“I think feminism gives me something to hold onto. To say it’s okay to be different…I’m bringing a different perspective that other people don’t have.”
“’Every time we get a chance to get ahead they move the finish line. Every time.’”
“Moonlight” is the first feature film McMillon has worked on, and she’s making history for it: McMillon is the first black woman ever nominated for an Oscar in Film Editing.
Carol could have used the buzz and the attention that comes with winning. However, the Golden Globes snubbed the movie, missing their chance to send a signal about strong female cinema.
Stark, unabashed sex projected on the big screen is a revolutionary concept with massive potential. Repeated in mainstream cinema, this can normalize sex through a bolder, more honest representation of the modern relationship archetype.
Her work’s significance cannot be unrecognized or underappreciated. Maria Agui Carter’s determination to the Latina story will forever be regarded as a crucial necessity for the expansion of Latina visibility in US history and beyond.
Here, I present to you the two times Into the Woods followed the feminist path and the two other times it strayed.
The Avengers has been one of the biggest blockbusters of recent years, with the biggest audience, and biggest impact on popular culture. It is thus exactly the kind of film we should be holding accountable for gender representation. Superhero films, and their roots in the comic book world, have historically been a realm of struggle for female representation. Following this,…
Is it wrong to like “Tintin” even if there are no female characters? I have a confession to make: I absolutely love “Tintin.” Like, seriously love the character, love the books, love everything. Ask all my close friends – I am constantly talking about how much of an influence “Tintin” had on my childhood. The…
*WARNING: contains spoilers* After seeing the American remake of the Swedish best-selling thriller novel “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” my girlfriends all turned to me and said “I want to be like Lisbeth Salander.” Admittedly, I was also seduced by this refreshing, enigmatic heroine and even cheered when she gained revenge against her rapist and attacker.…