Author Archives: Sabrina Cognata
“When people say #MeToo movement threatens ‘Sexy Hollywood Movies’ it really threatens the broad spectrum of what sexy can be,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
Saturday Night Fever celebrated its 40th anniversary last month and while the film is considered iconic, it’s storyline may be much more problematic than viewers may recall. Sabrina Cognata takes a look at the movie that made John Travolta a star and its darker, cultural impact.
“A special hello to hosts of other upcoming awards shows who are watching me tonight like the first dog they shot into outer space,” said Golden Globes host Seth Meyers as he delivered one of the strongest and well-received monologues in recent memory.
It’s been a great year for women on screen, but we’ve still got a lot of work to do! As Hollywood continues to take baby steps in showing greater representations of women, Sabrina Cognata takes a look back at some of the best women in film from 2017.
“In a lot of ways, [Godless] took some huge leaps forward in terms of female characters and character development, even if it wasn’t everything I needed it to be they were still necessary and wonderful steps forward,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
“Friends isn’t just the quintessential 90’s sitcom, it also defines the annoying nice-guy/bad-guy archetype through Ross Geller,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
With the exciting announcement of a Deadwood revival inching towards production, Sabrina Cognata highlights successes and failures of female characters in the original series.
“This town has run on sexism for decades, but I can see that the collective tolerance for that power dynamic has run its course. As more men confess their crimes, and they are crimes, we’ll have real proof that we’re evolving,” writes Sabrina Cognata.