Originally published at Bitch Flicks as part of their “Reproduction and Abortion Series.” Vacillating between vitriolic condemnation and laudable praise, Lena Dunham’s Girls has dominated pop culture dialogue. I eagerly anticipated the series premiere. Yes, the show depicts economically privileged characters. Yes, the incredibly white and homogenous cast should be more diverse. And yes, staff … Continue reading
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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Premieres Tonight…The Wait Is Over!
Tonight (4/1) is a ridiculously busy night. Not only does Season 2 of The Killing premiere…not only is there a new episode of Mad Men…but Game of Thrones Season 2 premieres too!!! New episodes of 3 of my favorite TV shows?? I can barely contain my excitement!! Based on the best-selling A Song of Fire … Continue reading
Documentary ‘Gloria: In Her Own Words’ Gives Insight to a Feminist Icon
Originally published at Bitch Flicks at part of their “Biopic and Documentary Series.” If I were to ask you to name a famous feminist, who would you say? I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that most of you would probably say Gloria Steinem. And with good reason. A pioneering feminist icon, … Continue reading
Lena Dunham’s HBO Series ‘Girls’ Preview: Why I Can’t Wait to Watch
Originally published at Bitch Flicks. I cannot tell you how ecstatic I am to see Lena Dunham’s new HBO series Girls. I mean, April 15th…hurry up and get here already damnit! After the first 3 episodes received rave reviews at SXSW, the buzz swirling around the indie darling’s new show has grown even louder. And … Continue reading
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Trailer: Will Women Fare Better This Season?
Originally published at Bitch Flicks. When I wrote about HBO’s Game of Thrones last year, I had no idea that my critique would ignite such a fire storm. In the 2 years I’ve been blogging, my post “Here There Be Sexism? Game of Thrones and Gender” holds the rank as my blog’s second most … Continue reading