It started with the idea of a key that unlocked the following connections for me. In the film “Saudi Runaway”, directed by Susanne Regina Meures, the subject of the doc … Continue reading Cinema Femme Sundance 2020 Retrospective
Sundance is my “happy place”. It’s the place I go to in my mind when sh**t in the real-world gets too real. I fell in love with Sundance in 2016. … Continue reading Basking in Sundance
“It’s a Wonderful Life” illustrated how a person can forget all of the good in their life in a moment of despair. It is well known as a Christmas film, … Continue reading What 'It's A Wonderful Life' taught me about myself
[over the phone]Megyn Kelly: Ready to go to war?Gretchen Carlson: Oh, yeah. “Bombshell” (2019) Spoilers revealed Being interviewed by my soon-to-be boss, I could tell he thought I was good looking, that … Continue reading 'Bombshell' brings #MeToo to the big screen
Earlier this year, we chose “Black Panther” to be our film focus for our January issue (read my editor’s letter here). I chose the film because of its global impact … Continue reading Cinema Femme Voices: 'Black Panther'
Below are excerpts from my personal essay which will be featured on cinemafemme.com on December 13th. This is to avoid spoilers and get people excited about seeing the film. December … Continue reading ‘Bombshell’ personal essay preview
Last year I edited a video (video also featured at bottom of this piece) with scenes from some of my favorite films I’d seen over that year correlated with my … Continue reading Watching films not for overindulgence, but to develop my taste buds: bite-sized reviews to whet your appetite, bon appétit
Before #MeToo there was “9 to 5.” It wasn’t a hashtag, but it was a movement nonetheless. Dolly Parton wrote the song “9 to 5”, which shared the same title … Continue reading Pouring myself a cup of ambition: ‘9 to 5’ meets #MeToo