All posts tagged #metoo

10 years on: is Jennifer’s Body a subversive cult classic?

10 years ago, Jennifer’s Body was released to mixed reviews and failed to leave a mark on audiences. In the coming years, the film has gained a cult fanbase and […]

Backlash against Gillette?

Watch the commercial -> https://youtu.be/koPmuEyP3a0 Gillette, the multinational company which produces razors and shaving products, decided to change its latest campaign slogan from the well known “The Best A Man […]

Politics Versus Family.

I have been told on many occasions to avoid talking about politics for the sake of a ‘nice time with family’. The precursor to holiday dinners is always a list […]

#metoo, again.

On October 17, 2017 I posted # metoo on my Facebook page. On March 16, 2018, I was raped. The now famous online campaign started on October 15, 2017, when […]

All Grown Up: Rosemary’s Baby celebrates it’s 50th birthday

In the last 5 years popular culture has seen a small resurgence of slow-burning psychological horror films with entries like It Follows, Hereditary, Mother, The Babadook, and The Witch. In light of these recent hits, […]

Problematic Filmmakers: Do They Deserve a Platform?

After a 7- year hiatus, Danish film director and screenwriter Lars von Trier is to return to the Cannes Film Festival this year for his new film. He received a […]

Mind the Gap Between the Pay for Men and Women: Hollywood’s Gender Pay Inequality

‘It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all’ declared Patricia Arquette in her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood. By expressing this long overdue […]

Women’s History Month in London.

Women’s History Month is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of pioneering women in history and contemporary society. It occurs in the same month as International Women’s Day which […]

Women’s History Month at Threadneedle Bar

Who run the world? Girls. (yes I did just start my article by quoting Beyoncé!) In recognition of this, and to celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on […]