The New Year is here and it's time for some new films. Women have dominated the film and TV world in 2018. It was also reportedly a record breaking year for Black women in film. Now, we're highlighting 10 films from and about women, that's coming in 2019.
1) “Miss Bala” – Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (February 1)
Which is set to release in February, will star Gina Rodriguez, playing a woman who is kidnapped in Tijuana & forced to enter a drug cartel.
2) “The Rhythm Section” – Directed by Reed Morano (February 22)
“The Rhythm Section" starring Blake Lively who plays the role of Stephanie Patrick. Stephanie learns that the airplane crash that killed her family was not an accident. Due to the fact, she takes revenge.
3) “Captain Marvel” – Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck; Written by Meg LeFauve, Nicole Perlman, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck (March 8)
4) “Gloria Bell” – Written by Alice Johnson Boher and Sebastián Lelio (March 8)
Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore, is not your average divorcee. She spends her time partying rather than sulking on the couch. evenings on the dance floor than on the couch. While partying, she makes a connection with a man named Arnold (John Turturro) and finds herself falling hard and fast. She battles with finding space for him in her life, between her ex husband and children.
5) “Out of Blue” – Written and Directed by Carol Morley (March 15)
“Out of Blue” stars Patricia Clarkson as a police officer who is taking on a homicide case.
6) “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” – Written by Holly Gent, Richard Linklater, and Vince Palmo (March 22)
"Where'd You Go, Bernadette" is a book adaption, written by Maria Semple. The movie is about an agoraphobic woman who goes missing right before a family trip and is told from the perspective of her daughter, Bee, as she searches for clues to help find her mother.
7) “Fast Color” – Directed by Julia Hart; Written by Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz (March 29)
In “Fast Color,” Ruth (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), has the power to cause earthquakes. Living in a world with no water, Ruth is on the run from everyone.
8) “The Sun Is Also a Star” – Directed by Ry Russo-Young; Written by Tracy Oliver (May 17)
“The Sun Is Also a Star,” based on Nicola Yoon’s YA novel. The movie incluse Yara Shahidi (“Grown-ish”) who leads as Natasha, "a young woman whose Jamaican immigrant family is on the verge of deportation, and Charles Melton (“Riverdale”) stars opposite as Daniel, a Korean-American teen who is gearing up for a college interview that he doesn’t want to go through with. As they struggle with identity and destiny, the young couple are drawn to one another in a way they did not expect."
9) “Booksmart” – Directed by Olivia Wilde; Written by Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, and Katie Silberman (May 24)
"Booksmart" is about two high school seniors who have been overachievers their whole high school careers .As graduation is approaching, they soon realize they haven't made the most out of their high school years. As a result,they make the most out of their last days.
10) “The Kitchen” – Written and Directed by Andrea Berloff (September 20)
Starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss as the leads, these women take over for their gangster husbands after they are unable to complete their jobs. Sure to be hilarious.