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Breaking down Black Girls Rock

by Kira April 1, 2015 Conversation

My sister and I were elated to learn that first lady Michelle Obama appeared at this years Black Girls Rock event. “Totally Cool, right?” Apparently, not that cool for some. It appears that the first lady has received negative […]

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TV’s Women Worth Watching: Once and Again

by Kira March 17, 2015 Film and Television

The 90’s was not only a time of great music, but also a time of great television. Once and Again was among one of those great television shows. Created by Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz (Thirtysomething, My So Called […]

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Film Review: Everly

by Kira March 3, 2015 Film and Television

Since it’s theatrical release, Everly, has garnered a slew of mixed reviews. Most critics strongly disliked the film, highlighting  a myriad of reasons Everly fails the viewer; “Torture porn, campy violence at its best, and a premise culled from […]

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Review: I Am a Girl

by Kira February 2, 2015 Film and Television

Being a girl in today’s society should not be viewed as an disadvantage, yet for many girls across the globe their gender alone will dictate the quality of life they have. Universally, being born a girl means you are […]

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Kim Cattrall inhabits Davina Jackson in Sensitive Skin

by Kira December 20, 2014 Film and Television

Remakes in any genre can be a blessing or a curse. The receving audience will either be elated that their beloved original received an impressive counterpart, or irate that the feeble attempt didn’t warrant a fraction of their valuable […]

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Introducing: Janelle Ginestra

by Meka November 24, 2014 Conversation

Dancer/Choreographer Janelle Ginestra has an extensive body of work, which includes appearances on Glee, The X-Factor and the film Fired Up. 2014 thus far has been an incredible year for  Ginestra. At the beginning of the year she completed […]

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Writer/Filmmaker Christina Matanick discusses her film ReMoved

by Meka November 19, 2014 Film and Television

Scream Loudly recently got a chance to interview writer Christina Matanick about her film ReMoved, and the film’s upcoming second installment. The film, which was directed by Christina’s husband, Nathanael, shines a much needed light on the labyrinth that […]

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Film Review: Olive Kitteridge

by Kira November 17, 2014 Film and Television

This past weekend the double and I finally got the chance to screen Olive Kitteridge, which premiered earlier this month via HBO. The series, presented in four parts is based on the best selling novel of the same name […]

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Introducing: Graveyard Shift Sisters

by Meka October 25, 2014 Film and Television

Scream Loudly recently got a chance to speak with Ashlee Blackwell, founder of Graveyard Shift Sisters, a blog whose aim is “to highlight and celebrate the experiences and achievements of Black women and women of color in the horror […]

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Introducing: The Bitch Pack

by Kira October 5, 2014 Film and Television

It is quite imperative that women have a strong voice and presence in Hollywood. We have narratives to share, and an audience waiting to hear our stories. I know I want to see more scripts written by women. I […]

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See it. Hear it. Read it: Our Weekly Picks 10/05

by Kira October 5, 2014 Weekly Picks

Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne in “Gone Girl” Listen: Ex Hex | Rips Punk Rock has never been this much fun. Introducing the ladies of Ex Hex… Read: The Way to Beat Poverty – An Excerpt from A Path […]

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Introducing: Smart Glamour

by Meka September 19, 2014 Conversation

We recently got a chance to speak with, Mallorie Carrington, NYC based fashion designer and creator of Smart Glamour. In a society where many of the images of women in the media portray unrealistic body images, Smart Glamour seeks […]

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TV’s Women Worth Watching: Happy Valley’s Sarah Lancashire

by Kira September 10, 2014 Film and Television

Already hugely successful in the arena of British television, it was only a matter of time before the world would stop and take notice of English actress Sarah Lancashire. I have long been a fan of Lancashire’s body of […]

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Introducing: J Etta Beauty

by Meka September 9, 2014 Conversation

As a fashion stylist, Michele Van Beek knows firsthand how important it is for people to feel and look their best. She notes this as a primary and enjoyable aspect of her job. Her most recent venture, J Etta […]

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TV’s Women Worth Watching: Cedar Cove’s Andie MacDowell and Teryl Rothery

by Kira August 22, 2014 Film and Television

The Hallmark Channel succeeds in providing content for viewers that is both uplifting and heartwarming, while also being rich in storytelling. Cedar Cove is the channel’s first venture into scripted television, and is already a hit (no surprise) for […]

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