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The Wedding Ringer and Bromantic Misogyny

Jeremy Garelick’s R-rated comedy The Wedding Ringer was released on Friday to modest box office (about $24 million) and minimal critical acclaim (it scored an unenviable 33% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes). It’s a typical January release; potentially horrid, not entirely notable in quality or concept, and used by the studio not to...

The Best Feminist Film Icons of 2014

Yes, the sad fact remains: Men still make the vast bulk of American feature films. And while more and more women are indeed finding their voices in the cinematic firmament all the time, we still frequently have to pick carefully through a small sliver of major releases to find the female directors. This is all common knowledge, sadly, and a lament...