Alice Han, Pepperdine University
After it swept the Oscars in 2020, ‘Parasite’ became a household name. The same, however, does not apply to its predecessor released nearly 60 years earlier.
Mariam Nasief, Columbia University
The popular film’s legacy is one of feminine empowerment and ‘overcoming adversity by being oneself’ — both lessons to be celebrated.
Nnekakwo Adibe, Lesley University
The genre allows women to shift deeply ingrained power dynamics.
Carli Moses, Union University
This fresh adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s book exalts each March sister in her own right, exploring the girls’ unique struggles and experiences.
Katie Sheets, University of Vermont
The next installment of the ‘Legally Blonde’ trilogy will not only bring joy, but also spark conversation about how to address the newest age of feminism.
Carli Scalf, Ball State University
The film’s historic box-office numbers augur a bright future for female action stars and DC Comics.
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