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Individual film reviews through a feminist gaze

In the spirit of the Halloween Season, Amy’s October recommendations highlight films that portray women who undergo great transformations while facing all kinds of monsters and terrifying circumstances and, in a similar vein, Devi’s also highlight women undergoing transformations, specifically by becoming mothers and thus also contending with monsters and terrifying situations as to which […]

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There’s an early scene in the musician biopic RESPECT where the mother of a young Aretha Franklin, sensing her daughter’s difficult path ahead, warns that she must “never fear any man” and that “your daddy doesn’t own your voice.” Sadly, for much of her life, Aretha Franklin would be justified in having a great deal […]

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September Viewing Roundup

September 7th, 2021

In honor of Labor Day, this month we have chosen to highlight films that portray the heroic efforts of women in the workplace. Now if we could just do something about that lousy minimum wage. AMY’S PICKS: ERIN BROCKOVICH (Available on Amazon Prime and Hulu): Julia Roberts won an Academy Award for her brilliant performance […]

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