A Woman On Set is about women in film and television, celebrating their successes and discussing their struggles. We’ll explore woman’s work (cinematographers, directors, actresses, etc.), interview local woman in the industry, and discuss current issues.
Lost in Bling Beguiled Suicides
Sofia Coppola is our focus for episode 5. She has many films to discuss including The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation, Marie Antoinette, The Bling Ring, and The Beguiled. In #SoThisHappened we talk about Lena Dunham’s victim blaming statement and “hipster racism”. We talk about the Women’s Film and TV Network meeting this month and … Continue reading Lost in Bling Beguiled Suicides
Reed Morano, The Handmaid’s Tale, Holy the Oscars are Sexist.
In Episode 4, we discuss director/cinematographer Reed Morano and her work on the Handmaid’s Tale, Skeleton Twins, and Meadowland. In our segment #SoThisHappened we give an update on Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct and scarcity of women for director/cinematography awards. Our recommendation for this weekend is two features by Andrea Arnold: Fishtank and American Honey. Join … Continue reading Reed Morano, The Handmaid’s Tale, Holy the Oscars are Sexist.
Predators, Pariah and Paris is Burning
We discuss Dee Rees’s film Pariah. In our new segment #sothishappened, we discuss the accusations against Kevin Spacey and whether is possible to separate the art from the artist. We consider the evolution of drag from Paris is Burning to today’s Ru Paul, and next week we’ll be discussing cinematographer/director Reed Murano. Join us, for … Continue reading Predators, Pariah and Paris is Burning
I Shot Andy Warhol, and the genius of Ellen Kuras.
Today we discuss Ellen Kuras and the master of her work as a director of photography. We focus primarily on I Shot Andy Warhol, the complexity of Valerie’s character and the way Kuras and director Mary Harron have brought the story forward. Join us for a look at these Women on Set.
Episode One – Women, Working & Weinstein
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