What Would Bridget Jones Make Of #Girlboss Feminism?

Two whole decades have passed since Renée Zellweger first triumphed as a slim, non-smoking Texan playing the iconic and quintessentially British heroine, Bridget Jones. It’s no secret that Bridget’s politics have not aged as well as her films, but how does her status as a feminist icon measure up in 2021? A recent, but far […]Read More

TV Review: ‘Honour’ Forgets Who The Real Victim Is

Trigger warning: abuse, domestic violence. ITV’s two-part factual drama Honour follows the 2006 murder investigation of Banaz Mahmod. Banaz was murdered in an “honour” killing after leaving her child marriage and finding a boyfriend, supposedly bringing shame on her family. She was found buried in a suitcase in a derelict garden in Birmingham; her father […]Read More