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

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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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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