THE AVIARY – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

​Blair and Jillian are on the run, on foot, trying to escape the New Mexico desert. Desperate and disoriented, they are fleeing a cult called Skylight. This is no reductive “girl power” love-in. The relationship between the two women is complex, difficult, and at times very, very dark. A nice lesson in showing how with a good idea and solid talent you can do a lot with a little, The Aviary is a satisfying watch that packs a nice solid punch.

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THE AVIARY – Review by Lauren Anderson

In a tale of twists, sisterhood, and triumph, two women join forces to escape the sinister cult Skylight in The Aviary. Formerly trapped at Skylight’s isolated desert campus the Aviary, Jillian (Malin Akerman) and Blair (Lorenza Izzo) make their escape into the desert. While they only planned to be out in the wilderness for three days, they quickly start to become consumed by paranoia.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK October 22, 2021: WOMEN IS LOSERS

The patriarchy is far from dead, but every woman lucky enough to come of age in the United Stats in a post-RBG, post-Roe v. Wade world is likely to find Lissette Feliciano’s earnest, scrappy ’60-set drama Women Is Losers an eye-opening reminder of how much harder things used to be. It also serves as a powerful argument for why it’s so important not to lose the progress we’ve gained.

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