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WE NEED FEMINISM

June 29, 2017

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In 2014, UN ambassador Emma Watson delivered a moving speech on gender equality. This speech has reached millions of people worldwide and the HeForShe website that was created alongside the speech has over a million signatures of men and women pledging to stand up for gender equality. The action Watson took has inspired many people […]

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HOW THE STRONG FEMALE LEAD CAN BE STRONGER

January 13, 2017

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The ‘Strong Female Lead’ has now become a genre in its own right. And it should be. It’s about time we enjoy the joys and spoils of writing, directing, and portraying female protagonists. The genre comprises of any film or TV show that has at least one or more female protagonists who are given significant […]

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IS NEW FLICK INTERSELLAR OUT OF THIS WORLD…

December 8, 2014

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Or just another Hollywood boy’s club for male stars to shine? OK, punny jokes aside, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty details about Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster. I felt Interstellar must be commended for its ambitious storyline. Set in the future, when our world is covered in dust and nearly uninhabitable as it teeters on […]

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