Reading time 3 minutes

It's Time To Start Representing Men Better in Film

Following the recent complaints around the marginalization of men in films, we would like to issue the following reminder to all major studios as a warning that, while men may not make up the majority of the film going public, buy fast moving consumer goods or exercise their right to vote that often, they are still a significant demographic and must therefore be catered for. Our failure to fully cater for men is a grievous oversight that we must work swiftly to rectify. To that end, here follows a list of guidelines for future endeavours. Read more…

Reading time 8 minutes

Virgina Lives To Tell The Tail

Last time, on Virgina: Virgina’s regular teen life is turned upside-down when she falls for the irrepressible D, a boy who seems strangely repressed for his age. What is D’s secret? What is he keeping from Virgina? And finally, what is D hiding? Catch up with the gang here, here and here or just read on anyway. 
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Reading time 7 minutes

Dream Casting The Mitford Sisters Film

Everyone has a dream for humanity, and my one is simple and modest. All I want from the world is for everyone in it to care about the Mitford sisters the way they care about, say, The Hobbit movies. Specifically, I want Hollywood to make movies about the Mitford sisters precisely the way they make Hobbit movies. We will live in a perfect society when there are three 150 minute movies covering the lives of Nancy, Diana, Unity, Debo, Decca, and I guess Pam if there’s time, in painstaking detail. Every feud, every dead husband, every sly jab from Nancy. Here is what that might look like. Read more…

Reading time 7 minutes

Re-use Sandwich Baggies and Work Your Ass Off: An Interview With Kailynn West

I am the last living person using Grooveshark, and don’t think that I don’t get shit for that. I’m too cheap for Spotify, and it’s confusing, and I hate it. I’m glad I do though, because if I didn’t, I might never have discovered Tiny Stills or its frontwoman, Kailynn West.  Read more…

Reading time 6 minutes

Good Job, Everybody

“They keep coming up with new ways to celebrate mediocrity, but if someone’s genuinely exceptional…”

–       Mr. Incredible, The Incredibles (2004). Read more…

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