What Hitchcock Got Wrong With “Marnie”

Recently, while researching another article, I came across this quote from filmmaker Anna Biller as she discussed films of the 1960’s and the men who made them. Of these she said: “those films were made for men’s pleasure. They didn’t include women as a viewer or spectator, whereas a movie like Marnie does” (Patterson 1).… Continue reading What Hitchcock Got Wrong With “Marnie”

Women in Prison: The Big Doll House

After finishing off the fifth season of “Orange is the New Black,” I’ve found myself in the mood to revisit some classics of the Women in Prison (WiP) genre of films. Years ago, when I had first started Geek Juice, I’d done an entire month of articles, videos, podcasts all about Women in Prison, where I… Continue reading Women in Prison: The Big Doll House

Highlighting The Cruel Demand for Representation

Remember the magazine Highlights?  It is difficult not to.  The magazine actually celebrated it’s 70th anniversary this past June.  If you didn’t have a subscription when you were a child, then you probably saw it plenty of times in doctor’s offices and other waiting rooms.  It has, generally, been the same magazine for decades, with the… Continue reading Highlighting The Cruel Demand for Representation