Some of the books I’ve found so far, but nothing much on Beowulf (2007, 1999)…
The Medieval Hero on Screen: Representations from Beowulf to Buffy by Martha W. Driver, Sid Rayand Jonathan Rosenbaum (1 Jul 2004)
Queer Movie Medievalisms (Queer Interventions) by Kathleen Coyne Kelly and Tison Pugh (28 Jul 2009)
Race, Class, and Gender in “Medieval” Cinema (The New Middle Ages) Hardcover – 20 Apr 2007
some references and sources for FEMALE AUTHORITY in Anglo-Saxon (Beowulf) context or early Medieval. Not much seems to appear around, this is just a google scholar search that I will need to redefine more.
Female power in Viking Age Iceland: http://www.medievalists.net/2016/01/28/pulling-the-strings-the-influential-power-of-women-in-viking-age-iceland/
Bloomfield, Josephine. “Diminished by kindness: Frederick Klaeber’s rewriting of Wealhtheow.” The Journal of English and Germanic Philology (1994): 183-203.
Breen, Nathan. “The King’s Closest Counselor: The Legal Basis of Wealhtheow’s Comments to Hrothgar, Beowulf 1169–87.” The Heroic Age 14 (2010).
Cruz, Sara. “Monstrous Mothers and Objectified Daughters.” Afternoons of Alterity: 81.
Davidson, Mary Catherine. “Speaking of Nostalgia in Beowulf*.” Modern Philology 103.2 (2005): 143-155.
Earl, James W. “Beowulf and the Origins of Civilization.” Speaking Two Languages: Traditional Disciplines and Contemporary Theory in Medieval Studies (1991): 65-89.
Horner, Shari. The Discourse of Enclosure: Representing Women in Old English Literature. SUNY Press, 2001.
Kliman, Bernice W. “Women in Early English Literature,“Beowulf” to the “Ancrene Wisse”.” Nottingham Medieval Studies 21.1 (1977): 32-49.
Klinck, Anne L. “Female characterisation in old english poetry and the growth of psychological realism: Genesis B and Christ I.” Neophilologus 63.4 (1979): 597-610.
Porter, Dorothy Carr. “The Social Centrality of Women in Beowulf: A New Context.” The Heroic Age 5 (2001).
Procházková, Petra. “Female Characters in Beowulf.” (2007).
Ross, Margaret Clunies. “Concubinage in Anglo-Saxon England.” Past and Present (1985): 3-34.
Sarmiento, Catori. “Reevaluating the Role of Women in< em> Beowulf</em>.”Student Pulse 4.09 (2012).
Troy, Jessica E. Gender Roles in Beowulf: An Investigation of Male-Male and Male-Female Interactions. Diss. Youngstown State University, 2010.
Underdown, David E., and Anthony John Fletcher. The taming of the scold: the enforcement of patriarchal authority in early modern England. Cambridge University Press, 1985.