Flix Not To Miss: Oscar-Worthy Performances by an Actress

Now that the crisp winter air has arrived and films are trotted out for Oscar consideration, I highly recommend these spectacular performances by female actors in film.  BEST ACTRESS Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine. Blanchett’s turn as Jasmine, a fictional Ruth Madoff-like character, is virtuosic. She doesn’t shy away from showing us the ugly, manipulative...


Terry’s Picks: September 24

Director Haifaa al-Mansou (right) and actress Waad Mohammed at Wadjda’s premiere at the Venice film festival. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters via The Guardian Just Read: this Indiewire article about the biggest hits among female-centered films in the 21st Century. Excited to Hear: Wadjda, the first ever Saudi Arabian film directed by a woman, has been chosen...