From Final Girls to Kickass Women – What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

From Final Girls to Kickass Women – What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

“Ellen Ripley stands as one of the first pages torn out of a sexist and archaic rulebook.” From Final Girls to Kickass Women – What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley.

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Alien (1979) Retrospective Review

Alien (1979) Retrospective Review

Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’ (1979) pairs “genuine, spine-tingling horror and thematic resonance” to create a classic of horror and sci-fi. Lucas Hill-Paul reviews…

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From Captive Maiden to Captain Marvel – The Rise of the Female Action Hero

From Captive Maiden to Captain Marvel – The Rise of the Female Action Hero

Captain Marvel is Marvel Studios’ first female superhero movie lead, but it has been a long time coming. Craig Sheldon chronicles the development of female action heroes in Hollywood film.

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Ghostbusters (1984) Snapshot Review

Ghostbusters (1984) Snapshot Review

Ivan Reitman’s 80s classic Ghostbusters proves that deadpan humor (and nuclear-powered blasters) is the best defence against the dead, as Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson rid New York of paranormal pests.

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Working Girl (1988) Snapshot Review

Working Girl (1988) Snapshot Review

‘Working Girl’ proves that a simple plot can be transformed with a star-studded cast, and reminds us that rom-coms can be a backdrop to an empowering female narrative.

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5 Films To See In…March

5 Films To See In…March

There are some huge film releases coming up in 2015. But here are 5 big movies that are a must-see in March.

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