Film Friday: 5 female-centric movies to watch!

Film Friday: 5 female-centric movies to watch!
Film Friday: 5 female-centric movies to watch!

Not sure what to watch this weekend? Our film editor Mark is here to bring you 5 wonderful female-centric movies to watch this weekend!

One the Basis of Sex

The 2018 American biographical legal drama is based on the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg who became the second woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. The movie is directed by Mimi Leder and written by Daniel Stiepleman. The movie stars Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Jack Renoy, Cailee Spaeny, and Kathy Bates. Jones gave her best performance to date, doing justice to Ginsburg’s role in the movie.

Wonder Woman

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This 2017 American Superhero movie stars Gal Gadot in the title role, along with Chris Pine, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya, and Robin Wright. Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, the movie is directed by Patty Jenkins. We see the amazon princess Diana set out to stop the world War I. The movie has lightness and wryness and portrays the philosophical crisis of finding one’s own identity.

How To Build A Girl

Now on Amazon Prime, How To Build A Girl is a coming-of-age comedy film based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Caitlin Moran. The film tells the story of Johanna Morrigan, an aspiring journalist in 1990’s Wolverhampton.

Lipstick Under my Burkha

The movie depicts the compelling stories of four ordinary women in Bhopal living their lives under repressions. It is only in the parallel world where they could reveal their true selves and seize their happiness with their own hands. The movie stars Ratna Pathak, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, and Konkona Sen Sharma in the leading roles. Director Alankrita Shrivastava compels four stories of these four prosaic women.


After the death of her beloved husband, Marie Curie’s commitment to science remains strong as she tries to explain previously unknown radioactive elements. But it soon becomes terrifyingly evident that her work could lead to applications in medicine that could save thousands of lives — or applications in warfare that could destroy them by the billions. Now available to watch on Amazon Prime.