WRITERS CHOICE: This months theme is ‘Grief’
Writers Choice

WRITERS CHOICE: This months theme is ‘Grief’

‘Writers Choice’ is a monthly segment. Each month a theme will be chosen and the contributors asked to choose a film to mini-review based around said theme. This months theme is ‘grief’.  ANTICHRIST (2009) Lars Von Trier hasn’t been famed for his good treatment and depiction of women and Antichrist arguably demonstrates misogynistic themes most … Continue reading

Beautiful Creatures: On female friendships, male violence, and dogs who save the day
Feminist Criticism

Beautiful Creatures: On female friendships, male violence, and dogs who save the day

Artwork by Juliette Faraone Just for starters–no, this isn’t the film adaptation of the YA novel about witches (that book *is* about witches, right?). I’m sure both those works were lovely, but this film is wholly separate and unique. The dialogue’s great, the music’s nice, and the two female leads are absolutely captivating. I don’t … Continue reading

IT’S SCREENQUEENS’ 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY- AND WE’RE MAKING A ZINE!
Anything and Everything

IT’S SCREENQUEENS’ 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY- AND WE’RE MAKING A ZINE!

Today marks two years since Screenqueens’ first post. It’s been an absolute pleasure working with the contributors so far and  to celebrate not packing this in after 1 month – we’re releasing a zine! Writing contributions are currently only open to our contributors but we will be looking for art submissions once everyone has pitched … Continue reading

REVIEW- He Named Me Malala: On the extraordinary, education and cute sports stars
Reviews

REVIEW- He Named Me Malala: On the extraordinary, education and cute sports stars

HE NAMED ME MALALA does an outstanding job of placing the extraordinary next to the ordinary in this inspiring documentary about teenage activist Malala Yousafzai. For every scene of Malala addressing world leaders; there’s one of her and her family playing snap. Right after seeing her volunteering on the Syrian border, we see her googling … Continue reading