Category Archive: Literature

I like Twitter

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I don’t do Facebook status’. Not more than one every 3 months in the last few years anyway. I share links I find interesting that others will hopefully do also. So in my… Continue reading

Oblivion (2013) is underrated

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Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise running, deserves your attention. At the time of its release it was branded as having dull characters, reused ideas from other science fiction films and being generally uninteresting. Now… Continue reading

An Embittered Love Letter To the Arkham Asylum Games

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Dear Rocksteady, I adore you. You have translated the tone and mood of contemporary Batman comics like no other, better than any film, radio play or novelisation has ever achieved. You invented stories… Continue reading

Lois Lane needs a comic

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So Gail Simone recently made this important point: I just want to write Lois Lane kicking ass forever, all right? Is that so wrong? — Gail Simone (@GailSimone) August 7, 2014 No Ms… Continue reading

The Help: The Most Racist Anti-Racism Film Ever

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The 2011 film The Help has many things going for it; Emma Stone, high emotions, Emma Stone, great acting, Emma Stone, timely humour, Emma Stone, skin crawling villains, Emma Stone, passing the Bechdel… Continue reading

‘Strong Female Characters’

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How would you define a strong female character? I would define it myself as a well characterised person who identifies themselves as a woman. That’s all. Though I am aware the term is… Continue reading

Sex And Ceramics: A Book Review

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Wendy Jones’s biography, Grayson Perry: Portrait of an Artist as a Young Girl, explores Perry’s life, interests and artistic developments.¬†Perry, born in 1960 and raised in Chelmsford, is an award-winning artist famous for… Continue reading