1. Conversations in the first half of The Congress happen to her, with men spouting monologues about their early lives or breaking down for her the mistakes she made in her career. The film opens to Wright quietly crying as her agent Al (Harvey Keitel) berates her for her faulty decision-making. These men want what’s best for her, you see. They just want to profit off her as well. (via Review: The Congress | Slackerwood)
    Conversations in the first half of The Congress happen to her, with men spouting monologues about their early lives or breaking down for her the mistakes she made in her career. The film opens to Wright quietly crying as her agent Al (Harvey Keitel) berates her for her faulty decision-making. These men want what’s best for her, you see. They just want to profit off her as well.
    (via Review: The Congress | Slackerwood)
  2. I’ve never seen a film like Wild where the woman ends up with no man, no money, no family, no opportunity, but she still has a happy ending.
  3. velocipedestrienne:

    ellewcee:

    popculturebrain:

    New Trailer: ‘Gone Girl' - Oct 3

    Lost it at Casey Wilson screaming “Where’s your wife Nick??”

    When this played last night I was like “Is that Casey Wilson??” I love it. I can’t wait.

    If Casey Wilson is in this, I might have to change my mind about not wanting to see it

    Reblogged from: velocipedestrienne
  4. Girls on Film: 5 ways movies can be as diverse as television - The Week

    Reblogged from: feministfilmclub
  5. posthawk:

    The Graduate (1967)

  6. My review of Mood Indigo published over the weekend. [Review: Mood Indigo | Slackerwood]

    My review of Mood Indigo published over the weekend. [Review: Mood Indigo | Slackerwood]

  7. whilecinemavisionsdancedinmyhead:

Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

    whilecinemavisionsdancedinmyhead:

    Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

  8. No one is disputing that Gunn was a major force behind “Guardians of the Galaxy.” The question is why he is so unwilling to share even a sliver of the spotlight with the woman who saw the movie potential in the “Guardians” comics, first introduced to the Marvel universe in 1969 by Arnold Drake.
  9. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Classic Movies Changed to Not Be Sexist.

    Saving Private Ryan

    A group of women who now run the governments of all major countries work out a diplomatic agreement and avoid the anguish inherent in a world war.

    Reblogged from: feministfilmclub
  10. Looks like next up for Feminist Film Club will be Ava DuVernay’s 2010 directorial debut, I Will Follow. Netflix has it on DVD.

    Feminist Film Club is taekwonjew and me watching as many films as we can from this list. Film #1 was Alien, which I hadn’t seen until last week. Creepy stuff!

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