AFI top 10 honors Wonder Woman, Lady Bird, female-led films

The American Film Institute has spoken, further legitimizing the Oscar prospects of female-driven titles from 2017, six of which were hailed Thursday as the nonprofit organization’s best movies of the year.

Benefitting most from this trustworthy Oscar foreteller are Patty Jenkins’ blockbuster hit Wonder Woman, which picks up its first major precursor accolade here, as well as Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water — both of which maintained significant profiles on the awards circuit in recent weeks.

Though not directed by women, The Shape of Water, Martin McDonagh’s Three...

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By: Entertainment Weekly - Thursday, 7 December

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