Tag Archives: Feminism

Feminist Call to Action 4: Think for Yourself

August 6th, 2019

One need but compare the negative reviews for the highly successful MAMMA MIA! to the considerably more favorable reviews for its far inferior sequel HERE WE GO AGAIN to realize something is definitely rotten at ROTTEN TOMATOES*. And yet for a spell there, like many, I based many of my movie-going decisions on this popular […]

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Midsommar and the Horrors of a Summer in Sweden

July 30th, 2019

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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Feminist Call to Action #2: Protest the Problem

July 9th, 2019

Last time I implored us to all be part of the solution by supporting feminist-friendly films. On the flip side, today I implore us to protest films that are part of the problem. There are several ways to accomplish this easy but essential mission. The simplest way to undermine a film unworthy of success is […]

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