Giorgi Plys-Garzotto is a journalist and copywriter living in Brooklyn. She especially loves writing about queer issues, period pieces, and the technical aspects of films.

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My American Cousin (1985) is pretty creepy from a 2020 perspective

TCM will feature films from 12 decades—and representing 44 countries—totaling 100 classic and current titles all created by women. Read more about this here! The 80s were a weird time in American history, because they were far enough along to recognize the problems of the 1950s but not quite far enough along to change almost anything […]

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We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011) is more uncomfortably relevant than ever

TCM will feature films from 12 decades—and representing 44 countries—totaling 100 classic and current titles all created by women. Read more about this here!  There’s an otherwise unremarkable scene in We Need To Talk About Kevin that will disorient the 2020 viewer. When psychopathic son Kevin (Ezra Miller) opens the package of bike locks he will […]

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Krane’s Confectionary Shows How Women Police Each Other

TCM will feature films from 12 decades—and representing 44 countries—totaling 100 classic and current titles all created by women. Read more about this here!  Many of us who have made feminism a big part of our lives are aware that women can often police other women just as much as we are all oppressed by men. […]

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Zero Motivation Isn’t Quite Sure What It’s Trying To Say About Israel

TCM will feature films from 12 decades—and representing 44 countries—totaling 100 classic and current titles all created by women. Read more about this here!  The war comedy is an odd genre, considering the subject material it attempts to make humorous. When I’ve see war comedies based on the American military, I’ve often liked or disliked the […]

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Loving Couples (1964) challenges motherhood and patriarchy

TCM will feature films from 12 decades—and representing 44 countries—totaling 100 classic and current titles all created by women. Read more about this here!  Loving Couples begins with a bird’s eye view–black and white tiles, over which patients at a maternity clinic pass on their way to appointments with their doctors. Likewise, we see the women […]

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Harlan County, USA is more relevant than ever during COVID-19

This September, TCM will feature films from 12 decades—and representing 44 countries—totaling 100 classic and current titles all created by women. Read more about this here! While Occupy Wall Street wasn’t exactly a labor strike, it was one of my first experiences of collective action. Seeing almost every city in the country demanding acknowledgement of […]

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