All posts tagged characters

Spotlight on: Reese Witherspoon

Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon is truly a contemporary feminist icon; and not just for her portrayal of the legendary Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. As the founder of a […]

How the Babadook is a feminist icon

As part of Genesis’ Directed By Women series, myself and a less than eager friend went to see The Babadook. ‘It’s not that scary, I promise,’ quickly turned into ‘I’m […]

One Step Back: The Effects of Harry Potter on Adult Literacy

The news that it has been 20 years since the first book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published has been all over […]

In Space, No One Will Hear Star Wars Fans’ Scream: Why the Alien Franchise needs to Lead Science Fiction filmmaking

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT AHEAD Following the release of Alien: Covenant and Ridley Scott’s assertion that he’d like to continue building this franchise, it would seem to take precedence, […]

‘You Didn’t Have To’: Interview

“You’ve just gotta throw yourself into stuff” With the New Writers’ Festival drawing near, I sat down and spoke with Sebastião Marques Lopes about his play, You Didn’t Have To, […]

‘Condolences’: Interview

“I want it to be instinctive” Queen Mary Theatre Company’s New Writers’ Festival is being performed on the first weekend of March. To celebrate one of the society’s best festivals, […]

6 Types of Flatmates You Will Live With At University

Moving to university is a daunting experience – whether you are moving into halls, a rented flat or a house, it’s more than likely that you will be living with […]

5 Great Summer Film Characters

Summer is a time for catching up with friends, family get-togethers, holidays away, and enjoying the carefree happiness it brings with it, right? While we always hope these go to […]