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My Young Auntie (1981)
What happens when you mix a screwball comedy, a fish-out-of-water story, and a hysterically overpowered martial arts heroine? My Young Auntie, my favorite Shaw Brothers movie.
One-Legged Spy Virginia Hall Gets Her Own Movie
One of the most dangerous spies in WW2 was one-legged Virginia Hall (and her wooden leg Cuthbert) -- and she's now getting a movie, starring Daisy Ridley!
Michelle Yeoh cast in Star Trek Discovery
Yeoh is reportedly playing captain Han Bo of the Shenzhou.
She was a programmer, a wife, a lesbian -- and she wouldn't rest until she could legally marry her wife.
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
Marvel announced a new comic book series, starring a young girl and her dinosaur companion.
A'isha bint abi Bakr
Independent, bold wife of the Prophet Muhammad, she led armies in the Battle of the Camel and was one of…
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
Born without arms or legs, this artist learned to write, sew, and paint with her mouth - and came to work for kings and queens.
Overcame polio, poverty, measles, mumps, scarlet fever, racism, whooping cough, and teenage pregnancy to make Olympic history by winning three…
With a dead husband and a hostile foreign country on her hands, this Indian queen did the unthinkable - turned her loyal servants into some of the first suicide bombers in recorded history.