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In Defence of Blade Runner 2049: Analysing Why Villeneuve’s Masterpiece is Anything but Sexist

SPOILER WARNING FOR BLADE RUNNER 2049, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED I’d recently looked into an article written by Parsec’s Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, reviewing the new Blade Runner movie, a film that […]

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Sexist adverts: has anything changed?

Hopefully the majority of us today would be appalled by vintage ads that are not so subtly sexist. With titles such as, “Gray hair cost her her job!” and “No […]

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Why The Doctor Can Be Anyone, Especially a Female.

When I first started editing the film section of CUB Magazine – almost a year ago now, when Britain was in the EU, America did not have a carrot cake […]

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‘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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Are Women Funny?

With the recent release of the female-led Ghostbusters remake, film critics and movie-goers alike have been subjected to the age-old debate concerning comedy blockbusters: ‘Can female-led comedies be commercially successful […]

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Intro: Excuse My French

It’s been a month now in Avignon, and although the hours in my lifeless classes drag with the pace of a limp corpse, time seems to be flying by in […]

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Kubrick, the man

*Play Beethoven’s Symphony 9, Op. 125* We all know of Stanley Kubrick, legendary director, famously anal-retentive perfectionist, and focal point of many conspiracy theories. He is one of the first […]