Tag Archives: Film

Brittany Runs a Marathon — and Finds Herself

September 10th, 2019

It’s tough being a young woman in the urban jungle that is New York City. And if you’re broke, drowning in student debt, under-employed and feeling unappreciated because you aren’t a size four, it can prove to be even tougher. Indie film, Brittany Runs a Marathon, realistically captures the challenges, heartbreak and hard-fought personal triumphs […]

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Feminist Call to Action 5: Engage with Men

August 27th, 2019

As we all know too well, the film industry is primarily run by and targeted at males. Consequently, there’s long been a dearth of FEMINIST-FRIENDLY FILMS. We can attribute much of this plight to the misguided notion that while a woman can relate to a male-driven film, a man cannot relate to a female-driven one […]

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Feminist Call to Action 4: Think for Yourself

August 6th, 2019

One need but compare the negative reviews for the highly successful MAMMA MIA! to the considerably more favorable reviews for its far inferior sequel HERE WE GO AGAIN to realize something is definitely rotten at ROTTEN TOMATOES*. And yet for a spell there, like many, I based many of my movie-going decisions on this popular […]

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