Whether you are interested in women in front of the camera or the women commanding the camera, we've got some books to recommend for you! Let us know your favorite books about women in movies in the comments! What They Don’t Teach You at Film School by Camille Landau and Tiara White Penny Marshall: An … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads about Women in Movies
We've seen many #30booksin30days challenges over the interwebs but Courtney Rogers' article on Book Riot caught our eye (and our imagination) of a September challenge. We combed through our growing collection of women's history books in the Gal's Guide Library and have come up with a list of 30 books each under 300 pages. But because … Continue reading 30 Books in 30 Days Challenge
In a world...where so many films get sequels or leave you hangin' (we're pointing fingers at you Avengers: Infinity War) Gal's Guide Podcast only made you wait a week before coming back with a lively discussion on Taxi Driver, the Bechdel Test, and female tropes that are as interesting as a potted plant. You're gonna wanna … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Movie Month Part 2
Starting a new drinking game, inventing movie genres, shining a spotlight on female film pioneers who did way more innovations than even film students know, and throwing shade on New Jersey...that's what was in the budget for part 1 of Episode #4 of the Gal's Guide to the Podcast. Join the discussion using #MovieGals Your … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Movie Month Part 1
This year marks the 89th Academy Awards. Slated to reach to 30-40 million people, the winners will be front page news, the best dressed will grace magazine covers and website lists for weeks. The History of the Oscars The Academy Awards have come a long way from their humble beginnings at the Roosevelt Hotel. The … Continue reading Do The Oscars Matter?
Hollywood – getting the job When we talk about Hollywood we are talking about the “Big Six” studios and all the little companies they own; specifically, Universal, Fox, Disney, Sony, Paramount, and Warner Brothers. The Big Six release only 1/7th of the films out there but they dominate at the box office. When we think … Continue reading Hollywood Hates Women, But Does Indiana?