Tag Archives: Film

PAMELA, A LOVE STORY: From Blond Bombshell to Feminist Icon

May 30th, 2023

The tale of Pamela Anderson begins like many Hollywood movie cliches. A young, inexperienced woman comes to Tinseltown seeking fame and fortune. Idealized for her youth and beauty, she’s put on a pedestal for the world to admire as the industry makes a fortune off her blatant sex appeal. But her success is short-lived. In […]

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The Needy Men and Liberated Women of 1970s “Radical” Rom-Coms

February 14th, 2023

Happy Valentines and welcome to a whole new era of romance! Last time, we delved into the ‘60s, examining a shift from the shared male/female points-of-view characteristic of previous rom-coms to a new, male-driven variation. In these, females were often demoted to secondary roles often portrayed as hapless victims or inconsequential playthings. But by the […]

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Pre-Election Day 2022 Viewing Roundup

November 1st, 2022

Halloween is supposed to be the scariest day of the year, but for many of us it’s Election Day, and next Tuesday will be no exception. So much is hanging in the balance. We do hope anybody and everybody reading this has already or plans to vote. In that spirit, here are a few viewing […]

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