His Dark Materials is one of the BBC’s latest dramas, based on the book series of the same name by Philip Pullman. The 8 episode premiere series, based primarily around the first book ‘Northern Lights’ has been showing each Sunday over the last few weeks. Now, I am a fan of the books and when […]
Catherine Lloyd, Copy Editor, delves into why The Golden Compass didn’t fulfil the promise it had upon release.
Recently, it was revealed that Game of Thrones would be receiving not one, not two, not even three, but four spin-off series. There could definitely be potential there, but four separate projects? HBO is going to need a lot of objectified, unnamed female extras. It’s also been announced that a Big Bang Theory spin-off series […]
When you finish watching a TV series feeling pleasantly surprised that its female characters were consistently well-written from start to finish, you realise just how low the bar is when it comes to writing fictional women. However, the bar is now a few centimetres higher thanks to Big Little Lies, an HBO miniseries centring around […]
Winter is coming, and it arrives July 16th. The white ravens have flown, and the time for speculation is nigh. Those not up to date, do not read on: for the night is dark, and full of spoilers… Series six’s finale left us with a lot to contemplate. Cersei sits precariously atop the Iron Throne; […]
In the opening episode of Killer Women, Piers Morgan says to convicted murderer Erin Caffey; “I can’t picture you as somebody who would want her family annihilated”. Why is that? Because Caffey is *gasp* a WOMAN? Because she has blonde hair and blue eyes, with a hint of mascara on? Because she’s deemed as pretty, ascribing to […]