Welcome to “Let Them Fight!”, where we pit two directors with similar backgrounds against one another and let YOU, the commenters decide on who reigns supreme!
Let Them Fight! returns for a second season starting January 10th, this time taking a look at the females behind the lenses! The first five fights have been revealed, with another five yet to be announced! The original format returns, with two directors battling it out weekly for a chance to move on to the next round. With input from the always knowledgeable Sailor Monsoon, we have matches that we hope make you sweat over who should move on.
Season Two: Female Directors
- Fight 1: Ava DuVernay (100%) | Angelina Jolie (0%)
- Fight 2: Mira Nair (50%; won coin toss) | Anne Fontaine (50%)
- Fight 3: Patty Jenkins (100%) | Gina Prince-Bythewood (0%)
- Fight 4: Penny Marshall (79%) | Sofia Coppola (21%)
- Fight 5: Amy Heckerling (100%) | Catherine Hardwicke (0%)
- Fight 6: Niki Caro (50%; won coin toss) | Barbra Streisand (50%)
- Fight 7: Betty Thomas (80%) | Anne Fletcher (20%)
- Fight 8: Jane Campion (50%) | Lynne Ramsay (50%; won coin toss)
- Fight 9: Kathryn Bigelow (55%) | Penelope Spheeris (45%)
- Fight 10: Nora Ephron (29%) | Nancy Meyers (71%)
Let Redemption Fight!
- Second Chance: Penelope Spheeris
FilmExodus Battle Royale II
- Match-Up 1: Ava DuVernay vs. Patty Jenkins
- Match-Up 2: Penny Marshall vs. Amy Heckerling
- Match-Up 3: Niki Caro vs. Mira Nair
- Match-Up 4: Kathryn Bigelow vs. Lynne Ramsay (won coin toss)
- Match-Up 5: Betty Thomas vs. Nancy Meyers
- Semi-Finals 1: Patty Jenkins vs. Penny Marshall
- Semi-Finals 2: Niki Caro vs. Lynne Ramsay
- Semi-Finals 3: Nancy Meyers vs. Penelope Spheeris
- Final: Penny Marshall vs. Lynne Ramsay vs. Penelope Spheeris
Are you ready to fight?