The Runaways is a rock 'n roll biopic about Joan Jett's original band, written and directed by Floria Sigismondi | Full review at

The Runaways, The Band, and Girl Power

There are movies with lesbian subtext (Buzzfeed wrote about it just this week), and then there are movies that don’t need to bother with the subtext at all. Enter the The Runaways.  The Runaways (2010) Rock ‘n’ roll is a blood sport, a sport of men… This ain’t women’s lib, this is women’s libido! I had an editing…

Beyond The Lights is a romantic drama from writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood | Read the full review and get in on the #thischickpicks February challenge at

Beyond The Lights and a Woman’s Image

Movie #3 is a dramatic and new choice – today I’m watching writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Beyond the Lights. Beyond the Lights (2014) I feel like I’m suffocating in the middle of the street and no one can see me dying.  Fact: I don’t watch a lot of straight up dramas. Fact: I watch them even less…

A Reading of David Bowie's Blackstar Music Video: In Memoriam | | Original illustration by Alex Landers

Blackstar: Making Meaning of David Bowie’s Death

Blackstar at first appeared a typical oddity. When I posted the music video for Blackstar upon its release, I didn’t know what to make of it. Like his previous work, Blackstar was strange, often inexplicable, and surreal. It wasn’t colorful Bowie, or garish Ziggy. It was darker and drearier and, frankly, scarier. I watched it, I enjoyed it,…

Where Are The Women Directors? | #featurefriday looks at the problematic Director Roundtable from The Hollywood Reporter |

Scott Weiland, Mutant Teletubbies, and Sarah Michelle Gellar

It’s that time of the week, again. Ready? #FeatureFriday I honestly wasn’t going to do a feature today. I hadn’t seen anything this week to blow me away. But I woke up this morning, and Scott Weiland had passed away.

Where Are The Women Directors? | #featurefriday looks at the problematic Director Roundtable from The Hollywood Reporter |

David Bowie + The Most Moschino Barbie EVER

David Bowie. Moschino. Barbie. Those all go together, right? They sure as hell do on Friday! You know what time it is. Time to drop my favorite videos, shorts, gifs, artistic internet finds of the week for: #FeatureFriday My little PSA (since this is only the second time I’ve done this), Feature Friday is about giving…

%d bloggers like this: