"The Exorcist" begins by excoriating women’s liberation and its potential dangers. But it veers into a brutal, unflinching look at domestic violence, unlike in any other film before.
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“Women and children in Western history could and did find in witchcraft relief from the violence they endured in their own families.”
Fifty-five years after its release, “Rosemary's Baby” is still a masterful depiction of abuse we are only now beginning to officially recognize as “coercive control.”
What might it mean to forge a politics explicitly based in the places we are, rather than a politics of the places from which we came?
Myles McRae MLA was a monster of male entitlement. Any person who read the Australian newspapers in the year 1891 would have thought so. Six feet tall ...