Tag Archives: Feminism

Be Natural: The First Female Filmmaker Restored to Her Rightful Place in History

May 21st, 2019

History disappears quickly, an apt observation made in the recently released documentary Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache — though it’s not so much an untold story as a forgotten one. The film is a tribute to the first female filmmaker and a lesson in the importance of film preservation. Be Natural restores […]

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Female Gender Bullies & The Shaming of Carrie Bradshaw

May 7th, 2019

SEX & THE CITY was cancelled back in 2004 (15 freakin’ years ago), but nevertheless, a few months back I came across YET ANOTHER article lambasting its protagonist, Carrie Bradshaw, as a negative role model. Like most such editorials, it was written by a woman, and all I could think was, “Why is this a […]

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The Curse of La Llorona Meets the Curse of Hollywood Whitewashing

April 30th, 2019

Horror films are having a moment. The Curse of La Llorona is the most recent studio-released horror film to perform extremely well with audiences, thereby ensuring the industry will continue to release more genre films. Let’s hope in the future they do a far more effective job at telling stories that accurately reflect and respect […]

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