Adventures in Feminist Film-watching: Where are the strong women?

SPOILERS for Iron Man 2, The Gentlemen and Extraction. By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Since 16 March, many nations have been locked down around the world and Netflix’s stock has risen nearly 50% in a month (from $298.84 to $439.17). This reflects how many people are spending their forced home time watching movies … Continue reading Adventures in Feminist Film-watching: Where are the strong women?

The Award For Best (Male) Director Goes To…

By Jessica Sutton and Patrick McTague. The Academy Award nominees have been announced for 2020, marking the absolute height of Hollywood’s accolades. This year, influential women across the industry were ‘rewarded’ for their sterling work with: Zero nominations for best director; Half a nomination for best original screenplay (Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917, along with Sam Mendes); … Continue reading The Award For Best (Male) Director Goes To…