‘RBG’ is a Must-See

"I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks." These words belong to feminist Sarah Grimke but in Betsy West and Julie Cohen's documentary RBG they're spoken through the mouth of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Grimke and Ginsburg lived in vastly different eras, … Continue reading ‘RBG’ is a Must-See

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Feminist Friday: Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

The Creature from the Black Lagoon is a later entry in Universal’s classic horror series. The film stars actors Richard Carlson, Richard Denning and Julia Adams as scientists who travel deep into the furthest reaches of the Amazon Jungle. The team of biologists and ichthyologists hope to solve the mystery of a strange fossil recently … Continue reading Feminist Friday: Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Egg (Tribeca 2018)

Marianna Palka’s deeply dark chamber comedy Egg explores issues of motherhood, female friendship, and social constructs during a single, brutally funny, equally uncomfortable afternoon party. Conceptual artist Tina (Alysia Reiner) and her husband Wayne (Gbenga Akinnagbe) are having a small get-together with Tina’s old art school friend Karen (Christina Hendricks), pregnant and now married to … Continue reading Egg (Tribeca 2018)