I noticed that you’re working with a lot of female directors, which is a great thing, like Niki Caro, Kathryn Bigelow, Ami Canaan Mann, Liv Ullmann, Susanna White… I mean that’s really encouraging for what’s happening in the industry.
When you have both genders represented, then you have a healthier point of view. The energy is great, you all are working together as a community, and everyone is participating in the exchange of ideas. You don’t feel a hierarchy; you don’t have anyone feeling like they are being left out or bullied or humiliated.
movies that should exist: a pride & prejudice modern adaptation starring mindy kaling as elizabeth bennet & jessica chastain as darcy fitzwilliam
“ugh. you LOVE me?” “don’t make that face. it’s not like i want to. you’re loud and you talk too much about television for an adult and every single member of your family has friended me on facebook despite the fact that i’ve never spoken to most of them, and most of them have very poor punctuation. in fact, this whole situation is very embarrassing. like herpes. but like herpes, i don’t think it’s curable without taking action. so here i am. telling you. i love you.” “can you even hear yourself right now?” “so … what are your thoughts?” “what are my thoughts? about your i-love-you-like-herpes speech?? which, p.s., herpes is incurable. that shit’s always gonna flare up again.” “exactly. the metaphor is appropriate.”