There have been some truly inspirational females in Hollywood making their voices heard, matching with a growing increasing of films with female leads. That includes films like Wonder Woman, Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters and Hidden Figures, with a wide array of talented female stars. But it’s not just on screen where this talent is starting to show. Behind the camera, there have been some fantastic work going on by a number of women in all kinds of genres. You’ll notice some great films from up to 30 years ago as well. How many of these women-directed films do you recognise? Did any of them surprise you?
It’s been a fun year for films, with long awaited remakes, reboots and sequels, exciting new adaptations and original talents coming to the fore. Not that there weren’t disappointing efforts along the way of course. How well do you remember the film year just going? Are there any that stood out either for positive or negative reasons? Below is a super-size quiz on a random mix of films released in the UK within the past 12 months.