Tag Archives: Film

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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Dorothy Dandridge & the Legacy of Racism in Hollywood

January 28th, 2020

The Film Forum in New York City has launched a series celebrating the artistic excellence of African-American women in film entitled “Black Women: Trailblazing African American Performers and Images, 1920-2001.” On opening day, they screened the classical musical CARMEN JONES, historically significant in Hollywood history for several reasons. For one, it features an all-black cast […]

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In our last post, Amy makes a strong and valid case, as have many other critics, regarding her disappointment with the film BOMBSHELL. And while I do not disagree with their collective condemnation of Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson, Roger Ailes or the Fox News Network in general, I found the film to be a brilliant […]

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