Terry’s Picks: December 24, 2013


Degeneres showing off her moves (image via Indiewire).

Greatly anticipating: Ellen Degeneres as Oscars host, after glimpsing her first teaser trailer for awards in February, which was released last week and features the television host and comedian dancing and lip-synching.

Bringing another: female comedian to the mix with Melissa McCarthy, who beats out male-driven blockbuster stars to become Redbox’s top-rented actor — male or female — of 2013.

Looking for: a way to close out a year of amazing contributions amidst challenges by women in film, TV, and digital media — this list of female-centric, -directed and –written films are still playing at a theater near you.

Terry Lawler is NYWIFT’s Executive Director. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks of the week.



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