What we have here are a fine set of entertainment links. Most are fairly recent, one advocates one of my favorite movies of the last year, an actress who has earned high praise over and over, as well as a couple of clicks away from a podcast with an Emmy winner, and the prospects of women directors heading into the Oscars race. So, seven links, check each one out right now.
Divines director Houda Benyamina: ‘It’s better to make a film than a bomb’ – Steve Rose, The Guardian
It’s Time To Give Mia Wasikowska The Recognition She Deserves – Sinead McCausland, Film School Rejects
Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Jeremy Carr on François Truffaut’s ‘Shoot the Piano Player’ – Jeremy Carr, Vague Visages
Reed Morano on Directing the First Three Episodes of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – Jennifer Vineyard, The New York Times
‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Elisabeth Moss (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter
Oscarwatch: Six Women in the Best Director Race – Can Even One Make the Cut? – Sasha Stone, Awards Daily
A Brief History of Films More Frightening and Bizarre Than ‘Mother!’ – Adam Nayman, The Ringer
As always let’s hear your thoughts on these great links in the comments below.