So last month, when Spike Lee released his list of essential films (HERE) many people were perturbed that, of the 87 films he listed, none were directed by women.
Spike, however, has listened to those complaints, or, as he
said yesterday on his Kickstarter blog, “Thank
You For That Coat Pulling,” and added seven films directed by
women to his essential films list, four of them directed by the same
Those women-directed films are:
Piano, Jane Campion (1993)
of the Dust, Julie Dash (1991)
Hurt Locker, Kathryn Bigelow (2008)
Seduction of Mimi, Lina Wertmuller (1972)
and Anarchy, Lina Wertmuller (1973)
Away, Lina Wertmuller (1974)
Beauties, Lina Wertmuller (1975)
Personally I would have gone with Point Break instead of The Hurt Locker for Bigelow, but then that’s
What do say about these additions?