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On alternating weeks, Amy will review individual films through a feminist lens.

The excellent new film Hustlers examines the seedy playground that comprises much of the NYC nightlife, and where the hucksters of Wall Street revel in reckless debauchery. The pathologically depraved behavior of the men from the world of finance will eventually garner implications for the world over, but it’s reassuring to know that the savvy […]

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Linda Ronstadt’s life and legacy are celebrated in the new documentary film, The Sound of My Voice. Highly entertaining, and inspirational, the film honors Ronstadt by depicting her as one of the first female pioneers in the rough and tumble world of rock music. It is a world that was, and remains largely dominated by […]

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It’s tough being a young woman in the urban jungle that is New York City. And if you’re broke, drowning in student debt, under-employed and feeling unappreciated because you aren’t a size four, it can prove to be even tougher. Indie film, Brittany Runs a Marathon, realistically captures the challenges, heartbreak and hard-fought personal triumphs […]

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