Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Lucinda Coxon

  • The Crimson Petal and the White shows the horrors of 1870s London

    The Crimson Petal and the White shows the horrors of 1870s London

    The Crimson Petal and the White is a four part mini series from 2011, now streaming on Acorn TV. It’s set in 1870s London at a time when women, whether prostitutes or well-married ladies, had few options and fewer freedoms.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Danish Girl

    Watch This: Trailer for The Danish Girl

    The Danish Girl stars Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe, one of the first transgender persons to have sex-reassignment surgery. Alicia Vikander plays Lili’s wife, Gerda Wegener. Both were artists. The surgery took place in 1920s, but the story begins before that. We are going back to the beginning of the transgender movement and transgender acceptance […]

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