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Feminist Sunday: Ruby Sparks (2012) by Zoe Kazan and The Myth of Romantic Love

Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues.

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REVIEW: 12 Years A Slave (Cinema)

What to say about this movie that hasn’t been said before. I left the cinema feeling ashamed of our heritage and ashamed of the depths that humanity has previously sunk too. 67 more words


In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits – someone like Joe – who one day learns the mob wants to ‘close the loop’ by sending back Joe’s future self for assassination. 185 more words

"Do What You Love, and Fuck the Rest"

Wise words uttered by Paul Dano as a young, fat-suit-wearing Abigail Breslin’s older brother, Dwayne, in the 2006 critically acclaimed comedy-drama Little Miss Sunshine.  

Dwayne says this in response to the problem he has with beauty contests – not just the literal beauty contest that his younger sister is participating it, but also the “beauty contests” that we are forced to take part in every day.   868 more words

Zoe Kazan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


Zoe Kazan tests the notion “Can men and women just be friends?” in her new film What If, starring opposite Daniel Radcliffe. Kazan plays Chantry, who has a boyfriend, but strikes up a close friendship with Radcliffe’s Wallace. 891 more words


Jenny Q: Brian Wilson Bio-pic To Premiere in September

The cast features Elizabeth Banks, John Cusack and Paul Giamatti with Paul Dano playing the lead role – what a resemblance!

The film is centered in the ’80s, when Brian separated himself from The Beach Boys with the release of his first solo album. 44 more words