Carrie Fisher: I was saddened by the loss of icon Carrie Fisher (and her mother Debbie Reynolds) last week. This piece in Indiewire sums up what so many of us are feeling: “In both the stories she told about her life and the stories she represented as a fictional icon, Carrie Fisher taught us that girls could fight, girls could fail, and that we could rise up again; that we could own our lives, and take ownership over our stories.”
Star Wars: In happier Star Wars news, The Atlantic posits that the franchise gets even more feminist with each installment.
BBC America: Enjoy a private lunch with BBC AMERICA President (and 2015 NYWIFT Muse honoree) Sarah Barnett at Michael’s in NYC – and support NYWIFT while you do it – by bidding online through Charity Buzz. The auction closes Thursday at 3 PM EST.
Wrinkle Trailer: I’m excited to see Ava Duvernay’s A Wrinkle in Time, the Disney adaptation of the 1963 children’s classic by Madeleine L’Engle. The film...READ MORE
Hannah Beachler: Congratulations to Hannah Beachler, who was awarded “Excellence in Production Design for Awards or Event Special” during the Art Directors Guild Awards last...READ MORE
As we look forward to this Thursday’s Muse Awards, here are some of our honorees: Blythe Danner talks to The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast...READ MORE
The buzz about the Muse Awards is that it’s all about the speeches. It’s not a surprise as the event is an intimate gathering of...READ MORE