This is rare, nuanced storytelling, anchored by one of Brad Pitt’s career-best performances and remarkable technical elements on every level. It’s a special film.
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.
Welcome to Women Writers Week 2019 by Chaz Ebert and Nell Minow
You Do Not Have to Be Good: On Mary Oliver's Wild Geese by Joyce Kulhawik
Just Us Girls: The Chatty Chick Flicks of the '90s by Olivia Collette
Sexualized Innocence: Revisiting The Blue Lagoon by Abbey Bender
Plugging Back into The Matrix, 20 Years Later by Violet LeVoit
The Oral History of Documentary Now's Co-op Episode by Allison Shoemaker
Dark Manipulations on The Silence of the Lambs and Sicario by Valerie Kalfrin
A Great Endeavor: Todd Douglas Miller on Apollo 11 by Nell Minow
Nobody's Meat: The Power of Hanna by Laura Bogart
22 Years Later, Kasi Lemmons' Eve's Bayou is Still Making an Impact by Whitney Spencer
The Status of Feminist Film Criticism - A Roundup Report by Jennifer Merin
Black Women vs. The End of the World (Again) by Sherin Nicole
Art, Love, and the Healing Ambiguities of Shirkers by Shelley Farmer
Netflix's Ricky Gervais Series After Life Doesn't Have Enough Reasons to Exist by Allison Shoemaker
PBS' Four-Part Film Series, Women, War & Peace II by Jana Monji
The Most Unforgettable Episodes of The Twilight Zone by Jessica Ritchey
"Captain Marvel" by Christy Lemire
"Gloria Bell" by Sheila O'Malley
"The Kid" by Arielle Bernstein
"An Elephant Sitting Still" by Justine Smith
"Juanita" by Monica Castillo
"Two Plains & a Fancy" by Allison Shoemaker
"3 Faces" by Tomris Laffly
"Black Mother" by Tomris Laffly
"I'm Not Here" by Nell Minow
"Us" by Monica Castillo
"Call Me By Your Name" by Christy Lemire
"Can You Ever Forgive Me?" by Monica Castillo
"Columbus" by Sheila O'Malley
"45 Years" by Susan Wloszczyna
"Happy as Lazzaro" by Tomris Laffly
"The Last Face" by Christy Lemire
"Metallica Through the Never" by Sheila O'Malley
"Stella's Last Weekend" by Nell Minow
"Support the Girls" by Allison Shoemaker
"Susanne Bartsch: On Top" by Monica Castillo
"Then Came You" by Nell Minow
"The Wild Pear Tree" by Tomris Laffly
"Wonder Woman" by Angelica Jade Bastien
A review of Netflix's The I-Land, the worst show in the streaming service's history.
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