Tag: Precious


Film, Filminism

Filminism: Daughters

Join Kelly Stitzel as she explores the many facets of women in film in her new monthly column. This month, inspired by the HBO mini-series...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”

If you were like me, reluctant to watch Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire (we’ll dispense with the full title from here...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Mary J. Blige, “Stronger With Each Tear”

Mary J. Blige recently performed her new single, “I Am,” on the finale of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, surrounded by...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… The Theater of Pain

I struggled to find a properly descriptive title for this week’s column and failed miserably. I’m actually referring to movies...


Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: Happy Goddamn Thanksgiving — “Precious,” “The Road,” and More Feel-Bad Holiday Movies

Thanksgiving: For some, that time of the year to reconnect with friends and family, to eat plenty of turkey and trimmings, and figure out...