Reviews

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt takes on women’s trauma and healing

Finally, a comedy series about REAL woman-problems… Like PTSD! Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a Netflix original series, recently released its second season to further critical acclaim. Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s second TV…

Carol shows us a secret world of women… minus the male gaze

Aside from being a cool drink of female perspective in the scorched desert of male-dominated American cinema, the adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel, Carol, stands on its own as a triumph of…

Some of our movie-favourites from 2015

Susan and Meghan tag-teamed our 2015 movie picks this year in order to give you a well-rounded selection, but be sure to let us know what we missed (there were at least…

Aftermath: How to tell a good rape story

At age 52, Andrea Dworkin was drugged and raped in Paris. She published a partial account in New Statesman in 2000, but it wasn’t until after her death (of natural causes) that…

Trainwreck: Feminist progress or postfeminist warning?

Warning: Contains minor spoilers Amy has it all. She’s a “boss bitch” with a sick apartment and a job as a writer in NYC. Her character, also called Amy, sleeps with a…

‘Hot Girls Wanted’… For a month or two

Rashida Jones’ documentary, Hot Girls Wanted (now available on Netflix), explores the world of “amateur porn,” a booming industry thanks to a never ending influx young women, ready and willing, no coercion…