Terry’s Picks: Women Rule the Emmys, The Golden Age…Again, Reed Morano

Go, ladies!: Congratulations to Jill Soloway and Lisa Cholodenko, who won Emmy Awards for directing a Comedy Series and a Limited Series respectively! Despite being grossly outnumbered in nominations, exceptional women are still  taking home top trophies. History Lesson: Nell Scovell wrote about another golden age for women in TV – 1990 – in The...


Terry’s Picks: Women in Film Fund, Olive Kitteridge & Hillary Swank

Frances McDormand in Olive Kitteridge. Photograph courtesy HBO. Watching: Hilary Swank discuss her starring role in The Homesman on The Hollywood Masters, saying she believes it’s a “feminist movie and shows how far we need to go.” Congratulating: the 9 talented grantees of the Women in Film Fund.  Recommending: HBO’s mini-series Olive Kitteridge, starring Frances McDormand in an amazing...


Flix Not To Miss: Women Who Rock

Along with movies, rock-n-roll is one of America’s greatest exports.  So this summer, let’s celebrate two of the best rock-roll-movies. Before she showed us The Kids Are Alright, Lisa Cholodenko wrote and directed Laurel Canyon, a great rock movie with one of the best parts written for an actress. Christian Bale plays Sam, an uptight doctor who...