“Little Wing’s” Coming of Age Story is for Complicated Girls

Little Wing is a mature film that takes the women in it seriously. Read more »

Astral Projecting: “AFAR” Beautifully Stretches the Boundaries of Fantasy

The writing debut of comics artist Leila del Duca centers on teenage siblings Boetema and Inotu, whose flaky parents generate constant upheaval in their lives. Read more »

New Frontiers: Japanese Breakfast Takes a Futuristic Turn on “Soft Sounds From Another Planet”

The album sheds light on more earthly topics, including trauma and healing. Read more »

Women take the helm of horror in “XX”

XX is a success because it is a delightful and horrific variety pack. Read more »

5 Ways “Final Girls” is the Perfect Ode to 90’s Slasher Films

It may be the book that ushers in the next wave of cult classics.  Read more »

Bad Nerves: “Hi, Anxiety” Gives Voice To a Debilitating Invisible Disease

Hi, Anxiety offers insight into the ways anxiety tries to crush those in its clutches, and the beautiful and strange ways they bloom into being in spite of it. Read more »

“What We Lose” Is An Experimental Fiction Masterpiece

Zinzi Clemmons’s debut novel refuses to stay within the boundaries set for writers who aren’t white cisgender men. Read more »

Alicia Keys Finally Finds Her True Self On “Here”

On her sixth studio album, Here, Alicia Keys steps fully into her spiritual, political, and socially conscious self. Read more »

“Rough Night” Turns Fat Women Into Villains

Fat women deserve more than having their bodies used as weapons or the brunt of cruel and lazy jokes. Read more »