Controlling Interest: “The Favourite’s” Sympathetic Take on Power and Pain

The queen’s outbursts reflect a larger fear of losing control over her body and her kingdom.

Why Is Hollywood Still Shortchanging Women Directors?

Only 8 percent of the top 100 films were directed by women. Read more »

BitchWatch: The Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

It’s a new year with a lot of goodies in store for us onscreen. Read more »

The Myth of the Male Genius

Genius is power. Read more »

Backtalk: Get Out & Uber Sexism

Dahlia and Amy are very excited to be spoiling Jordan Peele’s debut film, Get Out, and to do a deep dive into all of the layers of celluloid. Get Out is full of memorable performances, a scary movie... Read more »

Oscar Night! Bitch Picks vs. Bitch Predictions

Be sure to tune in Sunday and crash our live-tweet Oscar party on Twitter!  (Well, it might just be Andi and Lisa going back and forth about Jimmy Kimmel with a lot eye rolling emojis, and dissecting speeches and fashion statements.)  Read more »

BitchTapes: And the Oscar Goes To...

This week’s mix highlights Oscar-nominated music composed and/or written by women. Yes, two women wrote the lyrics to the “Rocky” theme song.  Read more »

The Oscars will be Good and Distract From These Terrible Times: A Point/Counterpoint

Many of us turn to awards shows for the spectacle and fluffy entertainment, but this year’s Academy Awards have the potential to be historic and make a profound statement about the value of films created by people of color. Read more »

Oscar Contender "Jackie" is Good, but Not Good Enough

In this day and age, talking about people of color without giving them screen time is not good enough. Audiences and actors deserve more. Read more »

A Brief List of Terrible Things White Celebrities Have Said About #OscarsSoWhite

“Be patient, of course it will come. It took me years to get an Oscar.” Read more »

Backtalk: Worst Oscar Responses & Hillary Problems

This week, we dig into all of the worst responses to #OscarsSoWhite and the lack of diversity in Hollywood. Cross your fingers that your fave white celebrity hasn't said something clueless or racist as we break down who said what, and why they're wrong. And we talk about what... Read more »

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