Izzie's Latest Articles
Bechdel, Sexy Lamp, Vito Russo, Riz – which test is best?
The people we’re asked to empathise with on screen are still overwhelmingly, if not exclusively, male and pale.
Russian Doll season 2 breaks the time loop déjà vu
What happens when the sun rises on a new day after many identical moons? Russian Doll offers clues that Groundhog…
How to Please a Woman review: sex work comedy with ups and downs
Set in Western Australia, Renee Webster's debut feature film celebrates the humanity and dignity of everyone involved.
The Drover's Wife review: a terrific Outback Western
Writer-director Leah Purcell casts fresh eyes on the dangers a woman alone might face in nineteenth-century colonial Australia.
Stan comedy Minx handles feminism ... quite well actually
In the wrong hands, period pieces can reinforce sexism, racism and homophobia – not here.