• Backlight: Women In the Director’s Chair

    Backlight: Women In the Director’s Chair0

    • September 3, 2017

    Seeing Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman turn into a huge commercial success is a special kind of schadenfreude. Superhero and other popcorn action films have been been particularly resistant to give female directors a chance, even while allowing mediocre white men to fail upwards, from mild indie successes to headlining major franchises. But it’s too easy

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