Kristen Yoonsoo Kim

Reel Women

The 'Amazing Grace' of Aretha Franklin

After being buried for over 40 years, footage of Aretha Franklin’s iconic church performance, which would become one of the highest-selling gospel albums in history, finally comes to light.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.5.19
Reel Women

Kathleen Collins’ ‘Losing Ground’ Is a Rare, Revolutionary Gem

The 1982 film about the inner workings of Black lives resists fetishization or absolution—and it is a breath of fresh air.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
3.6.19
movies

The Best Female Revenge Movies to Stream Right Now

Have you heard about our lord and savior Dolly Parton?
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
5.4.18
Reel Women

'Girlfriends' Gets Compared to Woody Allen's Work—But It's Far, Far Better

Claudia Weill's 1978 film receives constant comparison to Allen's oeuvre, but it should be held up as a pioneer of female friendship movies like "Frances Ha."
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.30.18
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Rachel Weisz on Her Forbidden Romance with Rachel McAdams

The "Disobedience" star tells Broadly about portraying repressed queer desire in an Orthodox Jewish community.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.27.18
Reel Women

'Let the Sunshine In' is the Nihilistic Love Ballad We Deserve

Claire Denis' latest film follows Juliette Binoche as she searches for hope in the bleak hell of dating.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.23.18
Film

We Deserve More Blockbusters Directed by Women of Color

Issa Rae, Janicza Bravo, and Sandi Tan—to name just a few—would blow our minds with big-budget films.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.18.18
Broadly

How 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' Flipped the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Trope

The risqué rom-com tries its best to rectify the genre's flaws—and still holds up ten years later.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.17.18
Reel Women

Isabelle Huppert Opens Up About Playing the Tortured Hero of 'Mrs. Hyde'

With over 130 acting credits to her name, Huppert knows she's the queen of "disturbing and daring" roles. She tells Broadly about transforming for her recent film, a kooky adaptation of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.12.18
NETFLIX

Become an Instant Film Snob with These 10 Movies on Netflix

It can be daunting to find something actually worth watching—but we're here to help.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.6.18
Reel Women

Our Timeless Obsession with the Cross-Dressing, Rebellious Saint Joan of Arc

"The Passion of Joan of Arc" is a 90-year-old silent film that proves the religious icon will forever captivate filmmakers and audiences alike.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.4.18
Reel Women

In Film, as in Life, Grace Jones Always Steals the Spotlight

"Bloodlight and Bami" is the first film to put Grace Jones front and center, but the fashion and culture icon has a long legacy of stealing the spotlight, even in supporting roles.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
3.29.18
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