‘We’re Not So Different’: Tradition, Culture and Falling in Love in ‘Bride & Prejudice’

Originally posted at Bitch Flicks as part of their Interracial Relationships theme week 

The late 90s, early 2000s saw a boom of Austen inspired adaptations hitting our screens. Clueless, Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, Bridget Jones Diary and the later 2005 Pride & Prejudice are just some of the well loved movies which are pretty much straight translations from the book itself. Continue reading “‘We’re Not So Different’: Tradition, Culture and Falling in Love in ‘Bride & Prejudice’”

Shameful Sexuality in ‘Under The Skin’

I definitely should have seen this film before last week. I bought it (on a DVD no less!) over a month ago, and finally sat down to watch it last week. First things first, ‘Under The Skin’ (Jonathan Glazer, 2014) is proof that the U.K. film industry has not breathed its last breath. Continue reading “Shameful Sexuality in ‘Under The Skin’”