Ten Indian Films to Start Feminist Discussions!

This is NOT “Ten Feminist Films”, because that’s a wee bit subjective.  And it’s also NOT “Top Ten”, because that’s a way bit subjective.  Instead, these are just ten films that bring up interesting discussions around gender.  If you ever want to have a real downer of a movie night, you can show these and then make people discuss.  Feel free to add on your own options both for films and discussion questions in the comments!!

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Girl Power Post, for #MeToo Cheerfulness

You ready for some fist pump moments of female power?  I know I am!  And I have collected them here, so long as the nice people on youtube don’t pull them down.

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Akira Review (SPOILERS!): Not Your Usual Heroine Film

I already put up my spoiler-free review, right when I got home late last night, but now that I’ve slept on it, I’m ready for my spoiler review!  And I am very excited because there are all these plot details that I am DYING to talk about!

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News Round-Up: Early Box Office, Sonam Versus Balaji, and Amitabh and Aamir!!!

As I said in my review, I really really liked Akira.  So I am delighted to hear that the box office is picking up a little!  Almost as delighted about confirmation for the Amitabh and Aamir rumor.  The Sonam news, on the other hand, not so great.

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Akira: Okay, I HAFT to See the Original!

This movie was so interesting!  It really is just a southern action movie with the hero turned into a heroine.  But at the same time, there were all of these things that are so specific to the female experience, and I just have to wonder, did the director look at them and think “Hey!  I should remake this with a female star!”  Or, were they added in when the hero became a woman?

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