What I Did For Love – Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

First, a confession: when I proposed Earth Girls are Easy for this column, I kind of cheated, though not deliberately. I thought, “Hey, this is a movie from the 1980s about fuzzy space aliens who come to bang their way through the Valley. I loved it when I was twelve. It has to be bad.” … Continue reading What I Did For Love – Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)


Feminist Friday: White Christmas (1954)

The 1950s forever stands as a golden age of Hollywood musicals. Within this pantheon, White Christmas more than holds its own alongside classics like: Singin' in the Rain, An American in Paris, and Gigi. The glossy and well made movie features not only catchy (Irving Berlin) songs, but also well-developed characters which audiences find themselves able … Continue reading Feminist Friday: White Christmas (1954)

Citizen Dame 5: Favorite “Unconventional” Actresses

All women are beautiful, but Hollywood still subscribes to the belief that some are "classic" beauties. The definitions of what's attractive in Hollywood are always fluctuating but in this week's new release, I Feel Pretty, Hollywood will try to convince women that Amy Schumer is unattractive. So, to inject some positivity into a movie that … Continue reading Citizen Dame 5: Favorite “Unconventional” Actresses