All posts tagged misogyny

She-Ra! She’s progressive! She’s… kinda boring looking.

The current She-Ra redesign fiasco has opened several problematic discussions within the animation community. Even if you don’t give two hoots about comics and cartoons, understanding trends in consumer interaction […]

The Hollywood workout: lose weight in a matter of seconds (of screen time)

Since I have nothing to do until my summer job starts I rot away on YouTube watching cringe compilations to make myself feel better. Cringe compilations are known for capturing […]

The Oscars, Bathed in Moonlight – Is the Academy Heading in the Right, Representative Direction?

The Oscars are perhaps the most celebrated film awards ceremony. They are supposed to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements, judged by the Academy’s voting membership. However, they are historically problematic […]

Remembering The Notorious B.I.G.

It has been nearly 20 years since Biggy’s death on 9th March 1997. Alex takes a look at his legendary album, Life After Death. On the posthumous Life After Death, […]

Excuse my French: The Packing Begins Again

So, after a two-month stint back home, I am finally starting to prepare for semester two. These past weeks have been spent wandering the streets aimlessly and typing ‘Geneva’ into Google almost […]

‘The pussy grabs back’-The Women’s March on London and Washington

‘We marched for the protection of our fundamental rights and for the safeguarding of freedoms threatened by recent political events. We united and stood together for the dignity and equality […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

Citizen Trump

I woke up on Wednesday, like most of the Western world, with a dizzying sense of horror. Donald Trump was President-elect. The liberal worst nightmare, manifested as an orange reality […]

Pre-code Cinema: a world of sexual deviance and taboo

Even the most casual film fan knows their fair share of classic movies; whether that be Citizen Kane, It’s a Wonderful Life or a Charlie Chaplin film. But beyond that […]