Ice-skating looks beautiful on the rink. But the brutal world we saw depicted in “I, Tonya” is one this writer knows is real—she lived through it, too.
On the third anniversary of Mike Brown’s murder, one of the two directors of this stellar doc talks about the uprising and the duty to love and support one another in the ongoing fight for freedom.
Nicole Kidman’s stunning performance of a Civil War-era headmistress subverts the tired trope of a shrill schoolmarm. If only director Sofia Coppola's erasure of slaves didn’t ruin it.
The writer’s life was transformed 30 years ago when she first watched this lesbian love story, and rereleased this month. Does this tale of our queer past give us a glimpse of our queer future?
We've been loving 'Wonder Woman.' And then we started picking the movie apart—at a time when we most need to immerse ourselves in a story about fierce women saving the day.
For once, women and girls can watch a superhero movie and revel in the glorious pleasure of having something wonderful that wholly belongs to them.
Twenty years ago, the romance about two Black artists depicted a very different Chicago than the struggling city we're seeing now. And this administration is only going to make it worse.
There's the fear factor of a genuinely great horror flick. And then there's the horror of having a mirror held up to reflect the racism of those who believe they are "woke."
Author Laura Albert famously pulled off a decade-long literary hoax by inventing an endearing, abused Appalachian hustler ingénue—revealing the way we build brands on suffering.
DAME talks with one of our most prolific comic talents about the theater of politics (and vice-versa), and her latest role onstage, as a tenacious elderly woman, in 'Ripcord.'