Elaine Teng

'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' Is a Story of Sexual Abuse—and Female Empowerment
August 06, 2015

The everyday sexual concerns of a teenage girl have rarely been so honestly depicted in film.

The American Actor May Be in Decline. Jake Gyllenhaal Is Most Certainly Not.
July 23, 2015

Gyllenhaal delivers another exceptional performance in ‘Southpaw’.

U.S. Women Won the World Cup—And Earned Four Times Less Than the Men
July 06, 2015

The Women’s World Cup winners walked away with only six percent of what the male champions earned.

The Story of the Only Irishman Ever Deported From Ireland
July 03, 2015

A review of acclaimed director Ken Loach's latest movie, Jimmy's Hall.

Why You Couldn’t Care Less About the Greek Crisis
July 01, 2015

We know you don’t care about Greece’s euro crisis. We got a psychologist to explain why.

A Coming-of-Age Film That Never Shows the Hero Come of Age
June 12, 2015

Even Jon Snow can't save "Testament of Youth."

The Time Anna Kendrick Said I Smelled Like an Old Cinnamon Cupcake
May 14, 2015

"The meanest, to me, was Beca. She was pretty rough and tough."

Ed Miliband Is So Weird, He Just Might Win Britain's Election
May 06, 2015

The conservative press and teenage "Milifans" are at war over the Labour leader's image.

'Far from the Madding Crowd' Tries Too Hard to Make Its Victorian Heroine a 21st-Century Feminist
April 30, 2015

By trying to make its protagonist a modern feminist, Far from the Madding Crowd loses sight of its story.

A New Boston Marathon Documentary Tries—And Fails—to Scare Us About The Internet
April 09, 2015

It's baggy and unfocused throughout, unsure of the conflict it sets out to explore.

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