From Jackie Brown to Pulp Fiction's Mia Wallace, Quentin Tarantino's leading ladies are anything but damsels in distress. The writer-director has a history of casting fierce, powerful, and alluring women in his main roles. In this four-week course, film critic Lisa Kennedy explores the evolved gender roles present in Tarantino's works. Watch movies such as Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill and discuss Tarantino's impact on feminism in the cinema. Mon 7 p.m.