Female Filmmakers · Film · Review

Smurfs: The Lost Village – Some sexist narratives ain’t worth reclaiming

I learned after watching that Smurfs: The Lost Village is unrelated to those other recent Smurfs movies. I just figured it was a sequel. It feels so much like a sequel. Maybe you really need to be aware of The Smurfs as a cultural product to get the full buy in here, the film don’t… Continue reading Smurfs: The Lost Village – Some sexist narratives ain’t worth reclaiming

Female Filmmakers · Film · Review

Free Fire: A competent film about incompetent people

Take how fast and kinetic you imagine Free Fire to be and then half it, and maybe half it again once you’ve done that. Despite being a film about witty gangsters and their high level arms deal, the film is shockingly dedicated to the reality of their incompetence. Seems to take place about an average… Continue reading Free Fire: A competent film about incompetent people