AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


CRITICAL WOMEN HEADLINES

12/25/08

Revolutionary Road: Fifties Feminist Roots Implode On Screen



At any moment, we expect the depressed, chain smoking gilded cage suburban house pet Winslet to morph into Sylvia Plath, poised to stick her head in the oven, a premature free spirit bloodied Christ figure imprisoned behind a window in a breezy hollow world.

CLICK TO READ REVIEW HERE

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO MY AUDIO CONVERSATION WITH THE CAST AND DIRECTOR OF REVOLUTIONARY ROAD: KATE WINSLET, LEONARDO DICAPRIO, KATHY BATES AND SAM MENDES.

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