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Film Review: A Monster Calls

Patrick Ness’ short novel A Monster Calls, itself based on an idea by Siobhan Dowd, finally made the leap from concept to cinema blockbuster in late 2016/early 2017. Bittersweet is a term which will be re-visited in this review; Siobhan sadly passed away from terminal breast cancer in 2007, tragically never witnessing either the Carnegie or […]Read More

Fight Like A Girl: Feminism vs. Horror Films

The horror genre is a tricky one. Especially when it comes to women. It’s a genre that’s sometimes hard to enjoy – sure, there’s female characters aplenty, and many of them survive the [insert form of turmoil] delivered by [insert deranged killer/supernatural force/etc.], so many so that it’s the basis of a well-worn genre trope. […]Read More