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    Movie Lovers We Love: Joan's Digest Brings Fun, Flamboyant and Serious Feminism to Film Criticism

    Abbey Bender makes the case that Susan Seidelman's "Desperately Seeking Susan" is an "exemplary feminist film," Imogen Smith takes a look at women urban observers and Farran Smith Nehme analyzes Whit Stillman's new film "Damsels in Distress." Miriam Bale, a...

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    Cross-Post: Quote of the Day: Scarlett Johansson Tired of Sexist Diet Questions

    Wow, who knew I could love Scarlett Johansson so much??

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    Interview with Pink Ribbons Director Lea Pool and Producer Ravida Din

    This is a repost of an interview with the director Lea Pool and producer Ravida Din of the terrific and anger producing documentary Pink Ribbons that was conducted shortly after last fall's Toronto Film Festival.  The film opens in the US tomorrow.

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    Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Julia Bluhm

    Maybe it will take an awesome girl to get people to think differently about how absurd and damaging it is that we live in a world dominated by photoshopped pictures.  We never get to see anyone real, so we have no idea what real looks like.  We all know that looking at women who look unrea...

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    The Status of Women's Film Festivals

    One of the reasons I went to Colgone to the International Frauen Film Festival was to be a part of a dialogue on the status of women's films festivals.  The festival invited Skadi Loist a researcher from the Media and Communications Studies Department at the University of Hamburg who has do...

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    Must Watch Video: Funny or Die Dudes Go All Feminist

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    There is Hope for the Future: Tavi Gevinson's TedxTeen Talk

    Tavi embraces feminism and is way smarter than most people about pop culture at the rip old age of 15. Her advice- just be Stevie Nicks. Check out her magazine - Rookie for teen girls.

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    Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Ashley Judd

    I can count on one hand -- even one finger -- an actress with a show up for renewal (btw you should watch Missing it's great and Eddard Stark is alive on that show) who spoke back against the tabloid media in a big, smart way and all of us for the recent press about her how her face looks.

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    Hollywood Feminists of the Day: Chris O'Dowd and Jon Hamm - The Guys from Friends with Kids

    It's not very often that I think about a movie several weeks after I've seen it, but I have had Friends with Kids on my mind.  The more I think about it, the more I like it.  It's just an adult film that's funny.  One that Hollywood rarely makes anymore and when it doe...

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    Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: Meryl Streep Saluting Hillary Clinton

    Check out this AWESOME video of Meryl Streep introducing Hillary Clinton at the Women in the World Summit in NYC this past weekend.

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