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 […]
Michaela Coel, the mastermind behind one of the UK’s funniest TV shows right now, openly confesses that she really enjoys making people uncomfortable . Well, the truth is that she is extremely good at it. Chewing Gum, as well as being disgustingly funny and refreshingly honest, has moments that made me cringe so much I […]
I can’t decide whether Naomi Wolf is legit insane or a secret genius. That’s probably not the most eloquent or informative way to begin a book review, but it’s honestly how I feel.
Writer/Director Marielle Heller’s debut feature film Diary of a Teenage Girl will, I hope, be regarded as a significant coming of age film for girls everywhere for a very long time. It also happens to be the first in a long list of 52 films, one a week, by women directors that I watched. I could […]
1. Do you want to watch a film that deals with the inherent emotional and physical issues of being a teenage girl, suppression of emotion, feminism and female friendship whilst simultaneously channeling David Lynch, Nicholas Roeg and Carrie in terms of aesthetic, atmosphere and creepiness.
Cross posted at Bitch Flicks for Sex Positivity Theme Week! Society, education, media and film all contribute to the shame that young girls feel as they approach their teenage years. The shame of sexuality, the humiliation and disgust that goes hand in hand with newfound desires and feelings – most of which teenage girls […]
Cross posted at Bitch Flicks as part of The Female Gaze theme week The name Catherine Breillat is almost synonymous with the concept of the female gaze.
Okay, so this title may be slightly deceiving but I maintain there is some truth in it. Today, amidst writing out invoices, cleaning my flat and generally feeling a bit unenthusiastic about life – I decided to watch ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ for the first time.
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.