Mumbai: Lionsgate Play has curated a special watchlist, Queendom, with a wide range of women-centric movie/series to enjoy this March, which is a Women’s History Month. These movies are made for, by, or about women. Rule, power, bold and outspoken is what“Queendom” is all about.
The powerful female leads having great personalities and strong opinions will prove that girls really do run the world. Here are the top seven films to binge-watch this Women’s Day!
Bombshell: An American drama film Directed by Jay Roach, starring Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman in the lead. Based upon the accounts at Fox News, a multinational cable news television channel, founder Roger Ailes was slapped with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and the toxic environment at the network. Bombshell received international success for its important message and even earned Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie Academy Award nominations for their mind-blowing performances.
Hustlers: An American crime drama directed by Lorene Scafaria is a crime thriller based on a New York Magazine Article. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum, Benny Medina, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, the film revolves around Destiny who meets an old friend and veteran exotic dancer Ramona. The crew of former stripper band together to swindle money from rich clients. They soon land in trouble as their scheme does not last very long.
Atomic Blonde: Action thriller film starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Sofia Boutella and other. The film is directed by David Leitch, Atomic Blonde navigates the life of Lorraine Borughton, an undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. There she partners with embedded station chief David Percival to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.
Bandidas: Western action comedy film starring international icons Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz in the lead roles. Directed by Espen Sandberg, Joachim Rønning. It tells the tales of two women Maria Alvarez, a poor farm girl, and Sara Sandoval, the daughter of a wealthy landowner, team up to take revenge against a wicked land baron who tries to capture their lands. To feed the now landless people and to seek revenge, María and Sara become bank robbers, veritable Robin Hoods. But Jackson and his hired guns are after them. So we wonder, what are the women’s options?
Miss Sloane: Miss Sloane is a political thriller film directed by John Madden and written by Jonathan Perera. The film stars Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sam Waterston, and many more. Miss Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. who must fight to win against her powerful opponent’s party that digs deep into her personal life. Jessica Chastain was nominated for a Golden Globe for her groundbreaking performance as Miss Sloane!
Chasing Life: An American drama series starring Italia Ricci, Haley Ramm, Aisha Dee, Richard Brancatisano, and Mary Page Keller in the lead roles. Chasing Life follows April through her journey in the face of this daunting revelation, during a time in her life when the challenges of finding love and success would be enough to keep any girl occupied.
Motherland: Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Lucy Punch, Diane Morgan, Paul Ready, Philippa Dune, this sitcom follows a group of less-than-perfect parents who reveal the comic and crazy sides of middle-class motherhood as they navigate the trials and traumas of unromanticized parenting, where chaos and hyper-competition reign supreme as they struggle to keep up and stay the course.
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