August 4, 2020
Were you a Britney Spears fan? Or were you more into Lindsay Lohan? What about Junie Spoons? Never heard of her? Well, we think you should. Junie Spoons is a child pop star who fulfills all the Britney-Lindsay-and-co. clichés - the sex tape, the drugs and alcohol, the fall from grace, the days in court - but in a way you've never seen it before.
Nicole Brending's scathing feminist mockumentary might be obscene, but so is the way we continue to treat women. Oops, we did it again? Not good enough. The misogynistic eradication of female subjectivity in American pop culture is one of the many ways women have historically been chewed up and spit out for the pleasure, obsession and bewilderment of all. Brending shows the folly in this in a film that definitely won't leave you cold. Click on the button above to read Christina's review of Dollhouse.