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Monika Bartyzel

Monika Bartyzel is a freelance writer and creator of Girls on Film, a weekly look at femme-centric film news and concerns, now appearing at TheWeek.com. Her work has been published on sites including The Atlantic, Movies.com, Moviefone, Collider, and the now-defunct Cinematical, where she was a lead writer and assignment editor.

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Wish I Was Here is Zach Braff's latest exercise in painful self-indugence

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Girls on Film: Forget When Harry Met Sally. Men and women can be friends.

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Girls on Film: The darkly sexual lessons of Nymphomaniac

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Girls on Film: Movies can help defeat society's female body problem

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Girls on Film: How They Came Together saved the romantic comedy by blowing it up

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Girls on Film: 10 lesbian filmmakers you should know about

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Girls on Film: Hollywood keeps stranding women at the Edge of Tomorrow

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Girls on Film: Maleficent is less progressive than 1959's Sleeping Beauty

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Girls on Film: How The Thin Man's Nora Charles became Hollywood's 'perfect wife'

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Girls on Film: The superhero genre's 'giant green porn star' problem

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Girls on Film: The untapped talents of Sandra Oh

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Girls on Film: Veronica Mars told the wrong story

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Girls on Film: The hidden feminism of Audrey Hepburn

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How Shonda Rhimes can become TV's most important creative mind

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Girls on Film: Girlfriends, the most influential film about female friendship you’ve never heard of

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5 years of Girls on Film

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Girls on Film: Aspiring female filmmakers need male mentors, too

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Girls on Film: Hollywood should stop pretending it's hard to make a female superhero movie

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Girls on Film: Why no teen film compares to Heathers

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Girls on Film: How Divergent breaks new ground in the YA genre

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Girls on Film: Why the Bechdel Test is still so valuable

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Girls on Film: What if Lupita Nyong'o got the same roles as Jennifer Lawrence?

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Girls on Film: Why Before Midnight is a failure

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Girls on Film: The forgotten legacy of Sex and the City

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Girls on Film: The sanitization of Endless Love

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