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SHORT FILM: ‘The Tragic Death of Elizabeth Withers’ by Rena Johnson
Women Film-makers

SHORT FILM: ‘The Tragic Death of Elizabeth Withers’ by Rena Johnson

TW’S: SUICIDE, DEATH Some words from the director our own contributor, Rena! ‘The Tragic Death of Elizabeth Withers is a short film I made for my film literature class the first semester of my Sophomore year in high school. The script was written mostly my sister, Sara Johnson.’   Are you a budding female director? … Continue reading

How the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale failed it’s female characters
Feminist Criticism

How the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale failed it’s female characters

!! CONTAINS SPOILERS!! By now, the majority of people have established that the How I Met Your Mother finale was one huge disappointment of sloppy writing and the destruction of character development. By the end of the episode, the writers had let every main character down – especially the women.   We’ll start with Lily. … Continue reading

STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS- Run Lola Run: On colour co-ordination, guns and dutch boybands
Stream of Consciousness

STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS- Run Lola Run: On colour co-ordination, guns and dutch boybands

 Stream Of Consciousness is a segment dedicated to the mind ramblings we all have whilst watching movies. «  Ooooooooooooooooooh such a menacing german voice «  Profound. «  So surreal. «  WOTTTTTTTTT IS HAPPENING «  So nineties I love it «  HA really reminds me of the Lizzie Maguire cartoon bits «  NINETIESSSSSSSSSSS wow «  Nutty … Continue reading

An introduction to Italian Neorealism: Depictions of post-war Italy
Anything and Everything

An introduction to Italian Neorealism: Depictions of post-war Italy

Italian Neorealism is a film movement that took place in post-war Italy.  When the country lost their studios and scenery filmmakers began to focus their stories in the impoverished streets of the villages affected by the war. Using non-professional actors and war-torn villages as their backdrops these films showed their audiences something those Italian families … Continue reading

STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: “54”—On Disco, Jersey, and 70s Fashion
Stream of Consciousness

STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: “54”—On Disco, Jersey, and 70s Fashion

 Stream Of Consciousness is a segment dedicated to the mind ramblings we all have whilst watching movies. 80-year-old disco queen? I’m down. Ryan Philippe?? YES. good. ew, but his hair is beyond bad. OMG. HEATHER MATARAZZO IS HIS SISTER. YES. he cut his fcking hair #TYBG w/ short hair, he totes looks lyke oldschool JT … Continue reading