The Sound of One Heel Clacking:  Performing Sonic Femininity in Almodóvar’s High Heels
Anything and Everything / Feminist Criticism

The Sound of One Heel Clacking: Performing Sonic Femininity in Almodóvar’s High Heels

Pedro Almodóvar consistently challenges his audience’s notions of gender and sexuality. His depictions of marginalized bodies and relationships outside of the heterosexual norm earn him critical acclaim on an international scale, and his attention to the power of the film sound track has not passed unnoticed. Almodóvar often employs music as a method of constructing … Continue reading

REVIEW- Lady Bird: On ambition, mother-daughter relationships and wanting more
Reviews / Women Film-makers

REVIEW- Lady Bird: On ambition, mother-daughter relationships and wanting more

Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig’s first go behind the camera follows our protagonist Christine, who prefers to go by the film’s title (“Is that your given name?” / “Yes. It’s a name given to me by me”). She is set to graduate from her surprisingly progressive Catholic high school and is desperate to escape the small-town … Continue reading