HARRIET: A Cinematic Tribute to an American Icon
Harriet Tubman is one of the most heroic and revolutionary figures in United States history. Her legendary story is taught, albeit too briefly, to virtually every American schoolchild. Yet despite her historical stature, she has remained an elusive figure in our shared history with her actual life story-both as a slave and subsequently as a […]
Feminist Call to Action 7 – Embrace O.C.D.!
Rest assured, I’m by no means making light of obsessive compulsive disorder. I refer to another form of O.C.D., a process comprised of three stages: Observe Consider Discuss In a world where we’re all too quick to “like” or “not like” something without giving matters much thought, knee jerk responses seem to be getting us […]
On JUDY: The Road to Hell is Paved With Yellow Bricks
JUDY captures the chaos-and heartbreak-in the final year of Judy Garland’s life as she bravely mounts a professional comeback in London while attempting to regain custody of her two young children. It also serves as a cautionary tale about the terrible toll Hollywood exacted on its most vulnerable performers-the female child star. The film largely […]