Plus badass women and damned dirty apes… (First published April 30th, 2022, on Substack and Patreon.)
Rosamund Pike is perfection in this intellectual romance, an unsentimental portrait of a woman striving to be appreciated for her mind at a time even more anti-woman than today. Feminist and flinty.
Topics include new movies The High Note and Radioactive, and a lot more.
Rosamund Pike stars as journalist Marie Colvin in A Private War; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
A moving and important portrait of legendary Times of London foreign correspondent Marie Colvin. We need more movies like this, about fearless, badass women this outrageously good at their vitally necessary work.
Suzi Yoonessi directs dramedy Unlovable; Nosipho Dumisa directs thriller Number 37; more…
A thriller about a real-life female Indian spy, a documentary about a Saudi woman who fights religious extremism, and more…
A same-old story of a white man’s angst, set against the “exotic” backdrop of 1980s war-torn Beirut. This brand of Hollywood myopia is tired, uninteresting, and no longer acceptable.
Rosamund Pike hijacks a plane, Melissa Leo gets a break from prison, Odeya Rush befriends a dictator, and more…
Sure, millions of Native people dead and ancient cultures destroyed, but who has to live with that? All the good soldiers who were just following orders, that’s who. Won’t someone think of the white man?