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(WOMENSENEWS)— “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie” is the big-screen adaptation of the eponymous BBC sitcom series, which was so very popular during the 1990s and early 2000s. The plot of this sitcom-inspired movie, opening July 22, is twisted, preposterous and hilarious. Edina is a PR veteran played by Jennifer Saunders, who created the original series and wrote this Read More →

#WeAreLife Lock her up, they chant repeatedly, incessantly, at every single rally. Continuously, lock her up…lock her up….lock her up…lock her up! Their sick, ugly, vile mantra. But they aren’t just talking about Hillary anymore – -they are talking about us, women.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (WOMENSENEWS)—A small child performs a traditional Kwakwaka’wakw dance, showcasing the indigenous populations on Vancouver Island, Canada. A Cree woman wonders if there are other aboriginal Olympic weightlifters in the country. A family hunts for geese in the Northwest Territories.

(WOMENSENEWS)— “Ghostbusters,” the highly anticipated 2016 femme-centric reboot of the beloved franchise, arrives in theaters today, following a huge fan-based debate about its merits. As is to be expected, this female “Ghostbusters” does a good job of delivering scares and laughs, but there is nothing particularly new or intriguing about the story, dialogue or effects. Read More →

(WOMENSENEWS)—One of the must-see movies opening today, July 8, is “Our Little Sister.” The film is Hirokazu Koreeda’s live action adaptation of Akimi Yoshida’s serialized manga “Umimachi Diary,” a femme-centric coming-of-age story about the goodness of sisterhood.  Three 20-something sisters — Sachi (Haruka Ayase), Yoshino (Masami Nagasawa) and Chika (Kaho) — residing in their deceased Read More →

(WOMENSENEWS)—My top pick for movies opening today, July 1, is “The Innocents” (aka “Agnus Dei”). Directed by Anne Fontaine, who also co-wrote the screenplay, it’s a truth-based story about Matilde (Lou de Laâge), a French doctor who, while on a post-World War II Red Cross mission in Poland, comes to the aid of nuns there Read More →

(WOMENSENEWS)—If you’re in the mood for an edge-of-your-seat thriller this week, go see “The Neon Demon,” which opens today. It’s Nicholas Winding Refn’s latest film, a femme-centric foray into the high stakes glam realm of modelling. Elle Fanning stars as Jesse, a magnetic young beauty who comes to L.A. to find her way on to Read More →

(WOMENSENEWS)— If you’re seeking stress relief in the cinema this week, Pixar’s “Finding Dory,” which opens tomorrow, is here to please. This sequel of sorts to “Finding Nemo,” the popular deep-sea animated adventure of 2003, has satisfying buoyancy. In “Nemo,” Dory (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) was featured as the young blue tang sidekick fish who helped clown Read More →

(WOMENSENEWS)—On May 23, 2015, Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. This is an excerpt from “A Day in May,” an anthology by journalist Charlie Bird that recounts the stories of those impacted by the historic decision. Here, Rebecca Murphy of Cork discusses coming out to her family.

“Tell me a fact and I’ll learn. Tell me a truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.” – Indian Proverb. My story. It happened very quickly. He pinned me up against the wall, his hands choking me. I didn’t talk about it much, but I will Read More →