Review Of Sini Anderson’s The Punk Singer

Review of Sini Anderson’s The Punk Singer

Sini Anderson’s documentary The Punk Singer is many things. It has been unfairly criticized for being a glowing highlight reel of Kathleen Hanna’s artistic, feminist, activist, and musical projects bordering on hagiography, and for not focusing enough on the larger movement of feminism or Riot Grrrl. In my view, those misguided criticisms miss the fact that the film, at once fierce and delicate, delivers feminism through a punk rock lens via the life and music of Kathleen Hanna.

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Review Of Sally Potter’s Ginger And Rosa

Review of Sally Potter’s Ginger and Rosa

Ginger and Rosa begins quietly, focused on a grainy, color-saturated image of the most horrifying thing in the world: an atom bomb exploding. Ginger (Elle Fanning) and Rosa (Alice Englert) are born on the day the bomb drops on Hiroshima in 1945, their lives forever entwined in a frenzy of discovery for better or for worse.

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Lynne Ramsay: Outsider Auteur

Lynne Ramsay: Outsider Auteur

Our own Experimental and Fringe Film Editor Denah A. Johnston revisits the films of 'Outsider Auteur' Lynne Ramsay with a focus on We Need to Talk about Kevin. Johnston locates in Ramsay's work a continuity of themes and aesthetics, with respect to bold cinematic image-making practices and soundscapes.

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