All articles by Violet Lucca

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In The Forty-Year-Old Version, Radha Blank hoists her own star

The one-time next-big alternative playwright forges her career second act with this deliciously aware portrait of an alternative playwright forging her career second act.

By Violet Lucca

In The Forty-Year-Old Version, Radha Blank hoists her own star
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The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
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The Roads Not Taken review: Sally Potter grapples with the power of the past

By Violet Lucca

The Roads Not Taken review: Sally Potter grapples with the power of the past
Features

A womb of one’s own: a short history of abortion on film

By Violet Lucca

A womb of one’s own: a short history of abortion on film
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Plus One review: an old-school romcom, for better, for worse

By Violet Lucca

Plus One review: an old-school romcom, for better, for worse
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Cats review: an unwieldy eyesore

By Violet Lucca

Cats review: an unwieldy eyesore
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The Mule review: Clint Eastwood kicks against the American Dream

By Violet Lucca

The Mule review: Clint Eastwood kicks against the American Dream
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Film of the week: The Miseducation of Cameron Post teaches tough life lessons

By Violet Lucca

Film of the week: The Miseducation of Cameron Post teaches tough life lessons
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Ocean’s Eight review: girls just wanna have bling

By Violet Lucca

Ocean’s Eight review: girls just wanna have bling
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A Wrinkle in Time review: a faltering fantasy of self-discovery

By Violet Lucca

A Wrinkle in Time review: a faltering fantasy of self-discovery
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The Square review: Ruben Östlund artfully exposes hidden injustice

By Violet Lucca

The Square review: Ruben Östlund artfully exposes hidden injustice
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Fifty Shades Freed review: vanilla sex and a cartoon villain

By Violet Lucca

Fifty Shades Freed review: vanilla sex and a cartoon villain
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Film of the week: Coco, Pixar’s vital dance with los muertos

By Violet Lucca

Film of the week: Coco, Pixar’s vital dance with los muertos
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I Am Not Your Negro review: race, rage and the American Dream

By Violet Lucca

I Am Not Your Negro review: race, rage and the American Dream
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Film of the week: The Wonders

By Violet Lucca

Film of the week: The Wonders
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A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating

By Anne Billson, Mark Cousins and others

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating
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Film of the week: Cold in July

By Violet Lucca

Film of the week: Cold in July