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Besides being completely hilarious, She’s the Man is a great feminist expression, and this Buzzfeed article reminded me of that. This is possibly one of the only mainstream films I’ve seen which completely shatters gender stereotypes and leaves the idea of the typical chick flick in the dust. 62 more words
Everyone has a few obscure movies that they watched, loved, and repeated during their childhood.
For me one of these is the 1995 remake of Sabrina, starring Julia Ormond (whose slight Britishness is TO DIE for), Harrison Ford, and Greg Kinnear. 118 more words
Having recently found myself in a spot of heartbreak that triggered an irresistible urge to visit my hairdresser, I realised something: I was acting out one stage of a very popular narrative in movies aimed at women: The reinvention narrative, a subtrope of the “love as reward”-genre, that perpetuates the idea that a character has to overcome difficulties and in the process significantly change themselves in order to be rewarded with the “love of their lives”. 1,125 more words