Why You Need To Watch Promising Young Woman

By Jessica Sutton. This article contains spoilers for Promising Young Woman Mainstream feminist movies are still few and far between. But occasionally, a film comes along that scratches a feminist itch. Emerald Fennell’s feature-length directorial debut is kind of like getting that itch scratched by an angry tiger. It hurts. We haven’t previously reviewed a … Continue reading Why You Need To Watch Promising Young Woman

Weinstein Rape Trial Part Three: The Verdict Explained

By Jessica Sutton. Harvey Weinstein’s New York trial wrapped up last week, with the jury finding the former Hollywood producer guilty of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act, but acquitting him of predatory sexual assault. The jury had a fraught deliberation of five days in length, pausing multiple times to ask for clarification, and … Continue reading Weinstein Rape Trial Part Three: The Verdict Explained

Weinstein Rape Trial: Part Two

By Jessica Sutton. Content Warning: This article contains graphic details which readers may find disturbing. Six women have testified over the last two weeks about violent sexual assaults and rapes at the hands of Harvey Weinstein. After two weeks of harrowing testimony, the prosecution has rested its case, and the defence called its first witness … Continue reading Weinstein Rape Trial: Part Two