It’s not a revelation, nor will it come as any surprise for me to tell you that representations of fat people in cinema are generally pretty awful. You can count the number of plus size female actors on one hand (the count is significantly higher for men). Naturally, the lack of fat actors stems from […]
Farah, a curious and bright eyed eighteen year old on the cliff edge of adulthood, wants to be a singer. Her mother, worldweary Hayett, wants her to study and become a doctor. Whilst the two of them battle it out in an age old story between mother and daughter, the country they love is being […]
Come back Ripley, all is forgiven! A few weeks ago I began to wonder why sci-fi has been treating women so badly recently.. so I wrote about it here for Film Inquiry…
Cross posted at Bitch Flicks as part of The Female Gaze theme week The name Catherine Breillat is almost synonymous with the concept of the female gaze.