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.
Terry’s Picks: Wrinkle Trailer, Doctor Who, Equality Matters
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
Terry’s Picks: Hannah Beachler, Sarah Barnett, New Space
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
Terry’s Picks: Muse Honorees Blythe Danner, Lizz Winstead, Sarah Barnett
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
Follow #nywiftmuse on Twitter for Muse Awards Buzz on December 10
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