Alice Morgan and the Luther Effect: More Female Villains, Please.

With all of the summer tent pole movies premiering, there’s been outcry from audiences (and critics) for the studios to make superhero movies with a woman as the lead. Wonder Woman, understandably, tops this oft-cited list. While wondering where else in our pop culture there are a lack of female characters—the answer, sadly, is everywhere—something … Continue reading Alice Morgan and the Luther Effect: More Female Villains, Please.

Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy & journalism: “We write the first draft of history.”

One of my formative childhood movie watching experiences was All the President’s Men. I saw the movie in my early teens and was the only person in my high school modern U.S. History class who knew what Watergate was or who Bernstein and Woodward were. I also grew up in a household which valued journalism. Both … Continue reading Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy & journalism: “We write the first draft of history.”