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

The Film Forum in New York City has launched a series celebrating the artistic excellence of African-American women in film entitled “Black Women: Trailblazing African American Performers and Images, 1920-2001.” On opening day, they screened the classical musical CARMEN JONES, historically significant in Hollywood history for several reasons. For one, it features an all-black cast […]

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It’s a lonely burden working as a female anchor/journalist over at Fox News. Yes, you are provided a once in a lifetime opportunity to achieve national fame and a fortune, but the occupational hazards are enormous. For one thing, there is the ever present threat of employment termination for refusing the sexual advances of your […]

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The unraveling of a marriage is one of those soul-crushing, emotionally wrenching life experiences filmmakers love to portray. In the tradition of films like KRAMER VS. KRAMER, SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, and SHOOT THE MOON, Noah Baumbach’s added the latest entry to the canon with another gut-wrenching tale of love gone wrong. For the most […]

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