F**k Men! Women Who Want More

When love isn’t enough. Looking at women in film who say F**k Men! and choose independence over the safe arms of their leading men.

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‘Mistress America’ (2015): Lady Bird’s Almost-Sister and The Sense of Self

If we take a step back, it becomes obvious that Tracy is the classic Holden Caulfield type of unreliable narrator armed with the quick-witted social observations of a Baumbach script.

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‘Frances Ha’ (2012) and Its Everlasting Message About the Road to Finding Yourself

Coming-of-age films are great. It’s very rare you meet someone who doesn’t love at least one coming-of-age film – this is because we all resonate with them in some kind of way. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you’re from or what you do, growing up is never easy – for anyone – and…

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‘Lady Bird’ (2017) is a Love Letter to Sacramento

It’s 8pm the day before Christmas, and I have just come home from running the last errands of the day. It’s raining a bit, enough for the streets to reflect the Christmas lights on the windowsills. It’d snowed a while ago, but by now it had mostly melted away – on one side of the…

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