This Week of Women brings the return of Jessica Jones (starring BUST’s current cover gal Krysten Ritter!), the Oscars, and new music from the Breeders. As a reminder, we haven’t read, watched or listened to everything ourselves; when we have, we’ll include a link, or a note if it’s in print.
Jennifer Lawrence stars as a Russian spy in this thriller directed by Francis Lawrence. (We haven’t seen it, but reviews say there are several graphic scenes of rape and sexual assault, so be aware.) Out Friday, March 2.
Michelle Walshe and Justin Pemberton co-directed this documentary about rugby star Richie McCaw. Out Friday, March 2.
Jessica Jones is back with its second season on Thursday, March 8, on Netflix. Read a sneak peek of our interview with Krysten Ritter here.
The first new Breeders record in nearly a decade is “a venerable work of art, complete with unique and unpredictable stop-and-go chord progressions and lyrics that linger in your mind,” writes BUST. Out Friday, March 2. See BUST’s February/March print issue for review.
Melbourne indie rock trio Camp Cope’s second LP is “a welcome nod to the past and a spark of hope for the music industry’s future,” writes BUST. Out Friday, March 2. See BUST’s February/March print issue for review.
Lucy Dacus’ second album “teeters between pop-leaning folk and fuzzed-out indie rock, building layers and mixed tempos,” writes BUST. Out Friday, March 2. See BUST’s February/March print issue for review.
Without A Net, edited by Michelle Tea
The second edition of Without A Net, edited by Michelle Tea, explores “the female experience of growing up working-class,” with essays by Eileen Myles, Shell Feijo, Silas Howard and others. Out now. Read our review here.
My Body, My Words, edited by Loren Kleinman and Amye Archer
This essay anthology of writing about the body includes essays by Beverly Donofrio, Martha Frankel, Abigail Thomas and others. Out now. Read an excerpt here.
Brazen by Penelope Bagieu
Graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu celebrates rebellious women of history like Josephine Baker and Nellie Bly in this stnning book. Out Tuesday, March 6.
top photo: Jessica Jones/Netflix
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