Douchebag Decree: The Witch Hunt is Coming For You, Woody Allen

Allen’s films have paraded his perversities in front of an international audience for decades. Read more »

Popaganda: Fear

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself? Give me a break. What about being afraid of murder? Indefinite detention? Stand-up comedy? On this episode, we explore some of the many things that make us afraid. The show begins with a story from filmmaker Assia Boundaoui, who grew up in a mostly... Read more »

Carrying the Future: There’s No Birth Control In Future Dystopias

What Happened To Monday is the latest example of this tired trope. Read more »

“Black Girl” Unmasks the Phantoms of Colonialism

Black Girl resonates deeply with our own contemporary moment, mirroring U.S. treatment of groups marked as “alien” or “illegal.” Read more »

20 Terrific Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

To put together the ultimate horror movie recommendations, we asked the Bitch community for your favorite horror films. You did not disappoint. Read more »

Fear of a Black Future: How Hollywood Co-Opts the Revolution

The presence of revolutionary militant Black people in the Matrix franchise was fundamental for me at a time when I had few opportunities to see my reflection in popular culture. Read more »

Backtalk: Weinstein, #MeToo, Everything is Terrible

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk-yell about all of the sexual harassment and assault allegations against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, and its impact on the industry and beyond. Following breaking stories from the New York Times and the New Yorker, more than 40 women... Read more »

Profiling 101: The White Mediocrity of “Mindhunter”

White women are either in the background or on a slab, men of color are scarce, and women of color are invisible. Read more »

We Are More Than Tragedy: Fat Girls Deserve Better Than “This Is Us”

We deserve better characters who reflect the fullness of our lives. Read more »

Systemic Trauma: “Marshall” Misses A Crucial Point About Rape and White Supremacy

You can’t ignore the historical trauma inflicted on Black women. Read more »

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"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »