June 20, 2008

Women at the Box Office This Weekend

The two women centric films opening in limited releases this weekend couldn't be more different from a content perspective. Brick Lane is about the awakening of an immigrant woman in London, and Kit Kittredge: An American Girl is about a 9-year-old girl and how the depression effects her, her family and friends in Cincinnati.

But the one thing they have in common which is so unique is that they are both written, directed, and produced by women. Awesome.

Brick Lane opens in NY and LA today and will be rolling out wider throughout the summer. (Read my full review and comments from director Sarah Gavron below.)
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl will open wide on July 2. It's currently playing in cities with American Girl doll stores. A review and some comments from the producers and director will be coming next week. Just so you know - I liked it and think it's a great family movie. Girls and boys should love it.

Remaining in Theatres
Sex and the City
Baby Mama
Under the Same Moon
My Blueberry Nights
How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer
Then She Found Me