Tessa Thompson and Michael B. Jordan in Creed | Enthusiastic Consent: A Valentine's Day Watchlist | onecriticalbitch.com

Valentine’s Day 2018: Making Enthusiastic Consent Great Again

Happy Valentine’s Day! Do you think enthusiastic consent is a liberal talking point that eliminates the sexiness from film/art/life in general? Welcome to February 2018 and – Let’s address that. I’m not sure when we all collectively decided that the hottest, most erotic, sexiest moments involved, “You need kissing badly, that’s what’s wrong with you,”…

Thanksgiving Playlist 2017 | onecriticalbitch.com

Thanksgiving Playlist: The Best Movies to Watch this Thursday

Too often we skip from Halloween to Christmas Evil. Where’s the love for the Thanksgiving movie? As complicated a holiday as our Thanksgiving is, it’s prime for some of the most delightful, inquisitive, and downright strange films of the season. Here’s what I’m watching this week: The Usual Story (with added honesty) The New World…

Royalty Hightower in THE FITS | Review at onecriticalbitch.com

The Fits and other Films about Women, Girls, and Group Think

*Danger, Will Robinson: Affiliate Links Ahead! Clicking on some links may compensate myself and the blog. Read the disclosure policy for complete info.* If you haven’t yet found the time to watch Anna Rose Holmer’s  The Fits, now is the time (you’ll find it streaming on Amazon Prime).

A still from Julie Dash's "Daughters of the Dust" (Photo courtesy image.net) | Getting to Know Black Filmmakers in America | onecriticalbitch.com

Getting to Know Black Filmmakers in America

It seems a particularly important time to be celebrating Black History Month in America. I don’t have to tell you why (please, don’t make me tell you why). In doing that this year, I decided to shift the focus away from icons of the past (though you’ll see the mark of history in every work…

Choosing a Valentine’s Day Movie: A Comprehensive Guide

Me choosing a Valentine’s Day movie for you is like picking a chocolate out of one of those heart-shaped Russell-Stover boxes that’s missing its map. You just don’t know what you’re gonna get – or if it’s gonna make you barf. I’ve put together a comprehensive list of the Valentine’s Day movies that I’d choose…

The Best (and Worst) of 2016 Film and TV

*Danger, Will Robinson: Affiliate Links Ahead! Asterisks (*) denote links that when clicked on, may compensate myself and the blog. Read the disclosure policy for complete info.* First of all, I’m late. Everyone else did these 2016 film and tv lists in January. It’s February 2nd. So in the interest of not repeating three thousand…

What to Watch? Trump Inauguration Day Edition | A list of movies and television to get you through the day and beyond | onecriticalbitch.com

It’s Here, So Now What? The Trump Inauguration Day Watch List

Inauguration Day has arrived. Whether you’re into it (you’re on the wrong blog), over it, or looking for some way to cope with it, here’s a list of what to watch to get you through.

Film School: 10 Documentaries to Watch Now | What to watch now that the election's over | onecriticalbitch.com

Documentaries to Watch NOW in Trump’s America

I generally stick to fiction – you won’t find a lot of posts about documentaries here. That’s about to change. The last few weeks were challenging. I have looked at this blog on numerous occasions and thought, NO – I can’t. Going back to #31DaysofHorror feels wrong, in light of the real world horror I and so…

Women to Watch: October New Releases | Television and Film Written, Directed, and Created by Women | See the whole list on onecriticalbitch.com

Women to Watch: October New Releases in Film + Television

Another month has passed, Fall is officially in full swing, and you know what time it is – time for October new releases! Honestly. It feels like just yesterday (it was only a couple of weeks ago) that I was hammering out TWO separate lists to cover September’s offerings in film and television. This month is…

Women to Watch: Fall TV 2016 Edition | September is the premiere of the Fall Television line-up. Here's everything created by women this month | See the whole list on onecriticalbitch.com

Women to Watch in September: Fall Television Special

The Fall Television Schedule is also STACKED. Yes, you heard me right – there were TOO MANY female directed (written, directed, produced, you name it) projects to list in one post this month. Enter the Fall Television special – wherein we list every bit of tv programming created by women in September. It’s a big…

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