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?,” “Bend It Like Beckham” filmmaker »

- Kate Erbland

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Book Excerpt: “Nancy Meyers”

26 July 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Nancy Meyers: BAFTA Guru/YouTube

The following is excerpted from Deborah Jermyn’s “Nancy Meyers,” which will be released July 27.

May 2014. A BBC journalist was on the phone. It was shortly to be the twentieth anniversary of the release of “Four Weddings and A Funeral” (Newell, 1994), one of the best loved, most successful British films and romantic comedies in film history. There was going to be a lot of coverage in the British media marking this milestone. I’d published a number of articles and a co-edited collection on romantic comedy, and taught Film degree classes on it — could the BBC interview me for a story?

I felt like a bit of a fraud as I told them that not only had I not seen the film in years, but also I was that strange thing — a British person who didn’t really like the film. To be honest, my overwhelming memory was of being a bit annoyed by it. Not to worry, said the journalist. We want to interview you for a story called “Why is the term romcom used so negatively?” and I agreed this was a thorny question that had often troubled me and one that I would happily talk about.

So an interview took place, where I spoke about how the pejorative use of the term was often imbricated with the assumption of an undiscerning female audience, and of mindless formulaic repetition which failed to acknowledge the capacity of the genre to make social comment; and I noted that this had not been the case with historical predecessors like the screwball comedy which were often received enthusiastically by both critics and public.

I mentioned that, like all genres, romcom had to keep bringing new inflections to bear to avoid becoming stale, and that “It’s Complicated” (Meyers, 2009) was a good example of this for the way it had centred on an older “love-triangle,” where a middle-aged divorced couple rekindle their relationship and have an affair. An accessible and pretty sympathetic story raising some of these issues appeared on the BBC website where I was cited alongside others who were presumably invested in thinking about the romcom as a genre with the capacity to be textured and intelligent, while simultaneously entertaining and amusing.

Billy Mernit, author of “Writing the Romantic Comedy” (2000), who has taught the genre on the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, and Ben Palmer and Tess Morris, the director and screenwriter of “Man Up” (2015), the British romcom starring Simon Pegg and Lake Bell in production at that time all featured. The story when it came out was not groundbreaking. Nevertheless, it was rather refreshing and unusual, I thought, to see an article make an effort to be even-handed in considering the appeal and the possibilities of the much-maligned romcom, to try to unpack where the instant derision of it springs from, rather than just add fuel to it.

Then the journalist (@yasmeenkhan1) tweeted news of her story with a link to the website. The exchange that ensued, though brief, was intriguing. The first response went as follows, before others replied in these ways:

– “Great article — despite praise for It’s Complicated!:) #beige.”

– “Nancy Meyers has done a fair bit to damage perception of the genre. Too long, bland.”

– “But Meryl has Such an awesome house in that film.”

– ‘The Holiday, for example, is seven hours long. And nothing happens.”

– “… and The Holiday is really a softcore designer-porno about two beautiful homes in love.”

– “The only bit I choose to remember from that film is the Jack Black ‘boob graze.’”

– “I remember the general Jack Black ‘Wtf am I doing in this piece of treacle?!’ gaze.”

I watched, bemused, as what was meant to be a social media plug for a story outlining a more considered approach to thinking about the romcom morphed instead into a forum for bashing Nancy Meyers and her work. The director of just five films at this time (namely, “The Parent Trap” (1998); “What Women Want” (2000); “Something’s Gotta Give” (2003); “The Holiday” (2006); and “It’s Complicated” (2009), a body of work which has since grown to include “The Intern” (2015)), the predominance of romantic comedy in her oeuvre has earned her the moniker of Hollywood’s “romcom queen,” along with other regal monikers like “Hollywood’s queen of the chick flick,” “queen of the late-in-life-love story,” and “Queen of saccharine.”

Yet with still such a relatively small body of directorial work to her name, and given the extended periods that have passed between her films, it clearly is not the vast volume of romantic comedies she has made that has bestowed the title “romcom queen” upon her. Rather, for those familiar with the genre, she has developed a distinctive “brand” that they now identify and anticipate.

Hers is a mode in which lovingly drawn mise-en- scene combines with an affection for the golden age of Hollywood elegance and classical style, contemplative dialogue and story turns (hence the repeated complaint her films are “too long”), and characters and settings drawn from a privileged (and resolutely white) milieu.

Indeed, the Screen International review of “The Holiday” boiled it down even more simply to say Meyers has “established her own brand of contemporary rom-com: guilty pleasure fantasies of love and longing set among successful people in their multi-million dollar residences.” Crucially, though, this characteristic attention to lavish sets and the upper middle class has become a stick to beat her with, as much as a descriptive marker of a “Meyers style.”

Furthermore, anyone with an interest in box office results will know her romcoms stand out among her peers too, not just for their distinctively tasteful design, but for having generated a great deal of profit. “What Women Want” became both the most commercially successful romcom of all time and the most commercially successful film of all time directed by a woman at the point of its release (making just shy of $183m in the United States alone).

But in this Twitter exchange, Meyers’s name is evoked only to signal what is wrong with romantic comedy; it is an opportunity for snappy jibes about how her films are annoying, how they are “#beige” and “bland,” rather than pleasurable. And this is the case even among people who seemed ostensibly to be open-minded about the gratifications and the attractions of the romcom — who critiqued its “bad press” in Khan’s article — yet who also, it seemed, enjoyed the occasion to share disdain for Meyers and her films.

Obviously some of this has to do with the nature of Twitter and its trade in “pithy” rejoinders. But the short exchange of 140- character messages actually revealed a number of traits that I have come to see as common in the reception of Meyers in the process of researching this book about her.

These are traits which I will unravel at greater length in what follows, as I trace how one of the most significant women practitioners in post-classical Hollywood has been the subject both of academic neglect and continued critical denigration, and as I make the case for a more nuanced, comprehensive and measured consideration of her work than has as yet been undertaken.

In this Twitter exchange, there is nothing recognizing how enormously popular her films have been, or contemplating the possible pleasures of her work. They are all about empty gloss, about superficialities, not substance we learn.

Indeed, as shall become evident in this book, reviewers return repeatedly to the issue of how Nancy Meyers’s films look; in particular her films’ (professedly overly opulent) houses. These have taken on a kind of cultural currency of their own, pored over on design websites and blogs by interior design professionals, journalists, and fans. Yet at the same time, they are regularly maligned by film critics who see her devotion to intricate texture, color, and style coordination as a kind of empty and shallow distraction. In this way, a skill, a distinctive quality that one can well imagine would be remarked on as “an eye for detail” in a male director, is used in Meyers’s case to imply she can’t really “do” more substantial work like original character or plot (consider, for example, how Douglas Sirk’s lavish use of Technicolor became seen as a marker of the masterful and expressive emotive range of his films rather than merely a similarly predictable and ostentatious gimmick).

And her films are saccharine, we are told — in this exchange, compared to “treacle” — which is to say, sickly sweet nonsense. Such food metaphors are again prevalent in the reception of her work (The Guardian, for example, called “The Holiday” “the celluloid equivalent of having melted Mars Bars poured down your throat”), as they are in romcom broadly. They suggest that there is no nourishing artistic sustenance to be had here, often conjuring up an image of women audiences lacking restraint and willpower gorging themselves on sugary goodies they should know aren’t good for them.

Particularly interesting, though, is the familiar and belittling invoking of her work as a form of lifestyle porn, a description which again comes up repeatedly in reviews of her work. While the popular and flippant usage of the “-porn” suffix has become common in the vernacular of postfeminist discourses, it is striking here for the insidious manner in which it operates as a reminder that the person behind these films is a woman.

The flippant suggestion that Meyers makes “softcore designer-pornos” glibly denigrates her skills as a female director (and, by extension, questions and undermines the tastes of her audiences), slyly reminding us in the process that she is out of place in having achieved such mainstream commercial momentum in Hollywood, that the “proper” territory for women in film lies not somewhere behind the camera or in command of it, but in the realm of sexualized spectacle.

In some ways, appropriately enough for a woman director whose career predates and spans the shift from second wave feminism to postfeminism, the use of the porn “metaphor” is the ultimate postfeminist putdown of her work; if you don’t think it’s funny or see it’s meant “ironically” then the problem is with (uptight) you, not the (cool) person using it to take a shot at Nancy Meyers.

In the series of tweets above, none of the exchanges begin to engage with how significant her achievements are in an industry that has consistently marginalized and excluded women filmmakers. Instead, what this moment from the Twitterverse postulated is that there is a reason why the contemporary romcom gets a bad rap, there is someone who sums up (or at least, who we can blame for) this scorn for the genre — and that is Nancy Meyers.

Deborah Jermyn is a Reader in Film and Television at Roehampton

University, UK. She is the author and editor of numerous books

exploring women, feminism, and popular culture including “Female

Celebrity and Ageing: Back in the Spotlight” (2013), “Sex and the City

(2009), and “Hollywood Transgressor: The Cinema of Kathryn Bigelow

(2003).

Book Excerpt: “Nancy Meyers” was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

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Kim Kardashian West’s Sexy Fashion Streak Continues as She Pairs Teeny-tiny Crop Top with Sheer Skirt

21 July 2017 4:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kim Kardashian West has long been BFFs with Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing, often stepping out on the red carpet in the fashion house’s barely-there designs.

And on Thursday, the 36-year-old reality star stepped out in the summer heat for the opening of Balmain’s first Los Angeles boutique — flaunting her famous figure in a super cropped white top and high-waisted, sparkling silver skirt.

With a slit up to her thigh, the transparent garment showed off plenty of skin for the mother of two — who recently made the decision with husband Kanye West to hire a surrogate to carry their third child. »

- Dave Quinn

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Dakota Johnson, Hari Nef and Petra Collins Celebrate the Launch of Gucci Bloom in a Magical Garden in Times Square

19 July 2017 9:12 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Gucci had a huge year in 2016 — just about every single celebrity who hit the red carpet stepped out in the brand (catch some highlights here!), but 2017 is turning out to be even bigger for the Italian fashion label. The brand announced three new projects that go far beyond the runway, taking them into home design, travel apps and a brand new fragrance, Gucci Bloom, which launches today with a splashy, fun editorial in Harper’s Bazaar. 

Gucci Bloom is actually Alessandro Michele’s first fragrance for the brand since becoming creative director in 2015 and his vision for the scent was »

- Colleen Kratofil

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15 Movies You Should Watch Every Summer For the Ultimate Staycation

16 July 2017 12:50 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

With Summer in full swing, it's hard to escape all of your friends' vacation pictures, tropical drink snaps, and endless #ThrowbackThursday selfies. While we love a good Summer sangria by the pool as much as the next person, not everyone can get away for long breaks or afford to jet set off to a remote island. Luckily, we have a solution for your mid-Summer blues . . . a movie-fueled staycation! If you're in need of an update to your Netflix and chill regimen or want to escape your normal life through the fantasy world of movies, we've got you covered. From the blue waters of Hawaii in Blue Crush to escaping to Kellerman's in Dirty Dancing, we've found 15 movies that you should watch every Summer for the ultimate staycation. Whether you're in need of a childhood throwback to long days at Summer camp à la The Parent Trap or want to daydream »

- Johnni Macke

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Of Course Lady Gaga Goes Hiking in a Fancy Crop Top and Heels

23 June 2017 6:22 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Lady Gaga isn’t exactly the biggest fan of practical dressing. This is a woman who infamously wore a meat dress, played the piano in a garment composed entirely out of decapitated Kermit the Frog heads and one made out of lucite bubbles, and once attended the Grammys ensconced in a giant dinosaur egg. And don’t even get us started on that 12″ high heel-less footwear she’s so fond of. So naturally, when it comes to everyday activities, the pop star doesn’t exactly dress like other people either, as she perfectly demonstrated on a recent hike.

If you »

- Emily Kirkpatrick

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Kim Kardashian Wears a Mini Version of Her Met Gala Dress to Launch Her Beauty Line, Ends Those Kanye West Makeup Brand Rumors

21 June 2017 5:42 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

In case Kim Kardashian‘s eponymous business empire wasn’t already robust enough, spanning a wide array of products from a smattering of various types of iPhone apps, to art books and even a children’s clothing line, on Tuesday night she launched her latest endeavor, Kim Kardashian West Beauty. The reality star will launch the first item from her makeup collection today, kicking things off with the cosmetic tool that has become her signature, a stick to help fans get a perfectly contoured look that is expected to rake in $14 million in a matter of minutes. And to celebrate, »

- Emily Kirkpatrick

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Second Wives Club Star Shiva Safai Takes You Inside Her Insane Closet

16 June 2017 12:28 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Those who have tuned into E!’s reality series Second Wives Club this season know that star Shiva Safai lives in a truly spectacular home. Safai is the fiancé of three years to real estate developer Mohamed Hadid (they have been together for five), whom you may also recognize as the father of a pair of supermodels named Gigi and Bella. In anticipation of the show’s first season finale this Sunday, Safai took over People Style’s Instagram story, giving followers a peek inside a day in her life — and of course, her closet. And considering the couple’s »

- Lindy Segal

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Lindsay Lohan Is Returning to TV, and This Could Be the Low-Key Comeback Vehicle She Needs

15 June 2017 7:29 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Lindsay Lohan is heading back to television, but she’s doing it across the pond.

The “Mean Girls” star has landed a role on “Sick Note,” a British comedy series that will air on Sky Atlantic and streaming service Now TV sometime this year. The show has already been renewed for a second season, which is when Lohan is slated to show up.

Read More: ‘Mean Girls 2’: Lindsay Lohan Has Written a Treatment and Hopes Tina Fey Can make Time for It

Sick Note” stars Rupert Grint as Daniel Glass, whose life hasn’t been going so well lately. He’s struggling to care about his dead-end job with his demanding boss Kenny West (Don Johnson) and is also in failing relationship. It all comes to a head when he’s diagnosed with esophageal cancer, supposedly a fatal case. Upon learning the news, everyone begins to treat Daniel better, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Lindsay Lohan Is Returning to TV, and This Could Be the Low-Key Comeback Vehicle She Needs

15 June 2017 7:29 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Lindsay Lohan is heading back to television, but she’s doing it across the pond.

The “Mean Girls” star has landed a role on “Sick Note,” a British comedy series that will air on Sky Atlantic and streaming service Now TV sometime this year. The show has already been renewed for a second season, which is when Lohan is slated to show up.

Read More: ‘Mean Girls 2’: Lindsay Lohan Has Written a Treatment and Hopes Tina Fey Can make Time for It

Sick Note” stars Rupert Grint as Daniel Glass, whose life hasn’t been going so well lately. He’s struggling to care about his dead-end job with his demanding boss Kenny West (Don Johnson) and is also in failing relationship. It all comes to a head when he’s diagnosed with esophageal cancer, supposedly a fatal case. Upon learning the news, everyone begins to treat Daniel better, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Home Again Trailer #2: Reese Witherspoon Gets Her Groove Back

15 June 2017 12:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the first trailer that arrived in May, Open Road Films has released the second trailer for the upcoming romantic comedy Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon as a complex woman named Alice Kinney. This video includes new footage which reveals that it is actually Alice's mother (Candice Bergen) who suggests that the three young filmmakers (Pico Alexander, Nat Wolff, Jon Rudnitsky) she meets on her birthday should live in her guest house. Things get even more complicated when Alice's estranged husband (Michael Sheen) comes to visit, finding these three youngsters living in her house.

This new trailer, which debuted on Open Road Films YouTube, reveals that, the morning after Alice's tryst with Pico Alexander's character, her mother unexpectedly returns home with her young daughters, who discover that their mother had some company last night. This trailer also includes a new scene where Alice tries to break down some ground rules for the house, »

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33 Movie Moments That Made You Want to Go to Camp

14 June 2017 4:15 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Whether you were a Summer-camp regular or just daydreamed about going, nothing makes camp look cooler than the movies. Thanks to silver-screen hits like The Parent Trap, Wet Hot American Summer, Camp Nowhere, and more, we grew up wishing for camp adventures of our own. Now, of course, these moments from movies set at camp inspire plenty of nostalgia for what was and what could have been. To mark the start of the season, relive all your Summer-camp daydreams with these memorable movie GIFs. »

- Laura Marie Meyers

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Sister, Sister: Tia and Tamera Mowry Prepping Sitcom Revival

4 June 2017 9:05 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Is the world ready for more sibling synchronicity?

In a new interview, Tia Mowry confirms that she and sister Tamera Mowry are attempting to revive Sister, Sister. Unfortunately for the twinning stars of the ‘1990s sitcom, the effort is proving to be something of a struggle.

“We’re looking, right now, for a producer and a writer, someone who can kind of be a leader of the pack in regards to running the show,” Mowry tells Nylon. “I thought people would »

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Female Directors Power List: See Which Filmmakers Grossed Over $100 Million

1 June 2017 12:35 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Wonder Woman” is expected to top the weekend; claims that it will be the most successful film ever directed by a woman will soon follow. That’s possible, but far from guaranteed: While Hollywood’s pretzel logic would suggest that women rarely direct blockbusters, Patty Jenkins’ success story will have a lot of competition.

The dearth of women directors trusted by studios to helm top movies becomes even more suspect when adjusting grosses to current ticket prices. Despite limited opportunities, 14 have grossed over $200 million, and 40 total over $100 million when calculated at current numbers.

 

Below, we go into detail about the top directors and their movies; there’s a lot to see, with some compelling and surprising conclusions. However, more than any other statistic, here’s one that stands out: Among the most successful female directors, after adjusting to current ticket prices, the career average per film gross is over $100 million for several. »

- Tom Brueggemann

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Home Again Trailer: Reese Witherspoon Tries to Reboot Her Love Life

12 May 2017 11:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Everyone's talking about Alice in the new teaser trailer for Home Again! Starring Reese Witherspoon, Pico Alexander, Nat Wolff, Jon Rudnitsky, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen and Lake Bell, this modern romantic comedy from writer and director Hallie Meyers-Shyer in her directorial debut and from Producer Nancy Meyers (The Holiday, The Intern, Something's Gotta Give) arrives in theaters everywhere this September! In addition to the new trailer, the studio has released the first three images.

Home Again stars Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies, Wild, Walk The Line, Sweet Home Alabama) as Alice Kinney in a modern romantic comedy. Recently separated from her husband, (Michael Sheen), Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place to live. Alice agrees to »

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