Sitting down to think about Sunset Boulevard, the movie all at once seems inherently complicated when considering questions of feminism and gender relations. Billy Wilder’s critique of mid-century Hollywood all-at once crafts fascinating female characters and fascinating questions exist. Is it the film asking these questions? Or is […]
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Next week marks the 25th anniversary of the ’90s romantic drama, Reality Bites and if you’re like one of these Dames (*coughKristencough*) then you probably have fond memories of watching Winona Ryder and her crew navigate the world of Gap and psychic hotlines. In fact, Reality Bites is […]
I come to you as a long-time who’s gone through an untold number of “phases”. Now, the weirdest ones are the individuals to creep up on you. There’s nothing special about them the first time out. In fact, some of them sit on the edge of your consciousness, […]
Thanks to Patreon supporter James Hart for this week’s Top 5 Screenwriters are responsible for crafting the characters on-screen. They have to infuse them with life, backstory, and personality. But for some screenwriters women are just a bizarre mystery that can’t be conveyed on film. And we’re looking […]
In today’s installment of Feminist Friday, we’re tackling “The Duke” himself, John Wayne. The legendary actor has a long string of movies spanning 40 years, building himself a solid (and unchanging) star persona. John Wayne is John Wayne. In his 1962 film, Hatari, Wayne combines with Howard Hawks […]
You Dames in and around the nerd community probably know who I’m talking about here. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to ‘The Hobbit’ franchise, and even some incredibly well-remembered television series in recent years, if Lee Pace isn’t on your radar, he fricken’ should be. Okay, Pushing Daisies!! […]
Thanks to Patreon member Branden Caine for suggesting this week’s Top 5! Accents are hard, and we’re not talking about the accent you swear is English that you throw out at parties as proof you should be an actor. Even some of the most A-list celebrities fail at […]