The Coping Monster

Today I went to see the highly-anticipated (though not among the misogynistic crazies of course) revamp of “Ghostbusters.”  The previews packaged before the show were a range of features: teasing us with not one, but two Tom Hanks movies and the memorable trailer of “A Monster Calls,” based on the children’s fantasy novel. Without knowing much about the movie, I found myself straight up crying during the trailer. Tears uncontrollably streaming … Continue reading The Coping Monster

“Suffragette” and #BlackLivesMatter

I recently saw the trailer for “Suffragette” and was moved. I felt the pain and anger of the oppressed British women. I wanted to punch that pervy dude’s face for sexually harassing Carey Mulligan. I cheered when they gathered in huge numbers. It felt slightly cathartic when they threw rocks at windows. I got chills when they held their heads up high even though they … Continue reading “Suffragette” and #BlackLivesMatter