Princess Cyd (Film) Review

The last film of Feminist February and as far as I’m concerned we’ve signed off with a bang. A slow and subtle Indie bang but a bang nonetheless. And, last week’s bland sniffle-fest aside, I think this month has been a success. *Spoilers* Princess Cyd (2017) IMDB Synopsis Eager to escape life with her depressive […]

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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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Too Much

  As women we are always told we’re too much of something. Too blokey, too aggressive, too bitchy, too made up – it can be anything but it is always prefixed with ‘too’ like there’s an invisible line on all the things we’re allowed to be so long as we stay successfully behind it. I’m […]

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Amour Fou (Film) Review

The penultimate film in our Feminist Film Month and honestly, it’s been an interesting month. So far this Feb we’ve gone from arranged marriage and friendship than spans cultural ideals to sexy sixties witchcraft. And now we’re examining suicide and inertia in the 19th century. I can only imagine how we’ll sign off the month […]

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The Love Witch (Film) Review

You know when, on first sight, you catch a glimpse of something that speaks to you? Like it was made for your eyes only? This film is that. It’s probably one of the prettiest things I’ve ever laid eyes on, and then some. But does this love at first sight have the potential to turn into real […]

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Things I Won’t Apologise For: a Feminist List

Wearing make-up “Most men” don’t like make-up on girls. Most men best believe that no woman spends the money she does on make-up to impress them. It’s maybe a shocking concept but all the women I know enjoy make-up for themselves and other women. Simple, innit? Make-up for me has always been a form of war […]

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