Tag Archives: Lady-Directed December

LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #4: The Punk Singer (2013) – dir. Sini Anderson

I’ve been putting off the documentary The Punk Singer ever since I found out it was playing in theaters last year. Now that I’ve finally gotten around to it, I deeply regret not having seen it sooner; if I had, it would … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #3: Lords of Dogtown (2005) – dir. Catherine Hardwicke

I can say with certainty that I knew more about director Catherine Hardwicke coming into Lords of Dogtown than I did about the Z-Boys themselves. I’ve watched only a few minutes of the famous documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys and am generally uninformed about skating culture as … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #2: Somewhere (2010) – dir. Sofia Coppola

As far as I can remember, I have always been an adamant supporter of Sofia Coppola as a filmmaker. The Virgin Suicides was the first film I saw of hers and I immediately admired the style and grace with which she presented the … Continue reading

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LADY-DIRECTED DECEMBER #1: Variety (1983) – dir. Bette Gordon

The only reason that I’m even aware of the existence of Bette Gordon’s 1983 film Variety is because of my internship at a media library, where we kept the DVD hidden within a mess of others of varying kinds. The quote … Continue reading

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