Glass Houses: Political Thriller "Miss Sloane" Promises to Throw Stones at D.C. politics but fails to deliver

The filmmakers haven’t done the reading, in policy or psychology, to make their premise pay off.

Meryl Streep, Listen Up: Disability Shouldn't Be the Only Trump Card You Play

The worst thing about Trump, apparently, wasn’t that he wanted to kill disabled people via policy, but that he felt comfortable mocking them on national television. Read more »

Awards Shows Still Have a Sofia Vergara Problem, and It Needs to Stop

In 2017, it’s not okay to make jokes about the thick accents and thick brains of Spanish-speaking immigrants, but that didn’t stop the writers of the Golden Globes. Read more »

Exciting Things Are Coming to the Screen in 2017

11 movies and television shows set to take 2017. Read more »

How to Raise a Boy in 1979: Navigating love, gender, and punk music in “20th Century Women”

Unlike Mills’s other boy-meets-girl, girl-somehow-saves-boy plots, the women are the backbone of this film.  Read more »

Ride or Die: Documentary "Ovarian Psycos" Paints a Complex Portrait of a Badass Latinx Bicycle Gang

Ovarian Psycos provides an intimate look inside contemporary East Los Angeles. Read more »

Does the "Collateral Beauty" of Fatherhood Come at the Expense of Mothers?

Complex representations of fatherhood shouldn’t require the erasure of moms. Read more »

"Toni Erdmann" is the Fastest and Funniest Three Hour German Film You'll Ever See

Though the film feels deeply personal, it doesn’t avoid engaging with societal issues like workplace sexism and the effects of globalization. Read more »

20 Great Films from 1996-2016: Celebrating 20 Years of Feminist Media

Here you'll find revenge-seeking girl gangs, bank robbers who are out for social justice, menstruating teenage werewolves, and candy-coated queer satire alongside documentaries about iconic artists and activists. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Oscar Contender "Jackie" is Good, but Not Good Enough

In this day and age, talking about people of color without giving them screen time is not good enough. Audiences and actors deserve more. Read more »

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Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens in... Read more »

One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you're a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole lot... Read more »

The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure, and her presence in both history and contemporary pop culture holds a wealth of perception and stereotype in its clammy hands. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »