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maryann rants

why movies like Under the Skin and Nymphomaniac are not feminist

These films act like what it means to be a woman is purely about sex and bodies, purely about interacting with men in no other way than a sexual one.

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Hollywood hates women

movies that pass the Bechdel Test make more money than movies that don’t

If Hollywood were truly all about money, Hollywood would know this already.

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female gazing

female gazing at: Taylor Kinney

One of the few saving graces of The Other Woman is the very pretty Taylor Kinney…

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latest reviews

The Other Woman review: sex and the infidelity

We need an equivalent term to “Uncle Tom” for a woman — in this case, screenwriter Melissa Stack — who participates in Hollywood’s systematic hatred of women.

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latest reviews

Fading Gigolo review: Twilight for middle-aged men

I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a film that looks more like the filmmaker’s midlife-crisis wish-fulfillment fantasy than this one.

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latest reviews

In Your Eyes review: the light, the heat…

Joss Whedon wrote and produced a sweet little supernatural romance for your geeky pleasure, and you don’t even have to pirate it: he released it instantly on Vimeo.

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new in cinemas

US/Can

  
wide

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red for no

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Brick Mansions

  
limited

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Young & Beautiful (aka Jeune & Jolie)

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Blue Ruin

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The Last Passenger

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Walking with the Enemy

  
expanding

red for no

UK

  
wide

red for no

red for no

  
limited

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Tracks [trailer]

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The Informant

new on dvd

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Big Bad Wolves [trailer]

  
tv

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Doctor Who: The Web of Fear

UK

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Kill Your Darlings

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yellow for maybe

new to stream

what’s on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video (from Apr 22)

What’s new, what’s hot, and what you may have missed, now available to stream, including G.B.F., Mother of George, Short Term 12, and more.

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what’s on Netflix UK, Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox, BBC iPlayer (from Apr 21)

What’s new, what’s hot, and what you may have missed, now available to stream, including All Is Lost, Kill Your Darlings, Foxfire, and more.

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