Review of Mad Max: Fury Road: The Feminist Action Film You Didn’t Know You Needed

By The Collective Diva       *trigger warning for some mention of rape and violence against women in context of the film* Some vague spoilers ahead…   Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron star in George Miller’s 2015 installment piece to the dystopic Mad Maxfranchise, Mad Max: Fury Road, which opens in theatres across the US today. It’s been thirty years sinceContinue reading “Review of Mad Max: Fury Road: The Feminist Action Film You Didn’t Know You Needed”

Review of Virgin School

By Chloe Harrison “THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF SEX IS ALSO THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION, ECONOMICS, POLITICS, KINSHIP AND HUMAN RIGHTS” (Donnan and Magowan, 2010) Glad we’ve cleared that up. The next topic I wanted to cover in a blog post about the value of the body was about touch, and whether bodily contact with other bodies was essential forcollectiveContinue reading “Review of Virgin School”

Review of BBC’S Queens of Heartache

This post was originally posted here I’m not a fan of music documentaries, but BBC’s Queens of Heartache caught my attention as its subjects are five of my very favourite artists; Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Maria Callas and Janis Joplin. What really piqued my curiosity, however, was what a random grouping of women this is.Continue reading “Review of BBC’S Queens of Heartache”

Review of After Porn Ends

by Erin Pearson   Using approximately 20 subjects in a ‘talking heads’ format, After Porn Ends relays the stories of former porn stars of various ages (26-70), from their beginnings (in life, and in porn) through to the time of filming. While it does contain a series of typically ‘expert’ opinions, such as UCLA Professor Dr. Neil Malmuth,Continue reading “Review of After Porn Ends”