The limits of Lisa in Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’
Feminist Criticism

The limits of Lisa in Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’

Anomalisa centers on a morose middle-aged narcissist named Michael who seeks salvation from his cyclic mundanity through a female figure. Director Charlie Kaufman employs the subversive technique of stop-motion puppetry to signify Michael’s lack of control; the traveling self-help guru can help everyone but himself. Kaufman envisages Michael’s existentialist nightmare through the visual and sonic device … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen REVIEW- The Falling: On female dynamics and the strange ways of adolescence
Reviews / Women Film-makers

#DirectedByWomen REVIEW- The Falling: On female dynamics and the strange ways of adolescence

CONTAINS SPOILERS Mass hysteria – or otherwise known as psychogenic illness, has been around since the medieval times. It is most common in closed, womens communities, and to this day, psychologists haven’t figured out the reason to why it occurs in the first place. It often led to yet another reason to oppress women, and … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Love, New York’ by Dionna McMillian
Women Film-makers

#DirectedByWomen FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Love, New York’ by Dionna McMillian

Our ‘Women Film-Makers’ segment wants to try to showcase the work of budding women directors. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be making films as a profession, or submitting them to festivals, you can submit something you made for a school project, or just lil experimental stuff you’ve shot by yourself or with friends. All we need is a … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen FILM PREMIERE: ‘Marina’ by Kimberly Hoyos
Women Film-makers

#DirectedByWomen FILM PREMIERE: ‘Marina’ by Kimberly Hoyos

Our ‘Women Film-Makers’ segment wants to try to showcase the work of budding women directors. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be making films as a profession, or submitting them to festivals, you can submit something you made for a school project, or just lil experimental stuff you’ve shot by yourself or with friends. All we need is a … Continue reading