History and Lessons behind Norma Rae aka Crystal Lee
How closely should film adaptations follow their source material? Let’s take a deep dive into “Norma Rae”, and find out.
A Bollywood Musical ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’
A brave Indian woman rises from an oppressive background to become an inspired leader for women and men alike around the globe.
‘The Mad Woman and the Feminist’ Review: MiamisFF
‘The Mad Woman and the Feminist’: This Spanish entry for the MiamisFF directed by Sandra Gallego handles a difficult conversation in a smart, memorable way.
‘The Princess’ — Hulu’s R-Rated Girlboss Royalty
Hulu continues its Summer releases with The Princess. This film follows the princess (yes, she is unnamed) as she attempts to escape her tower, refusing to be wed to a cruel man vying for the throne. Action-packed and snarky, this is a decently fun film if you need a fighting fix.
Wanda Maximoff: The Hero We Deserve, Not The Villain We Need
If the message here is that without a support system, grieving people turn into monsters, it’s not really well-delivered and may be flawed as a message itself.
I’ve Got A ‘Crush’ On You…And I’m Not Too Old To Say It
Hulu’s ‘Crush’ leaves you giddy, light, hopeful, and, yes, all crushed out on the possibility of what? You got it, your next crush.
‘Alice’ Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
‘Alice’ is a genre trifecta: one part revenge drama, one part historical account, one part throwback to Blaxploitation—kinda ‘Django’ meets ‘Roots’ meets ‘Foxy Brown.’
The Drama Continues in ‘Tall Girl 2’
The story continues in ‘Tall Girl 2’ as Jodi finds herself playing the lead role in the school’s musical production.
Early Feminism Shown in ‘Footlight Parade’ (1933)
We can criticize depictions from old media, but they weren’t simply “good for their time”. They were fighting and struggling in a world we can’t imagine.
The Indelible Bond Between Humans and Animals in “Spirit Untamed”
An adventure that centers on freedom and captures viewers’ hearts.