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Female Filmmaker Friday: A League of Their Own, 1992 (dir. Penny Marshall)


I can’t even remember the first time I saw this film, but I know I was very young. I’m not a big baseball fan. I never have been. But I love this film. I love what it represents and I love this history that is showcases. I love the characters and I love the costume design and I love the story and basically, I just love this movie.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985 (dir. Susan Seidelman)


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Cigarette Girl: Susan! My God, we thought you were dead.
Susan: No, just in New Jersey.

Female Filmmaker Friday: Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985 (dir. Susan Seidelman)


Last week I covered Susan Seidleman’s debut film Smithereens and now I will be discussing her second film, the mainstream hit Desperately Seeking Susan. Check back over the next few weeks as I look at three more of her films from the 1980s.

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Lady Directors, Aidan Quinn and Oscar Contenders: January 2014 in Films


Forgive me for posting this a day late. Somehow I totally forgot it was February until I realized today is Groundhog Day and I still haven’t watched Groundhog Day. Needless to say, I will be watching Groundhog Day soon. This month’s round up will be pretty brief. I’ve been trying to watch more movies directed by ladies and I’ve done a pretty stellar job of it (though I could be watching more!) and I’ve started a new feature called Female Filmmaker Friday that I hope you all enjoy. As always, after the cut you can read what I’ve been watching, as well as a few featured films.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Who’s That Girl, 1987 (dir. James Foley)


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Prison Oficer: One black leather jacket, one plastic comb – blue, two studded leather bracelets – black, and one lipstick – fire engine red.
Donovan: All your worldly possessions.
Nikki Finn: Don’t knock it, Donovan. You can’t get this shade’a red anymore.