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

8/13/09

My One And Only: Marilyn Monroe, Blanche Dubois And Busting Out Of The Gilded Cage



...A kind of stinging screwball blend served up raw, and a magnificently impressive tribute, warts and all, to a woman who was no Thelma & Louise, but hardly the coy shrinking violet she was often pressured to be either. And with Renee Zellweger in an award worthy performance, as a fashion plate mix of Mariyn Monroe and Blanche Dubois. And very much the pre-feminist womanchild feigning sexual empowerment, while into denial about the lot of 1950s conventions that still shackled females to caged bird social and economic dependence on men....

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MY ONE AND ONLY

By Linda Z

Director: Richard Loncraine

Actors: Renee Zellweger, Kevin Bacon, Logan Lerman

Written by Charlie Peters

Inspired by incidents in the life of actor and Hollywood icon George Hamilton:

Good story
Great script
Great acting

fun
courageous
entertaining
inspiring
poignant
true to life story:

a family film
for everyone
except those who define themselves
the holders of sacred family values
with God on their side, not ours.

Linda Z
WBAI Women's Collective

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