NEW: Short story every month.
Creator of Making It: Women in Film
5 Exciting Movies Coming in 2021, Directed by Women
It's a new year and a new slate of movies to look forward to! While Covid19 is still impacting the world, film industry and theatrical releases, here are five movies that are currently scheduled to be released this year. Let's get into them - and the women who stood behind the camera directing them.
Getting Out of My Writing Slump | How to Build an Efficient & Sustainable Writing Routine for 2021 While Working & Studying
It's a new year, it's the same me. 2020 tested me in so many ways; from my patience and persistence, to productivity beliefs. With all the time I was left to spend with myself, I was able to take a real introspective look at my life and habits. Where I went wrong, and what things I could start implementing to fix it.
WW84 Review: An Utterly Incoherent, Regressive, and Queerbaiting Disappointment
This story contains spoilers for the newly released Wonder Woman 1984 (2020). If you like this story, please consider sharing it—or even leave a tip!
The Emboldening Effect of Eyeliners
I have never been much of a make-up person. Growing up in a strictly religious environment, I never saw any women around me wearing it, and if any did, it was frowned upon. It was slutty; sinful.
10 International Films Directed by Women that You Have to Watch
Through this long-winded quarantine, I've made it a goal of mine to expand my cinematic vocabulary and branch out beyond that of the 1000 Hollywood Movies You Have To Watch Before You Die!-kind of movies. I get it, Hitchcock made great movies - I'm not going to deny that, but cinema didn't start nor end there.
Why Ari Aster's Midsommar Is One of the Scariest Movies of All Time
There is something special about the air when the sky is blue. It is fresh, clean, and as you feel it fill your lungs, it is almost as if you’re breathing for the very first time. Now imagine a golden field of flowers around you and sense the green grass you tickle your feet.
The New Wave of Filmmakers on YouTube
A couple of weeks back, I started a podcast with my friend Shania Bethune, called “Making It: Women in Film” (shameless self-plug), where we sit down with women who work in the film and TV industry. We wanted to create a space where women could speak about and share their experiences and opinions, and where aspiring filmmakers could ask for advice and get answers relevant to their position and dreams.
I Was Wrong: 'Cuties' Sexually Exploits Children. And No—The Context Does Not Matter.
Warning: This piece talks about the sexual exploitation of real children as well as spoilers for the movie "Cuties". When Netflix announced that the French film “Cuties” (Mignonnes) would be released on their platform September 9th, people were immediately outraged. The poster featured four young girls clad in tight crop tops and booty shorts in very easily sexualised positions. The description initially read: