The Fits (Film) Review

Welcome to March Madness (a week late, sorry) – basically an excuse to do whatever the fudge we want, like we’ve ever needed an excuse. *Spoilers* The Fits (2015) IMDB Synopsis While training at the gym 11-year-old tomboy Toni becomes entranced with a dance troupe. As she struggles to fit in she finds herself caught […]

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Queen of Katwe (Film) Review

I’m not above admitting that sports movies are not the one for me. Especially chess movies. And yet here I am, gasping and weeping and cheering in all the right places as our 14-year-old heroine kicks the arse of a woman twice her age at the beautiful game. GO PHIONA! A fine choice by Jill […]

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Frances Ha (Film) Review

“Ahoy, Sexy?” ~ Frances Welcome to the second best Collab month of the year: Feminist Film Month! And what better way to kick it off than with a film starring one of my all-time fave women in film? The original double G. What a gal. This movie could possibly be one of the best representations […]

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40 Women

40 women I admire – in real life, in literature, music, film and from afar. Mum // Björk Lisbeth Salander // Wonder Woman Maya Angelou // Tora Richardson Meghan Lightle // Madonna Kathleen Hanna // Dawn French Becky Saunders // Lynne Ramsay Marilyn Monroe // Lady Gaga Madeleine Martin // Sofia Coppola Debbie Harry // Sarah Waters Kathy Burke // Rihanna Victoria Wood […]

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Anger

The other day someone (a dude) asked me why women are so pissed off these days. Instead of punching him in throat and screaming “Because of you motherfuckers!!”, I took a breath and told him to look around him. Predictably I didn’t finish my sentence before my piece was derailed by a #notallmen remark and […]

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International Day of the Girl Child

Yesterday was International Day of the Girl Child and also, World Obesity Day. The latter as you can imagine divided the internet and a lot of the fat babes I follow on Twitter claimed the hashtag for themselves as a form of celebration. I was there for it as always, as were the usual boring trolls […]

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Weekly Digest #4

What I’m digging this week. Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer & Poster Season Two is coming around Halloween and could there be a better show to hunker down with as the nights draw in? I don’t think so. So damned excited. Fat Girl (2001) This film, man. I can’t believe I’ve only just picked up […]

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