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

The ghastly horrors that befell Sharon Tate in the final moments of her life do not belong in a horror film, and yet that’s where you’ll find them in The Haunting of Sharon Tate, currently out in limited release. Sharon Tate, actress and deceased wife of director Roman Polanski, has always been an iconic but […]

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Hollywood’s well documented history of sexual abuse towards female performers did not start with Harvey Weinstein. He is merely one more player in a continuing legacy of powerful men taking advantage of their positions in the most criminal and brutal of ways. The horrible truth is that the casting couch, and much worse, has always […]

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The story of King Henry VIII’s ruthless pursuit of securing a male heir has been brought to the screen on numerous occasions. Most of these films followed the familiar story line of his numerous marriages which inevitably end in death or divorce for the wives who fail to produce a male heir. MARY QUEEN OF […]

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