Abortion Is The Driving Force Of ‘Dirty Dancing’, So Why Isn’t It Talked About More?

When we think of the 1987 cult-hit Dirty Dancing, it’s no doubt Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey sensually finding their groove to the mother of all power ballads that comes to mind first. With all the lustrous romance, grinding bodies, and an iconic lift to finish it off, we tend to forget that at the core... Continue Reading →

‘Happening’ Sundance Review

-Allison McCulloch Happening is a haunting adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s memoir. It won the Golden Lion at Venice in 2021. It’s a stark look at what a girl had to do to get an abortion in France in 1963, before it became legal. Her friends scoff at the very idea going against the system, and... Continue Reading →

Unpregnant Review

A 17-year old Missouri teen named Veronica discovers she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that will follow. The tone is set early as we see our lead Kate find out she is pregnant and the craziness that ensues of... Continue Reading →

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