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Raw (2016)

Every now and then a film changes the way I see the world. I went into Raw, the stunning first feature by French director Julia Ducournau, expecting horror but instead experienced an intense metaphorical drama about female power and desire. 437 more words


Night Moves

Josh and Dena are passionate about their cause: the environment. Tired of small measures, they team with Harmon, a shadier character who can help them pull off an act of eco-terrorism, the bombing of a hydroelectric dam. 260 more words



Sarah (Riley Keough) feels like she’s bringing up her young daughter Jessie by herself, abandoned sometimes for months at a time by an older husband who travels for work and is fuzzy on his return dates. 305 more words


The Lifeguard

Leigh, a¬†former valedictorian “most likely to succeed” quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home. 277 more words


Making a Change

May 2017

Representation of unheard voices in cinema and film, and in particular women, is a concern for many who want to see images and narratives of their own gaze visualised on screen. 1,135 more words

Female Directors

Their Finest (2016)

On the surface, this is the kind of feel-good WWII movie that the British do so well. Made, though, by Danish director Lone Scherfig ( 644 more words


Everything, Everything

Are you a teenage girl? Or perhaps you simply have the taste in movies of one (Twilight, The Fault In Our Stars, Before I Fall)? If so, you can confidently add this movie to your lineup. 433 more words