I don’t know about you, but I could never tire of watching the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice or the Gone With The Wind film. They are both fantastic adaptations of classic novels. But there’s something special about seeing an old story that has been reimagined in modern times. These kinds of adaptations take a lot of creativity and talent to be pulled off! Here's a list of some of the … [Read more...] about 7 of the Best Modern Adaptations of Classic Books
Movies and Film
Recently, I watched the documentary Hot Girls Wanted at a friend's suggestion. Although I had my issues with the film (because it felt as if judging their choices was encouraged by the filmmakers), it is able to illuminate why so many young women choose to become involved in amateur porn. It also made me think about the industry as a whole, how men and women interact with online pornography, and … [Read more...] about 9 Surprising Facts about the Porn Industry
Thought you were scared last year with thrillers like “Deliver Us From Evil” and “Oculus”? Well get ready, because with every set of summer releases comes a new collection of terrifying horror and suspense films. Judging by the currently-playing “Poltergeist”, the special effects have advanced and the terror becomes more realistic, making 2015 the scariest year yet! Here are our predictions for … [Read more...] about 5 Upcoming Horror Movies That Have Us SCREAMING
The action film is notorious for being an unfriendly genre to women. Unfortunately, most of the mainstream cinema has the same reputation. With most popular movies not even managing to pass the Bechdel Test (Are two women in the film? Do they talk to each other? Is it about something other than a man?) it's no surprise that these films often alienate those who identify as feminists. Mad Max: Fury … [Read more...] about Mad Max: Fury Road is the Feminist Action Film we Need
Thrillist just released an epic list of every single festival being held in New York City this summer. So, whether you're into EDM, food, or art, there's something for everyone in this Northeastern metropolis. The list boasts several dozen events, but here are some of our favorite ones taking place: May Ninth Avenue International Food Festival The festival, which will be held May … [Read more...] about Every Festival in NYC this Summer!
Whether you are a comedian, an actress, a teacher, or a clerk, no woman is wholly immune to the ridiculous beauty conventions that saturate the media every day. They not only influence our perception of ourselves, but also affect the way that others perceive us according to these standards. Your own accomplishments or beliefs, the stuff of life that should define you, not your appearance, often go … [Read more...] about Inside Amy Schumer Exposes Ridiculous Beauty Expectations