Topic: movies


P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) and Walt Disney (Tom Hanks)

Saving Mr. Banks is More than Just a Spoonful of Sugar

by Jarrah Hodge When I saw Disney was making a movie about Walt Disney convincing P. L. Travers to sign over the rights to ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge When I saw Disney was making a movie about Walt Disney ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge When I saw Disney was making a movie about Walt Disney convincing P. L. Travers to ... [ more ]

Poster for Catching Fire

Hunger Games: Catching Fire Meets Hunger for Female Representation

by Jessica Critcher I managed to get tickets to a Hunger Games / Hunger Games: Catching Fire opening night double feature this week. As ... [ more ]

by Jessica Critcher I managed to get tickets to a Hunger Games / Hunger ... [ more ]

by Jessica Critcher I managed to get tickets to a Hunger Games / Hunger Games: Catching Fire opening night ... [ more ]

VIFF: H&G

by Jarrah Hodge (Spoiler alert. Trigger Warning: discussions of depictions of child abuse, violence against women) It’s been another great summer of film fests ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge (Spoiler alert. Trigger Warning: discussions of depictions of child abuse, violence ... [ more ]

by Jarrah Hodge (Spoiler alert. Trigger Warning: discussions of depictions of child abuse, violence against women) It’s been another ... [ more ]

Zero Dark Thirty. Strong Female Character, But Dangerous Messages

by A. Lynn. Cross-posted from Nerdy Feminist with permission. So I started writing this piece yesterday. I came home all amped up from having ... [ more ]

by A. Lynn. Cross-posted from Nerdy Feminist with permission. So I started writing this ... [ more ]

by A. Lynn. Cross-posted from Nerdy Feminist with permission. So I started writing this piece yesterday. I came home ... [ more ]

Contributors Pick the Best of 2012

Happy New Year, everyone! As is our tradition, I asked the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights from how they spent the ... [ more ]

Happy New Year, everyone! As is our tradition, I asked the Gender Focus contributors ... [ more ]

Happy New Year, everyone! As is our tradition, I asked the Gender Focus contributors about some of their highlights ... [ more ]

The Invisible War Exposes the Banality of Sexual Violence in the US Military

by Tracy Bealer In Hannah Arendt’s 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem, she argues that profound historical evils are not usually committed by deranged psychopaths, ... [ more ]

by Tracy Bealer In Hannah Arendt’s 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem, she argues that ... [ more ]

by Tracy Bealer In Hannah Arendt’s 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem, she argues that profound historical evils are not ... [ more ]