Screwball Comedies: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
The term “screwball comedy” is rumored to come from the baseball term “screwball,” describing either an oddball player or any pitched ball that moved in an unusual way—an apt name for a genre that embraces the absurd with zany, free-spirited characters, broad physical comedy and ludicrous events all relayed in a highly farcical nature. Emerging […]
BTB Introduces Isabel Weber!
Hello! My name is Isabel, and I’m so excited to be joining the BTB team. I’m a recent college grad who loves writing about media and feminism. As an English major with a Gender Studies minor, I made every class into a Gender Studies class—because gender is everywhere! I carry that philosophy into my movie […]
Is TOOTSIE a Feminist Film? Should We Even Care?
To describe these last several months as challenging is a huge understatement. A more apt description would be tragic and frightening. In this difficult time, filled with a seemingly endless barrage of bad news, it struck me that it may be frivolous to write articles dedicated to the discussion and examination of culturally relevant feminist […]