November is Gena’s pick so she, Jenn and Joe are travelling back to 1987 for the female cat-and-mouse thriller Black Widow starring Debra Winger and Theresa Russell.

The feminist AF film offers one hell of a meaty role for Russell, who completely steals the show. Up for discussion: the film’s unconventional narrative structure, its lack of interest in male characters, showcasing the Hawaiian setting, comparisons to The Silence of the Lambs, and the film’s tentative queerness.

Also: this film is sexy! Consider this our plea for more sex in contemporary films!

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  • Jenn: @jennferatu
  • Joe: @bstolemyremote

Music Credit: Sexy Time by Anthony Vega

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