Articles about Films

The Incredibles

What messages and assumptions underly this animated movie? Ms Razorblade analyses the "family values", the conformity, the female characters and the incredibly cliched stereotypes. (Yeah, we know it's a cartoon. And?)

Ms Razorblade // 11 January 2005

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King Arthur

Ellery looks at the summer blockbuster King Arthur.

Ellery // 5 November 2004

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Troy

How does this gung-ho Hollywood film tackle questions of war, feminity and masculinity? Cazz Blase reports. Directed by Wolfgang Peterson (2004).

Cazz Blase // 20 July 2004

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The Stepford Wives

The re-make of The Stepford Wives is less feminist than the original, and misses an opportunity to make an interesting statement about contemporary gender relations, says Natasha Forrest. Directed by Frank Oz (2004).

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Osama (review 1)

Barmak's loosely fact-based story of a family of women forced to invert the Taliban's strict gender order is a stark reminder that some feminists are more equal than others. Tamlyn Monson reviews Osama.

Tamlyn Monson // 16 March 2004

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Osama (review 2)

Barmak's loosely fact-based story of a family of women forced to invert the Taliban's strict gender order is a stark reminder that some feminists are more equal than others. Laura Wirtz offers her view on Osama.

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Kill Bill

Tarantino describes Kill Bill as a "feminist statement" which is "all about girl power". But is it really? Aideen Johnston comments.

Aideen Johnston // 19 November 2003

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Holy Trinity – female characters in The Matrix: Reloaded

Anna Sandfield examines how The Matrix: Reloaded presents its female characters.

Anna Sandfield // 16 June 2003

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Lilya 4-Ever

Lindsay and Francesca Levy discuss the harrowing Lilya-4-Ever, directed by Lukas Moodysson.

Lindsay and Francesca Levy //

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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

Katherine Lubar finds fault with this drag-queen comedy.

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The Hours

Anna Fioravanti isn't sure that 'The Hours' deserves to be considered one of the best films of the year.

Anna Fioravanti // 16 April 2003

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Grease

Grease is still the word, says Lorraine Smith

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Hiiy- Ya! Chinese Protofeminism kicks Ass, says Janet Evans

Janet Evans // 16 October 2001

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