Every year, Awards Season is special for one reason: we all come together in outrage against a very specific group of voters, and publicly shame them until we grow bored. The Golden Globes and Emmys are great predictors of who will be ultimately nominated for an Oscar…but this year, it appears that the Academy stopped watching movies altogether.

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Film Lists

Women's History Month Streaming List

Having women behind the camera makes all the difference

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There’s a scene in Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women that goes down in history as one of my favorites in all of cinema.

In it, Saoirse Ronan, who plays the spirited and independent Jo March, gives a monologue about how women are expected to be one dimensional — either opinionated or loved, smart or pretty, dedicated to her career or to her husband.

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Emily Ratajkowski's "My Body" and Society's Expectations of Women

To combat the idea that external appearance is paramount, many women are instead focusing on how their bodies feel.

Emily Ratajkowski


Emily Ratajkowski's fame has always been surrounded by questions, concerns, and comments about feminism, sexuality, and women's agency.

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Music Features

TikTok Band Tramp Stamps Might Be Industry Plants — But That's Not Why They're Bad

The Nashville punk trio have sparked accusations of being "industry plants." But what's worse is their shallow, misguided idea of feminism.

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Over the past week or so, left-of-center TikTokers can only seem to talk about one thing: a band called Tramp Stamps.

Most of the chatter surrounding the Nashville pop-punk trio is overwhelmingly negative. Tramp Stamps — singer Marisa Maino, guitarist Caroline Baker, and drummer Paige Blue — first emerged on social media in late 2020, steadily sharing an array of masterfully edited photos before releasing their first original song.

Now, with the release of their latest single "I'd Rather Die," Tramp Stamps are getting ruthlessly roasted online for being apparent "industry plants" — simply put, folks are inclined to believe Tramp Stamps formed not over of the members' genuine interests in making music together, but because some industry executives decided they could make lots of money if they manufactured a "feminist punk" band.

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Film Reviews

"I Care A Lot" and the Fatal Hollowness of Girlboss Feminism

Mainstream feminism needs to step away from corporate feminism.

Girlboss Starterpack: This haircut, a pantsuit, and a vape

Contains Spoilers for I Care A Lot

I thought I knew how I Care A Lot would end just because it stars Rosamund Pike of Gone Girl fame.

Like Gone Girl, I expected Pike to come out on top, for her to go through the ringer in pursuit of her convoluted goals but end up with some version of the future she wants. In I Care A Lot, Pike's character Marla Grayson expects this too.

I Care a Lot | Official Trailer | Netflixwww.youtube.com

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Culture Feature

7 Ways Betty White Makes Us Smarter

She's often been called America's sweetheart, but she's more like our favorite grandpa's chill girlfriend.

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Happy 99th birthday, Betty White!

Even though learning history is pointless (since it's for nerds and never repeats itself), we've all enjoyed the historical fact that Betty White is, in fact, older than sliced bread. But sliced bread can't serve as a measurement of time the way that Betty White can. Aside from her 70-year television career, the actress and comedian lived through the advent of traffic signals, sunglasses, and ballpoint pens.

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