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Kimberly Pierce

Freelance writer, screenwriter, editor.

Feminist Friday: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

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 […]

Feminist Friday: Hatari

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 […]

Thirst Trap: Lee Pace

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!! […]