Category Archive: Society

I am making video content now

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When I (and Hollie) first started Mini Media Bites I only had a few intentions. It was to be a dumping ground for ideas for things that could never be academic essays, think… Continue reading

The narcissistic ‘pride’ within reactionary beliefs

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Today I am writing a relatively brief piece about a trend of self-indulgent pride I’ve noticed within the attitudes of those who express reactionary beliefs. This is gonna be kinda off-the-cuff, so my… Continue reading

Atomic Blonde: A Spy Movie Gone Rogue

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Atomic Blonde (directed by David Leitch) is a movie that adores pastiche, but it also adores subverting tropes. It borrows the visual and storytelling language of Bond films and Le Carre novels and… Continue reading

‘Billy’ and the violence of Angel

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More or less everyone has heard of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. More or less anyone with basic analytical skills is aware that Buffy has feminist and anti-misogynistic leanings. Buffy was responsible for a… Continue reading

Should news outlets be entitled to a political bias?

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Modern journalism is – in theory – built on a set of values that ensure you are receiving reputable and accurate news. Unfortunately, the accessible nature of online news, and the simple fact… Continue reading

The Wonder Woman Movie Dream

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She’s been around seventy-five years. She’s had hundreds of comics or thousands if you include appearances outside her own title. She’s had a campy live action TV show and appeared in many cartoons… Continue reading

Martha

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Why did you say that name? If you don’t instantly know what the title is referring to, I’d suggest you back out now. If you are worried I am either going to be… Continue reading

Imperium Re-View

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What’s a ‘Re-View‘? For starters it is either a horrible pun or a horrible abbreviation. For us it means we’re watching old shows or films and reviewing them. We’re ‘re-viewing’ them, or viewing… Continue reading

The Last Glass Ceiling

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The year of 2016 can only be described as a collective fever dream that we can’t seem to wake up from – a referendum that has caused more family rifts than Monopoly, an… Continue reading

Independence Day: Resurgence Re-View

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What’s a ‘Re-View‘? For starters it is either a horrible pun or a horrible abbreviation. For us it means we’re watching old shows or films and reviewing them. We’re ‘re-viewing’ them, or viewing… Continue reading