Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women's day! The best day of the year, even better than Christmas actually, don't you think?  I've been celebrating it since I was little, in Serbian culture March 8th is a day when men shower the wonderful ladies in their lives with love and gifts (seriously). I really wanted to write an intellectual [...]

How to enforce Girl Power in your day to day life

The last two years have seen a powerful rise in the liberation of women; we're all completely done with the patriarchy and ready to tear it down with full force and our bra's blazing. The first signs of the women's movement date all the way back to the 1800's, since then, we've seen women from [...]

Women of Hollywood – Geena Davis

"If she can see it, she can be it." One of my wonderful lecturers from when I studied film introduced me properly to this brilliant lady. We watched the 1996 thriller The Long Kiss Goodnight during her 'Women on Screen' module where Geena Davis portrays a badass assassin/housewife. I knew she was an amazing actress, and a big presence [...]

A United Kingdom: Review (BFI London Film Festival)

Rosamund Pyke and David Oyelowo fall truly, madly and deeply in love in the headlining gala feature, A United Kingdom. With a black female director, this movie is one to see and one to celebrate. Seretse Khama, the Prince of Botswana causes outrage amongst nations when he marries Ruth Williams; a white woman and typist from London. [...]

How Hollywood is Failing to be Feminist

Failing miserably. So I don't know about you, but I'm getting pretty sick of Hollywood regurgitating classic films. What's angering me ever more is when they decide to make the leading cast female, just to be like "Oh look! Look at us making movies with lots of women! Are you happy now?" No. Stage Door, [...]