Time of the Month: BART CURLISH & FARAH BLACK (DIRK GENTLY)

Since watching Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, I have decided I need a change of career. I want to be a holistic assassin, like Bart Curlish – one of the greatest characters in the Dirk Gently series. With that said, all of the characters in Dirk Gently are pretty bloody incredible. In fact, they are all so […]

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review

Watching the new series of Black Mirror in one weekend is one really effective way of leaving your psyche in tatters by Sunday evening. However, it is also something really worth doing, even though series three was a bit hit and miss. As a huge fan of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror since the days of […]

The Women of ‘Stranger Things’: Tired Tropes or Progressive Heroes?

Netflix’s new series Stranger Things is the hot topic of discussion this week. You’ve probably heard the comparisons – a mix of E.T./Stand By Me/Alien and with music by John Carpenter and/or Daft Punk, Stranger Things is so nostalgic that it feels as if you’ve been watching it your entire life. Which, in a way, we have.

Why I Love Skyler White (and you should too)

There’s a lot of Breaking Bad mania right now, mainly due to the premiere of ‘Better Call Saul’ which debuted on Netflix a few weeks ago. Getting nostalgic about BB, and my favourite character, Skyler White, I decided to do a quick google search for Skyler to see whether anyone else is missing her. Apparently […]

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 […]