Fandango Spotlights Jodie Foster Filmography; Its Rotten Tomatoes Celebrates Women

Fandango is spotlighting Jodie Foster fresh off her Golden Globe win for The Mauritanian, and its Rotten Tomatoes site is celebrating women in entertainment for Women’s History Month.

The Mauritanian was released March 2 as a premium VOD rental on Fandango’s transaction VOD sites Vudu and FandangoNow.

Foster, who recently won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for The Mauritanian, is spotlighted in Fandango’s latest video featuring performers and filmmakers breaking down moments from their work. Foster takes a look back at memorable scenes from her filmography, including Taxi Driver, The Silence of the Lambs, Little Man Tate, Contact and The Mauritanian.

Each is available for rent or purchase on FandangoNow and Vudu. Additionally, FandangoNow has a curated list of Foster’s films.

Meanwhile, Fandango-owned Rotten Tomatoes is celebrating Women’s History Month, featuring interviews with female directors Issa López (Tigers Are Not Afraid), Gina Prince-Blythewood (Love & Basketball) and Alma Har’el (Honey Boy), who all share their lists of 10 movies everyone should watch this Women’s History Month.

Rotten Tomatoes is also paying homage to the work of women in Hollywood with its Women’s History Month hub, housing viewing guides including the Best Movies Directed By Women in the 21st Century and Fearless Women Movie Heroes Who Inspire Us. Lists highlighting fearless women on TV and streaming and first-time female directors, among others, are set to publish throughout the month.

The female-led films highlighted are available for rent or purchase on Vudu and FandangoNow. Titles can be found in the Celebrating Women’s History Month section of Vudu, and are presented on FandangoNow in the playlists curated by Rotten Tomatoes.

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Shout! Factory Spotlights Curated Collection of Films for Women’s History Month

Shout! Factory for Women’s History Month, celebrated annually in March, is presenting a curated collection of films that amplify the contributions of women to entertainment and culture.

The Women’s History Month collections became available March 1 for viewing on demand on Shout!FactoryTV.com, Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku channel.

The collection spotlights films by legendary female directors, including Penelope Spheeris, Lina Wertmüller, Elaine May, Ida Lupino, Gillian Armstrong and more, and presents a range of female filmmaking contributions from The Hitch-Hiker to The Decline of Western Civilization.

Another collection features an extensive array of films led by prominent female characters, including Winona Ryder as the offbeat teen rebel in Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael; Louise Bourgoin in the French fantasy adventure The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec; and Makenzie Davis in the title role in the indie comedy Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town.

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Additionally,  Shout! Factory TV will be showcasing content to celebrate Women’s History Month on its linear channels, including a livestream double feature every Wednesday at 6 p.m. PT with a film helmed by a female director and a film featuring a prominent female lead for #WomensHistoryWednesday.

Shout! Factory TV’s The Carol Burnett Show Channel will be celebrated with new introductory segments in which the legend herself shares her stories of the groundbreaking women who appeared on her show, including Betty White, Rita Moreno, Chita Rivera and Lucille Ball, to name a few.

Hulu Celebrates Women’s History Month

Hulu is celebrating Women’s History Month by bringing viewers a wide selection of TV series, films and documentaries featuring women in front of and behind the camera. The celebration includes the launch of “Defining Moments,” a documentary series that provides an intimate look at 10 people who have left impacts on their communities and broader culture.

Beginning March 5, “Defining Moments” is featuring different subjects as they navigate moments in their lives that forged them into making change. The first episode features “Pose” actress and LGBTQ advocate Dominique Jackson and details the first Christmas in 20 years that Jackson shared with her estranged mother. New episodes of the series will be released monthly on Hulu and YouTube and will feature stories from Sophia Chang, Amy Purdy and Jameela Jamil.

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Hulu is also curating this content into three different female-centric collections. Collections include:

  • “Written & Directed by Women” (March 1-31), featuring titles such as “The Mindy Project,” “Dollface” and Booksmart, that break stereotypes around women in the industry;
  • “International Women’s Day” (March 8), honoring iconic women throughout history and entertainment, including new Hulu Original, Hillary, an intimate portrait of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; and
  • “Made by Her” (March 15-31), which spotlights content on Hulu that was awarded the ReFrame stamp, which serves as a mark of distinction for projects that put women in leadership roles across major areas of production.

 

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To help further drive gender parity in film and TV, Hulu has partnered with ReFrame, a partnership co-founded and led by Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles, to support ReFrame Rise. The ReFrame Rise program, of which Hulu is a 2020 sponsor, provides high-level endorsement and career acceleration for eight experienced female directors who are poised to lead commercial features and high-profile television shows.