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Coffee with Katie and Emily Podcast Ep. 10 Part 2: Beauty and the Beast

Hi Legion of Leia friends!!! My name is Katherine (alias: Katie) and I’ve been fortunate enough to write for Legion of Leia for a while now! I am all about female empowerment which is, of course, a HUGE part of this site! So, here’s the fun, new thing I’m doing! My girl, Emily Paddock, and I have a podcast. Yup. You guessed it. Coffee with...

Movie Review: La Belle et la Bête

For Americans who are unfamiliar with the original French traditional fairy tale of Beauty and the Beast, written by French author Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbor de Villeneuve, Christophe Gans’ La Belle et la Bête is as close as one would get to the original source material with a few added twists. For fans of the Disney version of Beauty...

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...