MARRIAGE STORY: Cinema’s Evolving Portrayal of A Couple on the Brink
The unraveling of a marriage is one of those soul-crushing, emotionally wrenching life experiences filmmakers love to portray. In the tradition of films like KRAMER VS. KRAMER, SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, and SHOOT THE MOON, Noah Baumbach’s added the latest entry to the canon with another gut-wrenching tale of love gone wrong. For the most […]
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 […]