Top 10 Posts of 2013
Feminism / Veganism

Top 10 Posts of 2013

Counting down from 10 to 1, here are the top 10 most-read posts of 2013 at The Opinioness of the World! Continue reading

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Feminism and the Oscars: Do the 2013 Best Picture Nominees Pass the Bechdel Test?
Feminism / Film, Media & TV / Films

Feminism and the Oscars: Do the 2013 Best Picture Nominees Pass the Bechdel Test?

Are the Academy Awards sexist? How feminist are this year’s Best Picture nominees? Do they pass the Bechdel Test? Here’s why looking at gender and feminism in Oscar-nominated films matters. Continue reading

Feminism / Films

‘The Descendants:’ Review in Conversation – A Look at the Film’s Female Characters & Its Depiction of Women

As you’ve probably guessed, I love, love, LOVE movies. The only thing I love more…talking about movies! So does Amber Leab, Bitch Flicks Co-Founder & Editor. So Amber and I decided to post for Bitch Flicks a Review in Conversation of Oscar and Indie Spirit nominated The Descendants. We discussed how we both liked the … Continue reading

Look Who’s Talking: Why Feminist Reviews of Best Picture Oscar Nominees and Utilizing the Bechdel Test for Films Matter
Feminism / Films

Look Who’s Talking: Why Feminist Reviews of Best Picture Oscar Nominees and Utilizing the Bechdel Test for Films Matter

The film Super Bowl is here…that’s right, The Oscars! Huzzah! As a raging cinephile, I love the Oscars, I live for the Oscars. And yet, they so often piss me off. Because they are white male bonanza. Only 4 women have ever been nominated for a Best Director Oscar: Lina Wertmüller (Seven Beauties), Jane Campion … Continue reading

Feminism / Films

The 2012 Oscar Nominations…A Sea of White Dudes

I love The Oscars. I eagerly wait all year for this cinema extravaganza. Well, the Oscar nominations were announced yesterday. And of course peeps are already debating the noms and snubs. And I’m pissed off. The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) overlooked too many amazing women on-screen and behind the camera. … Continue reading