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"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Women Writers Week 2016: Table of Contents

This week, all of our content on the site is written by women. We'll update this table of contents page with links to new pieces as they go up. 

ESSAYS:

Chaz Ebert's Introduction to Women Writers Week

"Nora Ephron: An Appreciation" by Nell Minow

"Good Manners, Goodbyes and Puppies" by Jana Monji

An Interview with Ethan Hawke by Katherine Tulich

An Interview with Tom Hiddleston by Susan Wloszczyna

A TV Review of Hulu's "The Path" by Jessica Johnson

A Tribute to Patty Duke by Susan Wloszczyna

"Fade to White: "Thelma and Louise" Turns 25" by Christy Lemire, Sheila O'Malley and Susan Wloszczyna

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A Report from WonderCon by Jana Monji

"The Depths of What We Cannot Know: On "The Double Life of Veronique"" by Jessica Ritchey

An Interview with Brie Larson by Katherine Tulich

"Visual Pleasure and Voodoo Demographics: A Reflection on Women and Film (Updated)" by Carrie Rickey

"Bette Davis: Cinematic Medusa" by Angelica Jade Bastien

"Violence is a Very Sad Poetry: The Films of Sam Peckinpah" by Justine Smith

"Besos to "Besa: The Promise"" by Jana Monji

"The Alliance of Women Journalists: The First Ten Years" by Jennifer Merin

"Meet the Writers: Monica Castillo"

REVIEWS:

"Afternoon" by Tina Hassania

"The Dark Horse" by Sheila O'Malley

"Everybody Wants Some!!" by Sheila O'Malley

"Francofonia" by Alissa Wilkinson

"God's Not Dead 2" by Sheila O'Malley

"H." by Monica Castillo

"Kill Your Friends" by Christy Lemire

"Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures" by Justine Elias

"Meet the Blacks" by Christy Lemire

"Mile Ahead" by Angelica Jade Bastien

"Sold" by Joyce Kulhawik

"Standing Tall" by Susan Wloszczyna

More highlights from our women contributors from the archives:

"The Tougher Thing is to Feel: "The Flash" and Masculinity" by Angelica Jade Bastien

"Hipster Misogyny: The Betrayal of The Hateful Eight" by Laura Bogart

"Going Home for the First Time: A Return to Cuba" by Monica Castillo

"I Feel Sorry for Kyle Smith; He's Been Duped" by Olivia Collette

"New Directors/New Films 2016: The Power of Understated Feminism" by Tina Hassania

"Straight Outta Culture: Sexism in Black and White" by Danielle Henderson

"Is Blue a Straight Color?" by Anne Elizabeth Moore

"Book Excerpt: Missing Reels" by Farran Smith Nehme

"Gena Rowlands: A Life on Film" by Sheila O'Malley

"The Women of Schwarzenegger's Golden Age" by Jessica Ritchey

"Joy and Triumph: Reclaiming the Image of Black Women in Cinema" by ReBecca Theodore-Vachon


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