“I Never Want to See Josh Again” – Crazy Ex Girlfriend’s Exploration of Mental Illness & What It Really Means to Be ‘Crazy’

*Trigger warning for suicide* *also spoilers obviously*   In last week’s episode of Crazy Ex Girlfriend, our beloved yet highly distressed heroine Rebecca takes a turn for the worse. Yes, in the past she has manipulated, lied, destroyed her friends lives, broken into her own house, installed tracking devices in Valencia, and last but not […]

Motherhood & Monsters in Under The Shadow

Time to get spooky! My halloween treat this year was to watch Under the Shadow (Babak Anvari, 2016) and I was NOT disappointed. Terrified yes, but not disappointed. Read my analysis of Under the Shadow’s interrogation of motherhood and monsters over at Bitch Flicks, for their Women in Horror Theme Week!      

The Box: What I’ve Been Binging Recently (#2)

 MINDHUNTER From the creative talons of David Fincher comes Mindhunter, a new Netflix series exploring the behavioural sciences unit within the FBI as they attempt to categorise a new brand of murderer: serial killers. It’s not as boring as that synopsis makes it out to be, I promise. Based on real life events and real serial […]

LFF 2017: Ana, mon amour Review

In a student flat, in the heart of Bucharest, Ana and Toma are having a deep, flirtatious conversation about literature and philosophy. They sit side by side, locking eyes, laughing at one another. They giggle at the noises of loud sex that carry into the small flat from the people next door.  It is the […]

LFF 2017: Brigsby Bear Review

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“Room meets Frank meets The Truman Show meets Be Kind Rewind” On the opening night of the London Film Festival, Brigsby Bear was introduced by the festival’s programmer as ‘what happens when people who made their careers on SNL make a film about child abduction’. She’s not far wrong. From the mind of SNL alumni, […]

Bisexual & Proud: Discovering myself through Sugar Rush

To celebrate Bisexuality Day 2017, I am going to talk the moment where I first realised I might like gals and guys (as a teenager in a small town, i had no idea there were any genders other than guys and gals), and the TV show that had the biggest influence on my sexuality to […]

Essential Reading for ‘Millennial Feminists’ – Part 2

Welcome to part two of my recommended books for ‘millennial feminists’. This time, it’s fiction. For part one, which is non-fiction, please click here! There are many, many books that naturally belong on this list. Well known and well loved novels which instantly capture ideas about feminism and the reality of being a woman. Books […]

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 […]

THE BEGUILED: Coppola’s Most Accomplished Film So Far?

Sofia Coppola has made an incredible career out of documenting boredom. A constant of nearly every single one of her feature films is the sense of complete and utter boredom, and desire to do something – anything. The Lisbon girls from The Virgin Suicides  are driven to horrendous acts, partly because of their parents rigorous […]