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DVD Review: Painted Woman

Painted Woman surprises and delights with a complex, strong heroine that defies tried and true tropes. The Western genre is generally a fairly difficult genre of film to break ground in. There are certain tried and true tropes associated with the Western genre that just can’t be shirked off. One of the tropes associated with the genre is...

Godless Ep.1 Recap & Review

I’ll start off by admitting that I didn’t know much going into Netflix’s Godless, except that it was a mini-series that was tackling the Western genre. I didn’t know about the marketing and how female-centric it was in comparison to the reality of the show (there have been complaints about the marketing team using feminism...

mother! vs. The Patriarchy

This essay will openly discuss details of mother!, and is meant to explore its symbolism. If you want the film to remain a surprise, do not read the following. Darren Aronofsky’s mother! was released on the 15th of September to mixed critical reviews, box office failure, and widespread audience scorn (it is one of the few films in...