Review
3 years ago
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The phrase ‘backwards and in heels’ was derived from an anecdote by cartoonist Bob Thaves in 1982. Specifically, the cartoon stated that Ginger Rogers would perform everything that Fred Astaire did in their films, except backwards and in heels. The phrase has come to emulate the recurrent struggles of women working in a patriarchal world,...
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3 years ago
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It’s that time of year again! Over the next couple of months, our ‘to see’ list will extend with the addition of films which are in awards conversations. The Golden Globe nominations were announced last week, commencing the inevitable discussion of snubs. Of course, it’s important to remember that voting bodies tend to vary and that the...
Review
8 years ago
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Can you believe that before 2013, I’d never watched Jurassic Park in full? This week, after having seen the trailer play on a TV at work over and over, I figured that I should finally watch it, especially considering a fourth is being released next year. It’s not entirely my fault that I haven’t watched...