Tag: Feminism

Daughters of the Dust

Costume Drama Month is going okay, if a little dull last week. This week’s pick however feels like a dream. It’s more of a poem than a movie – and it’s deeply beautiful. It also inspired some of the imagery in Beyoncé‘s Lemonade so make of that what […]

Frida

I thought we’d go out with a bang on our last movie because our Based on a True Story Month has had mixed results – and not one, but two appearances by my least favourite Franco brother. I consider this movie to be the Queen of all biographies, […]

Little

She woke up like This. Little (2019) A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear. Starring: Regina Hall • Issa Rae • Marsai Martin *Minor spoilers* A modern day, female-centric Big? You […]

The Fits (Film) Review

Welcome to March Madness (a week late, sorry) – basically an excuse to do whatever the fudge we want, like we’ve ever needed an excuse. *Spoilers* The Fits (2015) IMDB Synopsis While training at the gym 11-year-old tomboy Toni becomes entranced with a dance troupe. As she struggles […]

Queen of Katwe (Film) Review

I’m not above admitting that sports movies are not the one for me. Especially chess movies. And yet here I am, gasping and weeping and cheering in all the right places as our 14-year-old heroine kicks the arse of a woman twice her age at the beautiful game. […]

Frances Ha (Film) Review

“Ahoy, Sexy?” ~ Frances Welcome to the second best Collab month of the year: Feminist Film Month! And what better way to kick it off than with a film starring one of my all-time fave women in film? The original double G. What a gal. This movie could […]

40 Women

40 women I admire – in real life, in literature, music, film and from afar. Mum // Björk Lisbeth Salander // Wonder Woman Maya Angelou // Tora Richardson Meghan Lightle // Madonna Kathleen Hanna // Dawn French Becky Saunders // Lynne Ramsay Marilyn Monroe // Lady Gaga Madeleine Martin // Sofia Coppola Debbie Harry […]