Daddy Issues: As Told By ‘Interstellar’ & ‘Contact’

You might have noticed that 90s blockbuster Contact (Robert Zemeckis) and recent sci-fi brainteaser ‘Interstellar’ (Christopher Nolan) have quite a bit in common. Continue reading “Daddy Issues: As Told By ‘Interstellar’ & ‘Contact’”

Feisty Feminism: Dissecting the Stereotype in 10 Things I Hate About You

When I was 15, Kat Stratford (the one and only Julia Stiles) was my hero. I couldn’t wait for the day when could back my car into one belonging a sexist schoolboy, speak out about inequality in English class and accept my scholarship to a British version of Sarah Lawrence. 10 Things I Hate About You (Gil Junger, 1999) was incredibly popular with my friends and I at that age, not just for heart throb Heath Ledger, but for our idol Kat and her feisty feminism. Continue reading “Feisty Feminism: Dissecting the Stereotype in 10 Things I Hate About You”