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Monday, September 17 2012

Aliens and the Women Who Love Them

If there’s one thing the alien film does well, it’s the introduction of an outsider to provide an inside glimpse at the human condition. What often gets knocked off the wayside is a myriad of underlying issues, including the continued questionable portrayal of women and, more broadly, their social status and treatment.


Thursday, December 10 2009

Precious and Lee Daniels: State of the Race

In adapting author Sapphire's difficult novel for the screen, director Lee Daniels is helping change the way spectators view African American women by deploying stereotypes and then exploding them.


Wednesday, January 21 2009

Hellions by Maria Raha

Had I a daughter, I would love for her to be introduced to all the ass-kicking women of pop-culture by Raha’s book.


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