Woman against ‘Women Against Feminism’

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I honestly dream of the day when I can, truly, say ‘I don’t need feminism anymore, sexism no longer exists’. As simple or as impossible as that sounds, some women feel they can… Continue reading

The King’s Speech: A False Tale of Normality

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The King’s Speech; everyone’s favourite slice of homogeneous film-making about Britain. What do I mean by homogeneous? Well I mean when a film promotes an ideology that presents a nation or culture (BRITAIN!)… Continue reading

Hashtag True Detective Season Two

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If you saw True Detective then you’re probably one of two people: You thought it was an excellent crime drama featuring lush cinematography and anchored by two fantastic performances from Matthew McConaughey and… Continue reading

Do you like this?

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  James likes this Tina likes this Paul likes this Flo likes this   I know this is going to come off as me sounding like a grouch but I really have a… 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

Laverne Cox: A Modern Day Hero

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The awards season earlier this year was great, wasn’t it? Funny female hosts, twitter-destructive selfies and that Adele Dazeem moment… Yet, although a lot of us revelled in the fun and frivolities, this… Continue reading

Taken: Racist, Sexist and Insane

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Oh Taken, a film series that does to its audience as it does to its antagonists. The original contains many qualities. It has clear coherent fight choreography based in reality filmed competently despite… Continue reading

Brooks Whelan and John Milhiser: Victims of ‘too many white guys’

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  This article was originally supposed to comment on the firing of Brooks Whelan from Saturday Night Live. However just as I was about to start typing, I discovered that John Milhiser and… Continue reading

Carnival of Football Covers Corruption

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As the greatest event in the football calendar finishes for another four years the entire world has been treated to a viewing spectacular. Widely considered to have been one of the most exciting… 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