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Ariel’s New Wave

In 2021 Disney will unveil a hotly anticipated live action remake of their animated classic, The Little Mermaid. Like all good remakes it will speak straight into the heart of a new generation and get them to fall in love with this story all over again. The original animated film told…
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Why Trinity

Untitled and ambiguous, the Matrix 4 is coming, and after twenty-two years it can’t come soon enough. More importantly it will herald the return of one of the most understated and important heroines of this genre, Carrie Anne Moss’, Trinity, who after all this time still holds her celestial reign.…
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Amy Adams; Hero of Hollywood

Hollywood is nothing if not an ‘invite only’ event that, unless you are a rebranded Coppola (Nicolas Cage et al.) or literal aristocracy (Guy Richie, I see you) you do not get an easy ride to. In the podcast ‘Happier in Hollywood’, writers Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain describe life…
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Clueless; Still the most iconic teen movie

If you consider yourself a young adult, you probably won’t remember the best teen movies of the 90’s. Sure, you were born in the 90’s, but your teen movies were of the 00’s; Mean Girls, Easy A and, A Cinderella Story to name a few. However, if you really know…
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The Power of the Matriarch

In every great dynasty lies at the heart of it a woman, an oracle of wisdom, grace and esteemed character, if you look past the man at the front she’s there, seamlessly woven into the fabric of the family. When the men of England were away at war, perhaps that…
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But what is grief, if not love persevering?

**Note – this blog contains spoilers.** Marvel Studios brought us a blend of classic television and the Marvel Cinematic Universe through WandaVision. Created by the talented director, producer & screenwriter, Jac Schaeffer, the show takes place after events of the Avengers Endgame film. The show follows both avengers Wanda Maximoff/…
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Female directed films you should watch!

If you are looking for films to watch, here’s a list of  female directed films: Céline Sciamma wrote and directed Portrait of a Lady on Fire - a visually stunning film set in 18th Century France, telling the story of two women who fall in love. It was the first directed by a woman…
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The Jackie Brown Legacy

In 1997, against some soulfully sung poetry from Bobby Womack, the world was introduced to Jackie Brown as she drifted across our screens and into cinematic icon status, a place where she’s remained ever since. Across 110th Street, written by Womack, chronicles the struggle of a ghettoised Black America in the…
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What Horror has to tell us about Female Puberty.

The power and mystery of the female body has been examined and expressed since the dawn of cinema. From the mere raised eyebrow of Jennifer Ehle in Pride and Prejudice to Sharon Stone uncrossing her legs in Basic Instinct, we have seen the role of sexuality displayed both as beautiful…