The reality of mortality. A no-holds-barred look at history. The urgency of reckoning with race. And, of course, a complicated scandal. This week’s picks take on hard truths—and tell them well.
This Disney remake needs more than just a “black mermaid.” We need a story with a black feminist imagination.
“Maiden” is a documentary about an exceptional woman at sea. “Chambermaid” is a true-to-life tale of a hardworking hotel housekeeper. Both are out now.
“Endzeit – Ever After” is a feminist reflection on trauma set in a zombie apocalypse. “Wild Rose” is about living your truth against the odds. Both are out this weekend.
Guys who struggle to get laid are not the most put-upon members of our society. The male ego is not a sacred object. And nobody should waste time and energy tiptoeing around a dude just because he can’t take a joke.
“Paris is Burning,” “Big Little Lies” and “Jessica Jones” are all making a comeback—and you won’t want to miss them.
“I grew up at a time when we actually believed we may make a revolution in this country: when women would be equal to men; when workers were paid a living wage; where health care would be universal. My friends were gay, straight, black and white, and I believe this is what gave me that zeal.”
Caring too much or trying too hard is the cardinal sin for teenage girls—but Booksmart protagonist Molly, played by Beanie Fieldstein, isn’t like them.
Feminists working on- and off-screen in Hollywood celebrated Netflix’s female stars and show-runners Sunday at their third annual Rebels & Rulebreakers event at Raleigh Studios Sunday.
This week’s picks touch on the importance of representation, the urgency of peaceful politics and the haven of safe spaces.