12 March 2015

Feminism has a crucial role to play in modern life, but I sometimes wish it would leave our fairy tales alone. The results of its revisionist meddling are too often unconvincing and unsatisfying.

Remember last year’s ...

On the left a black man facing right in a white shirt and tie looking at a woman his hands in front of him with fingers clasped like he's praying and the white woman with long brown hair to the left is looking up at him with arms folded wearing a pick shirt. They are standing in front of a window looking over a nighttime city scene
03 January 2018

Like the title character Jessica Chastain portrayed in last year’s Miss Sloane, the woman she plays in Molly’s Game is driven by fierce ambition and copious amounts of pharmaceuticals. Though the current film is a...

A man with chin length curly brown hair looking intense sitting down with old fashioned clothes from the 30s and an older gray haired man in black with a black top hat leaning over his shoulder saying something in his ear, bookshelves in the background
06 December 2017

Theater troupes and filmmakers persist in telling and retelling A Christmas Carol year after year. And why not? Charles Dickens’s ghostly morality tale makes a moving case for redemption and generosity, the respective hallmarks...

Paintings hanging on a white wall that are very large one on top of the other and of very colorful scenes
02 November 2017

Upon entering the OSU Urban Art Space, you are greeted with a biography of Dr. Frank Hale and other culturally relevant icons.


Frank Hale worked at OSU from 1971-98. He was a...

Four women staring up at something above them, standing in front of an elaborately decorated doorway
31 October 2017

A balcony collapses in a synagogue and sparks a women’s uprising in the first offering of the 2017 Columbus Jewish Film Festival. Despite venturing into the hazardous intersection of religion and gender politics, The Women’s...

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