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Women in ‘toons

The Geena Davis Institue for Women In Media recently linked to research which showed that the cartoons and shows our children watch has a bigger impact on their career aspirations than their parents or teachers and in that context, it’s depressing viewing. Women are frequently shown as being subservient to Read more…

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Movie review: April Fools Day (1986)

Synopsis: A millionairess invites her college friends to stay at her mansion on a deserted island for the weekend. However, it’s not long before the bodies start piling up. Director: Fred Walton Starring: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O’Neal and Clayton Rohner Review: A group of rich friends celebrate the end of an era by visiting Read more…

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Movie review: Valentine (2001)

Synopsis: A group of school friends find themselves hunted by a Valentine-sending, masked killer. Director: Bruce McDonald Starring: David Boreanez, Denise Richards, Marley Shelton Review: I originally watched this as a huge fan of Boreanez (I was massively into Buffy the Vampire Slayer at the time). It was part of a glut of Read more…

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Movie Review: Hollow Creek (2016)

Synopsis: A horror novelist and his lover escape to a remote cabin in Hollow Creek whilst he works on his latest novel but it’s not long before spooky occurrences put a strain on the lovebirds Director: Guisela Moro Starring: Guilsela Moro, Steve Daron, Burt Reynolds Review: I’ll be honest, the reason I watched Read more…

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Movie review: Savageland

Director: Phil Guidry, Simon Herbert and David Whelan Starring: Patrick Pedraza, Monica Davis, Edward L. Green Review: I’m not normally a fan of ‘found footage’ movies, as they frequently seem an excuse for poor quality filmmaking but I enjoyed Savageland and have watched it a few times now. The film Read more…