Tag Archives: Film

The Phenomenal Women of Miss Juneteenth

September 22nd, 2020

I have a confession. Prior to this past June, I had never heard of the holiday Juneteenth that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Several months after the Civil War ended, a General and his troops traveled to Gavelston, Texas announcing all slaves were now free. Despite the historical importance of this […]

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Polarizing Trends of the Romantic Comedy

September 15th, 2020

A number of posts back, I skewered the term ‘CHICK FLICKS’ for reasons I won’t repeat now, though I encourage you to revisit them HERE. I mention it because, for my next series of posts, we will be exploring the history, evolution and ramifications of the romantic comedy, a beleaguered genre label too often used […]

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When Trauma Threatens to Swallow a Woman’s Identity

March 31st, 2020

SWALLOW, a poignant independent film, is currently available on VOD and definitely worth a viewing for its sensitive depiction of sexual trauma on the female psyche and the damage it can wreak on future generations of women. The film is a noteworthy addition to the “women on the verge” genre which has given cinema some […]

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