Scream 4 and Feminism ~ Happy Halloween!

Last weekend, Julio and I had a movie marathon of the Scream Trilogy (technically it’s not a trilogy anymore, but old habits die hard). I watch these movies every October and usually at some other point during the year. I love them and it was really fun to share them with Julio because, having only … Continue reading

Rest in Peace, Roger Ebert

I have written movie reviews for a local paper since I was a sophomore in high school. When I started out, I was young and still developing my voice, so it was important to me to have role models. I took it very seriously. I checked out or bought many books of film reviews, but … Continue reading

Girls and Oscar Night 2013

The Oscars are tomorrow! I’m attending an Oscar party hosted by some friends and am fretting over what to pick on my ballot for the pool. It was a great year for girls on film, though! My friend Abby sent me an NYT article, “Hollywood’s Year of Heroine Worship” which looks at the cluster of … Continue reading