World War Z

Call For Writers: Dystopian Landscapes


The Oxford Dictionary defines dystopia as “An imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.” Literature and pop culture are brimming with examples of dystopian landscapes because they serve as a vehicle through which we can follow certain ills in society to their potentially logical and tragic conclusions.

The Ten Most-Read Posts from July 2013

Did you miss these popular posts on Bitch Flicks? If so, here’s your chance to catch up.  “Sixteen Candles, Rape Culture, and the Anti-Woman Politics of 2013″ by Stephanie Rogers “The Killing and the Misogyny of Hating Bad Mothers” by Leigh Kolb “Does Hollywood Revolve Around Men? ‘One Man’ Video Says Yes” by Megan Kearns […]

The Strong Yet Traditional Women of ‘World War Z’

World War Z movie poster Written by Amanda RodriguezSpoiler Alert As someone who read and enjoyed Max Brooks’ novel World War Z, I confess that I was doubtful that the film version (also entitled World War Z) could do the complex, multiple perspective, international, decade-long “oral history” justice. Turns out, I wasn’t wrong. The sociopolitical […]