movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Wed Mar 14

Rooney Mara and Alicia Vikander head up their own stories, about women with varying degrees of adventure in their souls, and more...

new in wide release

Mary Magdalene [my review]

Rooney Mara stars in this Biblical drama written by Helen Edmundson and Philippa Goslett. (male director)

Alicia Vikander in ‘Tomb Raider’

Alicia Vikander in ‘Tomb Raider’

Tomb Raider [my review]

Alicia Vikander stars as a puzzle-solving adventurer in this action movie. Cowritten by Geneva Robertson-Dworet. (male director)

new in limited release

My Golden Days

Julie Peyr cowrites this French drama about a man reflecting on his childhood and adolescence. (male director)

Simone Baker in ‘Gook’

Simone Baker in ‘Gook’


Simone Baker costars as an African-American girl who strikes up an unlikely friendship with two Korean-American brothers in Los Angeles. (male writer-director)

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