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

6/3/10

I Am Love: Sex, Class And Seafood


HE SAID....

I am Love is a story of the wealthy Recci family in Milan, Italy. The film follows their lives during and after the year 2000. The movie takes on a dual approach to its plot with a sensual love affair between bourgeois characters and a Freudian love affair of food that links these same characters...

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Gerald Wright
HDFEST.com
Film Showcase

SHE SAID

...It is the aftermath of discovery and an ensuing tragedy that stuns; “frenzied” doesn’t begin to describe the take-the-clothes-and-run climax. “You don’t exist,” Tancredi informs his wife, and it’s true: Emma is dead. Thankfully, even in the pre-feminist realm of the Italian bourgeoisie, this neo-Bovary has a shot at an extra life.

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Michelle Orange
Movieline

6/2/10

The Politics Of The Female Pleasure Principle In Movies

Helen Mirren Soaks Up The Attention

HE SAID....


Love Ranch: I think it's great that this "young senior dame" can still get away with the hot and heavy sex scenes that the younger women tend to dominate on screen...

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Gerald Wright
National Association of Black Journalists
HDfest.com
Film Showcase

SHE SAID....

Sex, Senate Stings And Suicide: Call Girl Jeanette Maier exposes with raw commentary the sexual and class differences of johns, the erotic dark side of prominent politicians, and gender bias in prostitution laws in The Canal Street Madam....

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LISTEN TO JEANETTE MAIER ON THE WBAI ARTS MAGAZINE HERE

Prairie Miller