Happening: Abortion Films

Happening Photo : Courtesy of IFC Films   Feminist French director Audrey Diwan’s ground-level 1960s drama follows a headstrong student (Anamaria Vartolomei) through a period of confusion and fear. The film, which takes audiences back to a time when abortion was illegal in France, serves as a timely reminder of just how scary and alienating the process […]

Back in Action: Cameron Diaz’s Comeback in Seth (Horrible Bosses) Gordon’s Comedy

Cameron Diaz is coming out of a self-proclaimed retirement from acting to star with Oscar winner amie Foxx in Netflix feature aptly titled Back in Action.

Gay Directors: Higgins, Colin (Harold and Maude, 9 to 5) (LGBTQ, Gay, AIDS)

Colin Higgins (July 28, 1941–August 5, 1988), was an  Australian-American screenwriter, actor, and director, best known for writing the screenplay for the 1971 film Harold and Maude, and for directing the Foul Play (1978) and 9 to 5 (1980).

National Velvet (1945): Making of Family-Friendly Child-Animal Classic

An 18-year-old Gene Tierney, who was then appearing on Broadway, was offered the role of Velvet Brown in 1939.

Doctor, You’ve Got to be Kidding! (1967): Peter Tewksbury’s Muddled Romantic Comedy, Starring Sandra Dee and George Hamilton

Dee plays Heather Halloran, a young woman pursued by three men who want to marry her, and is about to give birth to a baby.