Chantal Akerman’s 1975 masterpiece is a nail biting Hitchcockian thriller about housework. Really.
A Star Is Born tells a real truth that women need to hear. Plus it’s a good movie.
In which Padme swoons, and dies. There is absolutely NO purpose to Padme’s death.
Still, traditional masculinity, no matter how you define it, has been an undeniably productive force in the world. In tandem with femininity, it has carried humanity into a future that holds boundless potential for our intellectual, physical, psychological and spiritual development. We are the brightest, most advanced, and most durable creatures this planet has ever seen. Masculinity deserves its fair share of the credit for that.
Without my feminist foremothers, I could not vote, own property, practice law, effectively decide the size of my family, etc. American women owe a lot to feminism, whether they admit it or not. Nevertheless, I admit to finding myself bristling- and rolling my eyes- at much of what passes for feminism today.