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Aside from contacting your representative and tweeting at #dearjohn here are some quick and easy things you can do to oppose H.R.3 and H.R.358: Sign the We Won’t Go Back to the Back Alley petition at MoveOn.org Sign the petition at … Continue reading
So this is out of my usual topic, having nothing whatsoever to do with film, but I think it is important, as a feminist to talk about H.R. 3 the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” and H.R. 358 the … Continue reading
The tradition of the heist film is well known; a charismatic outlaw cleverly evades police, on a spree of robbery and violence until he goes down shooting in a dramatic showdown at the end of the film while shouting his … Continue reading
It is rare to find a strong female character on a network show, much less two or three. Criminal Minds had three such women in Jennifer Jareau, Emily Prentiss, and Penelope Garcia. These women are smart, complicated, not at all … Continue reading
“See the Rolling Stones and die“ Gimme Shelter, the Maysles brothers’ documentary on the Rolling Stones, has been named “the most harrowing rock ‘n’ roll movie ever made.” Critics, especially around the film’s release, considered both the Maysles and the Rolling … Continue reading