From reverence to rape: The treatment of women in the movies
For this edition of her classic study of the feminine role in film, Molly Haskell has written a new chapter addressing recent developments in the appearance and perception of women in the movies.
"An incisive, exceedingly thoughtful look at the distorted lens through which Hollywood has historically viewed women. It is a valuable contribution not just of film criticism but
Her history of film is tightly focused on white women, with the barest mention of black women (or any other minority women), something that is disturbing and eve...more