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

Midsommar is easily the most disturbing and provocative film released this summer. It’s a horror film that examines disintegrating relationships, both familial and romantic, and the effect that it has on a young woman in the aftermath of their breakdowns. Promising new auteur director Ari Aster understands that most great horror films have a common […]

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The true story of Elizabeth Holmes is so bizarre that if a Hollywood screenwriter had written it, no studio would have bought it on the grounds that it would never be believed. The documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, recently premiered on HBO, is a riveting account of the rise and fall […]

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Natalie Portman has a unique talent for playing high-strung, demented, creative types and I say that with the highest praise. Reminiscent of her role in Black Swan, in Vox Lux, Portman once again portrays a talented artist-in this case a singer-songwriter driven to achieve greatness and fame, as she’s plagued by personal demons. The film […]

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