movies by or about women opening US/Can from Thu Dec 13

KiKi Layne stars in drama ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’; Nadine Labaki directs social-realist drama ‘Capernaum’; more...

new in wide release

Mortal Engines | my review | find cinemas

Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens cowrite this fantasy action adventure about a man lost in a postapocalyptic wasteland. (male director)

new in limited release

That Way Madness Lies... | find cinemas

Sandra Luckow directs and cowrites, with Anne Alvergue, this documentary about how the American health-care system failed a mentally ill man and his family.

Capernaum | my review | find cinemas

Nadine Labaki directs and cowrites, with Michelle Keserwany, this Lebanese social-realisti drama about a young boy who sues his parents for bringing him into a harsh world.

Sandra Bullock in ‘Bird Box’

Sandra Bullock in ‘Bird Box’

Bird Box | find cinemas

Susanne Bier directs this science fiction drama about a woman (Sandra Bullock) trying to get two children to safety in a world overrun by monsters. (male writer)

The Second Time Around... | find cinemas

Sherry Soules cowrites this drama about a late-life romance. Costarring Linda Thorson. (male director)

The House That Jack Built | find cinemas

Jenle Hallund cowrites this horror black comedy about a (male) serial killer. (male director)

KiKi Layne in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

KiKi Layne in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

If Beale Street Could Talk | my review | find cinemas

KiKi Layne stars in this romantic drama about a woman trying to hold her hold relationship together in the face of racist opposition. (male writer-director)

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