Tag Archives: Feminism

Mare Of Easttown: Thanks, Kate. We needed that.

August 24th, 2021

Growing older can be a daunting experience for a woman no matter her status in life or how she earns a living. But, let’s face it, in the entertainment industry it can be even more challenging. And for actresses over the age of 35, it’s an especially hostile environment. Many performers are put out to […]

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1950s Sex Comedies: The Unromantic Rise of Toxic Masculinity

August 17th, 2021

By the late 1940s, romantic comedies began transitioning into a new subgenre, retaining a few of the signature screwball traits but with a definite shift of tenor. Instead of the playful sparring that brought females and males together, the contention between them grew less amicable and, in some cases, downright mean-spirited, gradually driving them further […]

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Back from Summer Vacation August Viewing Roundup

July 27th, 2021

As Amy straddles two coasts and Devi merrily struggles to keep up with a highly intensive year-long fiction workshop, we’ve been remiss in keeping up with the blog the past few months but, dedicated as always to exploring feminism and storytelling that embraces it, we aim to resume a more regular posting schedule, ideally on […]

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