Category Archives: TV and Film

Feel-Good Film: Pride (2014)

I’ve had this film resting in its Netflix envelope for several months now. I’m happy to report that the film Pride (2014) is a very fun watch. The story begins in 1984 with a group of lesbian and gay activists in … Continue reading

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“Best of Enemies” Playing at Coolidge Corner Theatre

The Coolidge Corner Theatre is playing Best of Enemies, a documentary about the 1968 debates between William F. Buckley, Jr and Gore Vidal, and the influence these debates had in shaping modern punditry as mass entertainment spoon-fed to the masses … Continue reading

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Boston NOW: Shakespeare B-Day, Japan Festival, Harvard LITfest

Happening today, April 18th! The 8th Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration is taking place in Harvard Square at noon. Check out the full roster of events here. There will be readings, there will be book-buying, and there will … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Reading and Viewing

I felt overwhelmed when I thought about what I could write for Women’s History Month. Do I write about how the month became commemorated? About the women that made it (and the other, more shaded side of history) happen? About … Continue reading

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“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”: Film Review

Let’s start with this Möbius-strip-of-a-title. I used to have a guy friend who, when he wanted to piss me off, would say things like, “Aww…It cute when It try to think!” or “It cute when It angry!” The point is … Continue reading

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“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”: Documentary on Feminism

[A/N 4/17/15: For my full review of the film, click here.] In 2013, an assistant professor at the history department of Boston College thought there was a problem with many students’ attitudes on feminism. The few undergraduates who espoused feminist views … Continue reading

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Just Read: 2015 Oscar Nominations

Exciting news! The nominations are up. For a complete list, check out the official website. I had heard about many of the movies nominated over the past few months, but I am a very lax movie-goer and have only gotten … Continue reading

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