“Guardians of the Galaxy” is being billed as a “different” kind of Marvel movie. In many ways, that’s true: It takes place in a distant part of the galaxy, and a fictional reality that’s only loosely linked to any of the existing Marvel franchises. It’s also looser and less self-serious than any of those franchises: …
Kitty Green’s “Ukraine is Not a Brothel” is a documentary that goes beyond both politics and T&A hype to bring us a complex portrait of a movement seemingly riddled with contradiction.
Let’s see what a female leader can do when she’s respected on her own terms, not as an experiment in powerful womanhood
No one is buying that you’re shocked by the latest revelations about the sordid life of Hugo Schwzyer.
By Anna Hamilton One common complaint leveled at modern intersectional feminism—particularly academic feminism and Women’s Studies—is that feminism that doesn’t exclusively focus on issues of concern to white, middle class, straight and able-bodied women is “too divisive” and “distracts” from the issues on which “all feminists” can apparently agree. The latest iteration of this argument …
Feminism, for Slaughter, is nothing but “equal participation in what already is” – equal opportunity to exploit, govern and control from a position of great power.
Mad Men realizes its potential when it mines inequality in greater depth to explore how individuals might contend with it from day to day.
In Sherlock, the man who has trouble writing female characters had an ideal fix to his problem: a world where women aren’t expected, wanted, or needed.
If we’re going to talk about the power of girls, well, they have their own ideas about the ways in which they are powerful and how they want to direct their potential.
“Meet the Fokkens” is a nuanced portrait and loving celebration of 70-year-old twins Martine and Louise Fokken, two vivacious ladies of the night who’ve been selling sex in Amsterdam’s infamous red light district since 1961.