Posts by Katie Goh

Harriet

By Katie Goh

This origin story of an American hero, starring Cynthia Erivo, is rendered as a bland adventure yarn.

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Harriet – first look review

By Katie Goh

Cynthia Erivo is superb in this otherwise sketchy and underpowered biopic of rebel slave, Harriet Tubman.

How to Build a Girl – first look review

By Katie Goh

This nifty adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s 2014 bestseller boasts a charming central turn by Beanie Feldstein.

Proxima – first look review

By Katie Goh

Eva Green is an astronaut preparing to leave her young daughter for a year-long mission in Alice Winocour's emotional fourth feature.

A new film challenges Hollywood to close the gender gap

By Katie Goh

This Changes Everything asks why things aren’t improving for women in the film industry.

Boyz in the Wood – first look review

By Katie Goh

Four school friends hit the Scottish Highlands in first-time writer/director Ninian Doff’s offbeat adventure.

Elizabeth Sankey on deconstructing the rom-com

By Katie Goh

The musician-turned-filmmaker explores the history of the genre in her insightful debut, Romantic Comedy.

A new documentary tells the story of lesbians on screen

By Katie Goh

Dykes, Camera, Action! features first-hand accounts from Barbara Hammer and Desiree Akhavan.

The enduring legacy of Claudia Weill’s Girlfriends

By Katie Goh

This overlooked classic pioneered an entire subgenre of films about women living in the big city.

Why the future is not female in science fiction cinema

By Katie Goh

Films like Blade Runner 2049 project male fantasies by placing women in roles of domestic servitude.

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